The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 21.21% 24.49% -
As % of the Qualifications category 58.33% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

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 Macclesfield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 36.36% 24.49% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Median daily rate £495 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Macclesfield

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Macclesfield

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Degree.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) Hyperion
4 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) HND
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Hyperion