The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / Yorkshire
Rank 40 54 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18  
Contract jobs citing Degree 100 95 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.63% 3.37% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.15% 21.11% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 69 41
Median daily rate £375 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £623 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 £375
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.12 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.53% -48.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.82 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.42 £13.00 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.40% +25.58%  

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 321 450 399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.86% 15.98% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 285 275
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £32.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +11 68 £375 -16.66% 49
South Yorkshire -3 19 £425 +8.97% 14
East Yorkshire +6 5 £345 -13.75% 8
North Yorkshire +9 4 £375 -6.25% 10
Humberside +1 1 £350 -22.22%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 85 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (24.87%) User Experience
3 47 (24.35%) Psychology
4 44 (22.80%) Service Design
5 43 (22.28%) Cognitive Psychology
6 41 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (18.13%) SQL
8 33 (17.10%) Usability Testing
9 32 (16.58%) Human Factors
10 30 (15.54%) Finance
11 29 (15.03%) Market Research
12 28 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (13.99%) Guerrilla Research
14 25 (12.95%) Project Management
15 23 (11.92%) Ethnography
16 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
16 21 (10.88%) .NET
17 20 (10.36%) Microsoft
17 20 (10.36%) GIS
17 20 (10.36%) ArcGIS
17 20 (10.36%) Service Delivery
18 19 (9.84%) Scrum
18 19 (9.84%) Java
18 19 (9.84%) Security Cleared
19 18 (9.33%) ITIL
20 17 (8.81%) Oracle
20 17 (8.81%) Linux
20 17 (8.81%) Customer Insight
21 16 (8.29%) JavaScript
22 15 (7.77%) CSS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 20 (10.36%) ArcGIS
2 11 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.07%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Documentum
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) FileNet
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.52%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
4 2 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.04%) Stata
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Primavera
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) Internet
1 4 (2.07%) LDAP
2 3 (1.55%) DNS
2 3 (1.55%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.55%) SMTP
2 3 (1.55%) SNMP
2 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) SAN
3 2 (1.04%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) 2G
4 1 (0.52%) 3G
4 1 (0.52%) 4G
4 1 (0.52%) GPRS
4 1 (0.52%) HSPA
4 1 (0.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.52%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.36%) GIS
3 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.11%) Big Data
4 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.07%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.07%) HBase
6 4 (2.07%) MySQL
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.11%) Grunt
2 6 (3.11%) gulp
2 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
3 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.07%) JIRA
3 4 (2.07%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.55%) Gradle
4 3 (1.55%) JUnit
4 3 (1.55%) Maven
4 3 (1.55%) Mockito
4 3 (1.55%) Spock
4 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (15.54%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.07%) Back Office
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Games
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.52%) iGaming
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (23.83%) User Researcher
2 27 (13.99%) Developer
3 25 (12.95%) Analyst
4 20 (10.36%) GIS Technician
5 19 (9.84%) User Experience Researcher
6 13 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.70%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.18%) Senior User Researcher
9 8 (4.15%) Consultant
9 8 (4.15%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.15%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Digital User Researcher
11 5 (2.59%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.59%) Tester
12 4 (2.07%) IT Manager
12 4 (2.07%) Linux Specialist
12 4 (2.07%) Project Coordinator
12 4 (2.07%) SQL DBA
12 4 (2.07%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.88%) .NET
2 15 (7.77%) CSS
3 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
3 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (5.18%) Entity Framework
4 10 (5.18%) HTML
4 10 (5.18%) Web Services
5 8 (4.15%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.63%) Sass
6 7 (3.63%) XML
7 6 (3.11%) LESS
7 6 (3.11%) SignalR
8 5 (2.59%) Angular 2
8 5 (2.59%) RxJS
9 4 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.07%) REST
9 4 (2.07%) RESTful
9 4 (2.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.87%) User Experience
2 41 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.22%) NHS
5 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.04%) IVR
6 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.52%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.81%) Linux
2 11 (5.70%) Windows
3 10 (5.18%) Unix
4 4 (2.07%) CentOS
4 4 (2.07%) SUSE
4 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) AIX
5 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Solaris
6 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.04%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.35%) Psychology
3 44 (22.80%) Service Design
4 43 (22.28%) Cognitive Psychology
5 33 (17.10%) Usability Testing
6 32 (16.58%) Human Factors
7 29 (15.03%) Market Research
8 28 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (13.99%) Guerrilla Research
10 25 (12.95%) Project Management
11 23 (11.92%) Ethnography
12 20 (10.36%) Service Delivery
13 19 (9.84%) Scrum
14 18 (9.33%) ITIL
15 17 (8.81%) Customer Insight
16 14 (7.25%) Anthropology
16 14 (7.25%) Sociology
17 13 (6.74%) Front End Development
17 13 (6.74%) User Stories
18 11 (5.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.13%) SQL
2 19 (9.84%) Java
3 16 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.25%) C#
4 14 (7.25%) Python
5 6 (3.11%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.07%) Ruby
7 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.55%) Korn
8 3 (1.55%) Scala
9 2 (1.04%) C
9 2 (1.04%) Go
9 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (0.52%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.52%) ES6
10 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.63%) ISEB
4 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.59%) HNC
5 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.55%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.55%) MCITP
6 3 (1.55%) MCTS
6 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) IIBA
8 1 (0.52%) MCIPD
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PMP
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.59%) SLA
4 4 (2.07%) PMO
5 3 (1.55%) FATCA
5 3 (1.55%) GDPR
5 3 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.07%) HDFS
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Ansible
1 4 (2.07%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (2.07%) Nagios
1 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.07%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Grafana
2 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.81%) Oracle
3 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.07%) Adobe
4 4 (2.07%) Splunk
5 3 (1.55%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.55%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.55%) Solace
5 3 (1.55%) VMware
6 2 (1.04%) CA
6 2 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.04%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) EMC
7 1 (0.52%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.52%) Informatica
7 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.52%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.52%) Nokia Networks
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