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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 33 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 253 281 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.10% 4.70% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.73% 28.33% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 197 241
Average daily rate
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£428 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.38 £27.84 £51.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £19.35 £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.28 £39.70 £68.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.69%
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
773 992 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.59% 16.59% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 671 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.24 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 191 (35.44%) Finance
2 167 (30.98%) Computer Science
3 142 (26.35%) SQL
4 138 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (18.18%) Banking
7 94 (17.44%) Java
8 81 (15.03%) HTML
9 74 (13.73%) C#
10 72 (13.36%) JavaScript
11 69 (12.80%) Project Management
12 67 (12.43%) .NET
13 61 (11.32%) Mathematics
14 60 (11.13%) ITIL
14 60 (11.13%) Windows
15 58 (10.76%) Oracle
15 58 (10.76%) Microsoft
15 58 (10.76%) Analytics
16 56 (10.39%) OO
17 55 (10.20%) Linux
17 55 (10.20%) Front Office
18 53 (9.83%) TDD
19 52 (9.65%) PRINCE2
20 48 (8.91%) Web Services
21 47 (8.72%) MS Excel
22 45 (8.35%) SQL Server
23 42 (7.79%) CSS
23 42 (7.79%) UNIX
24 41 (7.61%) C++
25 39 (7.24%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (4.08%) SAS
2 15 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.78%) IIS
3 14 (2.60%) Node.js
4 10 (1.86%) Apache
5 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.93%) CMS
6 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.74%) JBoss
8 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 47 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.31%) MS Office
3 23 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.71%) MS Project
5 18 (3.34%) Photoshop
6 13 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.37%) InDesign
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.19%) SPSS
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.56%) Summit
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.56%) Siebel Analytics
3 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.19%) Cordys
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) SaaS
2 4 (0.74%) IaaS
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.56%) Force.com
3 3 (0.56%) GitHub
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.71%) Internet
2 16 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.78%) Firewall
4 11 (2.04%) Intranet
5 9 (1.67%) Network Security
6 8 (1.48%) WAN
7 7 (1.30%) FTP
8 6 (1.11%) HTTP
8 6 (1.11%) LAN
9 5 (0.93%) Wireless
9 5 (0.93%) SSL
10 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.56%) SAN
10 3 (0.56%) VoIP
10 3 (0.56%) VPN
10 3 (0.56%) LDAP
10 3 (0.56%) Cisco ICM
11 2 (0.37%) ADSL
12 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (5.75%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.78%) QlikView
6 13 (2.41%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.41%) Big Data
7 12 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.04%) MySQL
8 11 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.93%) MS Access
11 5 (0.93%) DB2
11 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.34%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.60%) JIRA
4 13 (2.41%) Subversion
4 13 (2.41%) Toad
4 13 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 11 (2.04%) Selenium
6 10 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.48%) Axure RP
7 8 (1.48%) JUnit
8 7 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.11%) Hudson
9 6 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.93%) Maven
10 5 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.93%) TestNG
10 5 (0.93%) JBehave
10 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 191 (35.44%) Finance
2 98 (18.18%) Banking
3 55 (10.20%) Front Office
4 34 (6.31%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.90%) Legal
7 18 (3.34%) Marketing
8 13 (2.41%) Retail
8 13 (2.41%) Law
9 10 (1.86%) Games
10 8 (1.48%) Advertising
11 7 (1.30%) Publishing
12 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.56%) Billing
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.56%) Back Office
13 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.37%) French Language
14 2 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 178 (33.02%) Developer
2 120 (22.26%) Analyst
3 46 (8.53%) Business Analyst
4 36 (6.68%) Project Manager
5 34 (6.31%) Java Developer
6 28 (5.19%) Architect
7 25 (4.64%) Senior Developer
8 24 (4.45%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.08%) Designer
10 17 (3.15%) Data Analyst
10 17 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (3.15%) SQL Developer
10 17 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (2.41%) Programmer
13 12 (2.23%) Consultant
13 12 (2.23%) C++ Developer
14 11 (2.04%) Tester
15 10 (1.86%) Oracle Developer
15 10 (1.86%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.03%) HTML
2 67 (12.43%) .NET
3 48 (8.91%) Web Services
4 42 (7.79%) CSS
5 33 (6.12%) XML
6 29 (5.38%) HTML5
7 20 (3.71%) ASP.NET
8 18 (3.34%) jQuery
9 16 (2.97%) WCF
9 16 (2.97%) WPF
9 16 (2.97%) JSON
10 14 (2.60%) CSS3
11 13 (2.41%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.23%) REST
12 12 (2.23%) RESTful
12 12 (2.23%) Spring
13 11 (2.04%) Middleware
14 10 (1.86%) Backbone.js
14 10 (1.86%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 167 (30.98%) Computer Science
2 101 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (11.32%) Mathematics
4 33 (6.12%) User Experience
5 23 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.27%) Statistics
6 17 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.15%) Derivative
7 14 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.41%) Physics
9 12 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.04%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.67%) Data Extraction
13 8 (1.48%) Spread Betting
13 8 (1.48%) Human Factors
13 8 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.48%) NHS
14 7 (1.30%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.13%) Windows
2 55 (10.20%) Linux
3 42 (7.79%) UNIX
4 18 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.78%) Android
6 10 (1.86%) Solaris
7 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.56%) VMS
8 3 (0.56%) OpenVMS
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.37%) AIX
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (12.80%) Project Management
3 60 (11.13%) ITIL
4 58 (10.76%) Analytics
5 56 (10.39%) OO
6 53 (9.83%) TDD
7 52 (9.65%) PRINCE2
8 39 (7.24%) Data Modelling
9 37 (6.86%) Scrum
10 33 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (5.94%) Software Engineering
11 32 (5.94%) Risk Management
12 31 (5.75%) Service Management
13 28 (5.19%) Business Analysis
14 26 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (4.82%) OOP
14 26 (4.82%) CRM
15 25 (4.64%) Change Management
16 24 (4.45%) MVC
16 24 (4.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (26.35%) SQL
2 94 (17.44%) Java
3 74 (13.73%) C#
4 72 (13.36%) JavaScript
5 41 (7.61%) C++
6 30 (5.57%) Python
7 28 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 24 (4.45%) VBA
9 21 (3.90%) Scala
10 14 (2.60%) PHP
10 14 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.86%) R
12 9 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.67%) C
12 9 (1.67%) Ruby
13 7 (1.30%) Perl
13 7 (1.30%) Groovy
13 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.11%) PHP5
14 6 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 18 (3.34%) PMP
3 17 (3.15%) ISEB
4 16 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.41%) CISSP
7 11 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.86%) PhD
9 9 (1.67%) CISM
10 7 (1.30%) MBA
10 7 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.30%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.11%) CISA
12 5 (0.93%) GIAC
12 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.93%) CFA
12 5 (0.93%) CRISC
13 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.01%) QA
2 17 (3.15%) SLA
3 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) GAAP
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.37%) Nmap
4 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.19%) NFS
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Puppet
1 5 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.56%) Control-M
2 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) yum
3 2 (0.37%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) Cacti
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) Oozie
4 1 (0.19%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 58 (10.76%) Oracle
1 58 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.15%) Cisco
3 15 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 14 (2.60%) Google
5 10 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.67%) Adobe
6 9 (1.67%) Tableau
7 8 (1.48%) Sybase
7 8 (1.48%) VMware
8 7 (1.30%) Siebel
9 6 (1.11%) Informatica
10 5 (0.93%) Cerner
10 5 (0.93%) Apple
10 5 (0.93%) SAP
11 4 (0.74%) Hortonworks
11 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.74%) Splunk
11 4 (0.74%) Zend
11 4 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Discussed once contacted
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago