Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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.

Master's Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 205 182
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +13
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.73% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
East of England median daily rate £300 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -30.47%
10th Percentile £289 £204 £220
90th Percentile £563 £424 £525
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £34.93 £29.50
% change year-on-year -2.66% +18.41% -10.61%

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 970 958 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.08% 18.88% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 490 544
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £198 £200 £195
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 86
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -28.00% +19.02%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.54
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.15 £47.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +0.97% +11.96%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Hertfordshire +3 4 £300 -4.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £431 +136.30% 10
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) PMP
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) PhD
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) PMBOK
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Ansible
6 1 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Informatics
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (28.57%) PhD
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft