Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 40 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.44% 0.93% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.59% 7.69% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Luton median daily rate £425 £374 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.71% +24.58% -46.07%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +25.00% +16.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Luton median hourly rate - £50.78 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.25% -18.75%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £48.64 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.34% +49.66% -18.75%

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 Luton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Luton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34 39 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 11.85% 12.07% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 38
Luton median daily rate £438 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £381 £314 £244
90th Percentile £575 £538 £594
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £370 £403
% change year-on-year +21.62% -8.07% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Luton median hourly rate - £50.59 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.65% -16.13%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £45.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -34.43% +14.38% +14.29%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Luton

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Luton

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Luton

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (14.29%) Impala
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (14.29%) scikit-learn
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (14.29%) Impala
1 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (14.29%) scikit-learn
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) DSDM
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) R
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware