Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 19 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.

Validation
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 76 62
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.14% 1.11% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.27% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Oxford median daily rate - £438 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.89% -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £450 £460
% change year-on-year -38.89% -2.17% +46.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 637 628 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.26% 87.47% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 484 460
Oxford median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £320 £188 £227
90th Percentile £588 £538 £513
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +50.00%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Oxford

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Oxford

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Validation 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 Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management

Validation
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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree