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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 18 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.04% 1.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 69.23% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £520 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.18%
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
13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.72% 4.24% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Median daily rate £520 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 Chester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) ITSM
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (25.00%) MS Project
5 5 (25.00%) Network Design
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) User Stories
6 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Time Management
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) UML
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Quality Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Project
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.00%) Checkstyle
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) FindBugs
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.00%) QUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) JDBC
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) LESS
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) Servlets
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) ITSM
4 5 (25.00%) Network Design
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) COBIT
2 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Talend