Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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 of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 198 179
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 +3
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.94% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
East of England median daily rate £413 £265 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.66% -7.83% -32.35%
10th Percentile £300 £219 £216
90th Percentile £569 £310 £449
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £33.30 £62.50
% change year-on-year +2.11% -46.72% +100.00%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 927 957 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.55% 19.96% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 471 512
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £202 £192 £200
90th Percentile £575 £569 £525
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 85 98
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -50.00% +52.17%
10th Percentile £12.64 £10.80 £13.53
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.44 £25.50
% change year-on-year +21.66% -8.09% -0.62%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the East of England

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England.

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

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Master's Degree in the East of England

Master's Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England.

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

Master's Degree
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +9 7 £300 -4.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £575 +164.37% 11
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Master's 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 of England region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) GDPR
3 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Threat Management
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) COSO
3 4 (50.00%) OWASP
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) SABSA
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 4 (50.00%) Data Security
3 4 (50.00%) Law
3 4 (50.00%) COBIT
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) PhD
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Data Security
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (50.00%) SABSA
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) GDPR
2 4 (50.00%) COBIT
2 4 (50.00%) COSO
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet