Period
to 3 August 2020

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 6 months to 3 August 2020 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
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 73 53
Rank change year-on-year +52 -20 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 96 117 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.36% 2.81% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.43% 21.43% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 132
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.72%
10th Percentile £240 £215 £290
90th Percentile £584 £525 £575
England median daily rate £455 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 20
Median hourly rate £15.92 £28.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% -6.56% +69.44%
10th Percentile £10.13 £16.75 £14.94
90th Percentile £30.13 £53.55 £41.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +15.07% +20.19%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 296 546 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.62% 13.11% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 396 450
Median daily rate £485 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% - -
10th Percentile £243 £193 £275
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 54
Median hourly rate £15.92 £17.75 £17.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +1.40% +0.03%
10th Percentile £10.33 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.73 £40.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year - +52.64% -20.93%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Degree in Yorkshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Degree in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +42 66 £448 +10.49% 24
South Yorkshire +31 15 £500 +25.00% 13
North Yorkshire +9 13 £411 +2.87% 9
East Yorkshire +3 3 - - 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 34 (35.42%) Service Design
2 31 (32.29%) User Experience
3 26 (27.08%) Prototyping
3 26 (27.08%) Finance
4 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
5 21 (21.88%) HTML
5 21 (21.88%) CSS
5 21 (21.88%) Systems Thinking
6 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 16 (16.67%) Public Sector
8 15 (15.63%) Change Management
9 14 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 13 (13.54%) Cognitive Psychology
10 13 (13.54%) Market Research
10 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
10 13 (13.54%) Psychology
10 13 (13.54%) Project Management
11 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 10 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (9.38%) Java
13 9 (9.38%) SQL
13 9 (9.38%) Qualitative Research
13 9 (9.38%) DevOps
14 8 (8.33%) SDLC
14 8 (8.33%) Postgraduate
14 8 (8.33%) CISA

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 4 (4.17%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) SPSS
4 1 (1.04%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.08%) Primavera
2 1 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Azure
2 4 (4.17%) AWS
2 4 (4.17%) GCP
3 3 (3.13%) Office 365
3 3 (3.13%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.08%) Basecamp
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.04%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Power BI
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.08%) GIS
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Humanities
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Military
7 1 (1.04%) Police
7 1 (1.04%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Designer
2 12 (12.50%) User Researcher
3 10 (10.42%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.17%) Consultant
5 4 (4.17%) Interaction Designer
5 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.17%) Senior Designer
5 4 (4.17%) UX Designer
6 3 (3.13%) Data Scientist
6 3 (3.13%) Developer
6 3 (3.13%) Digital Designer
6 3 (3.13%) Digital User Researcher
6 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.08%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (2.08%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.08%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) CSS
1 21 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (7.29%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) React
4 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.04%) D3.js
4 1 (1.04%) ggplot
4 1 (1.04%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.04%) Node.js
4 1 (1.04%) NumPy
4 1 (1.04%) Redux
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.04%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Handset
4 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.13%) Unix
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Service Design
2 26 (27.08%) Prototyping
3 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.88%) Systems Thinking
5 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.63%) Change Management
7 14 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 13 (13.54%) Cognitive Psychology
8 13 (13.54%) Market Research
8 13 (13.54%) Project Management
8 13 (13.54%) Psychology
9 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 10 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.38%) DevOps
11 9 (9.38%) Qualitative Research
12 8 (8.33%) SDLC
12 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
13 7 (7.29%) Front End Development
13 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.38%) Java
2 9 (9.38%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) Python
3 5 (5.21%) R
4 1 (1.04%) ABAP
4 1 (1.04%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) CISA
3 8 (8.33%) CISM
3 8 (8.33%) CISSP
3 8 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 8 (8.33%) Postgraduate
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.25%) NVQ Level 4
5 5 (5.21%) CRISC
5 5 (5.21%) CSSLP
5 5 (5.21%) GIAC
5 5 (5.21%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (5.21%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (5.21%) GWAPT
5 5 (5.21%) ISACA
6 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) COBIT
1 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.08%) NIST
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) FISMA
2 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Netsparker
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) Adobe
4 2 (2.08%) BiZZdesign
4 2 (2.08%) Capita
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco
4 2 (2.08%) Databricks
5 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) Sparx