Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Task Automation
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 79 99
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 +5
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 3 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.24% 1.82% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 2.15% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £294 £345 £375
90th Percentile £507 £500 £431
South East median daily rate £475 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 - -

Task Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,086 1,023 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.79% 84.83% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 803 782
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £232
90th Percentile £600 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.23% +15.71% -20.45%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.92 £13.20
90th Percentile £49.50 £77.50 £44.15
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Oxfordshire

Task Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Automation in Oxfordshire

Task Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Task Automation in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Task Automation in Oxfordshire

Task Automation
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 Task Automation within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Kidlington -5 2 £488 +22.64%
Oxford -4 1 £250 -40.48% 2
Task Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Task Automation 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 Task Automation.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform

Task Automation
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%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Python Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (33.33%) Apple