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 3 months to 30 April 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.

Degree
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.21% 6.06% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.25% 28.57% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £381 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -28.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -21.77% +7.69%  

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 16 56 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 16.67% 21.21% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 26
Median daily rate £358 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.67% -25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.44% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.13 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +100.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +3 3 £325 -21.21% 2
Weymouth +2 2 - -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) PLM
1 2 (25.00%) Windchill
1 2 (25.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS

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 (25.00%) Windchill
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
1 1 (12.50%) TACACS
1 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
1 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Ada
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) VMware