Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Thame with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Oxfordshire > Thame
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Thame 14.29% 20.00% 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Thame median daily rate £488 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £355 £400 £313
90th Percentile £600 £400 £338
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +14.29% +12.90% -14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Thame median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +31.82% -17.60%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Thame.

All Vendors
Thame
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Thame 47.62% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Thame median daily rate £520 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +25.98% -
10th Percentile £465 £400 £306
90th Percentile £565 £400 £335
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £365
% change year-on-year - +23.46% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Thame median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -22.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Thame

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Thame.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Thame

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Thame

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Thame

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Thame

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Thame over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Thame

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Thame region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Thame 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau