The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 55 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.35% 0.54% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.55% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £220 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.03% -5.71%
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
558 721 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.54% 97.30% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 454 258
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 40
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Applications Support 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Content Management
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat