Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 24 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.36% 4.17% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 30.56% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 4
Leicestershire median daily rate £450 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +14.75% +35.56%
10th Percentile £210 £285 £145
90th Percentile £565 £528 £379
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Leicestershire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +169.23% -
10th Percentile £15.12 £9.72 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £37.50 £20.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +157.14% +25.00% -12.50%

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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 60 72 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 10.89% 13.66% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 56
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £149 £225 £139
90th Percentile £450 £513 £391
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £11.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.56% -19.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16.10 £9.96 £12.70
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.93 £21.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +63.93% -12.86% +8.83%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Leicestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 14 £250 -34.43% 5
Hinckley - 1 - -
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (12.50%) Blackboard
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Social Media
6 3 (12.50%) High Availability
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (12.50%) Logistics
6 3 (12.50%) Content Management

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) AMQP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) MQTT
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) Power BI
2 2 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Junior
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Communications Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Communications Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Trainee
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Communications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Innovation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) WAMP
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) VLE
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Logistics
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) ABAP
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CIPD
4 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (12.50%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Blackboard
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
2 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £31,100 to £39,200 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 20 days ago