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 24 August 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 36 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 118 139 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.63% 4.40% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.37% 25.09% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 86
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.49 £25.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.41% +19.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.34 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £38.22 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +17.58%
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
505 554 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.80% 17.53% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 289 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 65 36
Median hourly rate £27.62 £21.53 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.31% +13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.64 £41.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +13 35 £250 -41.17% 14
Cambridgeshire +6 35 £350 - 94
Hertfordshire -2 29 £425 +23.63% 33
Suffolk +7 9 £415 +10.66% 8
Bedfordshire -1 8 £438 +45.83% 22
Norfolk -5 2 £275 -5.66% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 53 (24.31%) Microsoft
1 53 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.94%) Windows
3 47 (21.56%) Finance
4 40 (18.35%) SQL
5 39 (17.89%) Project Management
6 38 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (16.97%) Computer Science
8 30 (13.76%) Oracle
8 30 (13.76%) Business Analysis
9 29 (13.30%) MS Excel
10 28 (12.84%) SQL Server
10 28 (12.84%) C#
11 24 (11.01%) MS Office
11 24 (11.01%) PRINCE2
12 23 (10.55%) Linux
13 22 (10.09%) CRM
13 22 (10.09%) C
13 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
14 21 (9.63%) Python
15 20 (9.17%) .NET
15 20 (9.17%) Manufacturing
16 19 (8.72%) SAP
16 19 (8.72%) TDD
16 19 (8.72%) Data Analysis
17 18 (8.26%) C++
17 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (7.80%) Change Management
19 16 (7.34%) Active Directory

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 14 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
3 4 (1.83%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.38%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.92%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.46%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.46%) MTS
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.01%) MS Office
3 11 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.75%) MS Project
4 6 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.38%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.46%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.75%) SAP WM
3 5 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.92%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.46%) Lawson
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) GitHub
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.38%) Yammer
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) Internet
2 7 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.75%) Firewall
4 5 (2.29%) LAN
4 5 (2.29%) Network Security
4 5 (2.29%) WAN
4 5 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.29%) Wireless
5 3 (1.38%) 3G
5 3 (1.38%) 4G
5 3 (1.38%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.38%) DNS
5 3 (1.38%) SSL
6 2 (0.92%) 2G
6 2 (0.92%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.92%) HTTP
6 2 (0.92%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.92%) RNC
6 2 (0.92%) VLAN
6 2 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.96%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.50%) DB2
4 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.13%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.67%) Big Data
6 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.21%) MySQL
7 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.83%) MS Access
8 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.67%) JIRA
3 6 (2.75%) Subversion
3 6 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.83%) Selenium
5 3 (1.38%) GCC
5 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.38%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.92%) Emacs
6 2 (0.92%) JProfiler
6 2 (0.92%) MSTest
6 2 (0.92%) NUnit
6 2 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.92%) YourKit
7 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.46%) Maven
7 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (21.56%) Finance
2 20 (9.17%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.42%) German Language
4 10 (4.59%) Legal
5 9 (4.13%) Electronics
6 7 (3.21%) Marketing
6 7 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.75%) Advertising
8 5 (2.29%) Retail
8 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.92%) Billing
11 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.46%) Avionics
11 1 (0.46%) Back Office
11 1 (0.46%) Banking
11 1 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Analyst
2 35 (16.06%) Developer
3 22 (10.09%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.34%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.42%) Consultant
6 13 (5.96%) IT Analyst
7 12 (5.50%) Architect
8 10 (4.59%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.13%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.13%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.67%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.67%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) IT Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.75%) Business IT Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) Help Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.17%) .NET
2 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.05%) Web Services
4 10 (4.59%) XML
5 9 (4.13%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.13%) HTML
6 5 (2.29%) Ajax
7 4 (1.83%) jQuery
7 4 (1.83%) RESTful
7 4 (1.83%) SOAP
8 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.38%) COM
8 3 (1.38%) CSS
8 3 (1.38%) WCF
8 3 (1.38%) WPF
9 2 (0.92%) HTML5
9 2 (0.92%) Middleware
9 2 (0.92%) REST
9 2 (0.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (16.97%) Computer Science
3 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.88%) Mathematics
5 12 (5.50%) Mainframe
6 9 (4.13%) Biology
7 6 (2.75%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.29%) Informatics
9 4 (1.83%) Clustering
9 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.83%) Linked Data
10 3 (1.38%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.38%) iPad
10 3 (1.38%) Social Media
11 2 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.92%) PKI
11 2 (0.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.94%) Windows
2 23 (10.55%) Linux
3 16 (7.34%) Unix
4 10 (4.59%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.59%) Windows Vista
5 6 (2.75%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.29%) Solaris
6 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.83%) AIX
7 4 (1.83%) Android
7 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.92%) HPUX
9 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.89%) Project Management
3 30 (13.76%) Business Analysis
4 24 (11.01%) PRINCE2
5 22 (10.09%) CRM
6 19 (8.72%) Data Analysis
6 19 (8.72%) TDD
7 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (7.80%) Change Management
9 15 (6.88%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.42%) Scrum
11 13 (5.96%) Analytics
11 13 (5.96%) ITIL
11 13 (5.96%) Use Case
12 12 (5.50%) Migration
12 12 (5.50%) Validation
13 11 (5.05%) ERP
13 11 (5.05%) OO
13 11 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.35%) SQL
2 28 (12.84%) C#
3 22 (10.09%) C
4 21 (9.63%) Python
5 18 (8.26%) C++
6 16 (7.34%) Java
7 12 (5.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.13%) Perl
9 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.38%) COBOL
12 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.92%) PHP
12 2 (0.92%) R
13 1 (0.46%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.46%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.67%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.21%) ISEB
3 7 (3.21%) MCITP
3 7 (3.21%) PMP
3 7 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.75%) CCNA
4 6 (2.75%) MCP
5 5 (2.29%) CISA
5 5 (2.29%) CISM
5 5 (2.29%) CISSP
5 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.38%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.38%) MCSE
7 3 (1.38%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.92%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.46%) ECSS
5 1 (0.46%) GAMP
5 1 (0.46%) GxP
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.46%) JTAG
5 1 (0.46%) MISRA
5 1 (0.46%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.38%) Cygwin
3 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.46%) Postfix
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Control-M
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.92%) SCCM
2 2 (0.92%) SCOM
2 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.92%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.76%) Oracle
3 19 (8.72%) SAP
4 10 (4.59%) Cisco
5 8 (3.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.29%) HP
6 5 (2.29%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.29%) Juniper
6 5 (2.29%) VMware
7 4 (1.83%) Citrix
7 4 (1.83%) Cognos
7 4 (1.83%) Dell
7 4 (1.83%) IBM
7 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.38%) Facebook
8 3 (1.38%) Infor
8 3 (1.38%) Sun
8 3 (1.38%) Twitter
8 3 (1.38%) Unisys
9 2 (0.92%) Nintex
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