Period
to 7 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 7 March 2021 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.

Master's Degree
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 141 195
Rank change year-on-year +45 +54 +3
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 4 5 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.17% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 1.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £650 £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +23.08% -2.50%
10th Percentile £500 £407 £434
90th Percentile £750 £600 £531
England median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year - -9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £54.00 £48.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% +42.65% +11.48%

Master's 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 216 451 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.73% 15.19% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 326 512
Median daily rate £450 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.88%
10th Percentile £133 £233 £258
90th Percentile £600 £638 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 25
Median hourly rate £22.96 £15.23 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.82% -0.49% -3.53%
10th Percentile £15.14 £10.25 £12.20
90th Percentile £29.22 £64.30 £30.40
Median hourly rate £38.96 £31.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +25.68% +16.98% +6.00%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Yorkshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Yorkshire

Master's Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Master's Degree in Yorkshire

Master's 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 Master's Degree within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 7 March 2021. 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 +38 4 £650 +8.33% 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Master's 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 Master's Degree.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 1 (25.00%) Community of Practice
3 1 (25.00%) Product Roadmap

Master's 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Riak
General
1 4 (100.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spine.js
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Case
2 1 (25.00%) Community of Practice
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Erlang
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CSPO
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle