The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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
South East / Middlesex
Rank 7 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 10.40% 5.06% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.17% 32.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £349 £338 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -27.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £242 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £485 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
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 Middlesex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 19.20% 15.82% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 17
Median daily rate £348 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £270 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
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 Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Middlesex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Middlesex

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Middlesex

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (38.10%) C
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) MPEG
3 6 (28.57%) HTTP
3 6 (28.57%) Digital TV
3 6 (28.57%) DVB
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) STB
3 6 (28.57%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) Node.js
3 6 (28.57%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DVB
1 6 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) InfluxDB
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.76%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) AppScan
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) HTML5
1 6 (28.57%) Node.js
1 6 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) D3.js
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.76%) Sensu
3 1 (4.76%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Digital TV
2 6 (28.57%) MPEG
2 6 (28.57%) STB
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 2 (9.52%) e-Learning
4 2 (9.52%) Learning Management System
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) SUSE
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
2 7 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) R
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) HNC
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) GISP
3 1 (4.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
1 1 (4.76%) Graphite
1 1 (4.76%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Salt
1 1 (4.76%) StatsD
1 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) VMware