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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 31 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.76% 0.83% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.90% 5.26% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £345 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  

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 Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 84 38 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 40.00% 15.77% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 20 80
Median daily rate £416 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £619 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 30
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.27% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Bath +14 10 £345 - 6
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (31.25%) VBA
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Magento
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) WordPress
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (6.25%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.25%) Artifactory

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 (18.75%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Commercial Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Project Controller
4 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) VBA
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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