Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.87% 2.44% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 10.00% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Somerset median daily rate £536 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.11% +30.43% +53.33%
10th Percentile £365 £450 £291
90th Percentile £738 £450 £434
South West median daily rate £413 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +13.79% -14.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Somerset median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +0.74%
10th Percentile £35.80 £35.49 £24.55
90th Percentile £43.10 £43.00 £41.45
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.33% +15.38%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 69 110 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.78% 24.39% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 77 72
Somerset median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £186 £181 £210
90th Percentile £738 £534 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 37
Somerset median hourly rate £42.13 £40.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -14.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.19 £35.49 £37.65
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.38 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.54% -5.01% -4.31%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +13 5 £725 -
Yeovil -4 4 - - 2
Street - 4 £572 - 1
Bath -5 2 £363 -19.44% 2
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Data Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (26.67%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (26.67%) Serverless
6 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (20.00%) Terraform
6 3 (20.00%) CircleCI
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) Kafka
6 3 (20.00%) System Testing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Appian
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (26.67%) Serverless
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) 802.15
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) CircleCI
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Coach
2 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Python Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) OSGi
2 1 (6.67%) React
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) Data Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Statistics
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft