Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £128 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Junior
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 73 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.68% 1.26% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.28% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Oxford median daily rate £128 £128 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.33% +181.25%
10th Percentile £125 £113 £80
90th Percentile £134 £219 £263
Oxfordshire median daily rate £130 £128 £225
% change year-on-year +1.96% -43.33% +68.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Oxford median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +90.48%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -47.37% -5.00% +90.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 712 704 646
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 98.60% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 530 509
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £187 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £17.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -9.33% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.55 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £37.10 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.25
% change year-on-year +1.95% +7.26% +4.84%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Oxford

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Oxford

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Oxford

Junior Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Junior 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 Oxford region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3

Junior Skill Set
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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft