Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 25 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.67% 6.54% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.95% 27.45% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 1
Somerset median daily rate £375 £388 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +222.92% -68.00%
10th Percentile £311 £291 £110
90th Percentile £488 £468 £130
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +9.62% -3.61% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Somerset median hourly rate £22.50 £41.13 £10.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.29% +278.16% -56.50%
10th Percentile £16.65 £39.38 £10.69
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.13 £11.06
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £43.25 £41.15
% change year-on-year -2.89% +5.10% -4.30%

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 107 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.54% 23.83% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 68
Somerset median daily rate £450 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.32% +19.62%
10th Percentile £200 £298 £138
90th Percentile £600 £675 £538
South West median daily rate £500 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 6
Somerset median hourly rate £32.50 £41.91 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.46% +201.15% -65.21%
10th Percentile £12.45 £39.07 £10.69
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.10 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -15.58%

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 21 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 February 2020. 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 -9 7 £375 -3.23% 21
Yeovil -7 4 - - 3
Street +1 1 £475 -19.15% 1
Taunton - 1 £375 - 2
Clevedon - 1 - - 4
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (25.00%) React
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) AS400
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (12.50%) MAPICS
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) DB2
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) ADO
5 2 (12.50%) CSS

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Appian
1 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (12.50%) InVision
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) Sketch
3 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) QGIS
2 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (12.50%) React Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Process Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Lead UX Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Process Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) React
2 2 (12.50%) ADO
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) DAO
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) ODBC
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) OSGi
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
3 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) AS400
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Lidar
3 1 (6.25%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Awareness
3 2 (12.50%) Service Design
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) UX Design
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) MAPICS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens