The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 48 36
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.32% 4.62% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.70% 18.69% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £384 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.79% +33.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -31.40% +27.22%  

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 Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 107 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 34.05% 24.71% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 17
Median daily rate £420 £380 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Shropshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Shropshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Shropshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Shropshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Telford +19 4 £420 +9.44% 2
Shrewsbury - 2 £275 - 3
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Service Design
3 4 (28.57%) BICSI Certification
3 4 (28.57%) BICSI RCDD
3 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Research Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) User Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (7.14%) Leaflet
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) Polymer
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Debian
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Psychology
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) BICSI Certification
2 4 (28.57%) BICSI RCDD
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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