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 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / East of England
Rank 26 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 135 111 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.34% 4.77% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.62% 24.56% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 45
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 8
Median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.75 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +34.37%

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
427 452 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.07% 19.43% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 232 192
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 50
Median hourly rate £41.00 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +104.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £60.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +17 48 £388 +19.69% 140
Essex +5 32 £300 -7.69% 24
Hertfordshire -9 21 £600 +45.45% 51
Norfolk +12 17 £525 +31.25% 1
Bedfordshire +4 10 £425 +88.88% 10
Suffolk -2 7 £375 -6.83% 5
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Degree.

1 56 (21.96%) Computer Science
2 51 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.08%) Software Engineering
3 41 (16.08%) Windows
4 40 (15.69%) Project Management
5 39 (15.29%) Finance
5 39 (15.29%) Microsoft
6 37 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (14.12%) C
8 29 (11.37%) Oracle
9 28 (10.98%) Python
9 28 (10.98%) MS Excel
10 25 (9.80%) Java
10 25 (9.80%) Embedded C
11 24 (9.41%) MS Office
11 24 (9.41%) Mathematics
12 23 (9.02%) Linux
12 23 (9.02%) Regression Testing
13 22 (8.63%) SOA
14 21 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (7.84%) Business Analysis
15 20 (7.84%) Migration
15 20 (7.84%) Active Directory
15 20 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
16 19 (7.45%) Mentoring
16 19 (7.45%) VMware
16 19 (7.45%) Management Information System
16 19 (7.45%) Electronics
17 18 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.06%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.18%) CMS
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) Drupal
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) JBoss
5 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.41%) MS Office
3 15 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.96%) MS Project
6 3 (1.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.39%) Simulink
7 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.57%) Unica
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.92%) Office 365
3 5 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.57%) Yammer
5 3 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.39%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.10%) Internet
2 7 (2.75%) Wireless
3 5 (1.96%) Firewall
3 5 (1.96%) Network Security
3 5 (1.96%) SAN
3 5 (1.96%) VLAN
4 4 (1.57%) DNS
4 4 (1.57%) VPN
4 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.18%) LAN
5 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.78%) WAN
6 2 (0.78%) WLAN
7 1 (0.39%) HSRP
7 1 (0.39%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.75%) DB2
3 7 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.78%) Big Data
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.78%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.39%) Power BI
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.75%) LabVIEW
3 6 (2.35%) Selenium
4 5 (1.96%) Appium
4 5 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.96%) JIRA
4 5 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.57%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.57%) JBehave
5 4 (1.57%) JUnit
5 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.78%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.78%) JMeter
7 2 (0.78%) Maven
7 2 (0.78%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 19 (7.45%) Electronics
3 17 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.31%) Legal
5 8 (3.14%) Retail
6 4 (1.57%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.18%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (20.78%) Analyst
2 51 (20.00%) Developer
3 27 (10.59%) Architect
4 21 (8.24%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.10%) Embedded Developer
6 13 (5.10%) Python Developer
7 12 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.31%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.92%) Consultant
9 10 (3.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (3.92%) Security Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) C Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Embedded C Developer
10 9 (3.53%) IT Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.49%) .NET
2 8 (3.14%) HTML
2 8 (3.14%) Web Services
3 7 (2.75%) CSS
4 6 (2.35%) XML
5 5 (1.96%) JSON
6 4 (1.57%) COM
7 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.18%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.18%) J2EE
7 3 (1.18%) Spring
8 2 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.78%) CSS3
8 2 (0.78%) HTML5
8 2 (0.78%) Middleware
8 2 (0.78%) RESTful
8 2 (0.78%) WPF
9 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.39%) JSP
9 1 (0.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.96%) Computer Science
2 37 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.14%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.14%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.14%) NHS
5 6 (2.35%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.18%) iPad
6 3 (1.18%) Life Science
6 3 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.08%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) Linux
3 18 (7.06%) Unix
4 16 (6.27%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.49%) Android
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.18%) AIX
8 3 (1.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.08%) Software Engineering
3 40 (15.69%) Project Management
4 24 (9.41%) Mathematics
5 23 (9.02%) Regression Testing
6 22 (8.63%) SOA
7 21 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (7.84%) Migration
9 19 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.27%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 15 (5.88%) CRM
12 15 (5.88%) ITIL
12 15 (5.88%) TDD
12 15 (5.88%) UML
13 14 (5.49%) PRINCE2
13 14 (5.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.12%) C
2 28 (10.98%) Python
3 25 (9.80%) Embedded C
3 25 (9.80%) Java
4 17 (6.67%) SQL
5 15 (5.88%) C#
6 10 (3.92%) C++
7 9 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.75%) PHP
9 4 (1.57%) Perl
9 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.18%) Ruby
10 3 (1.18%) Tcl
11 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.78%) COBOL
11 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.53%) CISA
3 9 (3.53%) CISM
3 9 (3.53%) CISSP
4 7 (2.75%) CCNA
4 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.75%) ISEB
4 7 (2.75%) MCSE
5 6 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.57%) MCP
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
6 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) CCA
7 3 (1.18%) CCNP
7 3 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.49%) QA
2 7 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.57%) JTAG
5 3 (1.18%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) GAMP
7 1 (0.39%) GMP
System Software
1 20 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.53%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) Docker
6 2 (0.78%) Firmware
6 2 (0.78%) KVM
6 2 (0.78%) LXC
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
7 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.18%) Control-M
3 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.39%) Packer
4 1 (0.39%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.37%) Oracle
3 19 (7.45%) VMware
4 15 (5.88%) Adobe
5 8 (3.14%) Cisco
5 8 (3.14%) SAP
6 6 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.96%) Forcepoint
8 4 (1.57%) Citrix
8 4 (1.57%) Infor
8 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.18%) Apple
9 3 (1.18%) Dell
9 3 (1.18%) HP
9 3 (1.18%) Remedy
10 2 (0.78%) CA
10 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.78%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.78%) Juniper
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