Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 59 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 9.50% 4.32% 7.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.28% 27.21% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 12
Warwickshire median daily rate £356 £364 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.99% -12.67% +11.74%
10th Percentile £306 £240 £220
90th Percentile £495 £569 £499
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Warwickshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.25 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.73% -19.69% -1.36%
10th Percentile £25.49 £23.88 £28.69
90th Percentile £35.40 £27.13 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.78% -22.30% +1.55%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 103 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 16.59% 15.87% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 87 43
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £238 £245 £219
90th Percentile £511 £568 £521
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.31 £23.75 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.83% -24.46% +151.52%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.00 £25.22
90th Percentile £35.10 £26.00 £34.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Warwickshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +4 17 £533 +52.14% 6
Leamington Spa - 13 £350 -
Atherstone 0 5 £313 -
Gaydon - 3 - -
Nuneaton - 1 £450 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Automotive
2 19 (32.20%) Computer Science
3 16 (27.12%) Scrum
4 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) Java
6 12 (20.34%) Project Management
7 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.95%) Cisco
8 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
8 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.25%) TDD
9 9 (15.25%) Android
9 9 (15.25%) Analytics
9 9 (15.25%) HTML
9 9 (15.25%) C#
9 9 (15.25%) ITIL
9 9 (15.25%) Change Management
9 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
9 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (13.56%) IT Strategy
10 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
10 8 (13.56%) MVC
10 8 (13.56%) Firewall
10 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
10 8 (13.56%) SQL
10 8 (13.56%) .NET
10 8 (13.56%) MySQL

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (11.86%) Apache Spark
1 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) GlassFish
2 6 (10.17%) JBoss
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.17%) WildFly
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) Network Security
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) Intranet
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
4 4 (6.78%) WLAN
5 3 (5.08%) Bluetooth
5 3 (5.08%) HTTP
5 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.39%) VPN
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.69%) 4G
7 1 (1.69%) 5G
7 1 (1.69%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Big Data
2 8 (13.56%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Hudson
1 6 (10.17%) JBehave
1 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
1 6 (10.17%) JUnit
2 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.39%) Gradle
4 1 (1.69%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Moq
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (32.20%) Automotive
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Digital Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Head of Architecture
4 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
1 9 (15.25%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
2 8 (13.56%) jQuery
3 7 (11.86%) Ajax
3 7 (11.86%) RESTful
4 6 (10.17%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) HornetQ
4 6 (10.17%) Java EE
4 6 (10.17%) JAX-RS
4 6 (10.17%) JMS
4 6 (10.17%) RESTEasy
4 6 (10.17%) Spring
4 6 (10.17%) Spring Boot
4 6 (10.17%) WireMock
5 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.47%) Classic ASP
5 5 (8.47%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (11.86%) User Experience
5 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.78%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (3.39%) Animation
7 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.39%) SCADA
7 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.69%) NHS
8 1 (1.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Android
2 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Unix
3 6 (10.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) Scrum
3 12 (20.34%) Project Management
4 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
4 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.25%) Analytics
5 9 (15.25%) Change Management
5 9 (15.25%) ITIL
5 9 (15.25%) TDD
6 8 (13.56%) IT Strategy
6 8 (13.56%) MVC
6 8 (13.56%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.17%) Functional Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.17%) Kanban
7 6 (10.17%) Personalization
7 6 (10.17%) Predictive Analytics
7 6 (10.17%) Software Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Java
2 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Scala
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.78%) CCNA
2 4 (6.78%) CCNP
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.78%) PMP
3 3 (5.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.39%) CCIE
4 2 (3.39%) CCIE Security
4 2 (3.39%) CEH
4 2 (3.39%) CISM
4 2 (3.39%) CISSP
4 2 (3.39%) GCIA
4 2 (3.39%) GIAC
4 2 (3.39%) GSEC
4 2 (3.39%) MCP
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Snort
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (3.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.78%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Lancope
6 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Apple
7 1 (1.69%) NCR
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Tableau