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 22 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24  
Contract jobs citing Degree 88 100 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.37% 3.58% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.88% 23.42% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 44
Median daily rate £428 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £30.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.31% +9.09%  

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 285 427 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.17% 15.29% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 295 282
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.42% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.06 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +17 64 £425 +6.25% 45
South Yorkshire +10 15 £500 +17.64% 26
East Yorkshire 0 6 £180 -57.64% 4
North Yorkshire +4 1 £475 +33.33% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 88 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (23.94%) SQL
4 42 (22.34%) Finance
5 32 (17.02%) User Experience
6 31 (16.49%) Psychology
6 31 (16.49%) Project Management
7 30 (15.96%) Scrum
8 27 (14.36%) Service Design
8 27 (14.36%) Cognitive Psychology
8 27 (14.36%) .NET
9 26 (13.83%) Human Factors
9 26 (13.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (13.30%) Ethnography
10 25 (13.30%) Oracle
10 25 (13.30%) Java
10 25 (13.30%) Data Modelling
11 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 24 (12.77%) Usability Testing
12 23 (12.23%) Computer Science
12 23 (12.23%) Market Research
12 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
13 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
13 22 (11.70%) C#
13 22 (11.70%) Mathematics
13 22 (11.70%) Quantitative Research
14 21 (11.17%) Guerrilla Research
14 21 (11.17%) Qualitative Research
14 21 (11.17%) Data Quality
14 21 (11.17%) Customer Insight

Degree
Co-occurring 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 13 (6.91%) SAS
2 9 (4.79%) ArcGIS
2 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.13%) CMS
3 4 (2.13%) IIS
4 3 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.53%) Documentum
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) Liferay
6 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.53%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) Stata
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.06%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.53%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) Internet
2 6 (3.19%) Firewall
3 5 (2.66%) VLAN
4 4 (2.13%) DHCP
4 4 (2.13%) DNS
4 4 (2.13%) LAN
4 4 (2.13%) WAN
4 4 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.06%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) 2G
6 1 (0.53%) 3G
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
6 1 (0.53%) DMZ
6 1 (0.53%) GPRS
6 1 (0.53%) HSPA
6 1 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.38%) MS Access
2 12 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.79%) GIS
4 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.66%) Riak
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.13%) Big Data
7 4 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.60%) DTS
8 3 (1.60%) MySQL
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.60%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.66%) Grunt
4 4 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.60%) gulp
5 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.60%) Toad
6 2 (1.06%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.06%) Mocha
6 2 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.06%) Protractor
6 2 (1.06%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (22.34%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Retail
3 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) Legal
4 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.60%) Billing
5 3 (1.60%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) iGaming
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (22.34%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) Analyst
3 30 (15.96%) User Researcher
4 20 (10.64%) User Experience Researcher
5 16 (8.51%) Architect
6 15 (7.98%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.45%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.85%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.79%) GIS Technician
10 9 (4.79%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.26%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.26%) Designer
12 6 (3.19%) Consultant
12 6 (3.19%) Information Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Tester
12 6 (3.19%) UX Designer
13 5 (2.66%) Business Information Analyst
13 5 (2.66%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.36%) .NET
2 19 (10.11%) Web Services
3 18 (9.57%) HTML
4 14 (7.45%) CSS
5 12 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 12 (6.38%) RESTful
6 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (4.79%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (4.79%) jQuery
7 9 (4.79%) XML
8 7 (3.72%) Entity Framework
9 6 (3.19%) Flask
9 6 (3.19%) HTML5
9 6 (3.19%) Sass
10 4 (2.13%) CSS3
10 4 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.13%) REST
10 4 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.02%) User Experience
3 23 (12.23%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.04%) NHS
5 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.60%) IVR
6 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.06%) Tandem
7 2 (1.06%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.26%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Linux
2 7 (3.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) SUSE
4 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.49%) Project Management
2 31 (16.49%) Psychology
3 30 (15.96%) Scrum
4 27 (14.36%) Cognitive Psychology
4 27 (14.36%) Service Design
5 26 (13.83%) Human Factors
6 25 (13.30%) Data Modelling
6 25 (13.30%) Ethnography
7 24 (12.77%) Usability Testing
8 23 (12.23%) Market Research
9 22 (11.70%) Mathematics
9 22 (11.70%) Quantitative Research
10 21 (11.17%) Customer Insight
10 21 (11.17%) Guerrilla Research
10 21 (11.17%) Qualitative Research
11 20 (10.64%) Actionable Customer Insight
12 19 (10.11%) Test Automation
13 16 (8.51%) Change Management
14 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.94%) SQL
2 25 (13.30%) Java
3 22 (11.70%) C#
3 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.51%) Python
5 11 (5.85%) VBA
6 5 (2.66%) Ruby
6 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.66%) VB
7 4 (2.13%) Delphi
8 3 (1.60%) Go
8 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) Scala
8 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.53%) ES6
10 1 (0.53%) Korn
10 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (6.91%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.72%) ISEB
5 6 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.66%) HNC
6 5 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.06%) HND
9 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.06%) PMP
10 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) MCIPD
10 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.17%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.19%) PMO
4 4 (2.13%) QA
5 3 (1.60%) GDPR
5 3 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.06%) SLA
7 1 (0.53%) FATCA
7 1 (0.53%) IFRS
7 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.53%) P3O
7 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Ansible
2 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (13.30%) Oracle
2 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.38%) SAP
4 5 (2.66%) Cognos
4 5 (2.66%) Informatica
5 4 (2.13%) IBM
5 4 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.13%) Tableau
6 3 (1.60%) Adobe
6 3 (1.60%) Ariba
6 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (1.06%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.06%) HP
7 2 (1.06%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.06%) Talend
8 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.53%) Dell
8 1 (0.53%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (0.53%) OpenText
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £31 to £39 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £216 per day
Posted: 6 days ago