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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 25 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.00% 7.26% 7.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.23% 41.51% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 14
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £300 £356 £221
90th Percentile £538 £530 £510
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £460
% change year-on-year +5.88% -7.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 £40.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -33.95% +157.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43 53 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 13.23% 17.49% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 88 70
Oxford median daily rate £450 £363 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -8.80%  
10th Percentile £350 £302 £190
90th Percentile £525 £458 £521
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +24.13% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.83% +15.71%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (20.69%) Service Management
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Kanban
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) User Stories
6 5 (17.24%) BPMN
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (17.24%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
7 4 (13.79%) GDPR
7 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) CBAP
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) REST
8 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy

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 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Force.com
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) BGP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.90%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) JProfiler
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) VisualVM
2 2 (6.90%) YourKit
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Salesforce Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
2 2 (6.90%) Visualforce
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Django
3 1 (3.45%) Flask
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
3 1 (3.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (20.69%) Kanban
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) BPMN
4 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (17.24%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Apex Code
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) SOQL
4 1 (3.45%) SOSL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CBAP
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (10.34%) Master's Degree
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) BMC
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) Zend