Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 5.66% 1.09% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.13% 15.38% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
York median daily rate £250 £380 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.21% +14.29% +2.31%
North Yorkshire median daily rate £263 £313 £328
% change year-on-year -16.00% -4.58% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
York median hourly rate £14.00 - £54.00
10th Percentile £13.00 - £40.70
90th Percentile £16.65 - £71.30
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £54.00

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 York with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
York
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 32 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 20.13% 7.07% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 29
York median daily rate £250 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -4.41% -15.05%
10th Percentile £115 £300 £225
90th Percentile £387 £400 £455
North Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year +4.00% -5.30% -16.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
York median hourly rate £14.00 - £38.00
10th Percentile £13.00 - £18.65
90th Percentile £16.65 - £67.60
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.91 £13.81 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.69% -18.76% +34.39%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in York

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in York

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in York

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 York region with a requirement for Degree.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Capybara
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Calabash
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Calabash
1 2 (22.22%) Capybara
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) ATDD
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe