The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.35% 3.63% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.92% 20.51% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Median daily rate £500 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.20% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 78 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 19.84% 17.69% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 26
Median daily rate £475 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.00%  
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Sheffield

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Sheffield

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Degree.

1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) User Experience
3 26 (65.00%) Psychology
4 24 (60.00%) Cognitive Psychology
4 24 (60.00%) Service Design
5 14 (35.00%) Anthropology
5 14 (35.00%) Sociology
5 14 (35.00%) Human Factors
5 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (30.00%) Usability Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (27.50%) Prototyping
8 10 (25.00%) Guerrilla Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Guerrilla Research
8 10 (25.00%) Market Research
8 10 (25.00%) User Stories
8 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Web Development
10 6 (15.00%) Scrum
11 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.50%) CSS
11 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.50%) Oracle
12 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
13 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.50%) Documentum
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) FileNet
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Liferay
2 1 (2.50%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.50%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Gradle
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Mockito
2 1 (2.50%) Spock
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) User Researcher
2 10 (25.00%) Senior User Researcher
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Digital User Researcher
6 1 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Head of Design
6 1 (2.50%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Field Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.00%) CSS3
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) JMS
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.50%) JDBC
5 1 (2.50%) Meteor
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) React
5 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Psychology
3 24 (60.00%) Cognitive Psychology
3 24 (60.00%) Service Design
4 14 (35.00%) Anthropology
4 14 (35.00%) Human Factors
4 14 (35.00%) Sociology
4 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
5 12 (30.00%) Usability Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Prototyping
7 10 (25.00%) Guerrilla Research
7 10 (25.00%) Guerrilla Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Market Research
7 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 10 (25.00%) User Stories
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.50%) ES6
5 1 (2.50%) Go
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) FATCA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.50%) OpenText
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.50%) Solace
3 1 (2.50%) Vignette
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Xerox
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