The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 95 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing HNC 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.064% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 0.40% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.83% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £32.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.10% +89.70%
HNC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
293 249 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.57% 15.83% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 127 139
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 30
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HNC across the East Midlands region.

HNC Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HNC across the East Midlands region.

HNC Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £325 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) MSTest
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSTest
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft