The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 55 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.86% 1.07% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £183 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.16% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.96% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -24.03%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
562 720 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.06% 96.26% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 456 277
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 44
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 1 - -
Burford - 1 £175 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Applications Support in their job title 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 with Applications Support in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Applications Support in their job title 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 with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Content Management
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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