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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 47 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.36% 3.31% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 24.82% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £410 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +16.92%
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
115 141 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.44% 13.34% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 76 95
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 20
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Chester +3 8 £473 +35.00% 5
Warrington +12 6 £390 -2.50% 7
Knutsford -1 5 £450 +23.28% 1
Macclesfield +1 3 £450 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Finance
3 27 (30.68%) TDD
3 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (28.41%) Java
5 24 (27.27%) .NET
5 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 24 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 23 (26.14%) DevOps
6 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
7 21 (23.86%) Windows
7 21 (23.86%) TestComplete
7 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
7 21 (23.86%) SpecFlow
8 20 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (22.73%) Code Coverage
9 18 (20.45%) Project Management
10 17 (19.32%) ITIL
10 17 (19.32%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (15.91%) Banking
12 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
13 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
13 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
15 8 (9.09%) Service Management
15 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
15 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
15 8 (9.09%) JIRA

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 3 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.41%) MS Project
4 2 (2.27%) MS Office
5 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.27%) Engine Yard
1 2 (2.27%) GitHub
1 2 (2.27%) Heroku
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
3 2 (2.27%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.14%) 802.15
4 1 (1.14%) GSM
4 1 (1.14%) IPv6
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) UMTS
4 1 (1.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) Informix
4 1 (1.14%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) SpecFlow
1 21 (23.86%) TestComplete
2 20 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
5 8 (9.09%) JIRA
6 6 (6.82%) Gradle
7 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.68%) Vagrant
8 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.55%) Mockito
8 4 (4.55%) Selenium
8 4 (4.55%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.41%) Checkstyle
9 3 (3.41%) FindBugs
9 3 (3.41%) Maven
10 2 (2.27%) Subversion
10 2 (2.27%) Xcode
11 1 (1.14%) Axure RP
General
1 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.91%) Consultant
2 12 (13.64%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Architect
2 12 (13.64%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
3 11 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Integration Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Service Integration Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (6.82%) CSS
2 6 (6.82%) XML
3 5 (5.68%) JDBC
3 5 (5.68%) jQuery
3 5 (5.68%) Spring
4 4 (4.55%) Java EE
4 4 (4.55%) Servlets
4 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.41%) CAML
5 3 (3.41%) HTML
5 3 (3.41%) JSP
5 3 (3.41%) Spring MVC
5 3 (3.41%) Spring Security
5 3 (3.41%) XSLT
6 2 (2.27%) J2EE
6 2 (2.27%) JSON
6 2 (2.27%) MCollective
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) CESG
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.27%) Informatics
5 2 (2.27%) Life Science
5 2 (2.27%) PMI
5 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Psychology
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) Robotics
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) CentOS
4 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (30.68%) TDD
3 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 24 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 23 (26.14%) DevOps
5 20 (22.73%) Code Coverage
6 18 (20.45%) Project Management
7 17 (19.32%) Continuous Deployment
7 17 (19.32%) ITIL
8 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.09%) Information Security
10 8 (9.09%) Migration
10 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.09%) Service Management
11 7 (7.95%) ITSM
11 7 (7.95%) SDLC
12 6 (6.82%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) Java
2 7 (7.95%) SQL
3 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.68%) C#
4 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.41%) FQL
5 3 (3.41%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.27%) C++
6 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
6 2 (2.27%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) CCEA
2 5 (5.68%) CISM
2 5 (5.68%) CISSP
2 5 (5.68%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (5.68%) HNC
3 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.41%) HND
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCNP
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.14%) CISA
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) COBIT
2 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Puppet
2 2 (2.27%) Ansible
2 2 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.27%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.27%) Nagios
2 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Citrix
2 6 (6.82%) HP
3 5 (5.68%) IBM
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) FireEye
4 4 (4.55%) Perforce
4 4 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.27%) BMC
6 2 (2.27%) F5
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe
7 1 (1.14%) AppSense
7 1 (1.14%) Compuware
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
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