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 3 months to 28 April 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.

Degree
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 14 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.23% 3.89% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.93% 16.05% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £370 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £620 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.50 £31.85
% change year-on-year -22.87% +11.45%  

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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 81 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 16.31% 24.25% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 35
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +111.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 28 April 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 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Spring
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.86%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) Smart Meter
4 5 (17.86%) CMS
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 5 (17.86%) Content Management
4 5 (17.86%) Ant
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Apache
4 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) User Experience
5 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering

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 5 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) CMS
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Ant
1 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JBehave
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Designer
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
1 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
1 5 (17.86%) UX Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Developer in Test
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Marketing Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Sales Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) Spring
2 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS3
3 2 (7.14%) Django
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Qt
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Smart Meter
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) PMI
4 2 (7.14%) RIA
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Copywriting
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MBA
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) P3O
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) SAP