The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 28 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.39% 4.53% 8.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.44% 36.67% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £340 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +61.25%
Degree
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.84% 12.35% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 17 38
Average daily rate £450 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 19 (35.19%) Publishing
2 17 (31.48%) MS Office
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) Finance
5 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
7 8 (14.81%) UNIX
7 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
7 8 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (11.11%) ISEB
9 6 (11.11%) C
9 6 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (11.11%) PHP
9 6 (11.11%) Change Management
9 6 (11.11%) CMS
10 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
10 5 (9.26%) Network Design
10 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) Oracle
10 5 (9.26%) MS Project
10 5 (9.26%) UML
10 5 (9.26%) Siebel
10 5 (9.26%) PMI

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) CMS
2 4 (7.41%) uWSGI
2 4 (7.41%) Drupal
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
2 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.26%) MS Project
5 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
1 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.19%) Publishing
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) German Language
4 3 (5.56%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Django
1 4 (7.41%) Regular Expression
1 4 (7.41%) WSGI
1 4 (7.41%) ODBC
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) PMI
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Data Conversion
4 2 (3.70%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Informatics
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) NetWare
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 8 (14.81%) Project Management
3 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 8 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 8 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Network Design
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) UML
6 5 (9.26%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) User Stories
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) C
1 6 (11.11%) Java
1 6 (11.11%) PHP
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) PMP
2 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
2 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Shibboleth
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Siebel
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Novell
4 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.85%) Kaseya