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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 30 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Contract jobs citing Degree 67 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.59% 4.07% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.09% 26.32% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
267 152 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.28% 15.46% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 77 88
Median daily rate £425 £425 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 12
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.06% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 23 £460 +2.22% 8
Knutsford -1 18 £425 +13.33% 1
Chester -2 12 £381 +8.92% 12
Macclesfield +4 7 £475 -5.00% 2
Runcorn - 2 £135 - 5
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.00%) Finance
3 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (27.00%) MS Excel
4 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.00%) Software Engineering
6 25 (25.00%) TDD
6 25 (25.00%) Java
6 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 24 (24.00%) .NET
8 23 (23.00%) Windows
9 22 (22.00%) TestComplete
9 22 (22.00%) SpecFlow
10 21 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (21.00%) DevOps
10 21 (21.00%) Code Coverage
11 18 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (17.00%) Project Management
12 17 (17.00%) ITIL
12 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
13 13 (13.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (13.00%) Risk Management
14 12 (12.00%) Banking
14 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
15 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
16 9 (9.00%) Migration
16 9 (9.00%) CSS
17 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
17 8 (8.00%) SAP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
4 1 (1.00%) Kinematics
4 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (27.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.00%) Engine Yard
1 2 (2.00%) GitHub
1 2 (2.00%) Heroku
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Internet
2 6 (6.00%) HTTP
3 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) 802.15
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) IPv6
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (22.00%) SpecFlow
1 22 (22.00%) TestComplete
2 21 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.00%) JIRA
5 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.00%) Gradle
7 4 (4.00%) Checkstyle
7 4 (4.00%) FindBugs
7 4 (4.00%) Maven
7 4 (4.00%) Mockito
7 4 (4.00%) Selenium
7 4 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.00%) Subversion
8 1 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (43.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (12.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 4 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Electronics
6 2 (2.00%) Law
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (15.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Consultant
4 11 (11.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 10 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
6 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.00%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Integration Manager
9 4 (4.00%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.00%) CSS
3 7 (7.00%) XML
4 5 (5.00%) HTML
4 5 (5.00%) Java EE
4 5 (5.00%) JDBC
4 5 (5.00%) jQuery
4 5 (5.00%) Spring
5 4 (4.00%) JSON
5 4 (4.00%) JSP
5 4 (4.00%) Servlets
5 4 (4.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.00%) Spring Security
5 4 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (4.00%) Web Services
5 4 (4.00%) XSLT
6 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.00%) CAML
7 2 (2.00%) MCollective
7 2 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.00%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) CESG
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.00%) Informatics
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.00%) Robotics
7 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) CentOS
4 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (26.00%) Software Engineering
4 25 (25.00%) TDD
4 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 21 (21.00%) Code Coverage
5 21 (21.00%) DevOps
6 18 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (17.00%) ITIL
7 17 (17.00%) Project Management
8 13 (13.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.00%) Migration
10 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.00%) Quality Management
11 7 (7.00%) Change Management
11 7 (7.00%) Information Security
12 6 (6.00%) Coaching
12 6 (6.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (8.00%) SQL
3 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.00%) C#
4 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.00%) FQL
5 3 (3.00%) VB
6 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.00%) C++
6 2 (2.00%) Python
6 2 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) CCEA
2 7 (7.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (7.00%) MBA
3 4 (4.00%) CIPD
3 4 (4.00%) CISM
3 4 (4.00%) CISSP
3 4 (4.00%) HNC
4 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) HND
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CCIE
6 1 (1.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) ISEB
6 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) COBIT
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Ansible
2 2 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.00%) Nagios
2 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Citrix
2 8 (8.00%) SAP
3 5 (5.00%) IBM
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.00%) HP
4 4 (4.00%) Perforce
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) BMC
5 2 (2.00%) FireEye
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.00%) AppSense
6 1 (1.00%) Talend
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