Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.21% 4.13% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 15.79% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Southampton median daily rate £413 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89% +31.94%
10th Percentile £131 £221 £305
90th Percentile £586 £654 £584
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £395 £418
% change year-on-year +1.27% -5.39% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £25.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.00% -36.25% +110.53%
10th Percentile £42.01 £10.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £46.17 £25.50 £46.02
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £44.60
% change year-on-year - -10.31% +112.38%

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 90 133 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.23% 26.13% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 94 172
Southampton median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £179 £233 £288
90th Percentile £525 £496 £430
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.92% -28.57% -32.69%
10th Percentile £39.70 £11.41 £11.53
90th Percentile £49.16 £25.50 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +28.00% +38.89%

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 18 November 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 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) OOD
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) CTI
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (20.00%) FishEye
5 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) CTI
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) FishEye
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (20.00%) WiX
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Development Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Principal SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (20.00%) OOD
2 3 (20.00%) OWASP
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) CRISC
4 1 (6.67%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) zsh
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) SAP