The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 29 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 314 370 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.32% 5.10% 4.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.73% 33.82% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 263 241
Average daily rate
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£450 £466 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+39.58% -23.80%
Degree
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
904 1094 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 764 704
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the City of London region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the City of London region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 253 (36.19%) Finance
2 171 (24.46%) Banking
3 169 (24.18%) SQL
4 162 (23.18%) Computer Science
5 127 (18.17%) Java
6 115 (16.45%) Project Management
7 113 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (15.02%) Microsoft
9 100 (14.31%) C#
10 92 (13.16%) Investment Banking
11 91 (13.02%) SQL Server
12 84 (12.02%) MS Excel
13 80 (11.44%) Windows
13 80 (11.44%) Linux
14 77 (11.02%) Oracle
15 75 (10.73%) C++
15 75 (10.73%) HTML
16 71 (10.16%) Front Office
17 69 (9.87%) .NET
18 68 (9.73%) Analytics
19 66 (9.44%) Web Services
20 59 (8.44%) OO
20 59 (8.44%) JavaScript
21 58 (8.30%) PRINCE2
22 55 (7.87%) MS Office
22 55 (7.87%) Python
22 55 (7.87%) Software Engineering
22 55 (7.87%) QA
23 54 (7.73%) CSS
24 52 (7.44%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.58%) Apache
3 17 (2.43%) SAS
4 10 (1.43%) Node.js
5 8 (1.14%) CMS
6 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.86%) IIS
7 6 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.57%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.57%) WordPress
9 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 84 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.87%) MS Office
3 34 (4.86%) MS Project
4 31 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (3.72%) MS Visio
6 17 (2.43%) Photoshop
7 13 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (1.14%) InDesign
10 6 (0.86%) SPSS
10 6 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.57%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.86%) ReMetrica
3 4 (0.57%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.43%) Siebel Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.00%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) PaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.86%) Internet
2 17 (2.43%) Intranet
3 15 (2.15%) Firewall
4 12 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.14%) HTTP
6 7 (1.00%) SAN
7 6 (0.86%) SSH
8 5 (0.72%) Network Security
8 5 (0.72%) DNS
8 5 (0.72%) WAN
9 4 (0.57%) LDAP
9 4 (0.57%) SSL
9 4 (0.57%) NAS
10 3 (0.43%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.43%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.29%) 3G
11 2 (0.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.01%) Relational Database
3 38 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.58%) Oracle Database
6 20 (2.86%) Big Data
7 17 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.43%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.00%) MySQL
10 13 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.14%) DataStage
13 8 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.43%) Subversion
3 17 (2.43%) Selenium
4 16 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.86%) JIRA
6 13 (1.86%) SoapUI
7 12 (1.72%) JUnit
8 11 (1.57%) Maven
8 11 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.29%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.00%) Redmine
11 7 (1.00%) FogBugz
11 7 (1.00%) Trac
11 7 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (1.00%) Xcode
12 6 (0.86%) Ant
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 253 (36.19%) Finance
2 171 (24.46%) Banking
3 92 (13.16%) Investment Banking
4 71 (10.16%) Front Office
5 43 (6.15%) Retail
6 36 (5.15%) Legal
7 31 (4.43%) Marketing
8 22 (3.15%) Advertising
9 21 (3.00%) Financial Institution
10 17 (2.43%) Back Office
11 15 (2.15%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.57%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.29%) Law
13 9 (1.29%) Games
14 7 (1.00%) Billing
14 7 (1.00%) International Banking
15 5 (0.72%) Publishing
16 4 (0.57%) Local Government
17 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 224 (32.05%) Developer
2 165 (23.61%) Analyst
3 71 (10.16%) Business Analyst
4 49 (7.01%) Java Developer
5 39 (5.58%) Project Manager
6 29 (4.15%) Architect
7 26 (3.72%) Consultant
7 26 (3.72%) C++ Developer
7 26 (3.72%) Designer
8 23 (3.29%) Quantitative Developer
9 18 (2.58%) C# Developer
9 18 (2.58%) Senior Developer
9 18 (2.58%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 16 (2.29%) Support Analyst
10 16 (2.29%) Junior
11 13 (1.86%) Team Leader
11 13 (1.86%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 13 (1.86%) Risk Analyst
11 13 (1.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 12 (1.72%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.73%) HTML
2 69 (9.87%) .NET
3 66 (9.44%) Web Services
4 54 (7.73%) CSS
5 43 (6.15%) XML
6 25 (3.58%) ASP.NET
6 25 (3.58%) HTML5
7 21 (3.00%) Spring
8 20 (2.86%) J2EE
9 19 (2.72%) jQuery
10 17 (2.43%) Hibernate
11 16 (2.29%) .NET Framework
11 16 (2.29%) WCF
12 15 (2.15%) REST
13 13 (1.86%) CSS3
13 13 (1.86%) RESTful
13 13 (1.86%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.72%) WPF
14 12 (1.72%) JSON
14 12 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 162 (23.18%) Computer Science
2 45 (6.44%) Mathematics
3 41 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 35 (5.01%) Fixed Income
6 29 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 28 (4.01%) Statistics
8 22 (3.15%) Derivative
9 21 (3.00%) Credit Risk
10 18 (2.58%) Economics
11 16 (2.29%) PMI
12 12 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.57%) Social Media
13 11 (1.57%) Data Extraction
14 10 (1.43%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.29%) Physics
15 9 (1.29%) Data Integration
15 9 (1.29%) FMCG
15 9 (1.29%) Blackberry
16 8 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.44%) Windows
1 80 (11.44%) Linux
2 48 (6.87%) UNIX
3 21 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.72%) Android
5 11 (1.57%) Solaris
6 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.57%) AIX
9 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.45%) Project Management
2 113 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (9.73%) Analytics
4 59 (8.44%) OO
5 58 (8.30%) PRINCE2
6 55 (7.87%) Software Engineering
7 52 (7.44%) Business Analysis
8 44 (6.29%) TDD
9 43 (6.15%) Scrum
9 43 (6.15%) ITIL
10 42 (6.01%) Data Modelling
11 38 (5.44%) Risk Management
11 38 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (4.58%) Multithreading
15 31 (4.43%) ETL
16 29 (4.15%) CRM
16 29 (4.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 169 (24.18%) SQL
2 127 (18.17%) Java
3 100 (14.31%) C#
4 75 (10.73%) C++
5 59 (8.44%) JavaScript
6 55 (7.87%) Python
7 34 (4.86%) VBA
8 29 (4.15%) Perl
8 29 (4.15%) PHP
9 24 (3.43%) C
10 23 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 22 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.58%) Ruby
12 18 (2.58%) Scala
13 9 (1.29%) R
13 9 (1.29%) PHP5
13 9 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (4.01%) ISEB
2 21 (3.00%) PMI Certification
3 18 (2.58%) CISSP
4 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.29%) PhD
5 15 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.72%) CISM
8 11 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.29%) CISA
10 8 (1.14%) PMP
10 8 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.00%) MCSE
11 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.72%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.57%) MCSA
13 4 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.87%) QA
2 8 (1.14%) Basel III
3 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.86%) SLA
4 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.43%) EMIR
5 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.29%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.29%) Basel II
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) GAAP
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) FINREP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) RHEV
4 2 (0.29%) NFS
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.14%) Snort
5 1 (0.14%) Nmap
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Postfix
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenServer
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Varnish
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.29%) ZENworks
2 2 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.14%) WSUS
3 1 (0.14%) Oozie
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 105 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.02%) Oracle
3 27 (3.86%) Adobe
4 20 (2.86%) Tableau
5 17 (2.43%) Sybase
6 16 (2.29%) Cisco
7 15 (2.15%) IBM
8 11 (1.57%) Siebel
8 11 (1.57%) Teradata
9 10 (1.43%) VMware
9 10 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.43%) Informatica
10 9 (1.29%) SAP
10 9 (1.29%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.29%) Zend
11 8 (1.14%) hybris
11 8 (1.14%) Google
11 8 (1.14%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.14%) Citrix
11 8 (1.14%) Cognos
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago