Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.79% 3.90% 4.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.09% 23.72% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 31
Sheffield median daily rate £494 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.24% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £453 £338 £263
90th Percentile £517 £505 £1,000
South Yorkshire median daily rate £494 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +16.24% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Sheffield
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 110 156 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 16.47% 16.46% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 104 131
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £288 £313 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £350
% change year-on-year +9.69% +17.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 - £13.50
10th Percentile £16.00 - £9.75
90th Percentile £36.45 - £15.70
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.93% +7.50% -23.81%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 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 20 November 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Psychology
3 16 (50.00%) User Experience
4 15 (46.88%) Human Factors
4 15 (46.88%) Sociology
4 15 (46.88%) Cognitive Psychology
4 15 (46.88%) Anthropology
5 13 (40.63%) Service Design
6 11 (34.38%) Analytics
7 9 (28.13%) Banking
7 9 (28.13%) Finance
7 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (25.00%) SIEM
8 8 (25.00%) Investment Management
8 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 7 (21.88%) Financial Institution
9 7 (21.88%) CISSP
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.63%) Market Research
11 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (15.63%) Web Design
11 5 (15.63%) Web Analytics
11 5 (15.63%) Blog
11 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
11 5 (15.63%) A/B Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Prototyping

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 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) QlikView
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) User Researcher
2 10 (31.25%) Digital User Researcher
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience Researcher
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) RESTful
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.63%) Blog
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Psychology
3 15 (46.88%) Anthropology
3 15 (46.88%) Cognitive Psychology
3 15 (46.88%) Human Factors
3 15 (46.88%) Sociology
4 13 (40.63%) Service Design
5 11 (34.38%) Analytics
6 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 8 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 8 (25.00%) SIEM
8 5 (15.63%) A/B Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Market Research
8 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Prototyping
8 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Lotus
2 1 (3.13%) Progress