Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Academic Degree
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing Degree 39 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.19% 7.24% 6.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.79% 37.38% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 60 31
Coventry median daily rate £300 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +2.56% +9.86%
10th Percentile £146 £249 £103
90th Percentile £540 £553 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +4.83% -6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Coventry median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -62.73% +34.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.25 £35.90 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.78% -22.30% +1.55%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Coventry
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 106 206 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.10% 19.38% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 154 101
Coventry median daily rate £389 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +33.33% -17.81%
10th Percentile £152 £282 £150
90th Percentile £539 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 15
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% -10.00% +39.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.25 £43.75 £44.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +47.95%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Coventry

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Coventry

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Coventry

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Coventry

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) Analytics
5 10 (25.64%) Mathematics
6 8 (20.51%) Automotive
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.51%) User Experience
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) C
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) Finance
8 6 (15.38%) Android
8 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
8 6 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (12.82%) WireMock
9 5 (12.82%) Personalization
9 5 (12.82%) Docker
9 5 (12.82%) RESTEasy
9 5 (12.82%) HornetQ
9 5 (12.82%) JAX-RS
9 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
9 5 (12.82%) Apache Spark
9 5 (12.82%) WildFly

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (12.82%) Apache Spark
1 5 (12.82%) GlassFish
1 5 (12.82%) JBoss
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (12.82%) WildFly
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Simulink
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.56%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (12.82%) Big Data
1 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
1 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
1 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Hudson
1 5 (12.82%) JBehave
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.82%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.51%) Automotive
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
1 5 (12.82%) HornetQ
1 5 (12.82%) Java EE
1 5 (12.82%) JAX-RS
1 5 (12.82%) JMS
1 5 (12.82%) RESTEasy
1 5 (12.82%) RESTful
1 5 (12.82%) Spring
1 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
1 5 (12.82%) WireMock
2 4 (10.26%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) Ajax
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) User Experience
3 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Analytics
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) Mathematics
6 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (12.82%) DSDM
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
9 5 (12.82%) Kanban
9 5 (12.82%) Multivariate Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C
3 5 (12.82%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) Scala
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) MathWorks