The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
Rank 34 42 62
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Contract jobs citing Degree 58 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.75% 4.00% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.28% 25.11% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 21
Median daily rate £356 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +1.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% -  
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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 227 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.28% 15.92% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 146 109
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £305 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £593 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.37% -29.16%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Leeds

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Leeds

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Leeds

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Degree.

1 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (22.86%) SQL
4 20 (19.05%) Ethnography
4 20 (19.05%) User Experience
4 20 (19.05%) Project Management
4 20 (19.05%) GIS
4 20 (19.05%) ArcGIS
4 20 (19.05%) Usability Testing
5 19 (18.10%) Psychology
6 18 (17.14%) Service Design
7 17 (16.19%) Guerrilla Research
7 17 (16.19%) Cognitive Psychology
7 17 (16.19%) Customer Insight
7 17 (16.19%) Human Factors
7 17 (16.19%) Market Research
8 16 (15.24%) Finance
9 12 (11.43%) .NET
10 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
11 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 10 (9.52%) Linux
11 10 (9.52%) Python
11 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.52%) NHS
12 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
12 9 (8.57%) CSS
12 9 (8.57%) C#
12 9 (8.57%) MVC
12 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.57%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 20 (19.05%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) SAS
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
3 2 (1.90%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.90%) Stata
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) DNS
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
1 3 (2.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (2.86%) LDAP
1 3 (2.86%) SMTP
1 3 (2.86%) SNMP
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) 2G
2 1 (0.95%) 3G
2 1 (0.95%) 4G
2 1 (0.95%) GPRS
2 1 (0.95%) HSPA
2 1 (0.95%) SAN
2 1 (0.95%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) GIS
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) Big Data
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.81%) HBase
4 4 (3.81%) MySQL
5 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.90%) QlikView
6 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Redis
7 1 (0.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) Grunt
2 6 (5.71%) gulp
2 6 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.86%) JIRA
3 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.90%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.90%) Gradle
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
4 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 2 (1.90%) Mockito
4 2 (1.90%) Spock
4 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (1.90%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.95%) iGaming
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) User Researcher
2 20 (19.05%) GIS Technician
3 17 (16.19%) User Experience Researcher
4 14 (13.33%) Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) DBA
8 4 (3.81%) Designer
8 4 (3.81%) Digital User Researcher
8 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.81%) Tester
9 3 (2.86%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Portfolio Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.86%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (8.57%) CSS
3 8 (7.62%) .NET Framework
3 8 (7.62%) Entity Framework
4 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.71%) LESS
4 6 (5.71%) Sass
4 6 (5.71%) SignalR
5 5 (4.76%) RxJS
6 4 (3.81%) Angular 2
6 4 (3.81%) HTML
7 3 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.86%) Web Services
7 3 (2.86%) XML
8 2 (1.90%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.90%) REST
8 2 (1.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (19.05%) User Experience
3 10 (9.52%) NHS
4 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) IVR
6 2 (1.90%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 5 (4.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) CentOS
3 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Unix
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) Ethnography
2 20 (19.05%) Project Management
2 20 (19.05%) Usability Testing
3 19 (18.10%) Psychology
4 18 (17.14%) Service Design
5 17 (16.19%) Cognitive Psychology
5 17 (16.19%) Customer Insight
5 17 (16.19%) Guerrilla Research
5 17 (16.19%) Human Factors
5 17 (16.19%) Market Research
6 9 (8.57%) MVC
6 9 (8.57%) Scrum
6 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.67%) Analytics
7 7 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.71%) BDD
8 6 (5.71%) ITIL
8 6 (5.71%) Statistics
9 5 (4.76%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.86%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.52%) Python
3 9 (8.57%) C#
4 8 (7.62%) Java
5 6 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.90%) C
7 2 (1.90%) Korn
7 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.71%) ISEB
4 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.86%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.86%) MCITP
5 3 (2.86%) MCTS
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) IIBA
6 1 (0.95%) MCIPD
6 1 (0.95%) PMP
6 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.81%) PMO
3 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.90%) FATCA
4 2 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.95%) GDPR
5 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) HDFS
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Ansible
1 4 (3.81%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (3.81%) Nagios
1 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Grafana
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.81%) Splunk
4 3 (2.86%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.86%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe
5 2 (1.90%) CA
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.90%) Solace
5 2 (1.90%) Tableau
6 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.95%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.95%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (0.95%) Progress
6 1 (0.95%) Remedy
6 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.95%) VMware
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