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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 17 August 2022 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
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 45 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing Degree 50 48 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.66% 3.94% 4.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.95% 25.40% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 17
10th Percentile £300 £148 £240
25th Percentile £371 £225 £290
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £320
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -24.71%
75th Percentile £500 £428 £388
90th Percentile £533 £608 £403
England median daily rate £550 £525 £463
% change year-on-year +4.76% +13.51% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
10th Percentile £15.14 £16.32 £32.85
25th Percentile £18.58 £21.00 £33.38
Median hourly rate £19.67 £24.08 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.33% -32.17% -
75th Percentile £20.75 - £37.13
90th Percentile £25.91 £36.63 £37.35
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.02% +30.65% -27.91%

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 295 189 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.61% 15.53% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 134 83
10th Percentile £183 £148 £150
25th Percentile £319 £275 £252
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £370 £375
Median % change year-on-year +21.62% -1.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £494
90th Percentile £628 £588 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 9
10th Percentile £17.09 £13.94 £14.06
25th Percentile £18.58 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% -35.71% +100.00%
75th Percentile £35.63 £46.88 £45.00
90th Percentile £37.61 £54.10 £48.90
England median hourly rate £45.00 £29.81 £33.68
% change year-on-year +50.94% -11.47% -10.20%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Degree in the East Midlands

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Degree in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire +1 15 £368 -6.07% 28
Leicestershire -4 13 £475 +90.00% 24
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £450 +16.50% 36
Northamptonshire -10 7 £500 +42.86% 25
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 27 (54.00%) Social Skills
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
4 16 (32.00%) ITIL
5 15 (30.00%) Agile
6 12 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) C#
7 11 (22.00%) Windows
8 10 (20.00%) .NET
8 10 (20.00%) Project Management
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (18.00%) SLA
9 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (18.00%) Web Development
9 9 (18.00%) DevOps
9 9 (18.00%) Customer Service
10 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (16.00%) Public Sector
10 8 (16.00%) Azure
10 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.00%) Service Management
10 8 (16.00%) MVC
10 8 (16.00%) HTML
10 8 (16.00%) CSS
10 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (14.00%) Finance
11 7 (14.00%) HTML5
11 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.00%) Deployment Automation

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 3 (6.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Google Workspace
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
1 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) Fast Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Cypress.io
3 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (54.00%) Social Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (16.00%) Public Sector
4 7 (14.00%) Finance
5 6 (12.00%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
7 3 (6.00%) Automotive
8 2 (4.00%) Electronics
8 2 (4.00%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (4.00%) Marketing
8 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (2.00%) Legal
9 1 (2.00%) Local Government
9 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Service Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Field Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (14.00%) HTML5
4 6 (12.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.00%) CSS3
6 1 (2.00%) gRPC
6 1 (2.00%) Jest
6 1 (2.00%) React
6 1 (2.00%) Sass
6 1 (2.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) NHS
2 5 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (32.00%) ITIL
3 15 (30.00%) Agile
4 10 (20.00%) Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) Customer Service
5 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) MVC
6 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (16.00%) Service Management
7 7 (14.00%) CI/CD
7 7 (14.00%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.00%) Major Incident Management
8 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.00%) Web Design
9 4 (8.00%) BPMN
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) C++
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) JSX
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) HNC
4 2 (4.00%) HND
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) IFRS
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Nessus
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.00%) Dell
3 5 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) BT
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Xerox