The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 29 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 4.25% 3.91% 7.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.00% 28.79% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 19
Median daily rate £368 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.18% +36.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £546 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.76%  
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 Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 50 66 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 14.16% 13.58% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 40
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.88 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.62% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Nottingham

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Nottingham

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Nottingham

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

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

1 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 13 (38.24%) Unix
3 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) C#
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
5 10 (29.41%) WCF
6 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (26.47%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
6 9 (26.47%) CRM
7 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) HTML
10 5 (14.71%) MSTest
10 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
10 5 (14.71%) WPF
10 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
10 5 (14.71%) User Experience
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP MDM
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MSTest
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Designer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) User Researcher
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Digital User Researcher
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.94%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
1 10 (29.41%) WCF
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 5 (14.71%) WPF
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) CRM
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (26.47%) Technical Analysis
1 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Market Research
6 3 (8.82%) Cognitive Psychology
6 3 (8.82%) Customer Insight
6 3 (8.82%) Psychology
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Typography
7 2 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) HNC
1 5 (14.71%) HND
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Zend