The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 23 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.52% 4.96% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 24.14% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
Degree
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.17% 20.57% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Average daily rate £250 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -50.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Chester region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Chester region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) EDI
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Checkstyle
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) FindBugs
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mockito
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) EDI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) EDI
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce