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 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.52% 0.92% 5.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.22% 3.77% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Median daily rate £488 £391 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.60% -17.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £384 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £398 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  

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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 53 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 23.12% 24.31% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 88
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Ansible
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) NHS
5 2 (9.52%) ESRI
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Linux

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) QGIS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Spatial Data
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Delivery Director
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Development Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Geospatial Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Director
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Broadcast Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Principal SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Spatial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) SAML
3 1 (4.76%) Sensu
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) MPEG
4 1 (4.76%) STB
4 1 (4.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.52%) Use Case
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) R
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) CRISC
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) ESRI
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com