Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.17% 4.56% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 23.96% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Dorset median daily rate £375 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +80.00%
10th Percentile £244 £230 £360
90th Percentile £475 £475 £578
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Dorset median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.01% -2.96%
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.72
% change year-on-year - -11.49% -1.42%

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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 96 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 19.40% 19.05% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 41
Dorset median daily rate £376 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - -
10th Percentile £308 £186 £169
90th Percentile £480 £486 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £393 £393
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 16
Dorset median hourly rate £39.75 £42.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +0.36% -1.53%
10th Percentile £17.19 £15.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.70 £47.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Dorset

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Weymouth +7 6 £325 +25.00% 4
Bournemouth +8 5 £450 +9.09% 8
Degree
South West

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

1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) React
4 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (25.00%) Fintech
4 3 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Ada
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) W3C

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Windchill
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
1 1 (8.33%) PCoIP
1 1 (8.33%) TACACS
1 1 (8.33%) Telepresence
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS3
1 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) React
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) Fintech
3 3 (25.00%) W3C
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
1 4 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) PLM
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Ada
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
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