The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £347 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Economics
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 263 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.12% 34.24% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 178 78
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.35 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.17% -33.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.47 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Economics
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001