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 3 months to 29 June 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3  
Contract jobs citing Degree 24 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.87% 6.76% 7.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.27% 35.71% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -7.60%  
10th Percentile £129 £330 £175
90th Percentile £529 £625 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 £40.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.95% +157.14%  
10th Percentile £13.58 £40.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £40.53 £40.75 £16.85
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -35.55% +15.38%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 112 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 13.23% 18.92% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 148 146
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -3.33%  
10th Percentile £250 £263 £185
90th Percentile £525 £479 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.12% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.83% +15.71%  
10th Percentile £17.00 £20.85 £15.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £40.75 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -55.00% +85.61%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 13 £450 +5.88% 19
Kidlington -2 2 £450 - 2
Abingdon - 2 - - 5
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 13 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (17.31%) Service Management
6 9 (17.31%) Workflow
6 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (17.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) Java
8 7 (13.46%) Oracle
8 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
8 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Kanban
8 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
9 6 (11.54%) Master's Degree
9 6 (11.54%) User Stories
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
10 5 (9.62%) ERP
10 5 (9.62%) Python
10 5 (9.62%) Publishing
10 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) BPMN
10 5 (9.62%) Release Management

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 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Force.com
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) BGP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Big Data
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (3.85%) JProfiler
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) VisualVM
3 2 (3.85%) YourKit
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Service Manager
5 6 (11.54%) Graduate
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Desktop Support
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) REST
1 3 (5.77%) SOAP
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) Django
2 2 (3.85%) JAX-RS
2 2 (3.85%) Swing
2 2 (3.85%) SWT
2 2 (3.85%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.92%) Flask
3 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Qt
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
3 1 (1.92%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) CMDB
5 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Robotics
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
4 9 (17.31%) Service Management
4 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.31%) Workflow
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) Kanban
6 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) User Stories
8 5 (9.62%) BPMN
8 5 (9.62%) ERP
8 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Release Management
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) SOQL
6 1 (1.92%) SOSL
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (11.54%) Master's Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCP
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) CBAP
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.85%) PMP
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) IIBA
6 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) BMC
3 4 (7.69%) Remedy
3 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) Juniper
4 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.92%) Sage
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.92%) Talend
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
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