The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 59 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.35% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £125 £85 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £159 £138 £116
% change year-on-year
+15.63% +18.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £10.63
% change year-on-year
+87.50% +12.94%

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
553 491 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.53% 94.79% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 379 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £51.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 2 £125 +47.05% 5
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Graduate 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 Graduate in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Graduate 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree