Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.23% 6.61% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 17.78% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £279 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.55% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £37.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +4.11%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 36.56% 37.19% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 17
Worcestershire median daily rate £213 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.38% -14.71% +41.67%
10th Percentile £180 £213 £217
90th Percentile £308 £488 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year +3.76% +4.19% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -51.05% +23.28%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £22.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year +37.08% -29.23% +25.76%

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 January 2018. 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 -1 3 £279 -23.10% 11
Degree
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 13485
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft