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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 31 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 123 89 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.16% 3.48% 4.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.28% 22.31% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 47
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +170.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.06 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
468 399 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.64% 15.59% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 198 208
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.77 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 34 £394 +5.00% 38
Essex +6 27 £350 -12.50% 21
Cambridgeshire +9 25 £324 -19.06% 95
Bedfordshire +20 18 £325 -36.58% 16
Norfolk - 15 £400 - 1
Suffolk -2 4 £403 -10.55% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (23.58%) Project Management
2 57 (23.17%) Computer Science
3 56 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (20.73%) Finance
5 39 (15.85%) Windows
6 34 (13.82%) Linux
7 31 (12.60%) SQL
7 31 (12.60%) Software Engineering
8 30 (12.20%) JavaScript
9 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (11.38%) HTML
11 27 (10.98%) C#
12 26 (10.57%) MS Office
12 26 (10.57%) Python
12 26 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (10.57%) Security Cleared
13 25 (10.16%) User Experience
14 24 (9.76%) Scrum
14 24 (9.76%) .NET
15 23 (9.35%) Java
15 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
16 22 (8.94%) C++
17 20 (8.13%) Telecoms
18 19 (7.72%) C
18 19 (7.72%) CSS
18 19 (7.72%) MS Excel
19 18 (7.32%) PRINCE2
19 18 (7.32%) ITIL
19 18 (7.32%) Photoshop
19 18 (7.32%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.44%) CMS
2 6 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.22%) Drupal
3 3 (1.22%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
4 2 (0.81%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) JBoss
5 1 (0.41%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (10.57%) MS Office
2 19 (7.72%) MS Excel
3 18 (7.32%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.85%) MS Project
5 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.81%) Simulink
6 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.41%) assyst
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) Boomi
2 2 (0.81%) Force.com
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) Firewall
2 10 (4.07%) VPN
3 9 (3.66%) Internet
4 8 (3.25%) FTP
5 6 (2.44%) MPLS
5 6 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.03%) BGP
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (2.03%) EIGRP
6 5 (2.03%) Junos
6 5 (2.03%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.03%) NetScreen
6 5 (2.03%) Network Security
6 5 (2.03%) OSPF
6 5 (2.03%) RSVP
6 5 (2.03%) SSL
6 5 (2.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.85%) MySQL
4 7 (2.85%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.44%) Big Data
5 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.69%) Axure RP
3 12 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (4.88%) JIRA
4 11 (4.47%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.85%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.03%) LabVIEW
6 5 (2.03%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.63%) Subversion
8 3 (1.22%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.22%) Maven
9 2 (0.81%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.81%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.81%) MSI
9 2 (0.81%) RSpec
9 2 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 51 (20.73%) Finance
2 20 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.10%) Electronics
4 12 (4.88%) German Language
5 9 (3.66%) Marketing
6 8 (3.25%) Automotive
6 8 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.25%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.44%) Publishing
9 5 (2.03%) Banking
10 4 (1.63%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.22%) Avionics
11 3 (1.22%) Retail
12 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.41%) French Language
13 1 (0.41%) Games
13 1 (0.41%) Legal
13 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (17.48%) Analyst
2 40 (16.26%) Developer
3 26 (10.57%) Project Manager
4 22 (8.94%) Architect
5 16 (6.50%) Service Analyst
6 13 (5.28%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) Administrator
8 10 (4.07%) SQL Developer
8 10 (4.07%) User Experience Architect
9 9 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Consultant
10 8 (3.25%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.25%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.85%) IT Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) IT Manager
11 7 (2.85%) IT Support
12 6 (2.44%) Tester
12 6 (2.44%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.38%) HTML
2 24 (9.76%) .NET
3 19 (7.72%) CSS
4 14 (5.69%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.28%) jQuery
6 11 (4.47%) XML
7 10 (4.07%) Web Services
8 7 (2.85%) CSS3
8 7 (2.85%) HTML5
9 5 (2.03%) RESTful
10 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.63%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.63%) LESS
10 4 (1.63%) Sass
10 4 (1.63%) Spring
11 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.22%) Ajax
11 3 (1.22%) Django
12 2 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.17%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (10.16%) User Experience
4 16 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.69%) Mathematics
6 13 (5.28%) Life Science
7 12 (4.88%) Psychology
8 9 (3.66%) Biology
9 7 (2.85%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (2.44%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.44%) Digital Media
10 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.03%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.03%) NHS
11 5 (2.03%) Social Media
11 5 (2.03%) Statistics
12 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.22%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.85%) Windows
2 34 (13.82%) Linux
3 15 (6.10%) Unix
4 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.66%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.44%) Android
7 6 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.63%) Solaris
8 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.81%) AIX
9 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.58%) Project Management
2 56 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (12.60%) Software Engineering
4 26 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.76%) Scrum
6 18 (7.32%) ITIL
6 18 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 17 (6.91%) Software Testing
8 16 (6.50%) Statistical Analysis
9 14 (5.69%) Time Management
10 13 (5.28%) Configuration Management
10 13 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.28%) CRM
10 13 (5.28%) Validation
10 13 (5.28%) Web Design
11 12 (4.88%) Bioinformatics
11 12 (4.88%) OO
11 12 (4.88%) TDD
11 12 (4.88%) UML
12 11 (4.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.60%) SQL
2 30 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.98%) C#
4 26 (10.57%) Python
5 23 (9.35%) Java
6 22 (8.94%) C++
7 19 (7.72%) C
8 13 (5.28%) Perl
9 10 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.03%) Ada
12 4 (1.63%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.63%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.63%) R
13 3 (1.22%) ANSI C
14 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.81%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.44%) CCSE
6 5 (2.03%) APMP
6 5 (2.03%) CCIE
6 5 (2.03%) CCNP
6 5 (2.03%) CCSA
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.03%) CISSP
6 5 (2.03%) HND
6 5 (2.03%) JNCIA
6 5 (2.03%) JNCIE
6 5 (2.03%) JNCIP
6 5 (2.03%) JNCIS
6 5 (2.03%) MCSE
6 5 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.63%) PhD
8 3 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.25%) QA
2 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.81%) ECSS
4 2 (0.81%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) GLP
5 1 (0.41%) GMP
5 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.44%) Docker
2 6 (2.44%) GPFS
2 6 (2.44%) NFS
3 3 (1.22%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.81%) Firmware
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Snort
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.66%) Puppet
2 6 (2.44%) Ganglia
2 6 (2.44%) Nagios
3 4 (1.63%) OpenView
4 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.22%) OVSD
5 2 (0.81%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.81%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.81%) QRadar
6 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.41%) EnCase
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.41%) SCCM
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.32%) Adobe
3 16 (6.50%) HP
4 15 (6.10%) Cisco
4 15 (6.10%) Oracle
5 9 (3.66%) IBM
6 8 (3.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (3.25%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.25%) VMware
7 7 (2.85%) Citrix
7 7 (2.85%) Juniper
8 6 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.03%) Aruba
9 5 (2.03%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.03%) Fortinet
9 5 (2.03%) IronPort
9 5 (2.03%) SAP
9 5 (2.03%) Tufin
9 5 (2.03%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.63%) JD Edwards
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