Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 46 39
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 151 131 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.03% 4.14% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.84% 24.04% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 88 75
East Midlands median daily rate £411 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £239 £216 £263
90th Percentile £561 £558 £483
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £27.15 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.75% -22.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £13.66 £22.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.23 £32.56 £37.50
England median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -26.67% +25.21%

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 661 545 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.02% 17.23% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 373 345
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £250
90th Percentile £560 £538 £533
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 36
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% +1.48%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.16 £42.13 £23.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
% change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +29 67 £413 +3.13% 38
Derbyshire +15 41 £405 +6.58% 27
Northamptonshire -3 24 £350 -12.50% 26
Leicestershire -13 9 £558 +39.38% 29
Lincolnshire +2 4 £413 -2.94% 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 62 (41.06%) Computer Science
2 54 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.17%) Manufacturing
4 35 (23.18%) Security Cleared
5 34 (22.52%) Finance
6 32 (21.19%) Project Management
6 32 (21.19%) Windows
7 31 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (17.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (17.88%) Linux
8 27 (17.88%) SAP
8 27 (17.88%) Active Directory
9 25 (16.56%) Migration
9 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
9 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (15.89%) DevOps
10 24 (15.89%) ERP
11 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
12 21 (13.91%) Risk Management
13 20 (13.25%) PLM
14 19 (12.58%) Information Security
14 19 (12.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 19 (12.58%) Configuration Management
14 19 (12.58%) ITIL
14 19 (12.58%) Virtual Machines
14 19 (12.58%) HIPAA
15 18 (11.92%) SDLC
15 18 (11.92%) Java
16 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
16 17 (11.26%) Actionable Recommendations

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 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.32%) CMS
2 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Liferay
3 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.65%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) InVision
4 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.66%) Simulink
4 1 (0.66%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) SAP MM
2 6 (3.97%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.97%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.65%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.32%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) Primavera
5 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.66%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.66%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.30%) PaaS
4 7 (4.64%) IaaS
5 6 (3.97%) SaaS
6 5 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.32%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Office 365
8 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.66%) Boomi
8 1 (0.66%) GitHub
8 1 (0.66%) Serverless
8 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Unified Communications
2 5 (3.31%) DHCP
2 5 (3.31%) DNS
3 3 (1.99%) SMS
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 2 (1.32%) LAN
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) HTTP
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.99%) Big Data
4 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.99%) Sqoop
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.66%) QlikView
6 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Subversion
2 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.31%) Axure RP
3 5 (3.31%) Burp Suite
3 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.31%) Selenium
3 5 (3.31%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.65%) JIRA
5 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.99%) VersionOne
5 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.32%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.32%) JMeter
6 2 (1.32%) JUnit
6 2 (1.32%) NUnit
6 2 (1.32%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 38 (25.17%) Manufacturing
2 34 (22.52%) Finance
3 15 (9.93%) Aerospace
4 9 (5.96%) Automotive
5 4 (2.65%) Local Government
5 4 (2.65%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (22.52%) Architect
2 19 (12.58%) Azure Architect
3 18 (11.92%) Project Manager
4 17 (11.26%) Senior Architect
5 14 (9.27%) Analyst
5 14 (9.27%) Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Consultant
7 8 (5.30%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.30%) Designer
7 8 (5.30%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.31%) IT Support
10 5 (3.31%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.31%) SAP MM Consultant
11 4 (2.65%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (2.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) HTML
2 7 (4.64%) .NET
3 6 (3.97%) CSS
4 5 (3.31%) RESTful
5 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.99%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) HTML5
6 2 (1.32%) JSON
6 2 (1.32%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) REST
6 2 (1.32%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.66%) CoreMedia
7 1 (0.66%) CSS3
7 1 (0.66%) DOM
7 1 (0.66%) jQuery
7 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.66%) SOAP
7 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (41.06%) Computer Science
2 31 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.93%) Life Science
4 12 (7.95%) User Experience
5 11 (7.28%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.64%) Clustering
7 5 (3.31%) PMI
8 3 (1.99%) Animation
8 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.66%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.19%) Windows
2 27 (17.88%) Linux
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.99%) Android
4 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.99%) Unix
4 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) CentOS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) Project Management
3 25 (16.56%) Migration
4 24 (15.89%) DevOps
4 24 (15.89%) ERP
5 21 (13.91%) Risk Management
6 20 (13.25%) PLM
7 19 (12.58%) Configuration Management
7 19 (12.58%) Information Security
7 19 (12.58%) ITIL
8 18 (11.92%) SDLC
9 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
10 14 (9.27%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.61%) Analytics
11 13 (8.61%) Change Management
12 12 (7.95%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.28%) Data Migration
13 11 (7.28%) Logistics
13 11 (7.28%) Matrix Organization
14 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) Java
2 10 (6.62%) SQL
3 9 (5.96%) C#
4 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.99%) Ruby
5 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.32%) Python
6 2 (1.32%) R
7 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (23.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.60%) PMP
5 15 (9.93%) PMI Certification
6 13 (8.61%) Master's Degree
7 9 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.64%) CCIE
8 7 (4.64%) MCSE
8 7 (4.64%) VCAP
9 5 (3.31%) IIBA
10 4 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.65%) CBAP
11 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.32%) CCNA
12 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) HIPAA
1 19 (12.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (11.26%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (3.31%) QA
4 4 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.65%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.32%) GDPR
6 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.58%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.99%) HDFS
5 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) Docker
6 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) MOM
2 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.99%) Oozie
4 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) SAP
2 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.93%) VMware
4 12 (7.95%) Oracle
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco
6 7 (4.64%) Adobe
6 7 (4.64%) NetApp
7 5 (3.31%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.31%) Black Duck
7 5 (3.31%) Qualys
7 5 (3.31%) Siemens
7 5 (3.31%) Veracode
8 2 (1.32%) Capita
8 2 (1.32%) Google
8 2 (1.32%) hybris
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Apple
9 1 (0.66%) Casewise
9 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat