Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 43 22
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.95% 5.98% 8.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.61% 43.00% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 40
Oxford median daily rate £500 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £182 £259
90th Percentile £538 £571 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £520
% change year-on-year +5.56% -13.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Oxford median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.47% -56.82% +197.30%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -59.09% +185.71%

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 109 100 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.83% 13.91% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 86 110
Oxford median daily rate £450 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -5.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £243 £170 £188
90th Percentile £525 £530 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +12.18% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -63.64% +223.53%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -28.46% -21.88% +88.24%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (48.28%) Java
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (37.93%) Change Management
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) JIRA
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
4 10 (34.48%) Time Management
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) SOAP
7 7 (24.14%) Maven
7 7 (24.14%) QA
7 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 7 (24.14%) BDD
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) Unix
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) Workflow

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 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) GitHub
4 3 (10.34%) Office 365
5 1 (3.45%) Bluemix
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) Kerberos
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 3 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) BGP
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Redis
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Maven
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (13.79%) JProfiler
5 4 (13.79%) VisualVM
5 4 (13.79%) YourKit
6 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.34%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.90%) UAT Lead
4 2 (6.90%) UAT Test Lead
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) JAX-RS
3 4 (13.79%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) CMDB
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) ASIC
4 1 (3.45%) ASIC Verification
4 1 (3.45%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Change Management
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Time Management
4 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
5 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 5 (17.24%) Workflow
7 4 (13.79%) Coaching
7 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.45%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
3 3 (10.34%) SLA
4 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.45%) PMO
4 1 (3.45%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) McAfee
3 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (10.34%) Talend
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) IBM