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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 38 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Degree 37 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.79% 2.62% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.45% 11.40% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 26
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £293 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -67.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
212 272 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.70% 22.99% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 125 104
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £140 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.80 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 2016.

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
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 11 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
Milton Keynes +11 29 £350 -9.67% 20
High Wycombe +6 3 £261 +109.00% 11
Aylesbury - 2 - - 2
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Java
3 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (26.32%) Retail
5 14 (18.42%) Project Management
5 14 (18.42%) Finance
6 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 11 (14.47%) SQL
8 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.84%) ITIL
9 9 (11.84%) Coaching
10 8 (10.53%) Microservices
10 8 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (10.53%) UML
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
10 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Data Extraction
11 7 (9.21%) Customer Analysis
11 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
11 7 (9.21%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (9.21%) Machine Learning
11 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
11 7 (9.21%) Change Management
11 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.21%) CRM
11 7 (9.21%) J2EE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.58%) Node.js
4 3 (3.95%) CICS
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Veeva
2 1 (1.32%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
1 3 (3.95%) WEP
2 2 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.95%) Easytrieve
6 2 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) QlikView
7 1 (1.32%) Redis
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) gulp
1 5 (6.58%) webpack
2 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.26%) JUnit
2 4 (5.26%) Maven
2 4 (5.26%) Selenium
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Moq
4 1 (1.32%) MSTest
4 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (26.32%) Retail
2 14 (18.42%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Junior
6 5 (6.58%) Data Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Graduate
7 4 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 7 (9.21%) J2EE
2 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
3 6 (7.89%) jQuery
3 6 (7.89%) Servlets
3 6 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (7.89%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.58%) CSS3
4 5 (6.58%) HTML5
4 5 (6.58%) Sass
4 5 (6.58%) Spring
5 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.26%) JSP
5 4 (5.26%) Middleware
5 4 (5.26%) REST
5 4 (5.26%) SOAP
5 4 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Data Extraction
3 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.58%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.58%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.58%) NHS
5 4 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.95%) VSAM
7 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.63%) PMI
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Android
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.84%) Coaching
4 9 (11.84%) ITIL
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Microservices
5 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.53%) UML
6 7 (9.21%) Change Management
6 7 (9.21%) CRM
6 7 (9.21%) Customer Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.21%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (9.21%) Machine Learning
6 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) Java
2 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) ES6
6 4 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.95%) CLIST
7 3 (3.95%) COBOL
7 3 (3.95%) JCL
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) REXX
7 3 (3.95%) VBA
8 2 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) MCAD
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) MCSD
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GxP
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) SEPA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Cegedim Rx
1 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Sun
3 3 (3.95%) CA
3 3 (3.95%) IBM
3 3 (3.95%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.63%) ILOG
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) BT