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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 255 402 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.63% 6.41% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.10% 35.54% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 265 191
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £24.23 £25.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £14.50 £16.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.50 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +60.00%
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
820 1131 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.89% 18.04% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 803 610
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 36
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £17.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 201 (39.57%) Finance
2 163 (32.09%) Computer Science
3 123 (24.21%) SQL
3 123 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (17.91%) Java
6 86 (16.93%) Banking
7 71 (13.98%) Project Management
8 66 (12.99%) Microsoft
9 64 (12.60%) C#
10 63 (12.40%) HTML
11 61 (12.01%) Mathematics
12 59 (11.61%) ITIL
13 57 (11.22%) .NET
14 53 (10.43%) SQL Server
14 53 (10.43%) Linux
15 52 (10.24%) MS Excel
16 51 (10.04%) Windows
16 51 (10.04%) Analytics
17 49 (9.65%) OO
18 48 (9.45%) PRINCE2
18 48 (9.45%) JavaScript
19 44 (8.66%) TDD
20 42 (8.27%) UNIX
20 42 (8.27%) User Experience
21 40 (7.87%) MS Office
22 38 (7.48%) Oracle
22 38 (7.48%) CSS
23 37 (7.28%) Business Analysis
24 34 (6.69%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 24 (4.72%) SAS
2 17 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.17%) IIS
4 8 (1.57%) Apache
4 8 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.98%) Node.js
5 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.79%) CMS
7 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.87%) MS Office
3 28 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 22 (4.33%) MS Project
5 21 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (2.36%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.59%) InDesign
9 3 (0.59%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.39%) SPSS
10 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.20%) Weka
11 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.39%) Radian6
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.20%) Global One
4 1 (0.20%) Summit
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.18%) IaaS
2 5 (0.98%) SaaS
2 5 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.59%) Heroku
4 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.39%) Force.com
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.35%) Internet
3 15 (2.95%) Firewall
4 10 (1.97%) LAN
4 10 (1.97%) Intranet
5 9 (1.77%) Network Security
6 7 (1.38%) VPN
7 6 (1.18%) HTTP
7 6 (1.18%) WAN
8 5 (0.98%) SSL
8 5 (0.98%) VLAN
9 4 (0.79%) WebEx
9 4 (0.79%) FTP
9 4 (0.79%) Wireless
9 4 (0.79%) VoIP
9 4 (0.79%) LDAP
9 4 (0.79%) DNS
10 3 (0.59%) DHCP
10 3 (0.59%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.59%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.54%) Big Data
5 16 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.76%) QlikView
8 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.57%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.18%) MySQL
11 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.98%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 22 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.76%) Subversion
3 12 (2.36%) JIRA
3 12 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.77%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.77%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.77%) Selenium
5 8 (1.57%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.38%) Maven
6 7 (1.38%) Toad
6 7 (1.38%) JUnit
7 6 (1.18%) TestNG
7 6 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.18%) Hudson
8 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.98%) JMeter
9 4 (0.79%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.79%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.79%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 201 (39.57%) Finance
2 86 (16.93%) Banking
3 33 (6.50%) Investment Banking
3 33 (6.50%) Front Office
4 27 (5.31%) Marketing
5 25 (4.92%) Legal
6 23 (4.53%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.94%) Retail
8 10 (1.97%) Advertising
9 7 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.38%) Back Office
9 7 (1.38%) Law
10 4 (0.79%) Publishing
10 4 (0.79%) German Language
11 3 (0.59%) French Language
11 3 (0.59%) Games
11 3 (0.59%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.20%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 137 (26.97%) Developer
2 116 (22.83%) Analyst
3 49 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 29 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 28 (5.51%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.53%) Architect
7 22 (4.33%) Data Analyst
8 21 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.15%) SQL Developer
9 16 (3.15%) Designer
10 12 (2.36%) Consultant
10 12 (2.36%) User Experience Researcher
11 11 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (2.17%) Programmer
12 10 (1.97%) Support Analyst
12 10 (1.97%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (1.97%) iOS Developer
13 9 (1.77%) PL/SQL Developer
13 9 (1.77%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.40%) HTML
2 57 (11.22%) .NET
3 38 (7.48%) CSS
4 31 (6.10%) Web Services
5 30 (5.91%) XML
6 19 (3.74%) REST
7 17 (3.35%) JSON
7 17 (3.35%) HTML5
8 13 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 12 (2.36%) SOAP
9 12 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (2.17%) J2EE
10 11 (2.17%) Middleware
10 11 (2.17%) CSS3
11 10 (1.97%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.97%) WPF
12 9 (1.77%) WCF
12 9 (1.77%) jQuery
12 9 (1.77%) Spring
13 7 (1.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 163 (32.09%) Computer Science
2 96 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (12.01%) Mathematics
4 42 (8.27%) User Experience
5 30 (5.91%) Statistics
6 29 (5.71%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.54%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.35%) Derivative
9 15 (2.95%) Psychology
10 12 (2.36%) Physics
10 12 (2.36%) NHS
11 11 (2.17%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.97%) Economics
13 9 (1.77%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.77%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.57%) CMDB
14 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.57%) Spread Betting
15 6 (1.18%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.43%) Linux
2 51 (10.04%) Windows
3 42 (8.27%) UNIX
4 29 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.92%) Android
6 14 (2.76%) Solaris
7 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) VMS
9 2 (0.39%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.39%) AIX
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.98%) Project Management
3 59 (11.61%) ITIL
4 51 (10.04%) Analytics
5 49 (9.65%) OO
6 48 (9.45%) PRINCE2
7 44 (8.66%) TDD
8 37 (7.28%) Business Analysis
9 34 (6.69%) Service Management
10 30 (5.91%) Data Modelling
11 29 (5.71%) Waterfall
12 27 (5.31%) Change Management
12 27 (5.31%) Risk Management
13 25 (4.92%) Migration
14 22 (4.33%) OOP
15 21 (4.13%) Scrum
15 21 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (4.13%) Time Management
16 20 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.21%) SQL
2 91 (17.91%) Java
3 64 (12.60%) C#
4 48 (9.45%) JavaScript
5 32 (6.30%) C++
6 31 (6.10%) Python
7 26 (5.12%) VBA
8 18 (3.54%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.76%) PHP
10 12 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.17%) Scala
12 9 (1.77%) R
13 7 (1.38%) C
14 6 (1.18%) PHP5
14 6 (1.18%) Groovy
15 5 (0.98%) Ruby
15 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.79%) VB
16 4 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (3.74%) PMI Certification
2 16 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.95%) PMP
3 15 (2.95%) ISEB
4 11 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.97%) CISSP
5 10 (1.97%) MCSE
6 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.38%) MBA
8 6 (1.18%) CISM
8 6 (1.18%) CCNA
8 6 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.98%) CISA
10 4 (0.79%) CCNP
10 4 (0.79%) MCP
10 4 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.30%) QA
2 15 (2.95%) SLA
3 7 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.79%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.59%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.59%) COBIT
7 2 (0.39%) COREP
7 2 (0.39%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) P3O
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 19 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.18%) Puppet
3 4 (0.79%) yum
4 3 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.39%) Control-M
5 2 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.20%) Mesos
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 66 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.48%) Oracle
3 17 (3.35%) Adobe
3 17 (3.35%) Cisco
4 12 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.36%) WorldPay
5 10 (1.97%) Google
5 10 (1.97%) Citrix
6 9 (1.77%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.77%) SAP
7 8 (1.57%) Sybase
7 8 (1.57%) HP
7 8 (1.57%) Remedy
8 7 (1.38%) VMware
8 7 (1.38%) Tableau
9 4 (0.79%) Splunk
9 4 (0.79%) webMethods
9 4 (0.79%) Informatica
9 4 (0.79%) BMC
9 4 (0.79%) Cerner
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