The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 0.70% 3.28% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 17.65% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

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 North Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15 34 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 10.49% 18.58% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 38
Median daily rate £413 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in North Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) HNC
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle