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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 49 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 93 120 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.68% 4.68% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.48% 25.86% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 53
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £235 £228
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 9 10 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -12.69%
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
433 464 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.15% 18.08% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 226 229
Average daily rate £385 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 67
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +24 29 £363 +11.53% 44
Essex -5 22 £325 -13.33% 17
Cambridgeshire -27 19 £388 +3.33% 125
Suffolk +9 13 £475 +15.15% 14
Bedfordshire -4 8 £445 +9.20% 11
Norfolk -7 1 - - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (28.57%) Finance
2 43 (20.48%) Computer Science
3 41 (19.52%) HTML
3 41 (19.52%) SQL
4 38 (18.10%) Project Management
4 38 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (17.14%) Windows
6 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
7 31 (14.76%) JavaScript
7 31 (14.76%) .NET
8 28 (13.33%) Java
8 28 (13.33%) Oracle
9 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 24 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 23 (10.95%) XML
10 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (10.48%) CSS
12 21 (10.00%) C#
12 21 (10.00%) ITIL
12 21 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 18 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (8.10%) Linux
14 17 (8.10%) Scrum
15 16 (7.62%) User Experience
16 15 (7.14%) Telecoms
16 15 (7.14%) Banking
17 14 (6.67%) Web Development
17 14 (6.67%) MS Excel
17 14 (6.67%) C
18 13 (6.19%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.38%) Lync
3 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.43%) WorkSite
4 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) Confluence
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.95%) Drupal
5 2 (0.95%) CICS
5 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.95%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) SAS
6 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Office
3 7 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.33%) MS Project
4 3 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.43%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.95%) Simulink
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.48%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
1 2 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.19%) WAN
2 9 (4.29%) LAN
3 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.86%) DNS
4 6 (2.86%) Firewall
4 6 (2.86%) Wireless
5 4 (1.90%) Internet
5 4 (1.90%) VPN
5 4 (1.90%) HTTP
6 3 (1.43%) MPLS
6 3 (1.43%) SAN
6 3 (1.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.95%) SSH
7 2 (0.95%) DHCP
8 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.48%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) SNMP
8 1 (0.48%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.48%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.81%) OLAP
2 8 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (1.90%) MySQL
7 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.43%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.43%) Big Data
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.95%) DB2
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) DataStage
9 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.38%) JUnit
2 5 (2.38%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Xcode
3 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.95%) Selenium
5 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.95%) Hudson
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.48%) TestNG
6 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 60 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (2.86%) Retail
3 6 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.86%) Publishing
4 5 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.38%) Electronics
4 5 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.38%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (1.43%) Marketing
5 3 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (22.38%) Developer
2 42 (20.00%) Analyst
3 21 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 19 (9.05%) Architect
5 12 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 12 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.24%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.29%) Consultant
8 8 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.81%) Designer
9 7 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (3.33%) Security Analyst
9 7 (3.33%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.86%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) Information Architect
10 6 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.52%) HTML
2 31 (14.76%) .NET
3 23 (10.95%) XML
4 22 (10.48%) CSS
5 11 (5.24%) jQuery
6 10 (4.76%) WCF
7 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.81%) Web Services
8 7 (3.33%) HTML5
9 6 (2.86%) J2EE
9 6 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.38%) Ajax
10 5 (2.38%) JSP
10 5 (2.38%) XHTML
10 5 (2.38%) CSS3
11 4 (1.90%) PhoneGap
11 4 (1.90%) iOS SDK
11 4 (1.90%) REST
11 4 (1.90%) Worklight
11 4 (1.90%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.62%) User Experience
4 11 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.76%) Statistics
6 6 (2.86%) Informatics
7 5 (2.38%) Psychology
7 5 (2.38%) PMI
7 5 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.38%) iPad
7 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.90%) NHS
8 4 (1.90%) iPhone
8 4 (1.90%) Open Source
9 3 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.14%) Windows
2 17 (8.10%) Linux
3 10 (4.76%) Android
3 10 (4.76%) UNIX
4 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.90%) ThreadX
7 2 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.95%) AIX
7 2 (0.95%) HPUX
7 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.95%) zOS
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.10%) Project Management
1 38 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 21 (10.00%) ITIL
3 21 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.10%) Scrum
6 14 (6.67%) Web Development
7 13 (6.19%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.71%) SOA
8 12 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.71%) OO
8 12 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.24%) MVC
9 11 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (4.76%) Information Security
11 9 (4.29%) Bioinformatics
11 9 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.52%) SQL
2 31 (14.76%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.33%) Java
4 21 (10.00%) C#
5 14 (6.67%) C
6 9 (4.29%) C++
6 9 (4.29%) Perl
6 9 (4.29%) VB
7 7 (3.33%) Python
8 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.90%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.90%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.90%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.95%) Scala
11 2 (0.95%) Lua
11 2 (0.95%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.86%) ISEB
3 6 (2.86%) MCP
4 5 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.90%) CISM
5 4 (1.90%) APMP
5 4 (1.90%) CISSP
5 4 (1.90%) MCSE
6 3 (1.43%) MCSD
6 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.43%) CCNA
6 3 (1.43%) CISA
7 2 (0.95%) CRISC
7 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.95%) GIAC
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) CDISC
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.90%) XenServer
5 3 (1.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) SCCM
1 2 (0.95%) SCOM
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.48%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.33%) Oracle
3 13 (6.19%) VMware
4 11 (5.24%) SAP
5 9 (4.29%) IBM
6 7 (3.33%) EMC
7 5 (2.38%) HP
7 5 (2.38%) Cisco
7 5 (2.38%) Adobe
8 3 (1.43%) SunGard
8 3 (1.43%) Avaya
8 3 (1.43%) Juniper
9 2 (0.95%) Temenos
9 2 (0.95%) Sybase
9 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.95%) McAfee
9 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.48%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.48%) Splunk
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Optimus Search
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago