The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.95% 3.23% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.88% 18.42% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Median daily rate £500 £405 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  

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 South Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 67 76 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 20.74% 17.55% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 36
Median daily rate £450 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +28.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in South Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in South Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in South Yorkshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Sheffield +9 14 £500 +23.45% 20
Doncaster - 1 £340 - 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
4 13 (37.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) Scrum
6 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
7 10 (28.57%) RESTful
7 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
8 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 9 (25.71%) User Experience
9 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.00%) CSS
10 6 (17.14%) Psychology
10 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
10 6 (17.14%) Service Design
10 6 (17.14%) Cognitive Psychology
11 5 (14.29%) Anthropology
11 5 (14.29%) Sociology
11 5 (14.29%) Human Factors
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) JMS
12 4 (11.43%) Unix
12 4 (11.43%) Linux
12 4 (11.43%) HTML5
12 4 (11.43%) REST

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (8.57%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Documentum
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
2 1 (2.86%) FileNet
2 1 (2.86%) Liferay
2 1 (2.86%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.86%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.86%) EPLAN
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (2.86%) Spock
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) User Researcher
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Interaction Designer
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (5.71%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Digital User Researcher
6 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior User Researcher
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) RESTful
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) JMS
5 4 (11.43%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
6 3 (8.57%) Sass
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) JDBC
8 1 (2.86%) SOAP
8 1 (2.86%) XML
8 1 (2.86%) XSD
8 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Cognitive Psychology
5 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
5 6 (17.14%) Psychology
5 6 (17.14%) Service Design
6 5 (14.29%) Anthropology
6 5 (14.29%) Human Factors
6 5 (14.29%) Sociology
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.86%) ES6
5 1 (2.86%) Go
5 1 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.86%) OpenText
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Solace
3 1 (2.86%) Vignette
3 1 (2.86%) Xerox