Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 July 2019 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 62 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 44 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.58% 3.91% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% 6.56% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 6
Croydon median daily rate £450 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +31.58% +9.70%
10th Percentile £325 £463 £400
90th Percentile £518 £810 £600
South London median daily rate £450 £520 £438
% change year-on-year -13.46% +18.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £38.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +62.11% -36.67%

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 Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 395 671 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 53.67% 59.64% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 436 104
Croydon median daily rate £513 £540 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.09% +16.76% +8.82%
10th Percentile £384 £365 £363
90th Percentile £675 £725 £585
South London median daily rate £504 £528 £460
% change year-on-year -4.50% +14.67% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £18.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% - -
South London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.77 £47.67
% change year-on-year -10.21% -12.38% +180.38%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Croydon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Croydon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Croydon over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Croydon

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
4 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Psychology
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) User Experience
5 4 (21.05%) Target Operating Model
5 4 (21.05%) Cognitive Psychology
5 4 (21.05%) Market Research
5 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Qualitative Research
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) SaaS
6 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Research
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) QlikView
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CA PPM
1 1 (5.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) IPv4
1 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
1 2 (10.53%) QlikView
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) User Researcher
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.26%) Kafka
1 1 (5.26%) Keycloak
1 1 (5.26%) RESTful
1 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (26.32%) Data Mapping
4 4 (21.05%) Cognitive Psychology
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Market Research
4 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Psychology
4 4 (21.05%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Qualitative Research
5 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Research
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (10.53%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Go
3 1 (5.26%) Java 8
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Sysdig
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) CA