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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 37 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 286 371 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.86% 5.15% 4.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.21% 35.30% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 257 233
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 £299 £284 £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 5 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
888 1051 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.08% 14.60% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 729 704
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.79 £48.00 £35.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 237 (34.80%) Finance
2 165 (24.23%) SQL
3 164 (24.08%) Computer Science
4 163 (23.94%) Banking
5 159 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (18.50%) Java
7 118 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
8 113 (16.59%) Project Management
9 99 (14.54%) C#
10 96 (14.10%) Microsoft
11 86 (12.63%) Investment Banking
12 85 (12.48%) SQL Server
13 83 (12.19%) Linux
14 79 (11.60%) Oracle
14 79 (11.60%) HTML
14 79 (11.60%) MS Excel
15 76 (11.16%) Windows
16 74 (10.87%) Front Office
17 72 (10.57%) C++
18 69 (10.13%) .NET
19 68 (9.99%) Web Services
20 65 (9.54%) OO
20 65 (9.54%) JavaScript
21 64 (9.40%) Analytics
22 57 (8.37%) CSS
23 54 (7.93%) PRINCE2
24 51 (7.49%) Business Analysis
25 50 (7.34%) QA
25 50 (7.34%) Software Engineering
25 50 (7.34%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.64%) Apache
3 16 (2.35%) SAS
4 10 (1.47%) Node.js
5 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.88%) IIS
5 6 (0.88%) CMS
5 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.59%) WordPress
7 4 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 79 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.20%) MS Office
3 29 (4.26%) MS Project
4 25 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (3.52%) MS Visio
6 21 (3.08%) Photoshop
7 16 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (1.32%) InDesign
10 6 (0.88%) SPSS
10 6 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.59%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.15%) Stata
14 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.88%) ReMetrica
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.44%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.44%) Siebel Analytics
4 3 (0.44%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.29%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.15%) Cordys
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.03%) SaaS
2 3 (0.44%) GitHub
3 2 (0.29%) IaaS
3 2 (0.29%) PaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.35%) Internet
2 14 (2.06%) Intranet
2 14 (2.06%) Firewall
3 12 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.17%) HTTP
5 7 (1.03%) SAN
6 6 (0.88%) SSH
7 5 (0.73%) DNS
8 4 (0.59%) LDAP
8 4 (0.59%) SSL
8 4 (0.59%) NAS
9 3 (0.44%) Network Security
9 3 (0.44%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.44%) WAN
10 2 (0.29%) FTP
10 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 35 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.50%) Big Data
7 17 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.50%) MySQL
8 15 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.91%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.17%) DataStage
12 8 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.17%) KDB
12 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.82%) Subversion
3 15 (2.20%) Selenium
4 14 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.62%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.62%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.47%) JUnit
6 10 (1.47%) Mercurial
6 10 (1.47%) JIRA
7 8 (1.17%) FogBugz
7 8 (1.17%) Trac
7 8 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (1.17%) Maven
7 8 (1.17%) Redmine
8 7 (1.03%) Xcode
9 6 (0.88%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.73%) Axure RP
General
1 237 (34.80%) Finance
2 163 (23.94%) Banking
3 86 (12.63%) Investment Banking
4 74 (10.87%) Front Office
5 38 (5.58%) Retail
6 33 (4.85%) Legal
7 30 (4.41%) Marketing
8 20 (2.94%) Advertising
9 17 (2.50%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.76%) Law
12 11 (1.62%) Games
13 9 (1.32%) Retail Banking
14 8 (1.17%) Back Office
15 7 (1.03%) International Banking
16 5 (0.73%) Billing
17 4 (0.59%) Publishing
17 4 (0.59%) Local Government
18 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 229 (33.63%) Developer
2 155 (22.76%) Analyst
3 63 (9.25%) Business Analyst
4 51 (7.49%) Java Developer
5 39 (5.73%) Project Manager
6 31 (4.55%) Architect
7 30 (4.41%) Designer
8 27 (3.96%) Consultant
9 26 (3.82%) C++ Developer
10 22 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 18 (2.64%) Senior Developer
11 18 (2.64%) Quantitative Developer
12 16 (2.35%) Support Analyst
12 16 (2.35%) Junior
13 14 (2.06%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 12 (1.76%) Applications Support
14 12 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (1.76%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (1.76%) User Experience Designer
15 11 (1.62%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.60%) HTML
2 69 (10.13%) .NET
3 68 (9.99%) Web Services
4 57 (8.37%) CSS
5 45 (6.61%) XML
6 26 (3.82%) HTML5
7 24 (3.52%) ASP.NET
8 21 (3.08%) Spring
9 19 (2.79%) WCF
10 18 (2.64%) jQuery
11 15 (2.20%) WPF
11 15 (2.20%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.20%) RESTful
11 15 (2.20%) Hibernate
12 14 (2.06%) REST
13 13 (1.91%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.91%) CSS3
13 13 (1.91%) J2EE
13 13 (1.91%) XHTML
14 11 (1.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 164 (24.08%) Computer Science
2 118 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.31%) User Experience
4 41 (6.02%) Mathematics
5 38 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 37 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 32 (4.70%) Mobile App
8 28 (4.11%) Fixed Income
9 26 (3.82%) Statistics
10 22 (3.23%) Derivative
11 16 (2.35%) PMI
11 16 (2.35%) Credit Risk
12 15 (2.20%) Economics
13 11 (1.62%) Social Media
13 11 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.47%) Data Integration
14 10 (1.47%) Data Extraction
14 10 (1.47%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.32%) Physics
15 9 (1.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.19%) Linux
2 76 (11.16%) Windows
3 47 (6.90%) UNIX
4 22 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.08%) Android
6 11 (1.62%) Solaris
7 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.59%) AIX
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.29%) HPUX
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.59%) Project Management
3 65 (9.54%) OO
4 64 (9.40%) Analytics
5 54 (7.93%) PRINCE2
6 51 (7.49%) Business Analysis
7 50 (7.34%) Software Engineering
8 49 (7.20%) TDD
9 41 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 40 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 40 (5.87%) ITIL
10 40 (5.87%) Risk Management
11 36 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (5.14%) Scrum
12 35 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (4.85%) Multithreading
13 33 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (4.55%) MVC
14 31 (4.55%) E-Commerce
15 30 (4.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 165 (24.23%) SQL
2 126 (18.50%) Java
3 99 (14.54%) C#
4 72 (10.57%) C++
5 65 (9.54%) JavaScript
6 50 (7.34%) Python
7 35 (5.14%) VBA
8 31 (4.55%) PHP
9 26 (3.82%) Perl
10 23 (3.38%) C
10 23 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 22 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.23%) Scala
12 20 (2.94%) Ruby
13 19 (2.79%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.47%) PHP5
15 9 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.32%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.03%) R
17 5 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (3.52%) ISEB
2 20 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 17 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.35%) CISSP
5 15 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.20%) PhD
6 11 (1.62%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.47%) CISM
7 10 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.03%) CISA
9 7 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.03%) PMP
10 6 (0.88%) MCSE
10 6 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.73%) IIBA
11 5 (0.73%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.34%) QA
2 9 (1.32%) SLA
3 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.73%) Basel III
4 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.29%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.29%) Basel II
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.59%) RHEV
4 2 (0.29%) NFS
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.15%) Postfix
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenServer
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Varnish
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.15%) Snort
5 1 (0.15%) Nmap
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.29%) ZENworks
2 2 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) WSUS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 96 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.60%) Oracle
3 29 (4.26%) Adobe
4 19 (2.79%) Tableau
5 16 (2.35%) Sybase
6 15 (2.20%) IBM
7 14 (2.06%) Cisco
8 12 (1.76%) Siebel
9 11 (1.62%) Teradata
9 11 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.47%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.47%) Informatica
10 10 (1.47%) VMware
10 10 (1.47%) Zend
11 9 (1.32%) Google
11 9 (1.32%) SAP
12 8 (1.17%) Cognos
12 8 (1.17%) Citrix
12 8 (1.17%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.17%) Apple
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £100 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £40.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £479.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £359.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago