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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 18 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.33% 1.57% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.15% 16.22% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £513 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +32.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.98% +15.34%
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 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.81% 9.71% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 23
Average daily rate £373 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 3
Average hourly rate £46.50 £19.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -51.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 8 £325 - 7
Bedford +4 1 £125 -70.58% 8
Dunstable - 1 - - 2
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) Validation
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
6 5 (18.52%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (18.52%) C
6 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) UML
6 5 (18.52%) Ada
6 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) CSS
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) Simulink
3 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (18.52%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) BAPI
3 1 (3.70%) Leaflet
3 1 (3.70%) MFC
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.70%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WSDL
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Physics
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Validation
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 5 (18.52%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Security Patching
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
7 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) C++
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Ada
3 5 (18.52%) C
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) ABAP
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) HND
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) ECDL
4 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Lotus
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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