Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 57 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.65% 2.41% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.27% 19.12% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 11
Southampton median daily rate £538 £376 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -24.75% +53.85%
10th Percentile £367 £291 £131
90th Percentile £648 £400 £688
Hampshire median daily rate £456 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +14.06% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Southampton median hourly rate £19.64 £48.23 £44.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.28% +9.33% +135.28%
10th Percentile £18.59 £48.23 £42.01
90th Percentile £20.70 £48.23 £46.17
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -4.76%

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 131 68 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.91% 12.59% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 49
Southampton median daily rate £420 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -4.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £274 £260
90th Percentile £638 £559 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 6
Southampton median hourly rate £39.00 £46.25 £44.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.68% +4.84% +252.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £27.71 £39.13
90th Percentile £49.87 £48.59 £48.09
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.46 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.09% +6.25% -5.88%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019, 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 9 (45.00%) Azure
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) NumPy
4 5 (25.00%) Pandas
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Intel
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Docker
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (15.00%) Java 8
6 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
6 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
7 2 (10.00%) PySpark
7 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.00%) TM Forum
7 2 (10.00%) Data Science
7 2 (10.00%) Jupyter
7 2 (10.00%) Keras

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 2 (10.00%) Jupyter
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) git-flow
1 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) NumPy
1 5 (25.00%) Pandas
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Keras
2 2 (10.00%) PySpark
2 2 (10.00%) TensorFlow
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSL
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) Frameworx
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) TM Forum
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Data Science
5 2 (10.00%) eTOM
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) Physics
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java 8
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) HND
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.00%) VCP5
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Intel
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Tableau
3 2 (10.00%) Thunderhead