The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 47 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 118 110 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.75% 4.87% 5.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.31% 26.89% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 75
Average daily rate £400 £305 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £9.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -12.16%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
529 409 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.81% 18.11% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 212 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 69
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Degree
England

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +2 40 £433 +23.57% 21
Cambridgeshire -23 34 £375 +33.33% 187
Hertfordshire -21 15 £350 - 57
Bedfordshire -9 13 £550 +74.60% 14
Suffolk -5 8 £413 -8.33% 7
Norfolk +7 6 - - 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 44 (18.18%) .NET
3 43 (17.77%) JavaScript
3 43 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (17.36%) SQL
4 42 (17.36%) CSS
4 42 (17.36%) Finance
5 41 (16.94%) C#
6 39 (16.12%) Java
7 36 (14.88%) Windows
8 34 (14.05%) OO
9 33 (13.64%) HTML
9 33 (13.64%) Project Management
10 32 (13.22%) SQL Server
11 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET
11 30 (12.40%) Microsoft
12 29 (11.98%) Linux
13 25 (10.33%) UML
13 25 (10.33%) PRINCE2
14 24 (9.92%) Web Services
14 24 (9.92%) MS Excel
14 24 (9.92%) Software Engineering
15 22 (9.09%) Marketing
15 22 (9.09%) Oracle
15 22 (9.09%) MVC
16 21 (8.68%) XML
17 20 (8.26%) TDD
18 18 (7.44%) UNIX
18 18 (7.44%) E-Commerce
19 17 (7.02%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.13%) CMS
3 7 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.24%) Node.js
5 2 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.41%) Moodle
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.79%) MS Office
3 8 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.89%) MS Project
5 6 (2.48%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.83%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.83%) Simulink
7 2 (0.83%) Mingle
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.41%) InDesign
8 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) Internet
2 7 (2.89%) Intranet
3 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.65%) DNS
4 4 (1.65%) SAN
4 4 (1.65%) Firewall
4 4 (1.65%) NFC
5 3 (1.24%) RTSP
5 3 (1.24%) DLNA
5 3 (1.24%) Extranet
6 2 (0.83%) VPN
6 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.83%) GSM
6 2 (0.83%) WAN
7 1 (0.41%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.41%) Broadband
7 1 (0.41%) GPRS
7 1 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.41%) SMS
7 1 (0.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.24%) MySQL
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.24%) DB2
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.41%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (6.20%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.72%) Subversion
4 8 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.07%) Maven
6 4 (1.65%) NUnit
6 4 (1.65%) Ant
7 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.83%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.83%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.83%) JIRA
8 2 (0.83%) JUnit
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (17.36%) Finance
2 22 (9.09%) Marketing
3 14 (5.79%) Retail
4 13 (5.37%) Electronics
5 11 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.07%) Legal
8 4 (1.65%) Publishing
8 4 (1.65%) Banking
9 3 (1.24%) Avionics
9 3 (1.24%) Advertising
10 2 (0.83%) Games
10 2 (0.83%) Local Government
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (26.45%) Developer
2 31 (12.81%) Project Manager
3 28 (11.57%) Analyst
4 19 (7.85%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.61%) Software Engineer
6 15 (6.20%) Web Developer
6 15 (6.20%) Architect
7 12 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.48%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.48%) Graduate
10 6 (2.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (2.48%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.48%) Portfolio Manager
10 6 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.07%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.07%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.18%) .NET
2 42 (17.36%) CSS
3 33 (13.64%) HTML
4 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET
5 24 (9.92%) Web Services
6 21 (8.68%) XML
7 17 (7.02%) jQuery
8 13 (5.37%) J2EE
9 12 (4.96%) SOAP
10 11 (4.55%) CSS3
11 9 (3.72%) HTML5
11 9 (3.72%) JSON
12 8 (3.31%) Ajax
12 8 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.89%) Qt
13 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.89%) SAML
13 7 (2.89%) XHTML
14 6 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.72%) Open Source
4 8 (3.31%) Social Media
4 8 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.89%) Informatics
5 7 (2.89%) E-Learning
5 7 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.48%) Wiki
7 5 (2.07%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.65%) Statistics
8 4 (1.65%) LIMS
9 3 (1.24%) DTV
9 3 (1.24%) MPEG
9 3 (1.24%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.24%) IPTV
9 3 (1.24%) Physics
10 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.88%) Windows
2 29 (11.98%) Linux
3 18 (7.44%) UNIX
4 8 (3.31%) Solaris
5 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.48%) Android
6 5 (2.07%) bada
7 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.83%) HPUX
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.83%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.41%) Debian
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.05%) OO
3 33 (13.64%) Project Management
4 25 (10.33%) PRINCE2
4 25 (10.33%) UML
5 24 (9.92%) Software Engineering
6 22 (9.09%) MVC
7 20 (8.26%) TDD
8 18 (7.44%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.61%) CRM
9 16 (6.61%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.55%) Web Development
12 10 (4.13%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.72%) Validation
13 9 (3.72%) ITIL
13 9 (3.72%) OOD
14 8 (3.31%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.31%) Change Management
14 8 (3.31%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.77%) JavaScript
2 42 (17.36%) SQL
3 41 (16.94%) C#
4 39 (16.12%) Java
5 15 (6.20%) C
6 12 (4.96%) Python
7 9 (3.72%) C++
7 9 (3.72%) Perl
7 9 (3.72%) Ruby
8 8 (3.31%) PHP
9 7 (2.89%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.07%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.24%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.24%) Ada
11 3 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.83%) XAML
12 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.72%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.72%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.89%) PMP
4 5 (2.07%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.65%) APMP
5 4 (1.65%) ISEB
6 3 (1.24%) HND
6 3 (1.24%) MCSE
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.24%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.83%) MCTS
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.83%) MCSD
7 2 (0.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) QA
1 4 (1.65%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) GxP
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) TickIT
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) DO-254
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) GMP
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Puppet
1 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.83%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.09%) Oracle
3 10 (4.13%) Sun
4 6 (2.48%) VMware
5 5 (2.07%) HP
5 5 (2.07%) Symbian
6 4 (1.65%) Adobe
6 4 (1.65%) EMC
6 4 (1.65%) IBM
6 4 (1.65%) Marketo
7 3 (1.24%) AccuRev
7 3 (1.24%) iRise
7 3 (1.24%) Facebook
7 3 (1.24%) Twitter
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) CA
7 3 (1.24%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.24%) Cisco
7 3 (1.24%) Sybase
8 2 (0.83%) NetApp
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £12.50 - 14.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £450 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago