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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 247 361 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.23% 6.27% 5.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.15% 37.53% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 268 245
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £633 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.89% -45.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.90 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £126.25 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.78 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +33.76%
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
793 962 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 16.71% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 693 718
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 60
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.33 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 204 (39.84%) Finance
2 137 (26.76%) Computer Science
3 130 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (23.44%) SQL
5 109 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (20.51%) Java
7 92 (17.97%) Banking
8 80 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 80 (15.63%) Project Management
9 73 (14.26%) SQL Server
10 68 (13.28%) MS Excel
11 61 (11.91%) .NET
12 59 (11.52%) Linux
13 58 (11.33%) C#
14 55 (10.74%) HTML
15 52 (10.16%) Oracle
15 52 (10.16%) ITIL
15 52 (10.16%) Mathematics
16 51 (9.96%) Windows
17 49 (9.57%) PRINCE2
17 49 (9.57%) UNIX
17 49 (9.57%) JavaScript
17 49 (9.57%) Analytics
18 45 (8.79%) MS Office
19 39 (7.62%) OO
19 39 (7.62%) TDD
19 39 (7.62%) Investment Banking
19 39 (7.62%) Business Analysis
19 39 (7.62%) Waterfall
20 38 (7.42%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.15%) SAS
3 9 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.56%) Apache
5 7 (1.37%) IIS
6 6 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.78%) Node.js
7 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.39%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.79%) MS Office
3 33 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 32 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (4.69%) MS Project
6 7 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.59%) InDesign
7 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) Maple
8 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.39%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.39%) SPSS
8 2 (0.39%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.39%) Radian6
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.20%) Global One
3 1 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.93%) SaaS
2 7 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.37%) IaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Heroku
3 3 (0.59%) Office 365
3 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.39%) Force.com
4 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.73%) LAN
1 14 (2.73%) Firewall
2 12 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.15%) Intranet
4 10 (1.95%) Internet
4 10 (1.95%) DNS
5 9 (1.76%) DHCP
5 9 (1.76%) LDAP
6 7 (1.37%) VoIP
6 7 (1.37%) HTTP
6 7 (1.37%) VPN
6 7 (1.37%) Network Security
7 6 (1.17%) VLAN
8 5 (0.98%) SSL
8 5 (0.98%) SAN
8 5 (0.98%) WAN
9 4 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.78%) Wireless
9 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.59%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.10%) Big Data
5 20 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.15%) MySQL
9 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.37%) DTS
10 7 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.37%) EDRMS
10 7 (1.37%) QlikView
11 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 19 (3.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.54%) TeamCity
4 12 (2.34%) JIRA
5 9 (1.76%) Subversion
5 9 (1.76%) Selenium
6 8 (1.56%) JUnit
6 8 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.37%) Axure RP
7 7 (1.37%) Maven
8 6 (1.17%) JMeter
9 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.78%) TestNG
10 4 (0.78%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.78%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.59%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 204 (39.84%) Finance
2 92 (17.97%) Banking
3 39 (7.62%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.86%) Legal
5 29 (5.66%) Front Office
6 25 (4.88%) Marketing
7 20 (3.91%) Retail
8 17 (3.32%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.15%) Law
10 10 (1.95%) Advertising
11 7 (1.37%) Back Office
12 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.59%) Games
14 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.39%) French Language
14 2 (0.39%) German Language
14 2 (0.39%) Electronics
14 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (25.59%) Developer
2 117 (22.85%) Analyst
3 50 (9.77%) Business Analyst
4 42 (8.20%) Architect
5 28 (5.47%) Project Manager
5 28 (5.47%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.49%) Senior Developer
7 19 (3.71%) Data Analyst
8 18 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.13%) Consultant
10 15 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (2.34%) User Experience Researcher
12 11 (2.15%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.15%) SQL Developer
12 11 (2.15%) Designer
13 10 (1.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (1.95%) Support Analyst
14 9 (1.76%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (1.76%) Technical Architect
15 8 (1.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.91%) .NET
2 55 (10.74%) HTML
3 35 (6.84%) CSS
4 30 (5.86%) Web Services
5 23 (4.49%) XML
6 18 (3.52%) HTML5
7 16 (3.13%) REST
8 15 (2.93%) Middleware
9 13 (2.54%) SOAP
10 12 (2.34%) J2EE
10 12 (2.34%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.15%) WPF
12 10 (1.95%) Spring
13 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.76%) JSON
14 8 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.56%) Java EE
14 8 (1.56%) CSS3
15 7 (1.37%) WCF
15 7 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 137 (26.76%) Computer Science
2 109 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (10.16%) Mathematics
4 38 (7.42%) User Experience
5 30 (5.86%) Management Information System
6 27 (5.27%) Statistics
7 18 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.93%) Derivative
9 15 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.73%) NHS
10 14 (2.73%) Psychology
11 13 (2.54%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.95%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.95%) Physics
12 10 (1.95%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.76%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.56%) CMDB
14 8 (1.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.52%) Linux
2 51 (9.96%) Windows
3 49 (9.57%) UNIX
4 18 (3.52%) Android
4 18 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.37%) Solaris
6 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (15.63%) Project Management
3 52 (10.16%) ITIL
4 49 (9.57%) PRINCE2
4 49 (9.57%) Analytics
5 39 (7.62%) Waterfall
5 39 (7.62%) OO
5 39 (7.62%) TDD
5 39 (7.62%) Business Analysis
6 36 (7.03%) Risk Management
6 36 (7.03%) SDLC
7 31 (6.05%) Service Management
8 28 (5.47%) Data Modelling
8 28 (5.47%) Migration
9 26 (5.08%) Change Management
9 26 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.49%) Scrum
12 22 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (4.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.44%) SQL
2 105 (20.51%) Java
3 58 (11.33%) C#
4 49 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 38 (7.42%) C++
6 37 (7.23%) Python
7 27 (5.27%) VBA
8 16 (3.13%) Perl
9 14 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.34%) PHP
11 11 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.95%) C
12 10 (1.95%) Ruby
13 9 (1.76%) Groovy
13 9 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.56%) Scala
14 8 (1.56%) R
15 6 (1.17%) PHP5
16 5 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (3.91%) PMI Certification
2 16 (3.13%) PMP
3 15 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.73%) ISEB
4 14 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.34%) MCSE
5 12 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.56%) CISSP
9 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.37%) MBA
10 6 (1.17%) PhD
10 6 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.98%) CCNA
11 5 (0.98%) CISM
12 4 (0.78%) ACCA
12 4 (0.78%) CISA
12 4 (0.78%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.78%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.84%) QA
2 20 (3.91%) SLA
3 6 (1.17%) COBIT
3 6 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.78%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) COREP
6 2 (0.39%) FINREP
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.20%) P3O
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 29 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.20%) Snort
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.15%) Puppet
3 8 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.78%) Control-M
5 3 (0.59%) yum
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.20%) Mesos
7 1 (0.20%) Graphite
7 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 80 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.16%) Oracle
3 18 (3.52%) WorldPay
4 17 (3.32%) Adobe
5 16 (3.13%) Cisco
6 15 (2.93%) Citrix
7 12 (2.34%) HP
8 11 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.76%) webMethods
9 9 (1.76%) SAP
9 9 (1.76%) Sybase
10 8 (1.56%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.56%) Remedy
10 8 (1.56%) Google
10 8 (1.56%) Tableau
11 7 (1.37%) Informatica
12 6 (1.17%) Splunk
12 6 (1.17%) VMware
13 4 (0.78%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Incentives, Uncapped Commission, Bonus'
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 days ago