Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
North West > Cumbria
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 3.67% 6.85% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 11.36% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Cumbria median daily rate - £250 -
North West median daily rate £394 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -7.35% +9.68% +16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Cumbria median hourly rate £43.46 £29.44 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.65% -31.55% -35.82%
10th Percentile £30.69 £14.37 £33.70
90th Percentile £47.69 £44.11 £49.39
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.10% +9.33%

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 Cumbria with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cumbria
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 44 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 66.97% 60.27% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 76
Cumbria median daily rate £394 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +9.15% -25.26%
10th Percentile £254 £233 £269
90th Percentile £475 £711 £575
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Cumbria median hourly rate £46.86 £19.25 £45.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.40% -57.56% -6.96%
10th Percentile £34.34 £13.22 £28.05
90th Percentile £86.05 £83.93 £52.32
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £30.52
% change year-on-year +26.13% -9.08% +56.71%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cumbria

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Cumbria

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Cumbria

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cumbria

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cumbria over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Cumbria

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cumbria region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Workington - 3 - -
Barrow-in-Furness -4 1 - - 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management