Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.63% 3.68% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.59% 15.63% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 22
Swindon median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £138 £325
90th Percentile £543 £644 £484
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £436 £388
% change year-on-year -3.72% +12.58% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £26.25 - £37.00
90th Percentile £28.75 - £41.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00

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 98 160 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.63% 23.53% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 112 169
Swindon median daily rate £420 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +15.52% -11.59%
10th Percentile £311 £287 £259
90th Percentile £542 £549 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £473 £410 £363
% change year-on-year +15.24% +13.10% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 14
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £26.25 - £12.15
90th Percentile £37.75 - £33.95
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +10.00% +129.51%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (44.83%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
6 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (27.59%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Coaching
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (24.14%) User Stories
7 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 7 (24.14%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 7 (24.14%) Confluence
8 6 (20.69%) Case Management
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) User Experience
9 5 (17.24%) PMO
10 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) Legal
10 4 (13.79%) Migration
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (10.34%) PMI
11 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
11 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.34%) ERP

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 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Firebird
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) User Researcher
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Delphi Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Digital User Researcher
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
4 8 (27.59%) Analytical Thinking
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 7 (24.14%) Coaching
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) Kanban
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) User Stories
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Case Management
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 3 (10.34%) Human Factors
8 3 (10.34%) Psychology
8 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Delphi
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) WSO2