Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Academic Degree
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 48 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 -19
Contract jobs citing Degree 30 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.76% 4.22% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.39% 28.30% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 33
Oxford median daily rate £538 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £388 £300 £172
90th Percentile £600 £538 £546
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.04% +63.64% -50.00%
10th Percentile £21.42 £42.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £24.44 £47.50 £28.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £32.72 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.84% +12.00% -39.02%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 62 106 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.84% 14.91% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 88 87
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £358 £248 £194
90th Percentile £600 £525 £510
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 £17.77 £21.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.04% -16.13% -61.48%
10th Percentile £17.78 £17.46 £15.62
90th Percentile £35.28 £31.45 £27.41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -21.02% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Oxford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Oxford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Oxford

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (43.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (33.33%) Office 365
5 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Content Management
7 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (20.00%) Yammer
7 6 (20.00%) OneDrive
8 5 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (16.67%) Runbook
8 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (13.33%) OAuth
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (13.33%) PKI
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) User Stories

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Marvel
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (33.33%) Office 365
3 6 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 6 (20.00%) Yammer
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.33%) GitHub
4 4 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (13.33%) PaaS
5 3 (10.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) GitLab
2 3 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Information Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) OAuth
1 4 (13.33%) OAuth2
1 4 (13.33%) SAML
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (13.33%) PKI
5 3 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) Content Management
5 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Runbook
5 5 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (13.33%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Internal Audit
6 4 (13.33%) Marketing Automation
6 4 (13.33%) Privileged Identity Management
6 4 (13.33%) SABSA
6 4 (13.33%) Sales Enablement
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Threat Management
6 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CBAP
3 4 (13.33%) CEH
3 4 (13.33%) CISM
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
3 4 (13.33%) IIBA
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin