Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 38 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.56% 3.47% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.14% 21.11% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 33
South Yorkshire median daily rate £494 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £405 £321 £265
90th Percentile £558 £498 £1,000
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% -5.00% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +33.26% -59.21% +142.50%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 140 199 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.81% 16.46% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 151
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £245 £306 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +7.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £16.00 £16.75 £10.83
90th Percentile £36.45 £24.00 £28.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.53 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% -6.24% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Sheffield +13 34 £494 +16.24% 3
Doncaster - 3 £575 - 2
Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Psychology
3 17 (44.74%) User Experience
4 16 (42.11%) Sociology
4 16 (42.11%) Cognitive Psychology
4 16 (42.11%) Anthropology
4 16 (42.11%) Human Factors
5 14 (36.84%) Service Design
6 13 (34.21%) Analytics
7 12 (31.58%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Banking
8 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (23.68%) Client/Server
9 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
9 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (23.68%) Investment Management
9 9 (23.68%) SIEM
10 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.05%) Financial Institution
10 8 (21.05%) CISSP
11 7 (18.42%) Web Design
11 7 (18.42%) Web Analytics
11 7 (18.42%) Blog
11 7 (18.42%) Usability Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (18.42%) Market Research
11 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 7 (18.42%) Prototyping
12 5 (13.16%) Actionable Insight
12 5 (13.16%) A/B Testing

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 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) SMS
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.63%) QlikView
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) User Researcher
2 11 (28.95%) Digital User Researcher
3 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience Researcher
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) User Experience
2 9 (23.68%) Client/Server
3 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (18.42%) Blog
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Psychology
3 16 (42.11%) Anthropology
3 16 (42.11%) Cognitive Psychology
3 16 (42.11%) Human Factors
3 16 (42.11%) Sociology
4 14 (36.84%) Service Design
5 13 (34.21%) Analytics
6 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (23.68%) Investment Management
7 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
7 9 (23.68%) SIEM
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.42%) Market Research
8 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.42%) Prototyping
8 7 (18.42%) Usability Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Web Analytics
8 7 (18.42%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSD
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) Progress