The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 28 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.68% 0.40% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 2.00% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £313 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.34% 19.76% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 14
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% -3.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.43 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.00 £20.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Internet
Oxfordshire

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Internet
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
2 1 (20.00%) HornetQ

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) HornetQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle