Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 55 37
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 -15
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.97% 3.75% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 8.06% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 10
Croydon median daily rate £488 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% -15.63%
10th Percentile £425 £358 £105
90th Percentile £553 £645 £416
South London median daily rate £475 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +26.67% +25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 £128.25
% change year-on-year +9.62% -74.66% -14.50%

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 506 248 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 57.76% 46.53% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 134 78
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £363 £354 £321
90th Percentile £688 £575 £541
South London median daily rate £500 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +11.42% +5.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -16.04%
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £15.90 £15.00 £14.75
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.51 £50.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% -2.98% +210.95%

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 23 November 2017.

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

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Croydon - 3 - -
Degree
South London

For the 6 months to 23 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) Psychology
4 7 (26.92%) QA
4 7 (26.92%) Anthropology
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) Microservices
5 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (19.23%) Biometrics
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) Web Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Service Design
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (15.38%) Usability Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) Cognitive Psychology
8 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
8 3 (11.54%) WAI
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) iPaaS
8 3 (11.54%) e-Learning
8 3 (11.54%) Business 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 2 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) iPaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Capybara
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Mockito
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) User Researcher
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Database Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) MIS Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Database Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Interaction Designer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) MIS Manager
4 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) JMS
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) e-Learning
3 3 (11.54%) W3C
4 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Anthropology
2 7 (26.92%) Psychology
3 6 (23.08%) Microservices
4 5 (19.23%) Biometrics
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Cognitive Psychology
5 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Service Design
5 4 (15.38%) Usability Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Web Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 3 (11.54%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) WAI
3 2 (7.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau