Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 147 145 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.95% 4.73% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.00% 25.13% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 85 80
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £202 £263
90th Percentile £563 £600 £477
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
East Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.67% +240.91% -21.43%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.94 £9.72
90th Percentile £51.23 £52.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £38.25 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +27.50% -14.29% +21.99%

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 639 577 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.54% 18.83% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 379 353
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £249 £243 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.50% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £15.39 £12.52 £9.29
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £23.44 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +9.09% +37.50%

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 26 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 April 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
Nottinghamshire +8 56 £400 +14.29% 48
Northamptonshire -2 35 £380 +1.33% 29
Derbyshire +3 32 £390 -14.29% 23
Leicestershire -4 10 £513 +34.43% 39
Lincolnshire +1 4 £406 - 11
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 55 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.21%) Computer Science
2 40 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (26.53%) Finance
4 34 (23.13%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (17.01%) Project Management
6 25 (17.01%) ITIL
7 24 (16.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (14.97%) Windows
8 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.97%) SQL
9 21 (14.29%) User Experience
9 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 20 (13.61%) HTML
11 18 (12.24%) JIRA
12 17 (11.56%) Manufacturing
12 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
12 17 (11.56%) Analytics
12 17 (11.56%) Prototyping
13 16 (10.88%) Legal
14 15 (10.20%) Migration
15 14 (9.52%) Java
15 14 (9.52%) CSS
15 14 (9.52%) Psychology
15 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (8.84%) Axure RP
16 13 (8.84%) Wireframes
16 13 (8.84%) Linux
16 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery

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 10 (6.80%) Confluence
2 8 (5.44%) SAS
3 2 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.36%) CMS
3 2 (1.36%) Drupal
3 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.36%) IIS
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) InVision
2 9 (6.12%) UserZoom
3 3 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.36%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) BASE24
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.80%) PaaS
4 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.04%) GitHub
5 3 (2.04%) IaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Office 365
6 2 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.36%) SaaS
6 2 (1.36%) Serverless
7 1 (0.68%) Boomi
7 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.68%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.36%) ATM
2 2 (1.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.68%) Broadband
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (4.76%) Big Data
3 6 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.72%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.72%) Sqoop
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.36%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.36%) Power BI
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) JIRA
2 13 (8.84%) Axure RP
3 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.76%) Subversion
5 5 (3.40%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.40%) VersionOne
6 4 (2.72%) Burp Suite
7 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.04%) FishEye
7 3 (2.04%) JMeter
7 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.04%) Selenium
7 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.36%) JUnit
8 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.36%) TestNG
8 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (26.53%) Finance
2 17 (11.56%) Manufacturing
3 16 (10.88%) Legal
4 10 (6.80%) Marketing
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Automotive
6 3 (2.04%) Local Government
7 2 (1.36%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Law
7 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (14.97%) Architect
2 17 (11.56%) Developer
3 15 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.52%) Designer
5 11 (7.48%) Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) User Experience Researcher
7 8 (5.44%) Consultant
8 7 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Analytics Manager
10 5 (3.40%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.72%) Network Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.72%) UX Designer
12 3 (2.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.61%) HTML
2 14 (9.52%) CSS
3 12 (8.16%) .NET
4 5 (3.40%) WCF
4 5 (3.40%) WPF
5 3 (2.04%) RESTful
6 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.36%) REST
6 2 (1.36%) Web Services
6 2 (1.36%) XML
7 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.68%) CSS3
7 1 (0.68%) DOM
7 1 (0.68%) jQuery
7 1 (0.68%) JSON
7 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) Spring
7 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
1 40 (27.21%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.29%) User Experience
3 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.72%) Animation
5 4 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.72%) Life Science
5 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.72%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.04%) NHS
6 3 (2.04%) PMI
6 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.04%) VLE
7 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.36%) IVR
7 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Windows
2 13 (8.84%) Linux
3 11 (7.48%) Android
3 11 (7.48%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.48%) Unix
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.04%) CentOS
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.13%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.01%) ITIL
4 25 (17.01%) Project Management
5 17 (11.56%) Analytics
5 17 (11.56%) Prototyping
6 15 (10.20%) Migration
7 14 (9.52%) Psychology
8 13 (8.84%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.84%) Wireframes
9 12 (8.16%) Cognitive Psychology
9 12 (8.16%) Usability Testing
10 11 (7.48%) Benchmarking
10 11 (7.48%) DevOps
10 11 (7.48%) User Stories
11 10 (6.80%) Ethnographic Research
11 10 (6.80%) Ethnography
11 10 (6.80%) Information Governance
11 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
1 22 (14.97%) SQL
2 14 (9.52%) Java
3 11 (7.48%) PL/SQL
3 11 (7.48%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.12%) C#
5 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.36%) PHP
6 2 (1.36%) Python
6 2 (1.36%) R
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) Master's Degree
3 10 (6.80%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.80%) PMP
3 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.08%) MCSE
7 4 (2.72%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.36%) CCNA
9 2 (1.36%) CISA
9 2 (1.36%) CISM
9 2 (1.36%) CISSP
9 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.36%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) GDPR
2 4 (2.72%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) COBIT
3 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.36%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) Docker
3 4 (2.72%) HDFS
4 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.72%) Oozie
3 3 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.36%) MOM
4 2 (1.36%) Salt
4 2 (1.36%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) CA Agile Central
2 10 (6.80%) Oracle
2 10 (6.80%) SAP
3 8 (5.44%) VMware
4 7 (4.76%) Adobe
5 4 (2.72%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.72%) Black Duck
5 4 (2.72%) Qualys
5 4 (2.72%) Splunk
5 4 (2.72%) Veracode
6 3 (2.04%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (2.04%) Blackboard
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (1.36%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.36%) Google
7 2 (1.36%) New Relic
7 2 (1.36%) Okta
7 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.36%) Teradata