Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 31 45
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.13% 4.79% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.02% 28.97% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 19
Swindon median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £138
90th Percentile £635 £511 £610
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £420 £436
% change year-on-year +30.95% -3.72% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +63.64% - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Swindon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 111 107 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.82% 16.54% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 104
Swindon median daily rate £425 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +10.67%
10th Percentile £329 £307 £290
90th Percentile £575 £540 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £480 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +6.61% +9.76% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Swindon median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £29.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +60.68% -24.03% +2.67%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Swindon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Swindon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Swindon over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Swindon

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Legal
4 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) QA
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Automotive
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) ERP
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
6 2 (10.00%) Firmware
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Apigee
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) TACACS
2 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Automotive
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Kernel Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infoblox Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Packager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Packager
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Android NDK
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Swagger
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Android Development
4 2 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (10.00%) Contract Management
4 2 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Tcl
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE Security
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCDST
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) VMware