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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 259 303 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.04% 5.22% 5.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.07% 29.50% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 190 243
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £639 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.26 £33.18 £38.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% -12.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £20.70 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.09 £41.60 £64.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -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
891 1027 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.35% 17.70% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 675 610
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 39
Average hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 189 (35.46%) Finance
2 173 (32.46%) Computer Science
3 140 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (25.89%) SQL
5 103 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (18.20%) Java
7 91 (17.07%) Banking
8 80 (15.01%) C#
9 77 (14.45%) HTML
10 72 (13.51%) .NET
11 67 (12.57%) Mathematics
12 65 (12.20%) Analytics
12 65 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 65 (12.20%) Project Management
13 64 (12.01%) ITIL
14 59 (11.07%) Linux
15 57 (10.69%) Windows
15 57 (10.69%) OO
16 55 (10.32%) SQL Server
17 54 (10.13%) Microsoft
18 52 (9.76%) Oracle
18 52 (9.76%) TDD
19 49 (9.19%) Front Office
19 49 (9.19%) PRINCE2
20 46 (8.63%) UNIX
21 45 (8.44%) MS Excel
22 42 (7.88%) C++
23 41 (7.69%) Web Services
24 38 (7.13%) CSS
24 38 (7.13%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.13%) SAS
2 16 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.81%) IIS
4 11 (2.06%) Node.js
5 9 (1.69%) Apache
6 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.75%) CMS
8 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.56%) JBoss
8 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.57%) MS Office
3 20 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.56%) MS Project
5 14 (2.63%) Photoshop
5 14 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.38%) InDesign
9 2 (0.38%) SPSS
9 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.38%) Weka
9 2 (0.38%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.31%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.56%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.38%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Cordys
5 1 (0.19%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.94%) IaaS
2 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 3 (0.56%) GitHub
3 3 (0.56%) Force.com
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 20 (3.75%) Internet
2 15 (2.81%) Firewall
3 10 (1.88%) LAN
3 10 (1.88%) Intranet
4 9 (1.69%) Network Security
5 7 (1.31%) WAN
5 7 (1.31%) FTP
6 6 (1.13%) HTTP
6 6 (1.13%) Wireless
7 4 (0.75%) SSL
7 4 (0.75%) VPN
7 4 (0.75%) VoIP
7 4 (0.75%) LDAP
8 3 (0.56%) DNS
8 3 (0.56%) DHCP
8 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 19 (3.56%) Big Data
6 16 (3.00%) QlikView
7 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.88%) MySQL
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.13%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.81%) JIRA
4 14 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.44%) Toad
6 11 (2.06%) Selenium
7 10 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.88%) Subversion
8 8 (1.50%) JUnit
9 7 (1.31%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.31%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.31%) Hudson
9 7 (1.31%) Axure RP
10 6 (1.13%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.94%) JBehave
11 5 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.94%) TestNG
11 5 (0.94%) Maven
12 4 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 189 (35.46%) Finance
2 91 (17.07%) Banking
3 49 (9.19%) Front Office
4 34 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.13%) Legal
6 20 (3.75%) Marketing
7 19 (3.56%) Retail
8 10 (1.88%) Law
8 10 (1.88%) Advertising
9 7 (1.31%) Games
10 6 (1.13%) Publishing
10 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.75%) Back Office
11 4 (0.75%) German Language
12 3 (0.56%) French Language
12 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (32.83%) Developer
2 114 (21.39%) Analyst
3 41 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 36 (6.75%) Project Manager
5 32 (6.00%) Java Developer
6 30 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 23 (4.32%) Architect
8 22 (4.13%) C# Developer
9 21 (3.94%) Data Analyst
10 18 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (3.19%) SQL Developer
12 15 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.81%) Designer
13 14 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (2.44%) Consultant
15 12 (2.25%) Programmer
15 12 (2.25%) C++ Developer
16 11 (2.06%) Tester
16 11 (2.06%) Agile Java Developer
17 10 (1.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (14.45%) HTML
2 72 (13.51%) .NET
3 41 (7.69%) Web Services
4 38 (7.13%) CSS
5 32 (6.00%) XML
6 27 (5.07%) HTML5
7 20 (3.75%) WPF
7 20 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 19 (3.56%) JSON
9 17 (3.19%) REST
10 16 (3.00%) jQuery
11 15 (2.81%) WCF
12 14 (2.63%) Spring
13 13 (2.44%) CSS3
14 12 (2.25%) Middleware
14 12 (2.25%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.06%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (1.69%) J2EE
18 8 (1.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 173 (32.46%) Computer Science
2 103 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (12.57%) Mathematics
4 38 (7.13%) User Experience
5 29 (5.44%) Statistics
6 25 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.56%) Mobile App
8 18 (3.38%) Derivative
9 13 (2.44%) Fixed Income
9 13 (2.44%) Physics
10 12 (2.25%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.06%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (2.06%) NHS
12 10 (1.88%) Psychology
13 9 (1.69%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.50%) Spread Betting
14 8 (1.50%) Economics
14 8 (1.50%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.07%) Linux
2 57 (10.69%) Windows
3 46 (8.63%) UNIX
4 22 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.19%) Android
6 14 (2.63%) Solaris
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.56%) VMS
8 3 (0.56%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (12.20%) Project Management
2 65 (12.20%) Analytics
3 64 (12.01%) ITIL
4 57 (10.69%) OO
5 52 (9.76%) TDD
6 49 (9.19%) PRINCE2
7 35 (6.57%) Data Modelling
8 34 (6.38%) Scrum
9 31 (5.82%) Software Engineering
10 30 (5.63%) Service Management
11 29 (5.44%) Change Management
12 28 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.25%) OOP
13 27 (5.07%) Risk Management
13 27 (5.07%) Business Analysis
14 25 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 25 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (4.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 138 (25.89%) SQL
2 97 (18.20%) Java
3 80 (15.01%) C#
4 65 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 42 (7.88%) C++
6 33 (6.19%) Python
7 28 (5.25%) VBA
8 21 (3.94%) PL/SQL
9 20 (3.75%) Scala
10 12 (2.25%) PHP
11 11 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.88%) R
13 8 (1.50%) Groovy
13 8 (1.50%) Ruby
13 8 (1.50%) Perl
13 8 (1.50%) C
14 6 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.94%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.13%) PMI Certification
2 18 (3.38%) PMP
2 18 (3.38%) ISEB
3 14 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.44%) CISSP
5 12 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.88%) CISM
8 8 (1.50%) MBA
8 8 (1.50%) PhD
9 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.13%) CISA
10 6 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.13%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.94%) VCP4
11 5 (0.94%) CRISC
11 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.94%) CFA
11 5 (0.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.32%) QA
2 15 (2.81%) SLA
3 8 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.75%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.19%) GAAP
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.38%) Nmap
3 2 (0.38%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.94%) Puppet
3 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.75%) yum
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.56%) Control-M
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.38%) Nessus
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) Cacti
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Oozie
6 1 (0.19%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 54 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.76%) Oracle
3 15 (2.81%) Cisco
4 14 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 14 (2.63%) Google
5 13 (2.44%) Tableau
6 11 (2.06%) Adobe
7 10 (1.88%) SAP
8 8 (1.50%) Citrix
8 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.31%) VMware
10 6 (1.13%) Cerner
10 6 (1.13%) Remedy
10 6 (1.13%) Sybase
10 6 (1.13%) HP
11 5 (0.94%) IBM
11 5 (0.94%) Informatica
11 5 (0.94%) Apple
11 5 (0.94%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.94%) BMC
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Volaris Exec
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits & package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NICE systems
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago