The median contractor rate for a Graduate was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 59 53 66
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.37% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.82% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £115 £85 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £125 £130
% change year-on-year +28.00% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +43.18% -4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 486 645
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.61% 96.05% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 377 396
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graduate in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graduate in Oxfordshire

Graduate Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Graduate contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree