The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £90 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £124 £110 £99
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £9.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
Graduate
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 363 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.60% 98.64% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 286 115
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 23
Median hourly rate £11.25 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.06% -6.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Graduate Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Graduate contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Haskell
3 1 (25.00%) F#
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) F#
1 1 (25.00%) Haskell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft