The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 37 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.79% 2.26% 3.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.24% 10.53% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 12
Average daily rate
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£370 £334 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% +16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.85 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.09% -63.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 171 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.43% 21.46% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 58
Average daily rate £420 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £100 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £491 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 21
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.84 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% -51.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.50 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Knutsford +7 13 £365 - 1
Warrington 0 6 £400 +77.77% 11
Chester -5 5 £350 +27.27% 8
Macclesfield -3 4 - - 3
Crewe - 1 - - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 34 (39.08%) Computer Science
2 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Finance
3 27 (31.03%) HTML
4 24 (27.59%) TDD
5 22 (25.29%) CSS
6 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.69%) Java
8 17 (19.54%) Banking
9 16 (18.39%) Project Management
9 16 (18.39%) SDLC
10 15 (17.24%) Linux
11 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.09%) Web Services
11 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.09%) RESTful
12 13 (14.94%) HTML5
12 13 (14.94%) XML
12 13 (14.94%) Oracle
12 13 (14.94%) JSON
13 12 (13.79%) WSDL
13 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
14 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) Cucumber
14 11 (12.64%) Python
14 11 (12.64%) Windows
14 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
15 10 (11.49%) SQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (5.75%) JBoss
4 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.60%) CICS
5 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.15%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.15%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.15%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.15%) Eikon
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.15%) Maximo
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) Heroku
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Internet
2 6 (6.90%) HTTP
3 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.75%) 4G
4 4 (4.60%) Firewall
5 3 (3.45%) 2G
6 2 (2.30%) NAS
6 2 (2.30%) SAN
6 2 (2.30%) GSM
6 2 (2.30%) UMTS
7 1 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.15%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) DNS
7 1 (1.15%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
1 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.90%) Informix
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) QlikView
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
1 11 (12.64%) Cucumber
2 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.90%) Mockito
3 6 (6.90%) JUnit
3 6 (6.90%) Selenium
4 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 5 (5.75%) Hudson
5 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.60%) Maven
6 3 (3.45%) TestComplete
6 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.15%) Introscope
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) Architect
3 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.64%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Designer
7 5 (5.75%) UX Designer
7 5 (5.75%) Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Programmer
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) HTML
2 22 (25.29%) CSS
3 14 (16.09%) Web Services
3 14 (16.09%) RESTful
4 13 (14.94%) HTML5
4 13 (14.94%) JSON
4 13 (14.94%) XML
5 12 (13.79%) WSDL
5 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 8 (9.20%) SOAP
6 8 (9.20%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (9.20%) Spring
7 7 (8.05%) JAX-RPC
7 7 (8.05%) jQuery
8 6 (6.90%) JDBC
8 6 (6.90%) Servlets
8 6 (6.90%) XSL
8 6 (6.90%) .NET
8 6 (6.90%) J2EE
8 6 (6.90%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) Statistics
2 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.45%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.30%) GIS
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) AIX
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Vista
3 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.75%) Mac OS
3 5 (5.75%) UNIX
4 4 (4.60%) zOS
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) TDD
3 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
3 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (18.39%) Project Management
4 16 (18.39%) SDLC
5 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.05%) Coaching
7 6 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
7 6 (6.90%) OOP
7 6 (6.90%) OO
8 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.75%) Quality Management
8 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.75%) BDD
8 5 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (5.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) Java
2 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.64%) Python
4 10 (11.49%) SQL
5 9 (10.34%) Perl
6 8 (9.20%) Ruby
7 7 (8.05%) C++
8 5 (5.75%) C
8 5 (5.75%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.60%) REXX
9 4 (4.60%) COBOL
9 4 (4.60%) Groovy
9 4 (4.60%) CLIST
10 3 (3.45%) JCL
10 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.45%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.30%) C#
11 2 (2.30%) PHP
12 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) CCIE
3 4 (4.60%) CCNP
4 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.45%) PMP
4 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCTS
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) HNC
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) CFEngine
2 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.15%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) IBM
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.45%) Juniper
7 3 (3.45%) Nokia
7 3 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.45%) TippingPoint
7 3 (3.45%) McAfee
7 3 (3.45%) F5
7 3 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.45%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.30%) Citrix
8 2 (2.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.15%) Adobe
9 1 (1.15%) Compuware
9 1 (1.15%) HP
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