The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.75% - 9.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -22.95%
Degree
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 19.30% 16.22% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate £245 £370 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +117.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) CBAP
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CBAP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft