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 27 June 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 24 12
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.12% 2.26% 6.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 13.33% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £385 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £400 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £400 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +1.44%  

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 Middlesex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13 30 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 13.40% 16.95% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 21
Median daily rate £455 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% +31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £16.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Co-occurring 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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DVB
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) InfluxDB
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) AppScan
3 1 (5.88%) Gradle
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) D3.js
4 1 (5.88%) DOM
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.88%) Sensu
4 1 (5.88%) Three.js
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Digital TV
2 2 (11.76%) MPEG
2 2 (11.76%) STB
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) R
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) HNC
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) GISP
3 1 (5.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Fluentd
2 1 (5.88%) Graphite
2 1 (5.88%) HP Fortify
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Salt
2 1 (5.88%) StatsD
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) ESRI
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau