The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 32 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Degree 166 144 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.34% 5.95% 3.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.97% 28.57% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 63
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 22
Average hourly rate £25.43 £10.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.19% -71.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £9.23 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.23%
Degree
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
573 504 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.43% 20.82% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 235 273
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 79
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £9.71 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the East of England region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the East of England region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -14 39 £350 +16.66% 101
Hertfordshire +5 38 £275 -18.51% 48
Suffolk +1 28 £425 +53.15% 9
Essex -3 28 £445 +4.70% 29
Bedfordshire -6 22 £388 +1.30% 19
Norfolk -10 8 £390 -2.50% 3
East Anglia - - - - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 72 (25.99%) Computer Science
2 65 (23.47%) Finance
3 54 (19.49%) SQL
4 52 (18.77%) Project Management
5 51 (18.41%) Java
6 48 (17.33%) JavaScript
7 46 (16.61%) XML
8 40 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (13.36%) Oracle
10 36 (13.00%) PRINCE2
10 36 (13.00%) Microsoft
11 35 (12.64%) HTML
12 34 (12.27%) .NET
13 32 (11.55%) SQL Server
13 32 (11.55%) Windows
13 32 (11.55%) MS Excel
14 31 (11.19%) J2EE
15 29 (10.47%) Software Engineering
16 28 (10.11%) SharePoint
17 27 (9.75%) C#
17 27 (9.75%) Web Services
17 27 (9.75%) ITIL
17 27 (9.75%) jQuery
18 26 (9.39%) UML
18 26 (9.39%) OO
19 25 (9.03%) Manufacturing
19 25 (9.03%) Retail
20 24 (8.66%) UNIX
21 23 (8.30%) Linux
21 23 (8.30%) TDD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 28 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.69%) MQSeries
2 13 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.97%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.25%) Apache
5 8 (2.89%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.89%) IIS
6 7 (2.53%) CMS
6 7 (2.53%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.44%) WordPress
8 4 (1.44%) Moodle
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.72%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.94%) MS Office
3 17 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.97%) MS Project
6 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.08%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.08%) Simulink
7 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.36%) CATIA
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.36%) InDesign
8 1 (0.36%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 14 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.08%) Magento
3 2 (0.72%) assyst
3 2 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.36%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.86%) Internet
2 10 (3.61%) HTTP
3 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.17%) SAN
4 5 (1.81%) VPN
4 5 (1.81%) 4G
5 4 (1.44%) LTE
5 4 (1.44%) RTP
5 4 (1.44%) ASN.1
5 4 (1.44%) GPRS
5 4 (1.44%) UMTS
5 4 (1.44%) FTP
6 3 (1.08%) DHCP
6 3 (1.08%) WAN
6 3 (1.08%) LAN
6 3 (1.08%) DNS
6 3 (1.08%) RTSP
6 3 (1.08%) Firewall
6 3 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.08%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.14%) MySQL
3 12 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.61%) Big Data
4 10 (3.61%) EDRMS
5 7 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.53%) DB2
5 7 (2.53%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) MS Access
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
9 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (4.33%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.97%) JUnit
2 11 (3.97%) Maven
3 10 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.17%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.17%) Ant
5 6 (2.17%) Selenium
5 6 (2.17%) Subversion
6 5 (1.81%) Log4j
7 4 (1.44%) ClearQuest
7 4 (1.44%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.08%) JIRA
9 2 (0.72%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.72%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 65 (23.47%) Finance
2 25 (9.03%) Manufacturing
2 25 (9.03%) Retail
3 16 (5.78%) Electronics
4 12 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.61%) Local Government
5 10 (3.61%) Marketing
5 10 (3.61%) Publishing
6 7 (2.53%) Legal
6 7 (2.53%) Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (25.27%) Developer
2 55 (19.86%) Analyst
3 42 (15.16%) Business Analyst
4 24 (8.66%) Project Manager
5 22 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
6 20 (7.22%) Business Systems Analyst
7 17 (6.14%) Architect
8 16 (5.78%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 13 (4.69%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.61%) Design Engineer
11 10 (3.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 9 (3.25%) CRM Developer
13 8 (2.89%) Tester
14 7 (2.53%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.53%) Python Developer
15 6 (2.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 6 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.17%) Principal Engineer
15 6 (2.17%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.61%) XML
2 35 (12.64%) HTML
3 34 (12.27%) .NET
4 31 (11.19%) J2EE
5 27 (9.75%) Web Services
5 27 (9.75%) jQuery
6 22 (7.94%) SOAP
7 21 (7.58%) CSS
8 17 (6.14%) Hibernate
9 15 (5.42%) Spring
9 15 (5.42%) Ajax
10 14 (5.05%) Servlets
11 13 (4.69%) JSP
11 13 (4.69%) REST
12 11 (3.97%) HTML5
12 11 (3.97%) JSON
13 10 (3.61%) WCF
13 10 (3.61%) Flash
13 10 (3.61%) Struts
13 10 (3.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (25.99%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.94%) Mathematics
2 22 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.61%) NHS
4 9 (3.25%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.25%) Statistics
4 9 (3.25%) Biology
4 9 (3.25%) Open Source
4 9 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.81%) Social Media
6 5 (1.81%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.81%) Life Science
6 5 (1.81%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.81%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.81%) Clustering
7 4 (1.44%) Handset
8 3 (1.08%) Interactive TV
8 3 (1.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.55%) Windows
2 24 (8.66%) UNIX
3 23 (8.30%) Linux
4 11 (3.97%) Solaris
5 6 (2.17%) HPUX
5 6 (2.17%) VxWorks
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.77%) Project Management
2 40 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.00%) PRINCE2
4 29 (10.47%) Software Engineering
5 27 (9.75%) ITIL
6 26 (9.39%) UML
6 26 (9.39%) OO
7 23 (8.30%) TDD
8 22 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (7.94%) Scrum
9 21 (7.58%) CRM
10 20 (7.22%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.14%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (5.42%) Systems Analysis
12 15 (5.42%) Use Case
13 14 (5.05%) System Testing
13 14 (5.05%) Workflow
13 14 (5.05%) Information Management
14 13 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.49%) SQL
2 51 (18.41%) Java
3 48 (17.33%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.75%) C#
5 21 (7.58%) C
6 13 (4.69%) C++
7 10 (3.61%) PHP
8 8 (2.89%) Perl
8 8 (2.89%) Python
9 7 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.17%) VB
10 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.81%) XPath
12 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.44%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.44%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.08%) Ada
13 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.08%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.50%) ISEB
2 11 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.61%) MCITP
3 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.61%) Sun Certification
3 10 (3.61%) PMP
3 10 (3.61%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.25%) HND
4 9 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.81%) CISSP
8 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.44%) CISM
9 3 (1.08%) APMP
9 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.72%) CISA
10 2 (0.72%) HNC
10 2 (0.72%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.25%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.72%) DO-254
5 1 (0.36%) CDISC
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) WCAG
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.72%) XenApp
3 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.72%) VMFS
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) vCloud
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) SCCM
1 2 (0.72%) SCOM
1 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
1 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (13.36%) Oracle
2 36 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.50%) Sun
4 15 (5.42%) HP
5 13 (4.69%) IBM
6 7 (2.53%) CA
6 7 (2.53%) Cisco
6 7 (2.53%) SolidWorks
7 6 (2.17%) Splunk
8 5 (1.81%) SAP
8 5 (1.81%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.44%) Adobe
9 4 (1.44%) JBoss
9 4 (1.44%) NetApp
9 4 (1.44%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.08%) Planview
10 3 (1.08%) VMware
10 3 (1.08%) Juniper
11 2 (0.72%) Dell
11 2 (0.72%) EMC
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