The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Degree
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 13
Contract jobs citing Degree 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 15.52% 5.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 75.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £500 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +284.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5 12 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 50.00% 20.69% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
Median daily rate £400 £238 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% +48.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Chelmsford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Chelmsford

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management