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 26 June 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.

Academic Degree
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 4.52% 13.29% 6.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.56% 42.22% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £425 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +1.42%  

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 59 45 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 33.33% 31.47% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 31
Median daily rate £438 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) Dojo
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) JRuby
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) SMS
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) RS-232
6 1 (7.69%) RS-485
6 1 (7.69%) QGIS
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (7.69%) Algorithms

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) HBase
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) QGIS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) Dojo
2 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) JRuby
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) JPA
3 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) FPGA Design
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Altera
1 1 (7.69%) Mapbox