Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 128 172 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.70% 5.40% 4.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.81% 26.58% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 119 87
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +7.02%
10th Percentile £305 £200 £312
90th Percentile £600 £561 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.98 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.93% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £8.75 £12.40 £19.25
90th Percentile £20.33 £52.50 £45.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.97% +19.23% -22.50%

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 496 647 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.20% 20.31% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 443 412
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +3.27% +2.00%
10th Percentile £164 £213 £215
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +1.46%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% +0.48% +6.95%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +8 67 £425 -5.56% 61
Northamptonshire -14 28 £575 +64.29% 35
Leicestershire +15 15 £400 -27.27% 33
Derbyshire -13 13 £375 -11.24% 34
Lincolnshire +2 2 £300 - 12
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (47.66%) Computer Science
2 40 (31.25%) Finance
3 37 (28.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (28.13%) Java
5 24 (18.75%) Oracle
6 21 (16.41%) C#
7 20 (15.63%) Windows
7 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.63%) Docker
8 19 (14.84%) SDLC
8 19 (14.84%) Unit Testing
9 18 (14.06%) Web Services
9 18 (14.06%) SQL
9 18 (14.06%) HTML
9 18 (14.06%) Master's Degree
10 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
10 17 (13.28%) DB2
10 17 (13.28%) Scrum
11 15 (11.72%) Information Security
11 15 (11.72%) Test Automation
11 15 (11.72%) Relational Database
12 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (10.94%) Selenium
12 14 (10.94%) OO
13 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
13 13 (10.16%) ITIL
14 12 (9.38%) Project Management
14 12 (9.38%) .NET
14 12 (9.38%) Python

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 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.56%) CMS
2 2 (1.56%) Confluence
2 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.56%) JBoss
2 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) Documentum
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.78%) InVision
5 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.78%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.56%) BASE24
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.78%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) GitHub
4 4 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.13%) Office 365
4 4 (3.13%) PaaS
5 2 (1.56%) IaaS
5 2 (1.56%) SaaS
5 2 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) SAN
1 6 (4.69%) Wireless
2 5 (3.91%) Firewall
2 5 (3.91%) HTTP
2 5 (3.91%) Internet
2 5 (3.91%) LAN
2 5 (3.91%) Network Security
3 3 (2.34%) WAN
4 2 (1.56%) ATM
5 1 (0.78%) BGP
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
5 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.78%) NAS
5 1 (0.78%) OSPF
5 1 (0.78%) VoIP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) DB2
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.72%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.47%) PowerCenter
5 6 (4.69%) Redis
6 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.56%) GIS
7 2 (1.56%) MS Access
7 2 (1.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Selenium
2 10 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.47%) JDeveloper
4 7 (5.47%) JUnit
4 7 (5.47%) Toad
5 5 (3.91%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.13%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.13%) GitLab
6 4 (3.13%) Maven
7 3 (2.34%) JIRA
8 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.56%) JMeter
8 2 (1.56%) QF-Test
8 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.56%) Subversion
8 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (31.25%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Legal
3 10 (7.81%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.56%) Law
7 2 (1.56%) Social Science
8 1 (0.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (32.81%) Developer
2 19 (14.84%) Analyst
3 13 (10.16%) Tester
4 12 (9.38%) Architect
5 11 (8.59%) Agile Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Agile Tester
5 11 (8.59%) Automation Tester
5 11 (8.59%) Developer in Test
5 11 (8.59%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 11 (8.59%) Selenium Tester
5 11 (8.59%) Test Automation Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.47%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Security Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) HTML
1 18 (14.06%) Web Services
2 12 (9.38%) .NET
3 11 (8.59%) XML
4 10 (7.81%) CSS
5 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.03%) JSP
6 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.47%) JSON
6 7 (5.47%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (5.47%) REST
7 6 (4.69%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.69%) HTML5
7 6 (4.69%) Node.js
7 6 (4.69%) RESTful
8 5 (3.91%) CSS3
8 5 (3.91%) Java RMI
8 5 (3.91%) Kafka
8 5 (3.91%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 61 (47.66%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.69%) iPad
6 5 (3.91%) iPhone
6 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.13%) PKI
7 4 (3.13%) User Experience
8 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.56%) Social Media
9 2 (1.56%) Tandem
10 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.78%) FMCG
10 1 (0.78%) GPGPU
10 1 (0.78%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Android
3 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.34%) Unix
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) HPUX
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.84%) SDLC
2 19 (14.84%) Unit Testing
3 17 (13.28%) Scrum
4 15 (11.72%) Information Security
4 15 (11.72%) Test Automation
5 14 (10.94%) OO
6 13 (10.16%) ITIL
7 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.38%) ETL
7 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (9.38%) Project Management
7 12 (9.38%) TDD
8 11 (8.59%) Microservices
8 11 (8.59%) Risk Management
8 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.59%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.81%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) Java
2 21 (16.41%) C#
3 18 (14.06%) SQL
4 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.38%) Python
6 8 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.47%) Groovy
8 5 (3.91%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.91%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.56%) C++
9 2 (1.56%) Jython
9 2 (1.56%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) GLSL
10 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (28.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (14.06%) Master's Degree
3 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.47%) CISM
5 7 (5.47%) CISSP
6 6 (4.69%) HND
7 5 (3.91%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.13%) CEH
8 4 (3.13%) HNC
9 3 (2.34%) CISA
9 3 (2.34%) ISSAP
9 3 (2.34%) ISSEP
9 3 (2.34%) SANS
10 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.56%) MCSE
10 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) GDPR
2 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) COBIT
3 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 2 (1.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Docker
2 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.78%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.13%) Netcool
2 4 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Oracle
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Informatica
3 8 (6.25%) Netezza
3 8 (6.25%) Teradata
4 7 (5.47%) HP
4 7 (5.47%) Remedy
4 7 (5.47%) VMware
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco
6 5 (3.91%) SAP
7 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.34%) Citrix
8 3 (2.34%) NetApp
9 2 (1.56%) Adobe
9 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.56%) Meraki
9 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.56%) Snow
9 2 (1.56%) Synology
10 1 (0.78%) SaltStack