Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 29 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.02% 4.04% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.59% 18.63% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Suffolk median daily rate £431 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -16.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £375 £199 £101
90th Percentile £488 £416 £600
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £35.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £36.67
% change year-on-year +100.00% -45.46% +125.66%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Suffolk
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 102 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 18.18% 21.70% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 42
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -12.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £111 £195 £194
90th Percentile £498 £539 £550
East of England median daily rate £385 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.21% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +204.35% -11.54%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.28 £7.75
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.50 £16.65
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +10.26%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Suffolk

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Suffolk

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Suffolk

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 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
Ipswich +13 16 £431 - 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Degree.

1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Content Development
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) e-Learning
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) CCENT
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
3 3 (18.75%) Animation
3 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Chemistry
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
1 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Process Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Animation
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) e-Learning
1 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Chemistry
3 3 (18.75%) Content Development
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCENT
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft