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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 252 293 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.79% 5.04% 5.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.14% 33.14% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 210 254
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.00 £36.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.76% +44.44%
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
784 884 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.90% 15.22% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 615 728
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 38
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £31.43 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 207 (40.83%) Finance
2 132 (26.04%) Computer Science
3 125 (24.65%) SQL
4 124 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
6 107 (21.10%) Java
7 94 (18.54%) Project Management
8 93 (18.34%) Banking
9 86 (16.96%) MS Excel
10 85 (16.77%) Microsoft
11 75 (14.79%) SQL Server
12 61 (12.03%) Oracle
13 58 (11.44%) Mathematics
14 56 (11.05%) Linux
15 54 (10.65%) .NET
16 52 (10.26%) HTML
17 51 (10.06%) PRINCE2
17 51 (10.06%) Windows
18 50 (9.86%) Analytics
19 49 (9.66%) JavaScript
20 48 (9.47%) MS Office
21 47 (9.27%) C#
22 44 (8.68%) C++
22 44 (8.68%) ITIL
23 43 (8.48%) UNIX
24 38 (7.50%) Investment Banking
24 38 (7.50%) QA
24 38 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
25 36 (7.10%) Python
25 36 (7.10%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.97%) SAS
2 10 (1.97%) Node.js
3 8 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.58%) Apache
4 6 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.99%) IIS
6 4 (0.79%) CMS
6 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.39%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.47%) MS Office
3 38 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (7.10%) MS Visio
5 29 (5.72%) MS Project
6 11 (2.17%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.79%) Maple
8 4 (0.79%) LaTeX
8 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.79%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.59%) SPSS
9 3 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.39%) InDesign
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Radian6
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.20%) Global One
3 1 (0.20%) HFM
3 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.55%) SaaS
2 7 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.79%) PaaS
3 4 (0.79%) Heroku
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.59%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Boomi
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Force.com
5 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.96%) Firewall
2 13 (2.56%) LAN
3 10 (1.97%) Intranet
4 9 (1.78%) VPN
4 9 (1.78%) DNS
5 8 (1.58%) LDAP
5 8 (1.58%) WAN
5 8 (1.58%) DHCP
5 8 (1.58%) Internet
6 7 (1.38%) SAN
6 7 (1.38%) VoIP
6 7 (1.38%) Network Security
6 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.99%) NAS
7 5 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.99%) VLAN
7 5 (0.99%) HTTP
7 5 (0.99%) SSL
7 5 (0.99%) Wireless
8 4 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.75%) Big Data
5 16 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.56%) MySQL
7 13 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.58%) KDB
10 8 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.38%) EDRMS
11 7 (1.38%) DTS
11 7 (1.38%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (2.56%) Subversion
1 13 (2.56%) JIRA
1 13 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.37%) TeamCity
2 12 (2.37%) JUnit
3 11 (2.17%) Selenium
3 11 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.58%) Maven
4 8 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.18%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.99%) RSpec
6 5 (0.99%) JMeter
7 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.59%) TestNG
8 3 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.59%) WebLOAD
8 3 (0.59%) Toad
General
1 207 (40.83%) Finance
2 93 (18.34%) Banking
3 38 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.52%) Legal
5 26 (5.13%) Front Office
6 18 (3.55%) Marketing
7 16 (3.16%) Advertising
8 14 (2.76%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.56%) Law
10 10 (1.97%) Retail
11 6 (1.18%) Back Office
12 5 (0.99%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.79%) Games
14 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (24.85%) Developer
1 126 (24.85%) Analyst
2 51 (10.06%) Architect
3 45 (8.88%) Business Analyst
4 30 (5.92%) Java Developer
5 27 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 23 (4.54%) Data Analyst
7 20 (3.94%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.16%) Consultant
10 14 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.56%) Technical Architect
12 11 (2.17%) Security Analyst
13 10 (1.97%) Designer
14 9 (1.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (1.78%) Applications Support
15 8 (1.58%) Support Analyst
15 8 (1.58%) Administrator
15 8 (1.58%) Test Analyst
15 8 (1.58%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.65%) .NET
2 52 (10.26%) HTML
3 33 (6.51%) CSS
4 31 (6.11%) Web Services
5 24 (4.73%) XML
6 19 (3.75%) Middleware
7 17 (3.35%) HTML5
8 16 (3.16%) REST
9 13 (2.56%) SOAP
10 12 (2.37%) jQuery
11 11 (2.17%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.17%) J2EE
12 10 (1.97%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.58%) Spring
13 8 (1.58%) Grails
13 8 (1.58%) JSON
14 7 (1.38%) Java EE
14 7 (1.38%) JRules
15 6 (1.18%) Hibernate
15 6 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 132 (26.04%) Computer Science
2 114 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (11.44%) Mathematics
4 29 (5.72%) Management Information System
5 27 (5.33%) User Experience
6 26 (5.13%) Statistics
7 22 (4.34%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.75%) Physics
9 17 (3.35%) Credit Risk
10 15 (2.96%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.96%) Derivative
11 14 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (2.76%) NHS
12 12 (2.37%) Algorithms
13 11 (2.17%) CMDB
14 10 (1.97%) Graphic Design
14 10 (1.97%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.58%) PMI
16 7 (1.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.05%) Linux
2 51 (10.06%) Windows
3 43 (8.48%) UNIX
4 12 (2.37%) Android
5 9 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.18%) Solaris
8 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (18.54%) Project Management
3 51 (10.06%) PRINCE2
4 50 (9.86%) Analytics
5 44 (8.68%) ITIL
6 35 (6.90%) TDD
6 35 (6.90%) SDLC
7 33 (6.51%) Waterfall
8 32 (6.31%) Business Analysis
9 31 (6.11%) Risk Management
9 31 (6.11%) Migration
9 31 (6.11%) OO
10 30 (5.92%) Data Modelling
10 30 (5.92%) Scrum
11 29 (5.72%) Change Management
12 27 (5.33%) SOA
12 27 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (5.13%) Information Security
14 25 (4.93%) Validation
14 25 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 125 (24.65%) SQL
2 107 (21.10%) Java
3 49 (9.66%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.27%) C#
5 44 (8.68%) C++
6 36 (7.10%) Python
7 23 (4.54%) VBA
8 18 (3.55%) R
9 17 (3.35%) Perl
10 15 (2.96%) Ruby
11 14 (2.76%) Groovy
11 14 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.76%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.37%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.17%) C
13 11 (2.17%) PHP
14 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.99%) Scala
15 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (3.75%) PMI Certification
2 15 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.76%) PMP
4 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.37%) MCSE
5 12 (2.37%) PhD
6 11 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.97%) ISEB
7 10 (1.97%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.58%) MBA
9 7 (1.38%) CISSP
9 7 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.18%) APMP
11 5 (0.99%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.99%) CCNA
12 4 (0.79%) CCNP
12 4 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.50%) QA
2 15 (2.96%) SLA
3 8 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.18%) COBIT
4 6 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.79%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) Basel II
6 2 (0.39%) COREP
7 1 (0.20%) FINREP
7 1 (0.20%) FATCA
7 1 (0.20%) P3O
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 28 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) Docker
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.20%) Snort
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (1.97%) Puppet
2 9 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.99%) Control-M
4 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.20%) Oozie
7 1 (0.20%) Mesos
7 1 (0.20%) Graphite
7 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) MOM
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.03%) Oracle
3 19 (3.75%) Adobe
4 18 (3.55%) WorldPay
5 16 (3.16%) Cisco
6 11 (2.17%) Citrix
6 11 (2.17%) Sybase
7 9 (1.78%) webMethods
8 8 (1.58%) Informatica
8 8 (1.58%) HP
9 7 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.38%) Remedy
10 6 (1.18%) VMware
10 6 (1.18%) Google
11 5 (0.99%) Splunk
11 5 (0.99%) Veritas
11 5 (0.99%) SAP
11 5 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.79%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 17 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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