The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

Degree
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 30 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.29% 4.63% 6.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.33% 30.59% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 21
Median daily rate £368 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.33% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.90 £9.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.22% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 60 85 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.15% 15.12% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 44
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Nottinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Nottinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Nottinghamshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Nottingham +1 14 £368 -18.33% 12
Degree
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
3 11 (31.43%) Unix
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 10 (28.57%) WCF
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) CRM
6 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) HND
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) WPF
9 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.29%) MSTest
9 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP MDM
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSTest
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Designer
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) User Researcher
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Digital User Researcher
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) WCF
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) WPF
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.86%) CRM
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) Market Research
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Cognitive Psychology
6 3 (8.57%) Customer Insight
6 3 (8.57%) Psychology
7 2 (5.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Usability Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) HND
2 5 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.86%) Mitel
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Zend