Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West End of London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 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
Central London > West End of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 6 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West End of London 1.30% 2.42% 5.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 11.76% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Median daily rate £473 £425 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -34.62% +116.67%
10th Percentile £461 £300 £372
90th Percentile £484 £520 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.59 £25.00
% change year-on-year +18.28% +18.36% +38.97%

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 West End of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West End of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West End of London 29.87% 20.56% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 41
Median daily rate £525 £485 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.40% +25.00%
10th Percentile £444 £295 £344
90th Percentile £658 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.23 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.90% -7.89%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +58.69% +17.94% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West End of London

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West End of London.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West End of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in West End of London.

Daily rate trend for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West End of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in West End of London.

Hourly rate trend for Degree in West End of London

Degree
Contract Job Locations in West End of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West End of London region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
Westminster - 1 £473 -
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 West End of London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West End of London 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript