The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 26 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Degree 342 368 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.89% 5.19% 4.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.42% 33.52% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 254 210
Average daily rate
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£434 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.25 £27.55 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
914 1098 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.50% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 743 684
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
London

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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.

1 278 (37.17%) Finance
2 181 (24.20%) Computer Science
3 175 (23.40%) Banking
4 165 (22.06%) SQL
5 140 (18.72%) Java
6 125 (16.71%) Project Management
7 111 (14.84%) Microsoft
8 109 (14.57%) C#
9 107 (14.30%) SQL Server
9 107 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (13.50%) Investment Banking
11 86 (11.50%) MS Excel
12 85 (11.36%) C++
12 85 (11.36%) Windows
12 85 (11.36%) Linux
13 75 (10.03%) Oracle
14 74 (9.89%) HTML
15 72 (9.63%) Front Office
16 71 (9.49%) .NET
17 67 (8.96%) Python
17 67 (8.96%) Analytics
18 63 (8.42%) Software Engineering
19 62 (8.29%) PRINCE2
20 59 (7.89%) Web Services
20 59 (7.89%) Business Analysis
21 58 (7.75%) Mathematics
21 58 (7.75%) UNIX
21 58 (7.75%) OO
22 56 (7.49%) JavaScript
23 55 (7.35%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.27%) Apache
3 16 (2.14%) SAS
4 9 (1.20%) CMS
5 8 (1.07%) Node.js
6 7 (0.94%) Joomla!
7 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.67%) IIS
9 4 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.53%) WordPress
9 4 (0.53%) Drupal
9 4 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 86 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.35%) MS Office
3 38 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (4.14%) MS Project
5 24 (3.21%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.74%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.94%) InDesign
8 7 (0.94%) SPSS
9 6 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.53%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.27%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.94%) ReMetrica
3 4 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.40%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.40%) Magento
4 3 (0.40%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.40%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.13%) OpenWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.27%) IaaS
3 2 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.54%) Internet
2 18 (2.41%) Intranet
3 16 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.14%) Firewall
4 9 (1.20%) HTTP
5 8 (1.07%) WAN
5 8 (1.07%) Network Security
6 7 (0.94%) DNS
7 6 (0.80%) SAN
7 6 (0.80%) LAN
8 5 (0.67%) SSH
8 5 (0.67%) LDAP
9 4 (0.53%) SSL
9 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.40%) NAS
10 3 (0.40%) VPN
11 2 (0.27%) 3G
11 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 38 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.21%) Big Data
8 21 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (2.54%) MySQL
11 18 (2.41%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.87%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.34%) NoSQL
15 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (1.20%) KDB
16 9 (1.20%) OLTP
17 8 (1.07%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.07%) Subversion
3 19 (2.54%) Selenium
4 18 (2.41%) JUnit
5 15 (2.01%) Maven
5 15 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.87%) JIRA
7 13 (1.74%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.34%) Ant
10 9 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.07%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.94%) Xcode
13 6 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.80%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.67%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.67%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.67%) Redmine
General
1 278 (37.17%) Finance
2 175 (23.40%) Banking
3 101 (13.50%) Investment Banking
4 72 (9.63%) Front Office
5 43 (5.75%) Legal
6 40 (5.35%) Retail
7 30 (4.01%) Marketing
8 23 (3.07%) Advertising
9 21 (2.81%) Financial Institution
9 21 (2.81%) Back Office
10 18 (2.41%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.60%) Publishing
12 9 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 8 (1.07%) Games
14 7 (0.94%) International Banking
14 7 (0.94%) Law
15 5 (0.67%) Billing
16 4 (0.53%) Local Government
17 3 (0.40%) German Language
17 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (30.21%) Developer
2 179 (23.93%) Analyst
3 87 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 45 (6.02%) Project Manager
5 44 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 34 (4.55%) Consultant
7 30 (4.01%) Architect
8 28 (3.74%) C++ Developer
9 26 (3.48%) Quantitative Developer
10 24 (3.21%) Designer
11 23 (3.07%) Senior Developer
12 21 (2.81%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 20 (2.67%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.41%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 18 (2.41%) Risk Analyst
14 18 (2.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 17 (2.27%) IT Business Analyst
16 16 (2.14%) Legal Analyst
16 16 (2.14%) Credit Analyst
17 15 (2.01%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.89%) HTML
2 71 (9.49%) .NET
3 59 (7.89%) Web Services
4 54 (7.22%) CSS
5 40 (5.35%) XML
6 27 (3.61%) Spring
7 24 (3.21%) ASP.NET
8 22 (2.94%) J2EE
8 22 (2.94%) HTML5
9 21 (2.81%) Hibernate
10 20 (2.67%) jQuery
11 16 (2.14%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.01%) REST
12 15 (2.01%) SOAP
13 14 (1.87%) XHTML
13 14 (1.87%) WCF
14 13 (1.74%) Middleware
15 12 (1.60%) JSON
16 11 (1.47%) CSS3
16 11 (1.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 181 (24.20%) Computer Science
2 58 (7.75%) Mathematics
3 49 (6.55%) Management Information System
4 45 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 31 (4.14%) Statistics
7 29 (3.88%) Mobile App
8 25 (3.34%) Credit Risk
9 22 (2.94%) Derivative
10 21 (2.81%) Economics
11 20 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (2.41%) PMI
13 11 (1.47%) Social Media
13 11 (1.47%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.34%) FMCG
14 10 (1.34%) Physics
15 9 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (1.20%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.20%) Open Source
15 9 (1.20%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.36%) Windows
1 85 (11.36%) Linux
2 58 (7.75%) UNIX
3 20 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.54%) Android
5 13 (1.74%) Solaris
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.53%) AIX
10 3 (0.40%) HPUX
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (16.71%) Project Management
2 107 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (8.96%) Analytics
4 63 (8.42%) Software Engineering
5 62 (8.29%) PRINCE2
6 59 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 58 (7.75%) OO
8 48 (6.42%) Scrum
8 48 (6.42%) Data Modelling
9 46 (6.15%) ITIL
10 45 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (5.08%) TDD
13 37 (4.95%) UML
14 36 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (4.55%) Multithreading
16 34 (4.55%) Change Management
17 30 (4.01%) MVC
18 29 (3.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (22.06%) SQL
2 140 (18.72%) Java
3 109 (14.57%) C#
4 85 (11.36%) C++
5 67 (8.96%) Python
6 56 (7.49%) JavaScript
7 38 (5.08%) Perl
8 33 (4.41%) PHP
8 33 (4.41%) VBA
9 28 (3.74%) C
10 22 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.54%) Ruby
12 15 (2.01%) Scala
13 14 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.20%) PHP5
15 9 (1.20%) R
15 9 (1.20%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (3.88%) ISEB
2 21 (2.81%) CISSP
2 21 (2.81%) PMI Certification
3 19 (2.54%) PhD
4 17 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.01%) CISM
5 15 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.47%) CISA
7 11 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.07%) MCSE
9 8 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.80%) PMP
12 5 (0.67%) MBA
12 5 (0.67%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.35%) QA
2 11 (1.47%) SLA
3 8 (1.07%) Basel III
4 7 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.53%) EMIR
6 4 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) COREP
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.53%) RHEV
4 2 (0.27%) XenApp
4 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) Snort
5 1 (0.13%) Nmap
5 1 (0.13%) Postfix
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) NFS
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) ZENworks
2 2 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) SCOM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.13%) Oozie
3 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 111 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.03%) Oracle
3 27 (3.61%) Adobe
4 25 (3.34%) Tableau
5 20 (2.67%) Sybase
6 16 (2.14%) SAP
7 15 (2.01%) Siebel
7 15 (2.01%) IBM
8 14 (1.87%) Cisco
9 11 (1.47%) Teradata
10 10 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 10 (1.34%) VMware
10 10 (1.34%) Zend
11 9 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.20%) Citrix
11 9 (1.20%) Informatica
12 8 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.07%) hybris
13 7 (0.94%) Cognos
13 7 (0.94%) Bloomberg
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