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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.43% 2.77% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.84% 15.53% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
193 161 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.68% 17.87% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 69 98
Average daily rate £370 £305 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £401 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.17 £17.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.60
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
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 18 September 2014.

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
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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +13 4 £325 - 3
Crewe - 4 £400 - 1
Warrington -14 3 £150 -50.00% 10
Chester +2 1 £275 -15.70% 8
Macclesfield - 1 £368 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 - - 3
Daresbury - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Subversion
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (25.00%) Advertising
4 8 (25.00%) J2EE
4 8 (25.00%) JDBC
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) UNIX
6 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) JBoss
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (18.75%) Java EE
6 6 (18.75%) JSF
6 6 (18.75%) JasperReports
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Perl
8 4 (12.50%) .NET
8 4 (12.50%) Python
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Spring

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (9.38%) iPlanet
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) CICS
2 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) JasperReports
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) French Language
5 1 (3.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) GIS Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Author
5 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Support
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) J2EE
1 8 (25.00%) JDBC
2 6 (18.75%) JSF
2 6 (18.75%) Java EE
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) Swing
4 2 (6.25%) JMS
4 2 (6.25%) JNDI
4 2 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
5 1 (3.13%) LESS
5 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Physics
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) GIS
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.13%) Biology
5 1 (3.13%) Wiki
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) DSDM
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.13%) AWK
6 1 (3.13%) Jython
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) R
6 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) GSEC
4 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) GPEN
4 1 (3.13%) OSCP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) PhD
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GCP
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Ganglia
1 1 (3.13%) YUM
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) JBoss
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Primavera
6 1 (3.13%) Northgate
6 1 (3.13%) NorthgateArinso
Cheshire
JM
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