Period
to 17 November 2018

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 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 51 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing Degree 45 63 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.82% 5.03% 5.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.79% 31.98% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 50
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -13.46%
10th Percentile £370 £338 £262
90th Percentile £600 £583 £563
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £32.72 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.30% +100.00% -59.09%
10th Percentile £21.42 £42.50 £18.30
90th Percentile £51.63 £47.50 £38.20
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

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 116 197 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.85% 15.73% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 163 135
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.18% +4.00%
10th Percentile £197 £216 £200
90th Percentile £600 £525 £528
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -20.51% -29.69%
10th Percentile £15.63 £16.63 £16.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £28.78 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £34.00
% change year-on-year +55.70% -24.44% +24.77%

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 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Oxford +22 31 £550 +10.00% 76
Witney +1 4 - - 8
Kidlington 0 4 £406 -16.67%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 25 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.11%) Office 365
6 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (28.89%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
9 8 (17.78%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) Content Management
10 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.56%) Scrum
10 7 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.56%) Yammer
10 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (15.56%) OneDrive
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (13.33%) Runbook
11 6 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
11 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
11 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 6 (13.33%) Project Management
11 6 (13.33%) C#

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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.44%) Marvel
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Office 365
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.56%) OneDrive
3 7 (15.56%) Yammer
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) GitHub
4 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.89%) PaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Network Security
1 4 (8.89%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) IPv4
2 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) GitLab
2 3 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) German Language
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Information Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) Middleware
1 4 (8.89%) OAuth
1 4 (8.89%) OAuth2
1 4 (8.89%) SAML
2 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) REST
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
2 2 (4.44%) WCF
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.22%) Scilab
3 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) PKI
5 3 (6.67%) User Experience
6 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.22%) iPhone
7 1 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.22%) Robotics
7 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Content Management
3 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Runbook
4 6 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
5 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) Data Management
5 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) C#
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) CBAP
3 5 (11.11%) IIBA
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) CEH
4 4 (8.89%) CISM
4 4 (8.89%) CISSP
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) Avaya
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Cognos
4 2 (4.44%) Dell
4 2 (4.44%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (4.44%) Lotus
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Sophos
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin