Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.24% 4.76% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.88% 30.95% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Leicester median daily rate £558 £369 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.19% -4.84% +63.16%
10th Percentile £473 £329 £320
90th Percentile £586 £479 £460
Leicestershire median daily rate £558 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +39.38% - +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate - - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.40 - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 32 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.26% 15.38% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 26
Leicester median daily rate £328 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +0.67% +20.16%
10th Percentile £241 £296 £253
90th Percentile £570 £484 £472
Leicestershire median daily rate £295 £345 £330
% change year-on-year -14.49% +4.55% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% +38.89% -35.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £23.88 £17.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.63 £35.30
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.40 £31.25 £19.35
% change year-on-year -50.72% +61.50% -19.38%

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 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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Blackboard
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP