The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

Degree
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.75% 3.47% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.48% 31.25% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +102.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £35.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £20.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -21.77% +11.32%  

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 Leicester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 16 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 13.22% 11.11% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 11
Median daily rate £335 £450 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.55% +157.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £390 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% +44.44%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Leicester

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leicester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Leicester

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Leicester

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leicester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Leicester

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

1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
1 6 (40.00%) ITSM
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (26.67%) TickIT
3 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) VLE
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) jMock
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Communications Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Communications Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Communications Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) MI Manager
3 1 (6.67%) MIS Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (20.00%) Social Media
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) VLE
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) ITSM
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSD
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Blackboard
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
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