The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.65% 5.74% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 29.55% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £328 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £198 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.30 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +34.65%
Degree
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 88 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.88% 19.43% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 60 17
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.96% +87.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 4 £450 -21.73% 13
Bedford -6 1 £300 +13.20% 4
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) COBOL
5 2 (12.50%) DB2
5 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) CICS
5 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 2 (12.50%) REXX
5 2 (12.50%) zOS
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) JCL
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 2 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) EMV
2 1 (6.25%) EFT
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
3 2 (12.50%) Campaign Management
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 2 (12.50%) REXX
2 2 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) HNC
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Northgate
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
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