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 6 May 2016 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 25 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.09% 2.27% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 11.54% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £445 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £409 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £445 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £50.78 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.24% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
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
45 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.89% 19.65% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 37
Median daily rate £350 £445 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.39 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.97% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 3 £374 - 5
Bedford - 3 £125 - 12
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (13.79%) Signal Processing
6 4 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
6 4 (13.79%) Subversion
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.79%) Ada
7 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
7 3 (10.34%) IBM Domino
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Lotus

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Domino
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) Simulink
3 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) JProfiler
4 2 (6.90%) YourKit
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) ERP Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) ERP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) ICT Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Akka
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) BAPI
3 1 (3.45%) Guava
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Leaflet
3 1 (3.45%) MFC
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.45%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.45%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
1 3 (10.34%) Physics
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (3.45%) Remote Sensing
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 4 (13.79%) Signal Processing
4 4 (13.79%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) Input Data Acquisition
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) C++
3 4 (13.79%) Ada
3 4 (13.79%) C
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) ABAP
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.90%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) Lotus
2 3 (10.34%) Symantec
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Sun