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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Scotland / Fife
Rank 8 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% - 10.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £320 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 £375
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.40% +25.58%  

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 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 12.50% 18.52% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £1,485 £160 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +828.12% -52.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.96 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -60.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 - 1 £320 - 2
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 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 Fife region with a requirement for Degree.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Degree
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (25.00%) TACACS
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds