The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Chester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 38 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.15% 2.08% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 10.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -12.16%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.62% 20.83% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £294 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Degree
Cheshire

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 17 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) GSEC
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) GPEN
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee
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