Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 52 39
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 34 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.68% 1.97% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.64% 8.55% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 27
Swindon median daily rate £420 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £138 £342
90th Percentile £511 £535 £515
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £26.25 - £32.45
90th Percentile £28.75 - £43.80
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 123 152 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.94% 23.03% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 104 188
Swindon median daily rate £420 £413 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.43% -2.19%
10th Percentile £313 £196 £271
90th Percentile £538 £536 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.44% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +30.30% +22.22%
10th Percentile £16.98 £20.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £36.63 £22.25 £41.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £31.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -22.01% +6.00% +117.39%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (35.29%) Project Management
4 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (20.59%) Coaching
7 7 (20.59%) User Stories
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) JIRA
7 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Confluence
7 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (17.65%) Case Management
8 6 (17.65%) User Experience
9 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.71%) Legal
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.76%) Migration
10 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Psychology
10 4 (11.76%) Human Factors
10 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (11.76%) Cognitive Psychology

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 (20.59%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (2.94%) InDesign
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.88%) Firebird
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) JBehave
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Manager
6 3 (8.82%) DBA
6 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) User Researcher
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cassandra DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Digital User Researcher
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) User Experience
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) PMI
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (20.59%) Coaching
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (20.59%) DevOps
6 7 (20.59%) Kanban
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.59%) User Stories
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (17.65%) Case Management
8 4 (11.76%) Cognitive Psychology
8 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Human Factors
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Psychology
9 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) CQL
2 2 (5.88%) Delphi
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) WSO2
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe