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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.08% 2.52% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 13.64% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £625 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +34.37%

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
7 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.53% 18.49% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Median daily rate £279 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £32.56 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.98% +93.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) hybris
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) REST

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 2 (28.57%) GlassFish
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Anycast
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JSTL
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Struts
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Talend