The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Replication
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Replication 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.18% - 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £370 £345
% change year-on-year -3.37% +7.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £25.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -40.19% +56.92%  

Replication is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69 63 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 25.09% 26.81% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 98
Median daily rate £395 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Median hourly rate £14.85 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.11 £75.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Replication as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in Oxford

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in Oxford

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Replication 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 Replication.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) IPv4
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) GitHub
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Optimisation
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Migration

Replication
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) IPv4
1 4 (57.14%) IPv6
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) DBA
3 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft