Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 13.25% 3.03% 5.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.75% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £360 £325 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +64.56% -52.98%
10th Percentile £319 £283 £88
90th Percentile £380 £403 £431
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £325 £251
% change year-on-year +10.77% +29.48% -38.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £58.75 - -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 19.28% 5.05% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £360 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +24.00% -25.60%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £88
90th Percentile £380 £453 £480
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - £31.50
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +18.89% -1.10% +196.03%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Stoke-on-Trent

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Degree.

1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (90.91%) WinForms
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 9 (81.82%) AccuRev
3 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
3 9 (81.82%) WPF
4 7 (63.64%) RESTful
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Push Notifications
6 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (9.09%) Android

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) AccuRev
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) WinForms
2 9 (81.82%) WPF
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Xamarin