The median contractor rate for a Junior was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 59 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 1.01% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £258 £113 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +128.88% -34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £90 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £113 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £220 £200
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £8.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.07 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.46% -6.25%  

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 606 575 746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.65% 97.13% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 407 490
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 44
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 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 3 months to 24 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
Abingdon -3 1 £310 +175.55% 1
Oxford -7 1 - - 5
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) CODA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CODA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle