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 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 32 36 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Contract jobs citing Degree 64 50 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.79% 5.01% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 27.62% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.48% -56.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
304 181 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.51% 18.12% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 87
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.20 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 April 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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 16 £425 +13.33% 4
Macclesfield +9 14 £538 +7.50% 1
Warrington -6 14 £400 -11.11% 4
Chester +6 12 £375 +7.14% 6
Runcorn +4 2 £135 - 2
Wilmslow 0 1 - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) Finance
3 23 (27.38%) Java
3 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
3 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.19%) TDD
5 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.81%) Windows
7 18 (21.43%) .NET
8 16 (19.05%) TestComplete
8 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 16 (19.05%) SpecFlow
9 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 15 (17.86%) Code Coverage
9 15 (17.86%) Project Management
10 14 (16.67%) Banking
11 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 12 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.29%) XML
12 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (13.10%) CSS
14 10 (11.90%) HTML
14 10 (11.90%) DevOps
15 9 (10.71%) ITIL
16 8 (9.52%) SAP
16 8 (9.52%) Quality Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.19%) JasperReports
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) SpecFlow
1 16 (19.05%) TestComplete
2 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) JIRA
4 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.76%) Checkstyle
5 4 (4.76%) FindBugs
5 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 4 (4.76%) Mockito
5 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 4 (4.76%) Subversion
6 3 (3.57%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.19%) CMake
7 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.19%) WiX
General
1 42 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 12 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Architect
4 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) XML
3 11 (13.10%) CSS
4 10 (11.90%) HTML
5 8 (9.52%) Java EE
5 8 (9.52%) jQuery
6 7 (8.33%) JSON
6 7 (8.33%) Web Services
7 6 (7.14%) XSLT
8 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.95%) JDBC
8 5 (5.95%) Spring
9 4 (4.76%) JSP
9 4 (4.76%) Servlets
9 4 (4.76%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.76%) Spring Security
9 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.57%) CAML
10 3 (3.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) Informatics
6 2 (2.38%) Life Science
6 2 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.38%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) AIX
2 4 (4.76%) Android
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
3 22 (26.19%) TDD
4 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.86%) Code Coverage
5 15 (17.86%) Project Management
6 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 10 (11.90%) DevOps
9 9 (10.71%) ITIL
10 8 (9.52%) Change Management
10 8 (9.52%) Migration
10 8 (9.52%) Quality Management
11 7 (8.33%) OOP
12 6 (7.14%) Coaching
12 6 (7.14%) Programme Management
12 6 (7.14%) SDLC
12 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.95%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) Java
2 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.14%) C
3 6 (7.14%) C#
3 6 (7.14%) C++
3 6 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) FQL
5 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (2.38%) Lua
6 2 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) MBA
2 6 (7.14%) CCEA
2 6 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) CIPD
4 3 (3.57%) CISM
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) CCIE
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ECDL
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) COBIT
2 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) SAP
3 7 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.76%) Perforce
7 2 (2.38%) FireEye
7 2 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) Talend
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
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