Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.04% 3.94% 5.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.15% 36.84% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Leicestershire median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.38% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £447 £308 £267
90th Percentile £585 £475 £535
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +3.13% +7.38% -6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.40 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £27.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +41.80% -22.43% -6.67%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 52 57 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.63% 10.69% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 42
Leicestershire median daily rate £300 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +1.54%
10th Percentile £188 £265 £115
90th Percentile £550 £475 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £380 £383
% change year-on-year +1.32% -0.65% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £15.40 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.72% +38.89% -6.25%
10th Percentile £13.08 £23.88 £15.37
90th Percentile £38.08 £37.63 £31.45
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +4.48%

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 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
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 22 January 2018. 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 9 £538 +45.76% 14
Melton Mowbray - 1 - - 2
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) System Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
1 2 (18.18%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Inspector
2 1 (9.09%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) System Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Blackboard
3 1 (9.09%) SAP