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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 47 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 3.40% 4.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 18.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 18
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +30.00%
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
106 183 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.82% 18.32% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 105 92
Median daily rate £520 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £235 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.17% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £33.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +2 5 £400 - 8
Warrington -5 2 £575 +21.05% 10
Macclesfield -1 1 £163 -62.87%
Wilmslow -2 1 - - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) Validation
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) MS Project
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) ITSM
7 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) UML
7 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
7 5 (16.13%) Network Design
7 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 4 (12.90%) QA
8 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) Data Management
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce

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 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
1 2 (6.45%) JBoss
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Project
3 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.23%) MS Office
5 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
1 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) GSM
3 1 (3.23%) H.323
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (3.23%) UMTS
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Informix
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Introscope
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Mockito
3 1 (3.23%) QUnit
3 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Design Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Workday Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) JSTL
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) Struts
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (3.23%) JDBC
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) LESS
3 1 (3.23%) PowerMock
3 1 (3.23%) Sass
3 1 (3.23%) Servlets
3 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.23%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Validation
4 6 (19.35%) ITSM
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Network Design
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) User Stories
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCEA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) CISA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CISM
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.23%) HND
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Compuware
4 1 (3.23%) FireEye
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Perforce
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Workday
4 1 (3.23%) Xilinx