Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Decision-Making
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 58 104
Rank change year-on-year -26 +46 -15
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 13 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.07% 3.49% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 4.09% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 35 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £713 £533 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +16.71% +32.73%
10th Percentile £456 £260 £320
90th Percentile £800 £675 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £444 £428
% change year-on-year +7.04% +3.80% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -6.98%

Decision-Making 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 1,072 1,027 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.94% 85.23% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 808 788
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 36
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £22.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.79% +28.17% -15.48%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.92 £13.65
90th Percentile £49.50 £77.50 £45.88
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Oxfordshire

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Oxford -7 5 £800 +64.10% 6
Abingdon -14 2 £425 +13.33% 4
Decision-Making
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) GDPR
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) PMO
5 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Games

Decision-Making
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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Change Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Insight Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Development Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
1 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle