Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.38% 3.30% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.15% 27.78% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Leicester median daily rate £250 £381 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.43% +5.90% +60.00%
10th Percentile £205 £332 £319
90th Percentile £500 £550 £393
Leicestershire median daily rate £450 £350 £305
% change year-on-year +28.57% +14.75% +35.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Leicester median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +169.23% -62.86%
10th Percentile £14.55 £32.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.25 £37.50 £20.68
Leicestershire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +169.23% -62.86%

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 41 36 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 12.81% 11.88% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 23
Leicester median daily rate £323 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.77% +25.00% -14.48%
10th Percentile £135 £307 £144
90th Percentile £414 £545 £388
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Leicester median hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.22% -20.69% -55.38%
10th Percentile £15.64 £10.55 £12.85
90th Percentile £38.50 £32.45 £21.95
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £11.25 £14.25
% change year-on-year +95.56% -21.05% -25.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) VLE
2 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Blackboard
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix

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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Junior
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Communications Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Communications Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) MI Manager
4 1 (7.14%) MIS Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (21.43%) Social Media
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
1 3 (21.43%) VLE
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Cybercrime
3 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
2 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CIPD
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 2 (14.29%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Blackboard
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
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