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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 32 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 22 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.31% 3.44% 3.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.40% 15.00% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £383 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £305 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £450 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
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
94 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.40% 22.90% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 36
Average daily rate £338 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £253 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedford - 8 £280 - 3
Dunstable +9 3 £245 -
Luton -22 3 £469 +4.16% 10
Shefford - 1 £375 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Finance
4 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) J2EE
5 6 (14.29%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.90%) JUnit
6 5 (11.90%) JSP
6 5 (11.90%) Servlets
6 5 (11.90%) Struts
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Sun
6 5 (11.90%) ISEB
6 5 (11.90%) Sun Certification
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (11.90%) Validation
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.90%) Spring
6 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (9.52%) Moodle
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) Simulink
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) DMZ
2 1 (2.38%) Telnet
2 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JUnit
1 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Firebug
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Interactive Media
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) J2EE
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) JSP
2 5 (11.90%) Servlets
2 5 (11.90%) Struts
2 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.90%) Spring
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) EJB
4 2 (4.76%) Flash
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Firmware
4 2 (4.76%) VHDL
4 2 (4.76%) VLE
4 2 (4.76%) Economics
4 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Animation
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) e-Health
5 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) UML
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 3 (7.14%) Revenue Management
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
1 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) Ada
3 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Sun Certification
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CBAP
3 1 (2.38%) VCP5
3 1 (2.38%) ACCA
3 1 (2.38%) CISA
3 1 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.76%) DO-254
2 1 (2.38%) P3O
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) VMFS
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Sun
4 4 (9.52%) CA
5 3 (7.14%) Planview
6 2 (4.76%) Xilinx
6 2 (4.76%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Google
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