Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 48 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 36 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.92% 4.41% 5.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.03% 27.23% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 50
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -7.61%
10th Percentile £252 £123 £257
90th Percentile £523 £575 £620
South East median daily rate £445 £405 £380
% change year-on-year +9.88% +6.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £26.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.53% -0.93% +71.43%
10th Percentile £22.99 £13.58 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.93 £40.53 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £42.85 £27.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +58.70% -39.33% +36.92%

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 124 191 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.05% 16.19% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 129 173
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +24.14% -12.91%
10th Percentile £207 £150 £159
90th Percentile £546 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £30.25 £18.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.18% -24.46% -9.09%
10th Percentile £15.07 £15.09 £15.50
90th Percentile £42.38 £28.70 £37.58
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year +44.19% -33.59% +43.89%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -21 17 £500 +1.27% 51
Kidlington -7 4 £500 +11.11% 3
Abingdon -1 1 £153 -65.63% 14
Wallingford - 1 - - 2
Witney - 1 - - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
6 7 (19.44%) User Experience
6 7 (19.44%) Axure RP
7 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 6 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) Unix
7 6 (16.67%) CSS
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 5 (13.89%) VPN
8 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Change Management
8 5 (13.89%) PMO
8 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.89%) Network Security
8 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

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 (5.56%) Marvel
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.56%) UserZoom
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) InVision
2 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Network Security
1 5 (13.89%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) BGP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Looker
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Designer
1 7 (19.44%) UX Designer
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) CSS
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) LESS
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) User Experience
3 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.56%) Life Science
5 2 (5.56%) PMI
6 1 (2.78%) CUDA
6 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.78%) iPhone
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) NHS
6 1 (2.78%) Replication
6 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.78%) Social Media
6 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 4 (11.11%) Service Design
6 4 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 4 (11.11%) Validation
6 4 (11.11%) Web Filtering
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) IronPython
4 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) AAT
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CEH
3 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PMO
2 2 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Nagios
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 4 (11.11%) Juniper
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 3 (8.33%) Cognos
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus