Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 47 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.56% 0.44% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.43% 2.33% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 12
Somerset median daily rate £360 - £318
10th Percentile £191 - £263
90th Percentile £525 - £368
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Somerset median hourly rate £10.88 £12.00 £34.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -65.34% +160.34%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.00 £30.93
90th Percentile £11.06 £12.00 £38.33
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -17.61% +12.82% +4.00%

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 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 134 86 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.53% 18.78% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 42 122
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.35% +4.91%
10th Percentile £160 £216 £301
90th Percentile £550 £499 £450
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 30
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £32.25 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.29% -24.56% +55.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £17.15 £37.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.95 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +36.36% -30.60% +13.21%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Bath +6 13 £345 - 3
Portishead - 3 - -
Taunton - 2 £500 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Military
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Magento
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) WordPress
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (5.56%) iTrent
5 1 (5.56%) Data Deduplication

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) iTrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Semantic Layer
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Commercial Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Document Management
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (5.56%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau