The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 26 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.03% 6.08% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.02% 29.10% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 8
Average daily rate £510 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £23.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +75.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
Degree
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 134 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.16% 20.90% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 97 39
Average daily rate £325 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +64.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £27.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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 -8 19 £520 +15.55% 20
Banbury - 1 £365 - 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 45 (48.91%) Java
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.74%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (45.65%) Analytics
4 41 (44.57%) Python
5 38 (41.30%) Publishing
6 37 (40.22%) Data Analysis
7 36 (39.13%) Waterfall
7 36 (39.13%) Big Data
8 34 (36.96%) Algorithms
9 33 (35.87%) Content Enrichment
9 33 (35.87%) Data Modelling
9 33 (35.87%) Data Analytics
9 33 (35.87%) Natural Language Processing
9 33 (35.87%) Machine Learning
9 33 (35.87%) Zachman Framework
9 33 (35.87%) TOGAF
9 33 (35.87%) Content Management
9 33 (35.87%) Enterprise Architecture
10 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
11 28 (30.43%) Hadoop
11 28 (30.43%) NoSQL
11 28 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (29.35%) MongoDB
12 27 (29.35%) Node.js
12 27 (29.35%) AngularJS
12 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (29.35%) Selenium
12 27 (29.35%) WebSphere
12 27 (29.35%) J2EE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 27 (29.35%) Node.js
1 27 (29.35%) WebLogic
1 27 (29.35%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.61%) SAS
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
3 1 (1.09%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.13%) Big Data
2 28 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 28 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 27 (29.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.70%) HPCC
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) MS Access
7 2 (2.17%) OLAP
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (41.30%) Publishing
2 6 (6.52%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Architect
2 33 (35.87%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (21.74%) Data Architect
4 19 (20.65%) Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Analyst
6 16 (17.39%) Big Data Architect
6 16 (17.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.96%) AWS Architect
7 11 (11.96%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Data Scientist
9 6 (6.52%) C++ Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Fortran Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Fortran Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Programme Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.87%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (29.35%) AngularJS
2 27 (29.35%) J2EE
3 6 (6.52%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) HTML
3 6 (6.52%) JSF
4 4 (4.35%) CSS
4 4 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.17%) Ajax
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.17%) jQuery
5 2 (2.17%) ODBC
5 2 (2.17%) WPF
5 2 (2.17%) XSL
6 1 (1.09%) CSS3
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) MDX
6 1 (1.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (46.74%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (36.96%) Algorithms
3 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.61%) Statistics
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Blog
7 1 (1.09%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Physics
7 1 (1.09%) PMI
7 1 (1.09%) Psychology
7 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Windows
2 14 (15.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.65%) Analytics
3 37 (40.22%) Data Analysis
4 36 (39.13%) Waterfall
5 33 (35.87%) Content Enrichment
5 33 (35.87%) Content Management
5 33 (35.87%) Data Analytics
5 33 (35.87%) Data Modelling
5 33 (35.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 33 (35.87%) Machine Learning
5 33 (35.87%) TOGAF
5 33 (35.87%) Zachman Framework
6 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.87%) OO
8 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) Project Management
9 7 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (6.52%) ITIL
10 6 (6.52%) OOD
10 6 (6.52%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) Java
2 41 (44.57%) Python
3 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.30%) C++
5 9 (9.78%) SQL
6 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.70%) R
7 7 (7.61%) C
8 6 (6.52%) Fortran
8 6 (6.52%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) C#
10 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) IronPython
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) ISEB
3 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.17%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.17%) MCP
3 2 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) LPIC
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PMP
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) GridGain
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) IBM
3 2 (2.17%) Sage
3 2 (2.17%) Siemens
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) Tableau
4 1 (1.09%) VMware