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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 33 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.11% 4.93% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.31% 28.57% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £198 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £598 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +76.92%
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
65 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.15% 17.26% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 19
Average daily rate £400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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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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
Luton -4 4 £450 -23.40% 1
Bedford -8 1 £300 +13.20% 4
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) QA
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) COBOL
4 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (12.50%) DB2
4 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) CICS
4 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (12.50%) REXX
4 2 (12.50%) zOS
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) JCL
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
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%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
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%) PowerCenter
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
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%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
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%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
2 2 (12.50%) Campaign Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
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
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) APMP
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Northgate
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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