Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Junior
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 6 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.86% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.88% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £130 £128 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -43.33% +68.22%
10th Percentile £125 £113 £80
90th Percentile £279 £219 £303
South East median daily rate £220 £206 £225
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.33% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% -5.00% +90.48%
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £12.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year -0.50% +9.24% +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1187 1247 1324
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 97.65% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 892 944
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +9.22%
10th Percentile £250 £207 £215
90th Percentile £581 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.50 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Oxfordshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Oxfordshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in Oxfordshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Oxfordshire

Junior
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 Junior within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -6 5 £128 - 6
Abingdon - 1 £310 - 3
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Junior 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 Junior in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) InDesign
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3

Junior Skill Set
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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) InDesign
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) CODA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle