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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 41 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Degree 136 143 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.47% 5.99% 4.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.86% 29.55% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 19
Average hourly rate £25.43 £10.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.19% -72.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £9.23 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.72 £42.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
547 484 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.96% 20.28% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 215 270
Average daily rate £350 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 74
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £10.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Hertfordshire -8 34 £298 -15.00% 40
Essex -7 29 £318 -29.44% 15
Cambridgeshire -27 25 £350 +16.66% 124
Norfolk +1 15 £390 +19.08% 6
Suffolk -1 15 £425 +26.86% 14
Bedfordshire -13 15 £425 +13.25% 5
East Anglia - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 77 (27.11%) Computer Science
2 72 (25.35%) Finance
3 65 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (20.42%) SQL
5 54 (19.01%) Java
5 54 (19.01%) Project Management
6 52 (18.31%) JavaScript
7 50 (17.61%) XML
8 43 (15.14%) HTML
9 41 (14.44%) .NET
9 41 (14.44%) Oracle
10 40 (14.08%) Microsoft
11 36 (12.68%) SQL Server
12 35 (12.32%) C#
12 35 (12.32%) PRINCE2
12 35 (12.32%) MS Excel
13 34 (11.97%) Windows
13 34 (11.97%) Software Engineering
14 30 (10.56%) jQuery
15 29 (10.21%) Web Services
15 29 (10.21%) ITIL
15 29 (10.21%) J2EE
15 29 (10.21%) SharePoint
15 29 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (9.86%) Scrum
17 27 (9.51%) OO
18 26 (9.15%) UML
19 25 (8.80%) UNIX
19 25 (8.80%) CSS
19 25 (8.80%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (10.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (4.23%) MQSeries
5 11 (3.87%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.52%) Apache
7 8 (2.82%) IIS
8 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.46%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.76%) CMS
9 5 (1.76%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.76%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.41%) WordPress
10 4 (1.41%) Moodle
11 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.70%) SAS
13 1 (0.35%) Drupal
13 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 35 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.45%) MS Office
3 17 (5.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (5.28%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.17%) MS Project
6 7 (2.46%) Photoshop
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.06%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.06%) Simulink
7 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.35%) CATIA
8 1 (0.35%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.06%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) assyst
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.35%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.35%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.69%) Internet
2 11 (3.87%) HTTP
3 6 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.11%) SAN
4 5 (1.76%) VPN
4 5 (1.76%) 4G
5 4 (1.41%) LTE
5 4 (1.41%) GPRS
5 4 (1.41%) LAN
5 4 (1.41%) FTP
5 4 (1.41%) UMTS
5 4 (1.41%) WAN
5 4 (1.41%) RTP
5 4 (1.41%) ASN.1
6 3 (1.06%) Firewall
6 3 (1.06%) DNS
6 3 (1.06%) DHCP
6 3 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.70%) IPv6
7 2 (0.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.69%) MySQL
3 15 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.52%) Big Data
5 10 (3.52%) EDRMS
6 7 (2.46%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.11%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (2.11%) DB2
8 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.35%) Essbase
11 1 (0.35%) OLTP
11 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.23%) JUnit
3 11 (3.87%) Maven
4 10 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.46%) Selenium
6 6 (2.11%) Ant
6 6 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (2.11%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.11%) Subversion
7 5 (1.76%) Log4j
7 5 (1.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.41%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.41%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.41%) JIRA
9 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.06%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 72 (25.35%) Finance
2 25 (8.80%) Retail
3 23 (8.10%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.28%) Electronics
5 14 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.87%) Local Government
6 11 (3.87%) Publishing
7 10 (3.52%) Legal
8 9 (3.17%) Banking
8 9 (3.17%) Marketing
9 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.06%) Advertising
9 3 (1.06%) Law
9 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 2 (0.70%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.35%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (26.41%) Developer
2 51 (17.96%) Analyst
3 37 (13.03%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.10%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.04%) Architect
6 18 (6.34%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (5.99%) Business Systems Analyst
8 16 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.58%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 12 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.87%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.87%) CRM Developer
12 10 (3.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.52%) Design Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.17%) Tester
13 9 (3.17%) Designer
14 7 (2.46%) Python Developer
14 7 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.46%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.61%) XML
2 43 (15.14%) HTML
3 41 (14.44%) .NET
4 30 (10.56%) jQuery
5 29 (10.21%) Web Services
5 29 (10.21%) J2EE
6 25 (8.80%) CSS
7 24 (8.45%) SOAP
8 18 (6.34%) Ajax
8 18 (6.34%) Hibernate
9 16 (5.63%) JSP
9 16 (5.63%) Servlets
9 16 (5.63%) Spring
10 14 (4.93%) REST
11 12 (4.23%) XSLT
11 12 (4.23%) WCF
12 11 (3.87%) JSON
12 11 (3.87%) DHTML
12 11 (3.87%) Flash
12 11 (3.87%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 77 (27.11%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.10%) Mathematics
4 20 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.23%) Biology
6 11 (3.87%) NHS
7 9 (3.17%) Open Source
8 8 (2.82%) User Experience
8 8 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.82%) Statistics
9 7 (2.46%) Life Science
9 7 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.46%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.11%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.76%) Clustering
11 5 (1.76%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.41%) Handset
13 3 (1.06%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.97%) Windows
2 25 (8.80%) UNIX
3 24 (8.45%) Linux
4 10 (3.52%) Solaris
5 6 (2.11%) HPUX
5 6 (2.11%) VxWorks
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.01%) Project Management
3 35 (12.32%) PRINCE2
4 34 (11.97%) Software Engineering
5 29 (10.21%) ITIL
6 28 (9.86%) Scrum
7 27 (9.51%) OO
8 26 (9.15%) UML
9 24 (8.45%) TDD
10 19 (6.69%) CRM
10 19 (6.69%) E-Commerce
11 17 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (5.28%) Workflow
14 14 (4.93%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.93%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (4.93%) Information Management
14 14 (4.93%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.42%) SQL
2 54 (19.01%) Java
3 52 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (12.32%) C#
5 18 (6.34%) C
6 15 (5.28%) C++
7 11 (3.87%) Perl
8 10 (3.52%) PHP
9 9 (3.17%) VB
9 9 (3.17%) Python
10 8 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.76%) XPath
11 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.41%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.41%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.06%) Ruby
13 3 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.99%) ISEB
2 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.23%) MCITP
3 10 (3.52%) Sun Certification
3 10 (3.52%) PMP
3 10 (3.52%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.17%) HND
4 9 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.76%) CISSP
7 5 (1.76%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.41%) CISM
8 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.06%) APMP
10 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.70%) CBAP
10 2 (0.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.70%) DO-254
5 1 (0.35%) CDISC
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.70%) XenApp
3 2 (0.70%) VMFS
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) vCloud
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) SCOM
2 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.70%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (14.44%) Oracle
2 40 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.34%) Sun
4 13 (4.58%) HP
5 12 (4.23%) IBM
6 9 (3.17%) Cisco
7 7 (2.46%) SolidWorks
7 7 (2.46%) Splunk
8 5 (1.76%) CA
8 5 (1.76%) Interwoven
8 5 (1.76%) SAP
9 4 (1.41%) Adobe
9 4 (1.41%) Sybase
9 4 (1.41%) JBoss
9 4 (1.41%) NetApp
9 4 (1.41%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.06%) VMware
10 3 (1.06%) Planview
10 3 (1.06%) Juniper
11 2 (0.70%) Unisys
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