The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 35 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.56% 1.48% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 6.85% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £325 £450 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% -32.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £380 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £708
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £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 £27.44 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.40% +26.18%  

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 Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 73 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 17.45% 21.60% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 42
Median daily rate £405 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Merseyside

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Merseyside

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Merseyside

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 4 £350 -22.22% 3
Southport -6 1 £275 -21.42%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
1 3 (30.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Product Management
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Tableau
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