Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 42 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +22
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.26% 4.16% 6.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 8.37% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 40
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £394 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +3.62% -5.00%
10th Percentile £247 £269 £224
90th Percentile £563 £525 £456
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £15.25 £45.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.48% +9.64% +22.06%
10th Percentile £15.03 £41.85 £39.55
90th Percentile £15.68 £49.15 £43.25
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £44.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.73% +14.10% +4.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 232 454 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.94% 49.73% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 245 278
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £413 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.30% +1.54%
10th Percentile £178 £221 £237
90th Percentile £663 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.73% - -32.10%
10th Percentile £16.75 £14.65 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.75 £44.40 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +38.18% -31.68% +15.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Gloucestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -6 3 £425 - 2
Cirencester - 3 £240 -
Degree
South West

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

1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Teradata
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (20.00%) HNC
5 3 (20.00%) HND
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) VersionOne
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (13.33%) Games
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Automotive
5 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Physics
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Jython
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) HNC
2 3 (20.00%) HND
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Teradata
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Nortel
2 2 (13.33%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk