The first table below looks at the demand for FastStats skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Applications category for the Oxfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FastStats 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% - -
As % of the Applications category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£296 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.60% 16.29% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 13
Average daily rate £305 £170 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.41% -32.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.32 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

FastStats
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 FastStats within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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 - 2 £296 -
FastStats
South East

FastStats
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Alterian
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Alterian