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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 31 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.28% 2.08% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 12.31% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 19
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £51.30 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
46 65 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.11% 16.93% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 60
Median daily rate £410 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +55.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.25 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Bedford +3 2 £375 +76.47% 3
Luton -3 1 £338 -10.00% 4
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Lotus
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
4 3 (18.75%) IBM Domino
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) JProfiler
5 2 (12.50%) YourKit
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Python

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 (18.75%) IBM Domino
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) JProfiler
3 2 (12.50%) YourKit
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Akka
1 1 (6.25%) Guava
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Sensing
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) MBA
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (6.25%) GxP
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Lotus
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Xamarin