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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 99 121 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.86% 5.30% 5.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.69% 27.13% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 59
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£400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Average hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.63 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
401 446 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.63% 19.54% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 203 248
Average daily rate £383 £350 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 69
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.78 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% -27.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -19 38 £400 +14.28% 104
Hertfordshire +10 27 £375 +36.36% 32
Essex -10 21 £400 +26.98% 18
Suffolk -6 6 - - 12
Bedfordshire -8 6 £475 +22.58% 16
Norfolk +5 1 - - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (25.81%) Finance
2 48 (22.12%) SQL
2 48 (22.12%) Computer Science
3 47 (21.66%) HTML
4 41 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (17.51%) JavaScript
5 38 (17.51%) Project Management
6 37 (17.05%) Java
6 37 (17.05%) .NET
7 36 (16.59%) Oracle
8 35 (16.13%) XML
9 33 (15.21%) Windows
9 33 (15.21%) Microsoft
10 28 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 27 (12.44%) C#
11 27 (12.44%) CSS
12 24 (11.06%) Scrum
12 24 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (10.60%) SQL Server
13 23 (10.60%) Linux
13 23 (10.60%) PRINCE2
14 19 (8.76%) jQuery
15 18 (8.29%) Bioinformatics
15 18 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (7.83%) UNIX
16 17 (7.83%) Web Services
16 17 (7.83%) MS Office
17 16 (7.37%) ITIL
17 16 (7.37%) MS Excel
17 16 (7.37%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (5.07%) Tomcat
1 11 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.30%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) Lync
4 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.92%) IIS
4 2 (0.92%) WorkSite
4 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.92%) Drupal
4 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.92%) WordPress
4 2 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.46%) Mule
5 1 (0.46%) JBoss
5 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) MS Office
2 16 (7.37%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.23%) MS Project
4 4 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.84%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.92%) Simulink
6 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.46%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.46%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.53%) WAN
2 8 (3.69%) LAN
2 8 (3.69%) Internet
3 6 (2.76%) HTTP
3 6 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.30%) Firewall
4 5 (2.30%) Wireless
5 4 (1.84%) DNS
6 3 (1.38%) VPN
7 2 (0.92%) SAN
7 2 (0.92%) Extranet
7 2 (0.92%) MPLS
7 2 (0.92%) SSH
8 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
8 1 (0.46%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.46%) 4G
8 1 (0.46%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.53%) MySQL
3 11 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.69%) OLAP
4 8 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.38%) Big Data
8 3 (1.38%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.30%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.30%) JUnit
2 5 (2.30%) JIRA
3 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.84%) Subversion
3 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.38%) Maven
4 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.92%) Hudson
5 2 (0.92%) Log4j
5 2 (0.92%) Xcode
5 2 (0.92%) Ant
6 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.46%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 56 (25.81%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.45%) Banking
4 10 (4.61%) Publishing
5 8 (3.69%) Retail
5 8 (3.69%) Legal
5 8 (3.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.76%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.30%) Electronics
7 5 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.84%) Marketing
9 3 (1.38%) Back Office
9 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.92%) German Language
11 1 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (26.73%) Developer
2 38 (17.51%) Analyst
3 18 (8.29%) Architect
3 18 (8.29%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.91%) Software Developer
5 13 (5.99%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.61%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.15%) Consultant
7 9 (4.15%) C# Developer
8 8 (3.69%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.69%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.69%) Designer
9 7 (3.23%) Information Architect
9 7 (3.23%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.23%) Security Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) Project Leader
10 6 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (2.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.66%) HTML
2 37 (17.05%) .NET
3 35 (16.13%) XML
4 27 (12.44%) CSS
5 19 (8.76%) jQuery
6 17 (7.83%) Web Services
7 15 (6.91%) Ajax
8 13 (5.99%) WCF
8 13 (5.99%) SOAP
8 13 (5.99%) JSP
8 13 (5.99%) J2EE
9 11 (5.07%) DHTML
9 11 (5.07%) HTML5
9 11 (5.07%) REST
10 9 (4.15%) XSLT
10 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.15%) Spring
10 9 (4.15%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.69%) JSON
11 8 (3.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.37%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.99%) User Experience
5 12 (5.53%) Biology
6 9 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.15%) Statistics
7 7 (3.23%) Open Source
7 7 (3.23%) Life Science
8 6 (2.76%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.76%) Informatics
9 5 (2.30%) NHS
9 5 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.30%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.84%) PMI
10 4 (1.84%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.38%) Clustering
11 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.21%) Windows
2 23 (10.60%) Linux
3 17 (7.83%) UNIX
4 7 (3.23%) Android
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.84%) HPUX
7 4 (1.84%) Solaris
8 3 (1.38%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.92%) AIX
9 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.51%) Project Management
3 28 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 24 (11.06%) Scrum
5 23 (10.60%) PRINCE2
6 18 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.29%) Bioinformatics
7 16 (7.37%) ITIL
7 16 (7.37%) Web Development
8 15 (6.91%) OO
8 15 (6.91%) Business Analysis
9 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.53%) TDD
11 12 (5.53%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.53%) MVC
12 11 (5.07%) SOA
13 10 (4.61%) Workflow
13 10 (4.61%) Information Security
13 10 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.12%) SQL
2 38 (17.51%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.05%) Java
4 27 (12.44%) C#
5 15 (6.91%) C
5 15 (6.91%) Perl
6 13 (5.99%) VB
7 11 (5.07%) C++
8 10 (4.61%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.23%) Python
9 7 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.84%) PHP
12 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.38%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.38%) XPath
13 2 (0.92%) Scala
13 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.76%) ISEB
4 5 (2.30%) HND
4 5 (2.30%) APMP
4 5 (2.30%) MCITP
5 4 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.84%) CISM
5 4 (1.84%) CISSP
5 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.84%) CCNA
6 3 (1.38%) MCP
6 3 (1.38%) HNC
6 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.38%) CISA
7 2 (0.92%) GIAC
7 2 (0.92%) ACCA
7 2 (0.92%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) CDISC
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.92%) XenServer
3 2 (0.92%) vSphere
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) SCCM
1 3 (1.38%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (16.59%) Oracle
2 33 (15.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.07%) SAP
3 11 (5.07%) VMware
4 7 (3.23%) EMC
5 6 (2.76%) IBM
6 5 (2.30%) Cisco
7 4 (1.84%) Adobe
7 4 (1.84%) Sun
7 4 (1.84%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.38%) Sybase
8 3 (1.38%) SunGard
8 3 (1.38%) HP
8 3 (1.38%) Avaya
9 2 (0.92%) Temenos
9 2 (0.92%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.92%) McAfee
10 1 (0.46%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.46%) SolidWorks
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