Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 169 142 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.33% 4.29% 4.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.41% 23.99% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 71
East Midlands median daily rate £411 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £312 £255
90th Percentile £561 £575 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.40 £19.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.75 £44.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.08 £33.28
% change year-on-year +18.18% -18.63% +11.10%

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 640 592 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.17% 17.90% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 403 328
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +7.76%
10th Percentile £213 £216 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.46% +14.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £39.13 £33.65
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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
Nottinghamshire +19 61 £450 +20.00% 12
Derbyshire +1 44 £423 +11.18% 11
Northamptonshire +7 32 £350 -12.50% 7
Leicestershire -11 15 £550 +39.68% 7
Lincolnshire -6 7 £300 -25.00% 8
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 64 (37.87%) Computer Science
2 54 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.26%) Manufacturing
4 37 (21.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (21.30%) Finance
6 35 (20.71%) Project Management
6 35 (20.71%) Security Cleared
7 32 (18.93%) Windows
8 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
8 31 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (16.57%) Active Directory
10 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 26 (15.38%) DevOps
11 26 (15.38%) Risk Management
12 25 (14.79%) ERP
13 24 (14.20%) Linux
13 24 (14.20%) ITIL
13 24 (14.20%) Migration
14 23 (13.61%) PLM
15 22 (13.02%) SAP
16 21 (12.43%) Configuration Management
17 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
17 20 (11.83%) PRINCE2
18 19 (11.24%) Information Security
18 19 (11.24%) Aerospace
18 19 (11.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 19 (11.24%) HIPAA
18 19 (11.24%) Virtual Machines
19 18 (10.65%) User Experience

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 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.18%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
3 2 (1.18%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) Liferay
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.59%) nginx
4 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.37%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.59%) InVision
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) Simulink
5 1 (0.59%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) SAP MM
2 6 (3.55%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.55%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.37%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.18%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.59%) Primavera
5 1 (0.59%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.55%) IaaS
3 6 (3.55%) SaaS
4 5 (2.96%) PaaS
5 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) Unified Communications
2 8 (4.73%) DNS
3 7 (4.14%) DHCP
4 3 (1.78%) Internet
4 3 (1.78%) SMS
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) Link 16
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) AMQP
6 1 (0.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.59%) Intranet
6 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.59%) MQTT
6 1 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) SSL
6 1 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.78%) Big Data
4 3 (1.78%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.78%) QlikView
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.18%) Power BI
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) MS Access
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Redis
6 1 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.96%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.96%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.96%) Selenium
2 5 (2.96%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.37%) Subversion
3 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.78%) Burp Suite
4 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.18%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.18%) JIRA
5 2 (1.18%) JMeter
5 2 (1.18%) JUnit
5 2 (1.18%) NUnit
5 2 (1.18%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.18%) TestNG
5 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 41 (24.26%) Manufacturing
2 36 (21.30%) Finance
3 19 (11.24%) Aerospace
4 15 (8.88%) Automotive
5 5 (2.96%) Banking
5 5 (2.96%) Retail
6 3 (1.78%) Legal
6 3 (1.78%) Local Government
6 3 (1.78%) Marketing
7 2 (1.18%) Avionics
7 2 (1.18%) Military
7 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.12%) Architect
2 20 (11.83%) Analyst
3 19 (11.24%) Azure Architect
4 17 (10.06%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.06%) Senior Architect
5 12 (7.10%) Consultant
5 12 (7.10%) Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Designer
10 6 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.55%) IT Support
10 6 (3.55%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.96%) SAP MM Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Junior
12 4 (2.37%) Network Architect
12 4 (2.37%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.10%) HTML
2 11 (6.51%) .NET
3 9 (5.33%) CSS
4 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.78%) Middleware
5 3 (1.78%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.18%) COM
6 2 (1.18%) DCOM
6 2 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.18%) RESTful
6 2 (1.18%) WPF
6 2 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.59%) CoreMedia
7 1 (0.59%) HTML5
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
7 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (37.87%) Computer Science
2 31 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.65%) User Experience
4 13 (7.69%) Life Science
5 8 (4.73%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.14%) Clustering
7 4 (2.37%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.37%) NHS
8 3 (1.78%) Animation
8 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) PMI
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.93%) Windows
2 24 (14.20%) Linux
3 5 (2.96%) Android
4 3 (1.78%) Unix
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.71%) Project Management
3 26 (15.38%) DevOps
3 26 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 25 (14.79%) ERP
5 24 (14.20%) ITIL
5 24 (14.20%) Migration
6 23 (13.61%) PLM
7 21 (12.43%) Configuration Management
8 20 (11.83%) PRINCE2
9 19 (11.24%) Information Security
10 16 (9.47%) SDLC
11 15 (8.88%) Analytics
12 13 (7.69%) Logistics
13 12 (7.10%) Change Management
13 12 (7.10%) ITIL V3
13 12 (7.10%) Software Engineering
14 11 (6.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 11 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (6.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.06%) Java
2 15 (8.88%) SQL
3 14 (8.28%) C#
4 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.37%) Python
6 3 (1.78%) Ruby
6 3 (1.78%) VB
7 2 (1.18%) C
7 2 (1.18%) C++
7 2 (1.18%) VBA
8 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.59%) R
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (21.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 35 (20.71%) Security Cleared
3 26 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (9.47%) PMP
6 14 (8.28%) PMI Certification
7 13 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (5.92%) Master's Degree
9 8 (4.73%) MCSE
10 7 (4.14%) CCIE
10 7 (4.14%) VCAP
11 6 (3.55%) CCNA
12 5 (2.96%) IIBA
13 4 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (2.37%) CBAP
13 4 (2.37%) MCP
13 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (1.78%) ISEB
14 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.24%) HIPAA
1 19 (11.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (10.06%) Actionable Recommendations
3 7 (4.14%) QA
4 5 (2.96%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.18%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.59%) COBIT
7 1 (0.59%) COSO
7 1 (0.59%) GDPR
7 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.59%) PMO
7 1 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.59%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (16.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.24%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) MOM
2 3 (1.78%) Ansible
2 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.02%) SAP
3 14 (8.28%) Cisco
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle
5 11 (6.51%) VMware
6 7 (4.14%) Adobe
6 7 (4.14%) NetApp
7 5 (2.96%) Siemens
8 3 (1.78%) Apple
8 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.78%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.78%) Qualys
8 3 (1.78%) Veracode
8 3 (1.78%) Workday
9 2 (1.18%) Capita
9 2 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (1.18%) hybris
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) Tableau
10 1 (0.59%) Casewise