Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 39 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 100 128 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.85% 4.47% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.04% 22.65% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 79
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £200
90th Percentile £538 £544 £553
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.00% +250.88%
10th Percentile £15.98 £9.90 £19.10
90th Percentile £20.23 £33.85 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +28.33% -11.76%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 565 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.04% 19.74% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 343 378
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £213 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 48 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +129.51%
10th Percentile £14.42 £16.53 £12.18
90th Percentile £30.75 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +15 41 £375 -1.32% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 35 £501 +12.96% 17
Leicestershire +3 11 £350 -15.15% 5
Derbyshire -1 10 £500 +28.21% 5
Lincolnshire -1 3 £304 -26.30% 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 45 (45.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.00%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (32.00%) Computer Science
5 28 (28.00%) Finance
6 27 (27.00%) HND
7 25 (25.00%) HNC
7 25 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 25 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 25 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 25 (25.00%) Rational Quality Manager
7 25 (25.00%) Test Management
7 25 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
8 24 (24.00%) Web Services
9 23 (23.00%) Linux
9 23 (23.00%) Remedy
9 23 (23.00%) Wireless
10 22 (22.00%) .NET
11 21 (21.00%) Netcool
11 21 (21.00%) Bugzilla
11 21 (21.00%) OpenText
11 21 (21.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (21.00%) SolarWinds
11 21 (21.00%) Coaching
12 20 (20.00%) SQL
13 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
14 17 (17.00%) DB2
14 17 (17.00%) ETL

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (11.00%) JBoss
1 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.00%) IIS
3 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Confluence
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Eikon
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.00%) OpenShift
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (1.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) Wireless
2 12 (12.00%) LTE
3 6 (6.00%) Internet
4 4 (4.00%) DHCP
4 4 (4.00%) DNS
4 4 (4.00%) DWDM
4 4 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (4.00%) MPLS
4 4 (4.00%) SNMP
5 3 (3.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.00%) Network Security
6 2 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.00%) Skype
6 2 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) Multicast
7 1 (1.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) DB2
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.00%) Big Data
4 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.00%) DB2 UDB
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.00%) PowerCenter
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.00%) HBase
8 4 (4.00%) Impala
8 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 25 (25.00%) Rational Quality Manager
2 21 (21.00%) Bugzilla
3 11 (11.00%) JUnit
3 11 (11.00%) Maven
4 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.00%) GitLab
5 4 (4.00%) Gradle
6 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.00%) JIRA
6 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.00%) Xcode
8 1 (1.00%) AdminStudio
8 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.00%) Selenium
8 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.00%) Legal
2 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Automotive
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Developer
2 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (11.00%) Lead Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Test Leader
5 8 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Informatica Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) ETL Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) Web Services
2 22 (22.00%) .NET
3 14 (14.00%) CSS
4 13 (13.00%) HTML
5 11 (11.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (11.00%) JSP
5 11 (11.00%) Spring
5 11 (11.00%) Struts
5 11 (11.00%) XSD
5 11 (11.00%) XSLT
6 9 (9.00%) Kafka
7 7 (7.00%) XML
8 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.00%) J2EE
9 4 (4.00%) OAuth
9 4 (4.00%) SAML
10 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.00%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) CCTV
4 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.00%) User Experience
7 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.00%) PKI
9 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.00%) AS400
9 1 (1.00%) CMDB
9 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.00%) Handset
9 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.00%) Unix
5 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) VMS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 25 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 25 (25.00%) Test Management
4 21 (21.00%) Coaching
4 21 (21.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.00%) ETL
7 15 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (14.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.00%) Test Strategy
10 12 (12.00%) Microservices
10 12 (12.00%) Project Management
10 12 (12.00%) Requirements Management
11 11 (11.00%) Technical Debt
11 11 (11.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 11 (11.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.00%) Analytics
12 8 (8.00%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 15 (15.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.00%) C#
5 4 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (3.00%) C
7 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.00%) Perl
7 2 (2.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) HND
2 25 (25.00%) HNC
2 25 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 25 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 25 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (10.00%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.00%) AWS Certification
5 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.00%) APMP
7 2 (2.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.00%) CCNP
8 1 (1.00%) CISSP
8 1 (1.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.00%) MCSE
8 1 (1.00%) PhD
8 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.00%) NDS
3 1 (1.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) Netcool
2 4 (4.00%) Oozie
2 4 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.00%) Terraform
4 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.00%) Cacti
5 1 (1.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) Munin
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) QRadar
5 1 (1.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.00%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Remedy
2 21 (21.00%) OpenText
2 21 (21.00%) SolarWinds
3 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle
5 6 (6.00%) Informatica
5 6 (6.00%) Netezza
5 6 (6.00%) Teradata
6 4 (4.00%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.00%) ForgeRock
6 4 (4.00%) Splunk
6 4 (4.00%) Veracode
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco
8 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.00%) BMC
9 1 (1.00%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.00%) HP
9 1 (1.00%) IBM
9 1 (1.00%) Talend