Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 +18
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.47% 3.16% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.11% 15.46% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Southampton median daily rate £353 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.55% -5.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £282 £131 £221
90th Percentile £400 £586 £654
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Southampton median hourly rate £48.23 £44.12 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +73.00% -36.25%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -13.98%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 76 97 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.42% 20.46% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 94
Southampton median daily rate £375 £381 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -3.79% +9.31%
10th Percentile £285 £183 £233
90th Percentile £533 £525 £496
Hampshire median daily rate £419 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +6.01% -1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Southampton median hourly rate £46.25 £44.12 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +252.92% -28.57%
10th Percentile £27.71 £39.70 £11.41
90th Percentile £48.59 £49.16 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Southampton

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (30.77%) LabVIEW
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) Physics
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) Docker
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) STB
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Android Development
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) Physics
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CITP
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Grafana
2 1 (7.69%) Graphite
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ESRI
1 1 (7.69%) Google