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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 31 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Contract jobs citing Degree 42 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.92% 0.89% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.42% 3.87% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.57 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +19.56%
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
172 181 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.16% 23.03% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 86 39
Average daily rate £400 £384 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +39.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £144 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.04 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.11% +34.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £33.60 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Warrington +3 11 £450 - 12
Chester +14 6 £363 - 6
Knutsford - 6 £375 - 4
Wilmslow - 4 £350 - 1
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Sandbach - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Northwich - - - -
Crewe - - - - 4
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 29 (37.66%) HTML
3 22 (28.57%) TDD
4 20 (25.97%) CSS
5 19 (24.68%) Project Management
5 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
6 18 (23.38%) HTML5
7 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
7 17 (22.08%) Java
8 16 (20.78%) Banking
9 15 (19.48%) XML
9 15 (19.48%) RESTful
9 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
10 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 14 (18.18%) Web Services
10 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.58%) Ruby
11 12 (15.58%) JSON
11 12 (15.58%) WSDL
11 12 (15.58%) IBM
12 11 (14.29%) PMP
12 11 (14.29%) PMI Certification
12 11 (14.29%) Linux
12 11 (14.29%) J2EE
12 11 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (12.99%) Firewall
13 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.99%) SQL
13 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (7.79%) CICS
2 6 (7.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.60%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) SAS
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Project
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon S3
1 9 (11.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Firewall
2 9 (11.69%) 4G
3 7 (9.09%) HTTP
4 6 (7.79%) Internet
5 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.19%) 3G
6 4 (5.19%) 2G
7 3 (3.90%) SAN
8 2 (2.60%) DNS
8 2 (2.60%) DHCP
8 2 (2.60%) ATM
8 2 (2.60%) LAN
8 2 (2.60%) WAN
8 2 (2.60%) NAS
9 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.30%) SSH
9 1 (1.30%) VLAN
9 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.79%) Informix
2 6 (7.79%) DB2
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) QlikView
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JUnit
2 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.79%) Mockito
3 6 (7.79%) Subversion
3 6 (7.79%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.30%) Introscope
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Programmer
5 4 (5.19%) Security Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Information Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Information Security Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Designer
6 3 (3.90%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Mainframe Programmer
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) HTML
2 20 (25.97%) CSS
3 18 (23.38%) HTML5
4 15 (19.48%) RESTful
4 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
4 15 (19.48%) XML
5 14 (18.18%) Web Services
6 12 (15.58%) JSON
6 12 (15.58%) WSDL
7 11 (14.29%) J2EE
7 11 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (10.39%) jQuery
8 8 (10.39%) JDBC
9 6 (7.79%) Servlets
9 6 (7.79%) SOAP
9 6 (7.79%) .NET
9 6 (7.79%) JAX-RPC
9 6 (7.79%) Spring
9 6 (7.79%) XSL
9 6 (7.79%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.69%) Statistics
3 6 (7.79%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 3 (3.90%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.30%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) AIX
3 6 (7.79%) Mac OS
3 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Vista
4 4 (5.19%) zOS
4 4 (5.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) TDD
2 19 (24.68%) Project Management
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
4 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) Information Security
6 8 (10.39%) Business Development
6 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 7 (9.09%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) OOP
8 6 (7.79%) BDD
8 6 (7.79%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.49%) UML
9 5 (6.49%) Quality Management
9 5 (6.49%) Coaching
10 4 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.58%) Ruby
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) C++
6 6 (7.79%) C
6 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.19%) REXX
7 4 (5.19%) COBOL
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) JCL
8 3 (3.90%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) Jython
10 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) PMP
1 11 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.60%) ISEB
7 1 (1.30%) CISSP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) HNC
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
7 1 (1.30%) MCTS
7 1 (1.30%) MCITP
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.30%) Samba
3 1 (1.30%) NFS
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Nagios
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Opsview
2 1 (1.30%) MOM
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.30%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) IBM
2 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) ArcSight
4 8 (10.39%) F5
4 8 (10.39%) Cyber-Ark
4 8 (10.39%) McAfee
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco
4 8 (10.39%) Blue Coat
4 8 (10.39%) TippingPoint
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Nokia
4 8 (10.39%) Juniper
5 4 (5.19%) BT
6 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe
8 1 (1.30%) Compuware
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
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