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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 41 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Degree 42 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.26% 1.15% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.63% 5.59% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 - £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
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
152 161 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.43% 20.51% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 80 51
Average daily rate £420 £397 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £142 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £610 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chester +7 8 £350 - 7
Knutsford - 8 £375 - 2
Warrington -6 6 £450 +50.00% 8
Macclesfield -3 1 £500 - 5
Runcorn - 1 - - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 2
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (41.86%) Finance
2 27 (31.40%) Computer Science
3 26 (30.23%) HTML
4 24 (27.91%) TDD
5 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (23.26%) CSS
7 19 (22.09%) Project Management
8 18 (20.93%) Banking
8 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
9 16 (18.60%) Java
9 16 (18.60%) RESTful
10 15 (17.44%) HTML5
10 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
10 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
10 15 (17.44%) Oracle
10 15 (17.44%) Web Services
10 15 (17.44%) Linux
11 14 (16.28%) WSDL
12 13 (15.12%) IBM
12 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.12%) XML
12 13 (15.12%) JSON
13 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
13 12 (13.95%) Ruby
13 12 (13.95%) SQL
13 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
13 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
14 11 (12.79%) Ruby on Rails

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (8.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (6.98%) CICS
4 5 (5.81%) JBoss
5 4 (4.65%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.33%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.33%) SugarCRM
6 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.16%) SAS
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Project
3 3 (3.49%) MS Office
4 2 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.16%) SPSS
5 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Maximo
2 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon S3
2 9 (10.47%) Heroku
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) 4G
1 8 (9.30%) Firewall
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
1 8 (9.30%) HTTP
2 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.65%) 2G
3 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.49%) 3G
4 3 (3.49%) SAN
5 2 (2.33%) NAS
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
5 2 (2.33%) DHCP
5 2 (2.33%) ATM
6 1 (1.16%) GSM
6 1 (1.16%) LAN
6 1 (1.16%) UMTS
6 1 (1.16%) WAN
6 1 (1.16%) SMTP
6 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
1 8 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 7 (8.14%) Informix
3 6 (6.98%) DB2
3 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) QlikView
6 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.16%) DTS
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.14%) JUnit
2 7 (8.14%) Mockito
2 7 (8.14%) Selenium
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.98%) Subversion
4 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.33%) Introscope
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.16%) Hudson
6 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (41.86%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Programmer
8 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) HTML
2 20 (23.26%) CSS
3 16 (18.60%) RESTful
4 15 (17.44%) HTML5
4 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
4 15 (17.44%) Web Services
5 14 (16.28%) WSDL
6 13 (15.12%) XML
6 13 (15.12%) JSON
7 11 (12.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (10.47%) JDBC
8 9 (10.47%) J2EE
9 8 (9.30%) Spring
9 8 (9.30%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (9.30%) SOAP
10 7 (8.14%) Servlets
10 7 (8.14%) XSL
10 7 (8.14%) JAX-RS
10 7 (8.14%) PowerMock
10 7 (8.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.47%) Statistics
3 6 (6.98%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.65%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) Open Source
6 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) GIS
6 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.16%) Biology
7 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) Windows
3 6 (6.98%) Mac OS
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Vista
3 6 (6.98%) AIX
3 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.81%) UNIX
5 4 (4.65%) zOS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) TDD
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.09%) Project Management
4 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.14%) Information Security
8 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.98%) BDD
8 6 (6.98%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Quality Management
8 6 (6.98%) Business Development
8 6 (6.98%) UML
8 6 (6.98%) OOP
8 6 (6.98%) OO
9 5 (5.81%) ITIL
9 5 (5.81%) Coaching
9 5 (5.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.95%) Ruby
3 12 (13.95%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) C++
5 6 (6.98%) Objective-C
5 6 (6.98%) C
5 6 (6.98%) Perl
6 5 (5.81%) Python
7 4 (4.65%) REXX
7 4 (4.65%) COBOL
8 3 (3.49%) JCL
8 3 (3.49%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) Jython
9 1 (1.16%) R
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) PMP
1 7 (8.14%) PMI Certification
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CCIE
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) HNC
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) CISSP
7 1 (1.16%) MCTS
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
7 1 (1.16%) CISM
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) GxP
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) NFS
3 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.16%) Samba
3 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.16%) iptables
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
1 2 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) MOM
2 1 (1.16%) yum
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Opsview
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) IBM
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco
4 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.14%) ArcSight
6 6 (6.98%) TippingPoint
6 6 (6.98%) F5
6 6 (6.98%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (6.98%) VMware
6 6 (6.98%) Blue Coat
6 6 (6.98%) Juniper
6 6 (6.98%) McAfee
6 6 (6.98%) Nokia
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 3 (3.49%) BT
8 2 (2.33%) Perforce
8 2 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) Citrix
8 2 (2.33%) Compuware
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