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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.79% 3.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 31.82% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
22 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.18% 23.83% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Average daily rate £344 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £36.07 £45.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% -20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £21.32 £22.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £36.07 £69.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Perforce
4 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Introscope
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) DTS
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Introscope
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) UX Design
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Compuware
1 1 (14.29%) HP
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