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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 22 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.49% 8.28% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 28.89% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -10.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.93% 28.66% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.22% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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 22 July 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 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) GPEN
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) GSEC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) GPEN
1 1 (20.00%) OSCP
1 1 (20.00%) GSEC
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee