The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Basildon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 8 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 11.69% 3.77% 9.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 8.70% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.06% 43.40% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Average daily rate £120 £90 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -68.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
Essex

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Basildon region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) J2EE
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) OOD
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) RUP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) RequisitePro
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) XHTML
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Ajax
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) TopLink
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) JAXB
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
1 3 (15.79%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) RUP
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Facebook
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) Minitab
2 1 (5.26%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) AccuRev