The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Degree
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.53% 8.11% 6.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 20.00% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £246 £366 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.76% +83.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -31.40% +27.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter.

Academic & Professional Certification
Exeter
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 30 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 34.18% 40.54% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 8
Median daily rate £350 £433 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.07% +8.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £308 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Exeter

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Exeter.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Exeter

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Exeter over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Exeter

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Exeter.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Degree.

1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 1 (9.09%) Firmware
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) XML

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) RS-232
1 1 (9.09%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) QGIS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Dojo
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) FPGA Design
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Altera
1 1 (9.09%) Mapbox