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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 35 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 274 364 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.81% 5.14% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.08% 35.51% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 257 202
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £41.72 £28.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £54.50 £45.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £18.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+65.33% -36.97%
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
854 1025 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 14.48% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 702 617
Average daily rate £413 £410 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -39.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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.

1 189 (32.14%) Finance
2 156 (26.53%) Computer Science
3 143 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (23.47%) SQL
5 125 (21.26%) Banking
6 110 (18.71%) Java
7 108 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
8 91 (15.48%) HTML
9 89 (15.14%) Project Management
10 75 (12.76%) Microsoft
11 73 (12.41%) JavaScript
12 70 (11.90%) C#
13 69 (11.73%) Linux
14 67 (11.39%) Windows
15 66 (11.22%) MS Excel
16 64 (10.88%) OO
16 64 (10.88%) Analytics
17 61 (10.37%) .NET
18 59 (10.03%) Web Services
19 58 (9.86%) Front Office
20 57 (9.69%) Oracle
21 55 (9.35%) CSS
22 50 (8.50%) PRINCE2
23 49 (8.33%) MS Office
23 49 (8.33%) TDD
23 49 (8.33%) Investment Banking
24 47 (7.99%) C++
25 46 (7.82%) SQL Server
25 46 (7.82%) Mathematics
26 43 (7.31%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (3.23%) Apache
1 19 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.89%) SAS
3 13 (2.21%) Node.js
4 12 (2.04%) IIS
5 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.68%) WordPress
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.51%) CMS
8 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.51%) JBoss
9 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 66 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.33%) MS Office
3 25 (4.25%) Photoshop
4 24 (4.08%) MS Project
5 21 (3.57%) MS Visio
6 17 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (2.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (1.19%) Acrobat
9 6 (1.02%) InDesign
10 4 (0.68%) SPSS
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.51%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.17%) Weka
13 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.17%) Stata
13 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.51%) Siebel Analytics
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.34%) Summit
5 2 (0.34%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.34%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.34%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.34%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Cordys
6 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.19%) SaaS
2 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.51%) Force.com
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.72%) Internet
2 15 (2.55%) Intranet
3 11 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.70%) Firewall
5 8 (1.36%) WAN
6 5 (0.85%) Network Security
6 5 (0.85%) Wireless
6 5 (0.85%) SAN
6 5 (0.85%) LAN
7 4 (0.68%) FTP
7 4 (0.68%) HTTP
7 4 (0.68%) VPN
8 3 (0.51%) NAS
8 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.51%) SSL
8 3 (0.51%) LDAP
9 2 (0.34%) ADSL
9 2 (0.34%) DNS
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
9 2 (0.34%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.89%) Big Data
6 16 (2.72%) MySQL
7 12 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.70%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.53%) QlikView
11 8 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.19%) KDB
12 7 (1.19%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.02%) DB2
13 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.02%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.02%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 31 (5.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.74%) Subversion
3 17 (2.89%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.55%) JIRA
5 13 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.70%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.70%) Mercurial
7 8 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (1.36%) Redmine
7 8 (1.36%) FogBugz
7 8 (1.36%) Trac
7 8 (1.36%) Selenium
8 7 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.19%) Toad
8 7 (1.19%) JUnit
9 6 (1.02%) Maven
9 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 189 (32.14%) Finance
2 125 (21.26%) Banking
3 58 (9.86%) Front Office
4 49 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.08%) Marketing
6 21 (3.57%) Retail
7 20 (3.40%) Legal
8 13 (2.21%) Law
8 13 (2.21%) Games
9 12 (2.04%) Advertising
10 11 (1.87%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.19%) Publishing
12 6 (1.02%) International Banking
13 4 (0.68%) Billing
14 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.34%) German Language
15 2 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (35.20%) Developer
2 123 (20.92%) Analyst
3 45 (7.65%) Business Analyst
4 44 (7.48%) Java Developer
5 40 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 32 (5.44%) Architect
7 27 (4.59%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.25%) Designer
9 22 (3.74%) Consultant
10 20 (3.40%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.06%) C++ Developer
12 14 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.21%) Data Analyst
13 13 (2.21%) SQL Developer
13 13 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.04%) Junior
14 12 (2.04%) Quantitative Developer
15 11 (1.87%) PHP Developer
16 10 (1.70%) Tester
16 10 (1.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (15.48%) HTML
2 61 (10.37%) .NET
3 59 (10.03%) Web Services
4 55 (9.35%) CSS
5 40 (6.80%) XML
6 32 (5.44%) HTML5
7 18 (3.06%) WPF
8 17 (2.89%) jQuery
8 17 (2.89%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.72%) RESTful
9 16 (2.72%) WCF
10 15 (2.55%) Spring
11 14 (2.38%) ASP.NET
11 14 (2.38%) AngularJS
12 13 (2.21%) JSON
13 12 (2.04%) REST
13 12 (2.04%) CSS3
14 11 (1.87%) XHTML
15 10 (1.70%) XSL
15 10 (1.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 156 (26.53%) Computer Science
2 108 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.82%) Mathematics
4 38 (6.46%) User Experience
5 24 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 21 (3.57%) Fixed Income
7 21 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (3.40%) Derivative
9 19 (3.23%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.06%) Statistics
11 11 (1.87%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.70%) Social Media
13 9 (1.53%) Data Extraction
14 8 (1.36%) PMI
14 8 (1.36%) Market Risk
14 8 (1.36%) Physics
15 7 (1.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.73%) Linux
2 67 (11.39%) Windows
3 42 (7.14%) UNIX
4 16 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.72%) Android
5 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.85%) Solaris
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.51%) AIX
7 2 (0.34%) HPUX
7 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (15.14%) Project Management
3 64 (10.88%) OO
3 64 (10.88%) Analytics
4 50 (8.50%) PRINCE2
5 49 (8.33%) TDD
6 43 (7.31%) Software Engineering
7 42 (7.14%) ITIL
8 37 (6.29%) Risk Management
9 34 (5.78%) Business Analysis
9 34 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (5.61%) Data Modelling
11 32 (5.44%) Scrum
12 31 (5.27%) Multithreading
13 29 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (4.93%) CRM
13 29 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (4.42%) MVC
15 24 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.47%) SQL
2 110 (18.71%) Java
3 73 (12.41%) JavaScript
4 70 (11.90%) C#
5 47 (7.99%) C++
6 32 (5.44%) Python
7 23 (3.91%) VBA
8 21 (3.57%) PHP
9 20 (3.40%) Scala
10 19 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.55%) Ruby
12 15 (2.55%) Perl
13 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.04%) C
15 10 (1.70%) R
15 10 (1.70%) PHP5
16 9 (1.53%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (3.40%) PMI Certification
2 18 (3.06%) ISEB
2 18 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.72%) PhD
3 16 (2.72%) CISSP
3 16 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.21%) PMP
5 12 (2.04%) CISM
6 11 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.19%) CISA
8 7 (1.19%) MBA
8 7 (1.19%) MCSE
9 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.02%) IIBA
9 6 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.85%) CFA
10 5 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.76%) QA
2 9 (1.53%) SLA
3 8 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) Basel III
5 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Nmap
3 2 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) XenServer
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.51%) SCCM
2 3 (0.51%) Puppet
2 3 (0.51%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) Nessus
3 2 (0.34%) Oozie
3 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.17%) logstash
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
4 1 (0.17%) Cacti
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 75 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.69%) Oracle
3 18 (3.06%) Adobe
4 16 (2.72%) Cisco
5 15 (2.55%) Tableau
6 14 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.38%) Google
7 13 (2.21%) Sybase
8 12 (2.04%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.70%) IBM
9 10 (1.70%) Informatica
9 10 (1.70%) Teradata
9 10 (1.70%) VMware
10 8 (1.36%) Siebel
10 8 (1.36%) Zend
11 7 (1.19%) SAP
12 6 (1.02%) Apple
13 5 (0.85%) Citrix
13 5 (0.85%) Cognos
13 5 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
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