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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 25 June 2022 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 126 112 118
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +56
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 13 6 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.31% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 1.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
10th Percentile £511 £177 -
25th Percentile £556 £196 £519
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £229 £538
Median % change year-on-year +145.94% -57.45% +19.44%
75th Percentile £588 £302 £556
90th Percentile £594 £346 -
England median daily rate £575 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £66.25 - -
Median hourly rate £67.50 - -
75th Percentile £68.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £45.50 £55.88 £50.50
% change year-on-year -18.57% +10.64% -3.81%

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 722 450 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.97% 23.38% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 213 290
10th Percentile £258 £214 £262
25th Percentile £386 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £448 £473
Median % change year-on-year +8.38% -5.47% +5.20%
75th Percentile £588 £525 £538
90th Percentile £677 £599 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 71 24
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £14.75
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate £19.81 £27.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.96% -31.25% +100.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £46.88 £55.63
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.50 £61.09
England median hourly rate £42.50 £34.54 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.05% +25.60% -17.66%

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

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England.

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

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire 0 7 £563 +60.71% 3
Essex -3 3 £575 +151.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -23 2 £525 +220.12% 8
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Agile
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Azure
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
3 5 (38.46%) Social Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Platform Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) PMO
4 4 (30.77%) Cloud Operations
4 4 (30.77%) Data Science
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (30.77%) Data Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) GCP
4 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
4 4 (30.77%) Presto
4 4 (30.77%) Change Control
4 4 (30.77%) Kafka
4 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (30.77%) Go
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) AWS
4 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source

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 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
2 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 4 (30.77%) AWS
2 4 (30.77%) GCP
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) MVNO
1 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
1 1 (7.69%) VoWiFi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Presto
2 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
2 1 (7.69%) Delta Lake
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) HDInsight
2 1 (7.69%) Metadata
2 1 (7.69%) Parquet
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) GoogleTest
1 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Mockito
1 1 (7.69%) Qt Creator
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Data Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Kafka
1 4 (30.77%) Lucene
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) JavaFX
2 1 (7.69%) jOOQ
2 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Public Cloud
1 4 (30.77%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) Cloud Operations
3 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Data Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Data Science
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Platform Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Go
2 4 (30.77%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
3 3 (23.08%) PMP
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Luciad
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Parasoft
1 1 (7.69%) Workday