Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 62 41
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 -23
Contract jobs citing Degree 33 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.67% 3.68% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.11% 34.09% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 36
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -6.85% -12.26%
10th Percentile £250 £269 £150
90th Percentile £625 £628 £578
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.88% -61.29%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +39.13% -28.13%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 94 132 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.46% 10.80% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 138
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £176 £205 £150
90th Percentile £605 £593 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +46.52% -54.12%
10th Percentile £17.38 £15.94 £17.05
90th Percentile £35.60 £44.25 £23.73
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £25.69 £25.25
% change year-on-year +30.01% +1.74% -27.86%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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 +27 18 £538 +28.36% 65
Wallingford - 6 - -
Kidlington +4 2 £338 -10.00%
Witney -4 2 - - 2
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (30.30%) Data Management
6 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
6 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) QA
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
7 7 (21.21%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) Multimedia
8 6 (18.18%) Publishing
8 6 (18.18%) GIS
8 6 (18.18%) Life Science
8 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (18.18%) Data Science
8 6 (18.18%) Cartography
8 6 (18.18%) Full Text Search
8 6 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (18.18%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.18%) Biology
8 6 (18.18%) R
8 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
9 5 (15.15%) Workshop Facilitation

Degree
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 3 (9.09%) CMS
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) FTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) IPv4
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.03%) DVB
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) LTE
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (18.18%) GIS
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) GitLab
2 1 (3.03%) Mockito
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Multimedia
1 6 (18.18%) Publishing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Junior
4 6 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Junior Data Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Development
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Strategy Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (18.18%) Life Science
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) iPhone
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (30.30%) Data Management
4 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Analytics
6 6 (18.18%) Biology
6 6 (18.18%) Cartography
6 6 (18.18%) Data Science
6 6 (18.18%) Full Text Search
6 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 5 (15.15%) Workshop Facilitation
8 4 (12.12%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (12.12%) Business Process Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Conceptual Models
8 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (12.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) R
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CBAP
1 4 (12.12%) IIBA
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CEH
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.09%) Avaya
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (6.06%) Sophos
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Xamarin