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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 46 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 103 118 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.96% 4.09% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.96% 23.79% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 54
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£363 £406 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +34.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £293 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 13
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.01 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.95 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +19.56%
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
469 496 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.03% 17.21% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 244 234
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 41 53
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £29.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.65 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

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 26 March 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 March 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 March 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
Hertfordshire +26 34 £375 +7.14% 42
Cambridgeshire -10 25 £331 -11.66% 132
Essex -9 18 £250 -44.44% 18
Suffolk +5 12 £450 +5.88% 6
Bedfordshire -5 10 £445 -19.09% 7
Norfolk -7 2 - - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (27.49%) Finance
2 40 (18.96%) SQL
3 39 (18.48%) Computer Science
4 37 (17.54%) Project Management
5 36 (17.06%) Windows
6 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
7 33 (15.64%) HTML
8 30 (14.22%) PRINCE2
8 30 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (13.74%) .NET
10 26 (12.32%) Java
11 25 (11.85%) JavaScript
12 24 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (10.90%) Oracle
13 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
14 22 (10.43%) ITIL
15 20 (9.48%) XML
16 19 (9.00%) CSS
17 17 (8.06%) C#
17 17 (8.06%) WAN
17 17 (8.06%) Software Engineering
18 16 (7.58%) VMware
18 16 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (7.11%) C
19 15 (7.11%) Linux
19 15 (7.11%) E-Commerce
19 15 (7.11%) Telecoms
20 14 (6.64%) MS Office
20 14 (6.64%) Active Directory
20 14 (6.64%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.37%) Lync
3 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.42%) WorkSite
4 3 (1.42%) Node.js
4 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) CICS
5 2 (0.95%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Mule
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) MS Office
2 13 (6.16%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.32%) MS Project
4 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.95%) Temenos T24
1 2 (0.95%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.47%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
1 3 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.06%) WAN
2 12 (5.69%) LAN
3 11 (5.21%) Wireless
4 10 (4.74%) Firewall
5 7 (3.32%) VPN
6 6 (2.84%) DNS
7 5 (2.37%) Network Security
7 5 (2.37%) Internet
7 5 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.90%) MPLS
8 4 (1.90%) VoIP
8 4 (1.90%) SAN
9 3 (1.42%) HTTP
10 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.95%) DHCP
10 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.95%) SSH
11 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) OLAP
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.37%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.42%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.42%) MySQL
7 3 (1.42%) Big Data
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.95%) DB2
8 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.90%) Xcode
2 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.90%) JUnit
2 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.90%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.95%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 58 (27.49%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.16%) Banking
4 7 (3.32%) Retail
4 7 (3.32%) Legal
5 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.37%) Publishing
6 5 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.90%) Electronics
7 4 (1.90%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (22.27%) Analyst
2 46 (21.80%) Developer
3 24 (11.37%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.06%) Architect
5 13 (6.16%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.16%) Consultant
6 11 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.74%) Security Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.79%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.84%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.84%) Development Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Hardware Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (2.37%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.37%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.37%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.64%) HTML
2 29 (13.74%) .NET
3 20 (9.48%) XML
4 19 (9.00%) CSS
5 11 (5.21%) WCF
6 10 (4.74%) jQuery
7 8 (3.79%) Web Services
8 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.84%) LAMP
9 6 (2.84%) HTML5
9 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.37%) J2EE
10 5 (2.37%) XHTML
11 4 (1.90%) Android SDK
11 4 (1.90%) Worklight
11 4 (1.90%) iOS SDK
11 4 (1.90%) CSS3
11 4 (1.90%) PhoneGap
11 4 (1.90%) SOAP
12 3 (1.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.74%) User Experience
4 9 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.27%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.27%) Statistics
5 6 (2.84%) PMI
5 6 (2.84%) iPad
5 6 (2.84%) Informatics
6 5 (2.37%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.37%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.90%) iPhone
7 4 (1.90%) Open Source
8 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.42%) Psychology
8 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.42%) NHS
8 3 (1.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.06%) Windows
2 15 (7.11%) Linux
3 10 (4.74%) Android
4 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.27%) UNIX
5 7 (3.32%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.90%) ThreadX
7 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.95%) zOS
8 2 (0.95%) AIX
8 2 (0.95%) HPUX
8 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) Project Management
2 30 (14.22%) PRINCE2
2 30 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.43%) ITIL
4 17 (8.06%) Software Engineering
5 16 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.11%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.64%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.16%) OO
8 13 (6.16%) Scrum
8 13 (6.16%) Information Security
9 12 (5.69%) SOA
9 12 (5.69%) Web Development
10 11 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.74%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.74%) MVC
11 10 (4.74%) Migration
11 10 (4.74%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.27%) Use Case
12 9 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.96%) SQL
2 26 (12.32%) Java
3 25 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.06%) C#
5 15 (7.11%) C
6 10 (4.74%) C++
7 7 (3.32%) VB
8 6 (2.84%) Python
8 6 (2.84%) Perl
9 5 (2.37%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.37%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.42%) VBA
10 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.42%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.95%) JCL
11 2 (0.95%) REXX
11 2 (0.95%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.84%) CISM
3 6 (2.84%) CCNA
3 6 (2.84%) ISEB
3 6 (2.84%) CISSP
3 6 (2.84%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.84%) MCP
4 5 (2.37%) MCSE
5 4 (1.90%) APMP
6 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.42%) MCSD
6 3 (1.42%) CCNP
6 3 (1.42%) CISA
6 3 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.95%) CRISC
7 2 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) QA
2 6 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.42%) COBIT
4 3 (1.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.37%) XenServer
5 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) WMI
2 1 (0.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.47%) RANCID
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.90%) Oracle
3 16 (7.58%) VMware
4 12 (5.69%) SAP
5 9 (4.27%) IBM
6 8 (3.79%) EMC
7 7 (3.32%) Cisco
8 5 (2.37%) HP
8 5 (2.37%) Citrix
8 5 (2.37%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.90%) Juniper
10 3 (1.42%) Avaya
10 3 (1.42%) Adobe
10 3 (1.42%) SunGard
10 3 (1.42%) McAfee
11 2 (0.95%) Temenos
11 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.95%) Apple
11 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.47%) Planview
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.00 - £10 per hour + Training & personal development
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Experis IT
Salary: £20k - £30k per annum + 5% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Salary Circa £60,000 pro rata
Posted: 20 days ago