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 3 months to 29 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.15% 1.54% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 7.84% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £160 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +181.25% -62.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £155 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £165 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  

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 Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 51 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 18.90% 19.62% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 68 53
Median daily rate £280 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 - £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.88 - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +12 4 £450 +181.25% 7
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Relationship Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCENT
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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