The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 9.09% 10.53% 11.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 25.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Fife.

Academic & Professional Certification
Fife
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2 8 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 18.18% 42.11% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £320 £209 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.29% +108.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £14.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.57%  
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 Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Fife region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline 0 1 £320 -
Degree
Scotland

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 Fife region with a requirement for Degree.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Borland
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Borland
Fife
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