The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 8.75% 3.92% 20.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.17% 8.33% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  

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 Woking.

Academic & Professional Certification
Woking
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 24 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 30.00% 47.06% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Median daily rate £190 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.77% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Woking

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Woking

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Woking region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) NFC
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Xilinx
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) FlexRay
4 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
4 1 (9.09%) MISRA
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) CATIA
2 1 (9.09%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
1 2 (18.18%) NFC
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Finance Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Finance Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Finance Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Verilog
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) IEC 61508
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) EMC
1 1 (9.09%) Xilinx