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 3 months to 26 April 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.

Degree
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.67% 1.18% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 7.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.86% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.50 £31.57
% change year-on-year -22.87% +12.44%  

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 11 28 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.09% 16.57% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 17
Median daily rate £425 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +125.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +33.78%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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