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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 38 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 139 161 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.46% 5.13% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.69% 27.85% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 63
Average daily rate
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£360 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +16.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 10
Average hourly rate £24.32 £25.43 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +69.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.68 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £53.75 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.07% +46.66%
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
541 578 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.35% 18.43% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 287 220
Average daily rate £360 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 33 33
Average hourly rate £21.01 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +10 53 £363 - 140
Hertfordshire +3 39 £344 +25.00% 61
Essex -2 26 £438 -1.68% 21
Bedfordshire +1 9 £300 -25.00% 8
Suffolk -18 7 £375 -11.76% 8
Norfolk +7 5 £292 -25.25% 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (24.79%) Computer Science
2 54 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 50 (21.37%) Windows
4 46 (19.66%) SQL
5 43 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (16.67%) Project Management
7 38 (16.24%) Finance
8 34 (14.53%) C#
9 33 (14.10%) Linux
10 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (12.82%) Java
11 30 (12.82%) .NET
12 29 (12.39%) ITIL
12 29 (12.39%) VMware
13 28 (11.97%) Software Engineering
13 28 (11.97%) JavaScript
13 28 (11.97%) Active Directory
14 25 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (10.26%) Scrum
16 23 (9.83%) MS Office
16 23 (9.83%) ASP.NET
16 23 (9.83%) XML
16 23 (9.83%) MS Excel
17 22 (9.40%) UNIX
17 22 (9.40%) C++
17 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
18 21 (8.97%) PRINCE2
18 21 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (8.55%) Security Cleared
20 19 (8.12%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (4.27%) CMS
3 8 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.71%) WorkSite
5 4 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.71%) Drupal
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.28%) Lync
6 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.85%) Node.js
7 2 (0.85%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.85%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.85%) Kinematics
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (9.83%) MS Office
1 23 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.85%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.85%) Agresso
3 2 (0.85%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.43%) assyst
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) PaaS
3 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) WAN
1 12 (5.13%) SAN
2 11 (4.70%) Firewall
3 10 (4.27%) Internet
3 10 (4.27%) LAN
4 9 (3.85%) Wireless
5 8 (3.42%) VPN
6 7 (2.99%) VoIP
6 7 (2.99%) MPLS
6 7 (2.99%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.14%) LDAP
9 4 (1.71%) DNS
10 3 (1.28%) DHCP
10 3 (1.28%) SNMP
10 3 (1.28%) Broadband
10 3 (1.28%) ISDN
10 3 (1.28%) PBX
10 3 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.70%) MySQL
4 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.71%) Big Data
9 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.85%) QlikView
10 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.43%) Datomic
11 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.99%) JIRA
4 6 (2.56%) Subversion
4 6 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.14%) Maven
6 3 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.28%) GCC
6 3 (1.28%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.85%) RSpec
7 2 (0.85%) Ant
7 2 (0.85%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.85%) Selenium
7 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.43%) VectorCAST
General
1 38 (16.24%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.27%) Legal
3 10 (4.27%) Retail
3 10 (4.27%) Marketing
4 8 (3.42%) Publishing
5 7 (2.99%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.14%) French Language
7 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.71%) Banking
8 3 (1.28%) Avionics
8 3 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.28%) Automotive
8 3 (1.28%) Electronics
8 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.28%) German Language
9 2 (0.85%) Local Government
10 1 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (18.80%) Developer
2 43 (18.38%) Analyst
3 20 (8.55%) Architect
4 19 (8.12%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.98%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.85%) Consultant
7 9 (3.85%) Security Analyst
8 8 (3.42%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.99%) Junior
9 7 (2.99%) Web Developer
9 7 (2.99%) Support Specialist
9 7 (2.99%) Service Analyst
9 7 (2.99%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 6 (2.56%) Administrator
10 6 (2.56%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.56%) Graduate
10 6 (2.56%) Junior Developer
10 6 (2.56%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (2.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.82%) .NET
2 23 (9.83%) ASP.NET
2 23 (9.83%) XML
3 19 (8.12%) CSS
3 19 (8.12%) HTML
4 17 (7.26%) Web Services
5 15 (6.41%) jQuery
6 9 (3.85%) WCF
6 9 (3.85%) LAMP
7 8 (3.42%) J2EE
7 8 (3.42%) HTML5
7 8 (3.42%) Sass
8 7 (2.99%) LESS
8 7 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (2.99%) CSS3
8 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.56%) SOAP
10 5 (2.14%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.14%) Spring
10 5 (2.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.79%) Computer Science
2 32 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.13%) User Experience
5 10 (4.27%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.42%) Social Media
7 7 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.56%) Kindle
8 6 (2.56%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.14%) Proteomics
10 4 (1.71%) Celerra
10 4 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.71%) PMI
10 4 (1.71%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.71%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.37%) Windows
2 33 (14.10%) Linux
3 22 (9.40%) UNIX
4 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.99%) Android
8 5 (2.14%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.71%) Solaris
9 4 (1.71%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.28%) AIX
10 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.67%) Project Management
3 29 (12.39%) ITIL
4 28 (11.97%) Software Engineering
5 24 (10.26%) Scrum
6 21 (8.97%) PRINCE2
6 21 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (8.12%) Change Management
8 18 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.26%) OO
9 17 (7.26%) Service Delivery
10 16 (6.84%) MVC
10 16 (6.84%) CRM
11 13 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.56%) Migration
11 13 (5.56%) TDD
12 12 (5.13%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.70%) Data Modelling
13 11 (4.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.66%) SQL
2 34 (14.53%) C#
3 30 (12.82%) Java
4 28 (11.97%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.40%) C++
6 16 (6.84%) C
7 10 (4.27%) Perl
8 9 (3.85%) Python
9 6 (2.56%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.14%) R
11 4 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.28%) VB
13 2 (0.85%) XQuery
13 2 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.85%) ANSI C
13 2 (0.85%) Ruby
13 2 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.27%) ISEB
3 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.99%) CCNA
5 7 (2.99%) HND
6 5 (2.14%) PhD
6 5 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.71%) MCSE
7 4 (1.71%) CCNP
7 4 (1.71%) CISSP
7 4 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.28%) HNC
8 3 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.28%) SSCP
8 3 (1.28%) CCVP
9 2 (0.85%) CISM
9 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) SLA
2 10 (4.27%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.42%) QA
4 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.71%) COBIT
6 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.85%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.85%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.14%) XenServer
6 4 (1.71%) vSphere
6 4 (1.71%) Xen
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.85%) Firmware
7 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.85%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
8 1 (0.43%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.42%) SCCM
2 5 (2.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.85%) SCOM
4 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.85%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) RANCID
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 54 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) VMware
3 17 (7.26%) Cisco
4 13 (5.56%) Citrix
5 11 (4.70%) HP
6 10 (4.27%) IBM
6 10 (4.27%) Oracle
6 10 (4.27%) SAP
7 9 (3.85%) Adobe
8 5 (2.14%) EMC
8 5 (2.14%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.14%) Symantec
9 4 (1.71%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.28%) McAfee
10 3 (1.28%) Google
10 3 (1.28%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.85%) Nintex
11 2 (0.85%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.85%) Perforce
11 2 (0.85%) Red Gate
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