Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 4.29% 4.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 30.00% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £251 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.48% -38.02% +40.87%
10th Percentile £283 £99 £304
90th Percentile £403 £325 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.78% -22.30% +1.55%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.51% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 26
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -8.77% +26.11%
10th Percentile £260 £204 £266
90th Percentile £425 £475 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +196.03% -19.11%
10th Percentile £18.10 £33.58 £13.56
90th Percentile £49.50 £124.50 £17.74
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Staffordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Staffordshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Staffordshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -5 3 £325 +64.56% 4
Stafford +2 1 - - 3
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Profibus
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (25.00%) IEC 62304
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Pascal

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (25.00%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau