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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 46 31 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.08% 5.52% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.50% 21.43% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -69.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
200 196 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.25% 25.76% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 85
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 9 February 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
Warrington -13 10 £400 -20.00% 5
Knutsford 0 9 £390 -8.50% 1
Macclesfield 0 6 £550 -
Chester -4 3 - - 9
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 23 (35.38%) Finance
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
4 17 (26.15%) HTML
4 17 (26.15%) XML
5 16 (24.62%) Windows
6 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.00%) Web Services
7 13 (20.00%) OOP
8 12 (18.46%) OO
8 12 (18.46%) Linux
8 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
8 12 (18.46%) JSON
9 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
9 11 (16.92%) TDD
9 11 (16.92%) Banking
9 11 (16.92%) CSS
9 11 (16.92%) C
10 10 (15.38%) C++
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
10 10 (15.38%) SAP
10 10 (15.38%) ITIL
10 10 (15.38%) jQuery
11 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.85%) HTML5
11 9 (13.85%) BDD
11 9 (13.85%) Waterfall

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) FTP
2 5 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.54%) DTS
2 1 (1.54%) ReportNet
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.54%) SQLite
2 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (6.15%) Hudson
4 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.54%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.54%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.54%) Mockito
7 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.62%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Programmer
7 4 (6.15%) webMethods Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.62%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Programme Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior webMethods Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
1 17 (26.15%) XML
2 13 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (18.46%) JSON
4 11 (16.92%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
6 9 (13.85%) HTML5
7 8 (12.31%) Java EE
8 7 (10.77%) WSDL
9 6 (9.23%) .NET
9 6 (9.23%) JDBC
10 5 (7.69%) SAP XI
11 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.62%) XSLT
12 2 (3.08%) EDI
12 2 (3.08%) EDIFACT
12 2 (3.08%) Middleware
12 2 (3.08%) SOAP
12 2 (3.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
3 8 (12.31%) AIX
4 7 (10.77%) Mac OS
4 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista
5 5 (7.69%) Solaris
6 4 (6.15%) Android
7 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.00%) OOP
3 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (18.46%) OO
5 11 (16.92%) TDD
6 10 (15.38%) ITIL
7 9 (13.85%) BDD
7 9 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
8 7 (10.77%) SDLC
8 7 (10.77%) Stress Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (9.23%) Project Management
9 6 (9.23%) SOA
9 6 (9.23%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Change Management
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) C
4 10 (15.38%) C++
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) Objective-C
6 5 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) Groovy
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 4 (6.15%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) Lua
9 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.08%) XPath
10 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) CCIE
3 5 (7.69%) MBA
4 3 (4.62%) CCEA
4 3 (4.62%) CCNP
4 3 (4.62%) CIPD
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB
5 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) ECDL
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) SAP
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) IBM
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Cisco
4 5 (7.69%) webMethods
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.54%) Adobe
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) Perforce
7 1 (1.54%) Talend
7 1 (1.54%) Teradata
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £425 - 525 per day
Posted: 22 days ago