The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Contract jobs citing Degree 58 87 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.93% 9.88% 5.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.67% 29.90% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 15
Median daily rate £413 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £169 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.31% +9.09%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 291 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.68% 33.03% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 167 113
Median daily rate £450 £390 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Reading

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Reading

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Reading

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Degree.

1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Project Management
3 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.70%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (20.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (19.81%) Telecoms
7 20 (18.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
9 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (15.09%) Marketing
11 15 (14.15%) Mathematics
11 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (14.15%) ITIL
12 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
13 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
13 12 (11.32%) SQL
13 12 (11.32%) Mandarin Language
13 12 (11.32%) Billing
13 12 (11.32%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (10.38%) C#
14 11 (10.38%) Oracle
14 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
14 11 (10.38%) SLA
14 11 (10.38%) Publishing
15 10 (9.43%) CRM
15 10 (9.43%) Java
15 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
16 9 (8.49%) Information Security

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (5.66%) SAS
2 4 (3.77%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (20.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (18.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (2.83%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) LTE
2 6 (5.66%) Internet
3 5 (4.72%) 3G
3 5 (4.72%) 4G
3 5 (4.72%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (4.72%) GSM
3 5 (4.72%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (3.77%) HSPA
4 4 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (3.77%) WCDMA
5 3 (2.83%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.89%) INAP
6 2 (1.89%) LDAP
6 2 (1.89%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.94%) 2G
7 1 (0.94%) Broadband
7 1 (0.94%) DHCP
7 1 (0.94%) DNS
7 1 (0.94%) Network Security
7 1 (0.94%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.89%) Big Data
3 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.89%) OLAP
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) Essbase
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.77%) Android Studio
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.77%) Xcode
3 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Grunt
4 1 (0.94%) gulp
4 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.94%) WebStorm
4 1 (0.94%) XMLSpy
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Telecoms
3 16 (15.09%) Marketing
4 12 (11.32%) Billing
4 12 (11.32%) Mandarin Language
5 11 (10.38%) Publishing
6 9 (8.49%) Retail
7 7 (6.60%) Banking
8 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
9 5 (4.72%) French Language
9 5 (4.72%) Games
9 5 (4.72%) German Language
10 4 (3.77%) Digital Economy
10 4 (3.77%) Italian Language
10 4 (3.77%) Spanish Language
11 3 (2.83%) Japanese Language
11 3 (2.83%) Korean Language
11 3 (2.83%) Law
11 3 (2.83%) Legal
11 3 (2.83%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (13.21%) Developer
2 12 (11.32%) Analyst
3 9 (8.49%) Coordinator
3 9 (8.49%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Architect
7 4 (3.77%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Credit Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Designer
7 4 (3.77%) Incident Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) SAP Manager
7 4 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (2.83%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) HTML
2 6 (5.66%) .NET
2 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.66%) WebCenter
3 5 (4.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (4.72%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (4.72%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (3.77%) J2EE
4 4 (3.77%) Web Services
5 3 (2.83%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.83%) JSON
5 3 (2.83%) SOAP
5 3 (2.83%) Spring
6 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.89%) HTML5
6 2 (1.89%) REST
6 2 (1.89%) SPML
7 1 (0.94%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.94%) CSS3
7 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.66%) W3C
4 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.72%) Social Media
5 4 (3.77%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) IVR
7 2 (1.89%) PMI
7 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Handset
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Android
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 3 (2.83%) Unix
2 3 (2.83%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Project Management
2 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.15%) ITIL
3 15 (14.15%) Mathematics
3 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
5 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.43%) CRM
6 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.49%) Information Security
7 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.55%) Workflow
9 7 (6.60%) Analytics
9 7 (6.60%) Content Management
9 7 (6.60%) Economics
9 7 (6.60%) Quality Management
9 7 (6.60%) TDD
9 7 (6.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) SQL
2 11 (10.38%) C#
3 10 (9.43%) Java
4 7 (6.60%) C++
5 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.77%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.77%) C
6 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.94%) R
9 1 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Numerate Degree
2 11 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) Master's Degree
5 5 (4.72%) HNC
6 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.77%) PMP
6 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) HND
8 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.89%) MBA
8 2 (1.89%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.94%) CCNA
9 1 (0.94%) CISA
9 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.94%) CISM
9 1 (0.94%) CISSP
9 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 6 (5.66%) Basel II
2 6 (5.66%) IFRS
2 6 (5.66%) IFRS 9
2 6 (5.66%) PMO
3 5 (4.72%) QA
4 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.94%) COBIT
5 1 (0.94%) GDPR
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.94%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Adobe
4 5 (4.72%) SAP
5 4 (3.77%) Apple
5 4 (3.77%) Ariba
5 4 (3.77%) Concur
5 4 (3.77%) HP
5 4 (3.77%) Serena
6 3 (2.83%) Google
6 3 (2.83%) Nokia
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco
7 2 (1.89%) hybris
7 2 (1.89%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.89%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.94%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.94%) Huawei
8 1 (0.94%) Informatica
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