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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 5 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 43 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 12.32% 6.06% 8.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.56% 30.30% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 £375
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 19
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -34.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.69 £19.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.19 £19.96 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.40% +25.58%  

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 Warwickshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 71 66 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 20.34% 20.00% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 30
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.71 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% -41.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.93 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.11 £19.73 £37.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone +11 16 £438 -
Warwick -1 11 £400 +10.34% 3
Leamington Spa - 5 £175 -
Stratford-upon-Avon +4 2 £600 - 5
Rugby - 1 - - 1
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (36.84%) Project Management
2 17 (29.82%) Computer Science
3 15 (26.32%) Automotive
4 12 (21.05%) Finance
5 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
5 11 (19.30%) Network Security
5 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
6 10 (17.54%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (15.79%) Electronics
7 9 (15.79%) Change Management
7 9 (15.79%) Migration
7 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
7 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.79%) Linux
8 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
9 7 (12.28%) Windows
9 7 (12.28%) Human Factors
9 7 (12.28%) User Experience
10 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) VMware
11 5 (8.77%) IBM
11 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.77%) Oracle
11 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.77%) SLA

Degree
Top Related 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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) JBoss
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.51%) MS Office
5 1 (1.75%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.75%) Maya
5 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Network Security
2 4 (7.02%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Informix
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Selenium
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (26.32%) Automotive
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Electronics
4 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.02%) Games
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.75%) Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Architect
2 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Scientist
6 3 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Development Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Information Officer
6 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.26%) QA Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Research Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Transformation Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) UX Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) UX Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) CSS
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.51%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
3 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.28%) User Experience
5 3 (5.26%) Infotainment
5 3 (5.26%) NHS
5 3 (5.26%) Robotics
6 2 (3.51%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.51%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.75%) Animation
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.75%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Project Management
2 10 (17.54%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Change Management
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.28%) Human Factors
5 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Escalation Management
6 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.77%) Programme Governance
6 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.77%) Use Case
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.02%) Presales
7 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.02%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PMP
2 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) Basel II
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.51%) SRDF
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) EMC
5 3 (5.26%) Tableau
6 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) Teradata
6 2 (3.51%) Veritas
7 1 (1.75%) Alias
7 1 (1.75%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.75%) Cognos
7 1 (1.75%) NCR
7 1 (1.75%) QNX