Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.70% 2.74% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 6.35% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £388 £338 £222
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +52.03% -36.57%
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £395 £348
% change year-on-year -5.06% +13.67% +2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £32.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -28.57% +11.32% -6.91%

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 Worcestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 63 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 30.86% 43.15% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 45 42
Worcestershire median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.57% -16.42%
10th Percentile £250 £183 £250
90th Percentile £445 £442 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Worcestershire median hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £21.34 - £13.05
90th Percentile £54.00 - £40.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.13 £18.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -35.34% +43.33%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Worcestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Worcester +4 2 £375 +11.11%
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP