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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 30 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 41 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.43% 2.04% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.33% 10.13% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
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£375 £368 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +96.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -55.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.55 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +30.29%
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
150 158 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.20% 20.18% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 48
Average daily rate £410 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £133 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £20.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 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 2 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 - 15 £365 -
Chester 0 7 £343 +24.54% 14
Warrington +6 5 £450 +50.00% 10
Macclesfield -1 1 - - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Finance
3 25 (29.41%) TDD
3 25 (29.41%) HTML
4 19 (22.35%) CSS
4 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
4 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.18%) Banking
5 18 (21.18%) Java
6 16 (18.82%) Linux
6 16 (18.82%) SDLC
7 15 (17.65%) RESTful
7 15 (17.65%) HTML5
7 15 (17.65%) Web Services
7 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 14 (16.47%) Project Management
8 14 (16.47%) XML
8 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
8 14 (16.47%) JSON
8 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
9 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (15.29%) Oracle
9 13 (15.29%) Windows
9 13 (15.29%) WSDL
10 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
11 11 (12.94%) Python
11 11 (12.94%) SQL
11 11 (12.94%) Ruby
12 10 (11.76%) WebSphere

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.06%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.71%) CICS
3 4 (4.71%) JBoss
3 4 (4.71%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.35%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) SPSS
4 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.18%) Eikon
2 1 (1.18%) Maximo
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.41%) Heroku
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) HTTP
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 6 (7.06%) Firewall
3 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.88%) 4G
4 3 (3.53%) 2G
4 3 (3.53%) SAN
5 2 (2.35%) VPN
5 2 (2.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.35%) SSL
5 2 (2.35%) GSM
5 2 (2.35%) UMTS
5 2 (2.35%) DHCP
5 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.35%) NAS
6 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.18%) 3G
6 1 (1.18%) SMTP
6 1 (1.18%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) RDBMS
1 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.06%) Informix
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.71%) DB2
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) QlikView
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) DTS
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.06%) Mockito
4 6 (7.06%) JUnit
4 6 (7.06%) Subversion
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
5 5 (5.88%) Hudson
6 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.71%) Maven
7 3 (3.53%) TestComplete
7 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.18%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.18%) Introscope
8 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.35%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Programmer
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Designer
8 3 (3.53%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Mainframe Programmer
8 3 (3.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) HTML
2 19 (22.35%) CSS
3 15 (17.65%) Web Services
3 15 (17.65%) RESTful
3 15 (17.65%) HTML5
4 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
4 14 (16.47%) JSON
4 14 (16.47%) XML
5 13 (15.29%) WSDL
6 10 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (9.41%) SOAP
7 8 (9.41%) jQuery
7 8 (9.41%) Spring
8 7 (8.24%) JAX-RPC
9 6 (7.06%) JDBC
9 6 (7.06%) Servlets
9 6 (7.06%) XSL
9 6 (7.06%) .NET
9 6 (7.06%) J2EE
9 6 (7.06%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Statistics
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.53%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) GIS
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
7 1 (1.18%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) AIX
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Vista
3 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.06%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.88%) UNIX
5 4 (4.71%) zOS
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.41%) TDD
3 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
3 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (18.82%) SDLC
5 14 (16.47%) Project Management
6 10 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.24%) OOP
7 7 (8.24%) OO
7 7 (8.24%) Scrum
8 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.06%) BDD
8 6 (7.06%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Coaching
8 6 (7.06%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.88%) UML
9 5 (5.88%) Quality Management
10 4 (4.71%) Migration
10 4 (4.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) Java
2 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.94%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) Python
3 11 (12.94%) Ruby
4 9 (10.59%) Perl
5 8 (9.41%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) C
6 6 (7.06%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.71%) REXX
7 4 (4.71%) COBOL
7 4 (4.71%) Groovy
7 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.53%) JCL
8 3 (3.53%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.35%) C#
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) PMP
2 5 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.71%) CCIE
3 4 (4.71%) CCNP
3 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) HNC
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCTS
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.18%) Samba
3 1 (1.18%) NFS
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) CFEngine
3 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.18%) Opsview
4 1 (1.18%) MOM
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 10 (11.76%) IBM
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.88%) VMware
6 5 (5.88%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.71%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (4.71%) McAfee
7 4 (4.71%) Nokia
7 4 (4.71%) F5
7 4 (4.71%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.71%) TippingPoint
7 4 (4.71%) Juniper
8 3 (3.53%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 2 (2.35%) SAP
10 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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