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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / East Midlands
Rank 43 41 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Degree 53 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.60% 3.82% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.49% 20.74% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 32
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £253 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £20.90 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.40% +26.18%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 272 299 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.47% 18.42% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 191 158
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Derbyshire +2 19 £500 +42.85% 9
Nottinghamshire -2 16 £368 -17.18% 21
Leicestershire -7 8 £250 -16.66% 11
Northamptonshire -10 6 £200 -38.46% 15
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.81%) Oracle
3 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
4 32 (23.19%) Project Management
5 31 (22.46%) SQL
6 26 (18.84%) Manufacturing
7 25 (18.12%) C#
7 25 (18.12%) ITIL
7 25 (18.12%) PRINCE2
8 24 (17.39%) .NET
8 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 21 (15.22%) Java
11 20 (14.49%) JavaScript
11 20 (14.49%) Unix
12 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
13 18 (13.04%) Linux
14 17 (12.32%) Windows
14 17 (12.32%) E-Commerce
14 17 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (12.32%) SAP
15 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
15 16 (11.59%) Integration Testing
16 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
16 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database
16 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (10.14%) Shell Script
17 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
17 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Top Related 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 (8.70%) JBoss
1 12 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.07%) Apache
3 6 (4.35%) CMS
4 4 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.72%) CICS
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) SPSS
3 1 (0.72%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 6 (4.35%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.45%) SAP GTS
2 2 (1.45%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.35%) PaaS
3 4 (2.90%) IaaS
3 4 (2.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) Unified Communications
2 5 (3.62%) DHCP
2 5 (3.62%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.72%) LAN
3 1 (0.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.72%) MVNO
3 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (7.97%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.97%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (7.25%) Power BI
5 9 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.35%) Redis
7 5 (3.62%) Endeca
7 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Power View
7 5 (3.62%) PowerPivot
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.90%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.90%) HDInsight
8 4 (2.90%) InfluxDB
8 4 (2.90%) OpenTSDB
8 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.35%) Subversion
3 5 (3.62%) MSTest
3 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.72%) jMock
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
7 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (18.84%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.52%) Finance
3 8 (5.80%) Aerospace
4 7 (5.07%) Retail
5 6 (4.35%) Billing
6 5 (3.62%) Marketing
7 4 (2.90%) Banking
7 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.17%) Legal
9 2 (1.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.72%) Avionics
10 1 (0.72%) Electronics
10 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (16.67%) Developer
2 22 (15.94%) Architect
3 13 (9.42%) Analyst
4 10 (7.25%) Designer
4 10 (7.25%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Consultant
6 8 (5.80%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (5.80%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Java Architect
7 7 (5.07%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.39%) .NET
2 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.42%) CSS
4 12 (8.70%) Web Services
5 11 (7.97%) HTML
5 11 (7.97%) WCF
6 9 (6.52%) jQuery
7 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.80%) Java EE
7 8 (5.80%) Spring
7 8 (5.80%) WPF
8 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.07%) J2EE
8 7 (5.07%) JBoss Seam
8 7 (5.07%) JSF
8 7 (5.07%) Struts
8 7 (5.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (4.35%) D3.js
9 6 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 6 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.97%) User Experience
5 7 (5.07%) Clustering
6 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.17%) Social Media
7 3 (2.17%) VLE
8 2 (1.45%) Fintech
8 2 (1.45%) iPad
8 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) PMI
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Unix
2 18 (13.04%) Linux
3 17 (12.32%) Windows
4 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.19%) Project Management
3 25 (18.12%) ITIL
3 25 (18.12%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.32%) E-Commerce
5 16 (11.59%) Integration Testing
6 14 (10.14%) SDLC
6 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
7 12 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (8.70%) High Availability
7 12 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
8 11 (7.97%) ERP
8 11 (7.97%) Logistics
9 10 (7.25%) CRM
10 9 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) SQL
2 25 (18.12%) C#
3 21 (15.22%) Java
4 20 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.14%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.07%) ABAP
7 7 (5.07%) R
8 6 (4.35%) Python
9 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.45%) C++
11 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.45%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) C
12 1 (0.72%) COBOL
12 1 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.35%) HND
5 6 (4.35%) ISEB
5 6 (4.35%) MCSE
6 5 (3.62%) HNC
6 5 (3.62%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.90%) APMP
8 3 (2.17%) PMP
8 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.45%) CCNA
9 2 (1.45%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.45%) MCSD
10 1 (0.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.72%) MCP
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) TickIT
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.62%) Squid
5 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) Graphite
2 5 (3.62%) logstash
3 3 (2.17%) MOM
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (26.81%) Oracle
2 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.32%) SAP
4 9 (6.52%) VMware
5 7 (5.07%) Cisco
6 6 (4.35%) Siemens
7 5 (3.62%) HP
7 5 (3.62%) NetApp
7 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.90%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.90%) Tableau
8 4 (2.90%) Talend
9 3 (2.17%) Blackboard
10 2 (1.45%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.72%) IBM
11 1 (0.72%) Minitab
11 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
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