Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 7.09% 5.43% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 10.20% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Stevenage median daily rate £240 £460 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.83% -1.87% +87.50%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £438 £344
% change year-on-year -20.00% +27.27% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £41.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.42% -0.30% +10.00%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +10.34% -10.49%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stevenage
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.81% 53.26% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 13
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £300 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.78% +67.27%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £192
90th Percentile £403 £439 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 18
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +227.27% -36.12% +7.63%
10th Percentile £12.94 £10.00 £18.43
90th Percentile £47.25 £35.83 £41.13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £20.97
% change year-on-year +24.14% -30.85% +29.03%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

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 19 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Degree.

1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
5 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (30.00%) Automotive
5 3 (30.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) ECSS
5 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (30.00%) Avionics
5 3 (30.00%) Cygwin
5 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (30.00%) SysML
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms

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 (20.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Avionics
3 2 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Qt
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) SysML
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) CMMI
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) Physics
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) HND
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ECSS
2 1 (10.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) IBM