The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 11.43% 16.98% 3.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 45.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £560 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +3.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  

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 High Wycombe.

Academic & Professional Certification
High Wycombe
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 10 20 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 28.57% 37.74% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 5
Median daily rate £275 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.78% -8.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in High Wycombe

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in High Wycombe

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

1 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Content Writing
4 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Content Development
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Economics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Associate Director
3 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Documentation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Report Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SEO Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Content Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Web Marketing Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) CAFM
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Writing
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 1 (14.29%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Pay per click
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GxP
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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