Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Creative Thinking
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 108 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.59% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £489 £368
% change year-on-year -7.93% +32.99% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +218.18% - -

Creative Thinking 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,024 1,060 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.93% 84.66% 88.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 856 814
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 35
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +21.05% -15.56%
10th Percentile £15.23 £13.67 £13.70
90th Percentile £49.88 £77.50 £42.10
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% +3.65%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Creative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Creative Thinking
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bicester - 2 £325 -
Witney - 2 - -
Oxford - 1 £450 - 2
Creative Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (28.57%) IBM Notes
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Information Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
1 2 (28.57%) Lotus
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle