Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 39 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 134 159 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.60% 5.02% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.01% 26.68% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 71
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £196 £300
90th Percentile £538 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £50.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.00% +250.88% +1.79%
10th Percentile £9.90 £15.12 £9.72
90th Percentile £23.80 £52.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +29.31% -7.94% +8.62%

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 558 596 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.14% 18.80% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 402 380
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £188 £225 £200
90th Percentile £544 £550 £583
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 37
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +66.67% -13.04%
10th Percentile £14.60 £11.83 £10.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.25% +7.27% +22.22%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +10 56 £425 +15.65% 46
Northamptonshire +9 36 £400 +105.13% 24
Derbyshire -9 21 £388 -10.92% 26
Leicestershire 0 13 £381 -15.28% 41
Lincolnshire -3 1 - - 15
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 50 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.07%) Finance
3 33 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (23.88%) Computer Science
5 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
6 28 (20.90%) HTML
6 28 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (19.40%) SQL
8 23 (17.16%) User Experience
9 22 (16.42%) ITIL
10 21 (15.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (14.93%) Prototyping
11 20 (14.93%) .NET
11 20 (14.93%) Project Management
12 19 (14.18%) C#
12 19 (14.18%) Analytics
13 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
13 18 (13.43%) Legal
13 18 (13.43%) Psychology
13 18 (13.43%) JIRA
14 15 (11.19%) Java
14 15 (11.19%) CSS
15 14 (10.45%) Oracle
15 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
15 14 (10.45%) Usability Testing
16 13 (9.70%) Marketing
16 13 (9.70%) TDD
16 13 (9.70%) Scrum
16 13 (9.70%) User Stories

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 12 (8.96%) Confluence
2 6 (4.48%) SAS
3 3 (2.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) Documentum
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) InVision
2 11 (8.21%) UserZoom
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.49%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.24%) BASE24
3 1 (0.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.73%) PaaS
3 2 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) ATM
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) Broadband
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.22%) Redis
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.99%) Big Data
6 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.49%) DB2
7 2 (1.49%) Power BI
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) JIRA
2 13 (9.70%) Axure RP
3 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.73%) JDeveloper
4 5 (3.73%) Selenium
4 5 (3.73%) Toad
5 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.24%) JMeter
6 2 (1.49%) JUnit
6 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.49%) TestNG
6 2 (1.49%) VersionOne
6 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.75%) CANoe
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 47 (35.07%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Legal
3 13 (9.70%) Marketing
4 11 (8.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Local Government
6 3 (2.24%) Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Law
7 2 (1.49%) Automotive
7 2 (1.49%) Electronics
7 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.75%) Military
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (12.69%) Developer
2 16 (11.94%) Architect
2 16 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.21%) Analyst
4 10 (7.46%) .NET Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Designer
4 10 (7.46%) User Experience Researcher
5 6 (4.48%) ERP Analyst
5 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (4.48%) Technical Leader
6 5 (3.73%) Analytics Manager
6 5 (3.73%) Copywriter
6 5 (3.73%) Digital Copywriter
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (2.99%) Business Analyst
7 4 (2.99%) IT Manager
7 4 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Java Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.24%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.90%) HTML
2 20 (14.93%) .NET
3 15 (11.19%) CSS
4 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (5.22%) Node.js
6 7 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (5.22%) WCF
7 6 (4.48%) WPF
8 5 (3.73%) JSP
9 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.24%) Web Services
10 1 (0.75%) jQuery
10 1 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.75%) Spring
10 1 (0.75%) WinForms
10 1 (0.75%) XML
10 1 (0.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.63%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (23.88%) Computer Science
3 23 (17.16%) User Experience
4 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.99%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.99%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.24%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.49%) CMDB
8 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.49%) IVR
8 2 (1.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.75%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Android
1 12 (8.96%) Apple iOS
1 12 (8.96%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Unix
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Solaris
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (16.42%) ITIL
4 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (14.93%) Project Management
5 20 (14.93%) Prototyping
6 19 (14.18%) Analytics
7 18 (13.43%) Psychology
8 14 (10.45%) Usability Testing
9 13 (9.70%) Cognitive Psychology
9 13 (9.70%) Scrum
9 13 (9.70%) TDD
9 13 (9.70%) User Stories
9 13 (9.70%) Wireframes
10 12 (8.96%) Benchmarking
10 12 (8.96%) Guerrilla Testing
10 12 (8.96%) Human Factors
10 12 (8.96%) Rapid Prototyping
10 12 (8.96%) Task Model
11 11 (8.21%) Co-Creation
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.13%) JavaScript
2 26 (19.40%) SQL
3 19 (14.18%) C#
4 15 (11.19%) Java
5 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) Master's Degree
4 7 (5.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.73%) MCSE
6 5 (3.73%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.73%) PMP
7 4 (2.99%) CISA
7 4 (2.99%) CISM
7 4 (2.99%) CISSP
7 4 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.99%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.49%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.49%) ISSEP
8 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) GDPR
2 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) COBIT
3 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.75%) HDFS
3 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.24%) Ansible
3 2 (1.49%) Salt
3 2 (1.49%) Terraform
4 1 (0.75%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.75%) Oozie
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Oracle
3 12 (8.96%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (3.73%) Splunk
5 4 (2.99%) HP
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco
7 2 (1.49%) Adobe
7 2 (1.49%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.49%) New Relic
7 2 (1.49%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) Teradata
8 1 (0.75%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.75%) Capita
8 1 (0.75%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) Okta
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) VMware