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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 49 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.09% 2.28% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.10% 12.28% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £15.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+93.38% -45.61%
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
210 171 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.80% 18.59% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 70 101
Average daily rate £375 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 4
Average hourly rate £29.53 £31.56 £11.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +163.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £11.24 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 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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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
Knutsford +6 4 £325 -10.95% 3
Crewe - 4 £400 - 3
Warrington -18 2 - - 4
Macclesfield - 1 £350 - 5
Runcorn - - - - 6
Chester - - - - 8
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Daresbury - - - - 2
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Advertising
3 9 (27.27%) Subversion
4 8 (24.24%) J2EE
4 8 (24.24%) JDBC
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (18.18%) Java EE
6 6 (18.18%) JSF
6 6 (18.18%) JasperReports
6 6 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) UNIX
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) JBoss
6 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
7 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) Spring
8 4 (12.12%) VMware

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (18.18%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) iPlanet
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.06%) CICS
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) JasperReports
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Advertising
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.03%) French Language
5 1 (3.03%) Russian Language
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) GIS Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Games Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Author
5 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) J2EE
1 8 (24.24%) JDBC
2 6 (18.18%) JSF
2 6 (18.18%) Java EE
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) Swing
5 2 (6.06%) JMS
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) JNDI
5 2 (6.06%) JSP
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.03%) Sass
6 1 (3.03%) LESS
6 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Life Science
3 2 (6.06%) Physics
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.03%) Biology
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) BPMN
6 1 (3.03%) Clinical Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) AWK
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
5 1 (3.03%) R
5 1 (3.03%) sed
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) GCP
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) YUM
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.03%) Primavera
5 1 (3.03%) Northgate
5 1 (3.03%) NorthgateArinso
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