Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 33 22
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +29
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.56% 3.32% 5.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 15.63% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 21
Southampton median daily rate £400 £500 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +150.00% -63.64%
10th Percentile £267 £340 £138
90th Percentile £525 £595 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Southampton median hourly rate - £44.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.55% -43.46%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +60.78% -46.50%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 69 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.71% 21.24% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 72
Southampton median daily rate £375 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -0.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £305 £284 £213
90th Percentile £503 £538 £568
Hampshire median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 16
Southampton median hourly rate £27.50 £44.12 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.66% +212.21% -65.83%
10th Percentile £26.25 £37.05 £11.69
90th Percentile £28.75 £48.62 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.38 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.38% -12.56%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
2 3 (25.00%) NumPy
2 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) Pandas
2 3 (25.00%) Jupyter
2 3 (25.00%) TensorFlow
2 3 (25.00%) Keras
2 3 (25.00%) PySpark
2 3 (25.00%) Data Science
3 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning

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 3 (25.00%) Jupyter
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) Keras
1 3 (25.00%) NumPy
1 3 (25.00%) Pandas
1 3 (25.00%) PySpark
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) TensorFlow
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Data Science
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Data Munging
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java 8
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CITP
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Aruba
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Databricks
2 1 (8.33%) ESRI
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Meraki
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware