Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Master's Degree
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 145 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +127
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £725 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% - -
England median daily rate £483 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.36 £95.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -63.83% +187.88% +103.08%

Master's 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 661 584 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.71% 17.93% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 396 325
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 40
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.19% +8.73%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.14 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £43.30 £24.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the East Midlands

Master's 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 Master's Degree in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Master's Degree in the East Midlands

Master's 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 Master's Degree in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Master's Degree in the East Midlands

Master's 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 Master's Degree within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 - 6 £320 - 1
Derbyshire -2 5 £240 -66.90%
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Master's 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 Master's Degree.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
4 5 (41.67%) PMI
4 5 (41.67%) PMP
4 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 5 (41.67%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (25.00%) SOLID
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) IIBA
5 3 (25.00%) CBAP
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management

Master's 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) PMI
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
1 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) SOLID
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 5 (41.67%) PMP
3 3 (25.00%) CBAP
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (25.00%) IIBA
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft