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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 25 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 350 371 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.93% 5.22% 4.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.63% 34.07% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 262 207
Average daily rate
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£447 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £243 £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 9
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 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.61% -27.85%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
930 1089 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.77% 15.33% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 747 673
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 £563 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 63 38
Average hourly rate £18.10 £23.75 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +32.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.54 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
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 25 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 25 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 25 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.

1 279 (37.55%) Finance
2 183 (24.63%) Computer Science
3 179 (24.09%) Banking
4 164 (22.07%) SQL
5 144 (19.38%) Java
6 124 (16.69%) Project Management
7 109 (14.67%) C#
8 107 (14.40%) Microsoft
9 106 (14.27%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (13.86%) SQL Server
10 103 (13.86%) Investment Banking
11 85 (11.44%) C++
12 84 (11.31%) Windows
12 84 (11.31%) Linux
13 82 (11.04%) MS Excel
14 75 (10.09%) Oracle
15 72 (9.69%) HTML
15 72 (9.69%) .NET
16 71 (9.56%) Front Office
17 66 (8.88%) Python
18 64 (8.61%) Analytics
19 61 (8.21%) Software Engineering
20 60 (8.08%) PRINCE2
21 59 (7.94%) Web Services
21 59 (7.94%) Business Analysis
21 59 (7.94%) Mathematics
22 58 (7.81%) UNIX
23 56 (7.54%) OO
24 55 (7.40%) JavaScript
24 55 (7.40%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 32 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.29%) Apache
3 15 (2.02%) SAS
4 9 (1.21%) CMS
5 7 (0.94%) Joomla!
5 7 (0.94%) Node.js
6 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.67%) IIS
8 4 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (0.54%) Drupal
8 4 (0.54%) WordPress
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 82 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.40%) MS Office
3 39 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (4.17%) MS Project
5 24 (3.23%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.62%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.94%) SPSS
9 6 (0.81%) InDesign
9 6 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.54%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.13%) Stata
12 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.94%) ReMetrica
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.40%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.40%) Magento
4 3 (0.40%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.13%) OpenWorks
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.81%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.27%) IaaS
3 2 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.56%) Internet
2 18 (2.42%) Intranet
3 16 (2.15%) Firewall
4 15 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.08%) HTTP
5 8 (1.08%) WAN
5 8 (1.08%) Network Security
6 6 (0.81%) LAN
6 6 (0.81%) DNS
6 6 (0.81%) SAN
7 5 (0.67%) LDAP
7 5 (0.67%) SSH
8 4 (0.54%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.54%) SSL
9 3 (0.40%) VPN
9 3 (0.40%) NAS
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 2 (0.27%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.10%) Big Data
8 21 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 21 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (2.56%) MySQL
10 13 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.48%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.08%) KDB
14 8 (1.08%) OLTP
15 7 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.83%) Subversion
3 20 (2.69%) Selenium
4 18 (2.42%) JUnit
5 15 (2.02%) Maven
5 15 (2.02%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.88%) SoapUI
6 14 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.75%) JIRA
8 11 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.35%) Ant
10 9 (1.21%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.08%) Xcode
12 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.67%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.67%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.67%) Redmine
12 5 (0.67%) FogBugz
General
1 279 (37.55%) Finance
2 179 (24.09%) Banking
3 103 (13.86%) Investment Banking
4 71 (9.56%) Front Office
5 44 (5.92%) Legal
6 40 (5.38%) Retail
7 29 (3.90%) Marketing
8 22 (2.96%) Advertising
9 21 (2.83%) Back Office
9 21 (2.83%) Financial Institution
10 19 (2.56%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.62%) Publishing
12 9 (1.21%) Retail Banking
13 8 (1.08%) Games
14 7 (0.94%) International Banking
15 6 (0.81%) Law
16 5 (0.67%) Billing
17 4 (0.54%) Local Government
17 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 222 (29.88%) Developer
2 179 (24.09%) Analyst
3 89 (11.98%) Business Analyst
4 45 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 45 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 35 (4.71%) Consultant
6 28 (3.77%) C++ Developer
7 27 (3.63%) Architect
8 26 (3.50%) Quantitative Developer
9 23 (3.10%) Senior Developer
9 23 (3.10%) Designer
10 21 (2.83%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 20 (2.69%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 20 (2.69%) Risk Analyst
11 20 (2.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 19 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
12 19 (2.56%) C# Developer
13 18 (2.42%) Legal Analyst
13 18 (2.42%) Credit Analyst
14 15 (2.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.69%) HTML
1 72 (9.69%) .NET
2 59 (7.94%) Web Services
3 52 (7.00%) CSS
4 40 (5.38%) XML
5 29 (3.90%) Spring
6 24 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 23 (3.10%) J2EE
8 22 (2.96%) Hibernate
9 21 (2.83%) HTML5
10 20 (2.69%) jQuery
11 16 (2.15%) .NET Framework
11 16 (2.15%) REST
12 15 (2.02%) SOAP
13 14 (1.88%) XHTML
13 14 (1.88%) WCF
14 13 (1.75%) JSON
14 13 (1.75%) Middleware
15 10 (1.35%) Ajax
15 10 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 183 (24.63%) Computer Science
2 59 (7.94%) Mathematics
3 49 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 44 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.58%) Fixed Income
6 31 (4.17%) Statistics
7 30 (4.04%) Mobile App
8 27 (3.63%) Credit Risk
9 22 (2.96%) Derivative
10 21 (2.83%) Economics
11 20 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (2.42%) PMI
13 11 (1.48%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.48%) Physics
13 11 (1.48%) Social Media
14 10 (1.35%) FMCG
15 9 (1.21%) Open Source
15 9 (1.21%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.21%) E-Learning
16 8 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.31%) Windows
1 84 (11.31%) Linux
2 58 (7.81%) UNIX
3 19 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.42%) Android
5 14 (1.88%) Solaris
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.54%) AIX
9 3 (0.40%) HPUX
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (16.69%) Project Management
2 106 (14.27%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (8.61%) Analytics
4 61 (8.21%) Software Engineering
5 60 (8.08%) PRINCE2
6 59 (7.94%) Business Analysis
7 56 (7.54%) OO
8 47 (6.33%) Data Modelling
8 47 (6.33%) Scrum
9 44 (5.92%) ITIL
9 44 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (5.25%) UML
12 37 (4.98%) TDD
13 34 (4.58%) Change Management
13 34 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (4.58%) Multithreading
14 33 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (4.04%) MVC
16 29 (3.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (22.07%) SQL
2 144 (19.38%) Java
3 109 (14.67%) C#
4 85 (11.44%) C++
5 66 (8.88%) Python
6 55 (7.40%) JavaScript
7 37 (4.98%) Perl
8 34 (4.58%) PHP
9 32 (4.31%) VBA
10 28 (3.77%) C
11 22 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 22 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.56%) Ruby
13 16 (2.15%) Scala
14 14 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.48%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.21%) R
16 9 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.08%) VB
17 8 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (3.90%) ISEB
2 21 (2.83%) CISSP
2 21 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 18 (2.42%) PhD
4 16 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.02%) CISM
6 14 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.48%) CISA
9 10 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.08%) MCSE
10 8 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.81%) PMP
12 6 (0.81%) MBA
13 5 (0.67%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.27%) QA
2 11 (1.48%) SLA
3 7 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.94%) Basel III
4 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.54%) EMIR
5 4 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) COREP
8 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.54%) RHEV
4 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) Postfix
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) Snort
5 1 (0.13%) Nmap
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) NFS
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%) Oozie
3 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 107 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.09%) Oracle
3 26 (3.50%) Adobe
4 24 (3.23%) Tableau
5 19 (2.56%) Sybase
6 16 (2.15%) SAP
7 15 (2.02%) Siebel
8 14 (1.88%) Cisco
9 12 (1.62%) IBM
10 10 (1.35%) TIBCO
10 10 (1.35%) VMware
10 10 (1.35%) Zend
11 9 (1.21%) Citrix
11 9 (1.21%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.08%) hybris
13 7 (0.94%) Bloomberg
13 7 (0.94%) Teradata
13 7 (0.94%) Informatica
14 6 (0.81%) Cognos
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Aston Carter
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
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Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
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MBA Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connectus
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £350 to £375 per annum
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Rate: £320 - £400 per day
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Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £159 per day
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £170 per day
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Rate: £150 - £170 per day
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