The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 14.29% 6.06% 10.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 16.67% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £460 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +92.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +1.42%  

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 Stevenage.

Academic & Professional Certification
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17 12 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 48.57% 36.36% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Stevenage

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
4 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
4 3 (37.50%) Automotive
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Avionics
4 3 (37.50%) Cygwin
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (37.50%) ECSS
5 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
1 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) Avionics
3 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Validation Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Qt
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat