Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 31 28
Rank change year-on-year -27 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.22% 5.59% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 33.33% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 25
Oxford median daily rate £500 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% +12.43%
10th Percentile £313 £149 £149
90th Percentile £520 £600 £620
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £520
% change year-on-year - -13.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £21.29 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -21.15% +40.26%
10th Percentile £16.14 £20.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £16.87 £23.16 £37.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year +79.86% -36.46% +89.19%

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 55 102 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.14% 16.78% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 70 101
Oxford median daily rate £450 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +18.46% -27.78%
10th Percentile £250 £150 £113
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £18.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.63% -46.04% +81.82%
10th Percentile £14.43 £17.05 £11.60
90th Percentile £19.97 £22.60 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £21.29 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.10% -14.84% -9.09%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Time Management
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
4 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) SCOM
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Nagios
4 4 (26.67%) BGP

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 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) InVision
1 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) BGP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Looker
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) LESS
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) OpenMP
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 1 (6.67%) CUDA
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) Time Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (26.67%) Service Design
3 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) API Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) AAT
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) MBA
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
2 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (13.33%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle