The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 34 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing Degree 44 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.84% 2.27% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.66% 13.87% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 8
Average daily rate
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£339 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £215 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £333 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+120.33% -50.83%
Degree
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
281 173 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.50% 16.37% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 97 88
Average daily rate £330 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £135 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -33.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Buckinghamshire region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Buckinghamshire region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Milton Keynes +20 38 £399 +109.86% 29
High Wycombe - 1 £155 - 4
Marlow - - - - 1
Amersham - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 24 (27.91%) Project Management
3 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
4 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.77%) Windows
6 16 (18.60%) Change Management
7 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
9 12 (13.95%) Oracle
9 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
9 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (13.95%) VMware
9 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (12.79%) VMware ESX
10 11 (12.79%) Intel
10 11 (12.79%) .NET
10 11 (12.79%) C#
10 11 (12.79%) Java
10 11 (12.79%) Windows 2000
10 11 (12.79%) MCSE
10 11 (12.79%) Windows NT
11 10 (11.63%) SLA
11 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (11.63%) Clustering
11 10 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (10.47%) Banking
12 9 (10.47%) Retail

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (9.30%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Moodle
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.16%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) SAN
2 8 (9.30%) NAS
3 5 (5.81%) Broadband
4 3 (3.49%) LAN
5 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.33%) 4G
5 2 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.33%) 3G
5 2 (2.33%) UMTS
5 2 (2.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.33%) 2G
6 1 (1.16%) DNS
6 1 (1.16%) VoIP
6 1 (1.16%) Wireless
6 1 (1.16%) Internet
6 1 (1.16%) IPv4
6 1 (1.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) Ingres
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.81%) Selenium
2 5 (5.81%) JUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.49%) JIRA
4 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.49%) WatiN
5 2 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.16%) Redmine
6 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Automotive
7 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.16%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 6 (6.98%) Administrator
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (5.81%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Coordinator
4 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Graduate
5 4 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Programme Director
6 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) XML
2 8 (9.30%) jQuery
3 7 (8.14%) J2EE
3 7 (8.14%) HTML
4 6 (6.98%) Spring
5 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.81%) JSP
5 5 (5.81%) Servlets
5 5 (5.81%) Struts
5 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.81%) HTML5
6 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.49%) EJB
7 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.33%) WPF
8 2 (2.33%) LINQ
9 1 (1.16%) JPA
9 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.63%) Clustering
3 5 (5.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.65%) GIS
5 3 (3.49%) PMI
6 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.16%) VLE
7 1 (1.16%) VHDL
7 1 (1.16%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.16%) Physics
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.16%) Animation
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.79%) Windows 2000
3 11 (12.79%) Windows NT
4 10 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (8.14%) UNIX
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Project Management
2 16 (18.60%) Change Management
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.98%) MVC
8 6 (6.98%) ITIL
8 6 (6.98%) OO
8 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.65%) Service Management
10 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) C#
1 11 (12.79%) Java
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) C++
5 2 (2.33%) Perl
5 2 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.16%) VB6
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) COBOL
6 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.79%) MCSE
3 5 (5.81%) HND
3 5 (5.81%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.65%) ISEB
5 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.16%) PhD
7 1 (1.16%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) HL7
3 1 (1.16%) DO-254
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.79%) VMware ESX
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (8.14%) Terminal Services
3 7 (8.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCOM
2 7 (8.14%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) VMware
3 11 (12.79%) Intel
4 7 (8.14%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) Sun
6 4 (4.65%) ESRI
7 3 (3.49%) Telerik
7 3 (3.49%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.16%) Northgate
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) Remedy
9 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.16%) Juniper
9 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.16%) Tableau
9 1 (1.16%) Splunk
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