The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 22 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.33% - 6.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.75% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.40% +26.18%  

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 Ipswich.

Academic & Professional Certification
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 19 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 12.40% 15.97% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 15
Median daily rate £438 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Ipswich

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Ipswich

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Degree.

1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Drools
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SSADM
2 1 (25.00%) WAN

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DSL
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Drools
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SSADM
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle