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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 48 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 120 130 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.89% 5.38% 4.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.87% 29.28% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 82
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 18
Average hourly rate £29.40 £10.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.44% -59.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £9.63 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £18.90 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £15.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+93.38% -45.61%
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
575 444 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.63% 18.38% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 226 275
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £194 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 63
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £10.70 £14.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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
Essex -11 33 £310 -27.05% 16
Hertfordshire -12 25 £325 -7.14% 45
Cambridgeshire -23 24 £338 +12.50% 127
Norfolk +6 18 £350 -12.50% 6
Bedfordshire -11 12 £388 +28.95% 6
Suffolk 0 7 £420 +31.25% 12
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 77 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 70 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (23.43%) Finance
4 61 (21.33%) SQL
5 55 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 52 (18.18%) Java
7 51 (17.83%) Project Management
8 50 (17.48%) XML
9 47 (16.43%) HTML
10 46 (16.08%) .NET
10 46 (16.08%) Microsoft
11 40 (13.99%) Oracle
11 40 (13.99%) SQL Server
12 39 (13.64%) C#
13 37 (12.94%) Windows
14 36 (12.59%) ITIL
15 35 (12.24%) MS Excel
16 31 (10.84%) jQuery
17 30 (10.49%) Software Engineering
17 30 (10.49%) Scrum
17 30 (10.49%) Web Services
17 30 (10.49%) PRINCE2
18 29 (10.14%) SharePoint
19 28 (9.79%) J2EE
20 27 (9.44%) CSS
20 27 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (8.39%) UNIX
21 24 (8.39%) Linux
21 24 (8.39%) MS Office
21 24 (8.39%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 11 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.50%) IIS
4 10 (3.50%) Apache
5 7 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.10%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.40%) JBoss
8 4 (1.40%) Lync
8 4 (1.40%) WordPress
9 3 (1.05%) Moodle
9 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.05%) SAS
9 3 (1.05%) CMS
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.39%) MS Office
3 14 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.50%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.15%) Photoshop
6 8 (2.80%) MS Project
7 4 (1.40%) Simulink
7 4 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.40%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.70%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.35%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.35%) CATIA
10 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.05%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) assyst
4 1 (0.35%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.59%) Internet
2 10 (3.50%) HTTP
3 8 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.45%) SAN
4 7 (2.45%) LAN
4 7 (2.45%) WAN
5 5 (1.75%) VPN
5 5 (1.75%) 4G
6 4 (1.40%) LTE
6 4 (1.40%) ASN.1
6 4 (1.40%) FTP
6 4 (1.40%) RTP
6 4 (1.40%) GPRS
6 4 (1.40%) UMTS
7 3 (1.05%) DHCP
7 3 (1.05%) DNS
7 3 (1.05%) Firewall
7 3 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.70%) Wireless
8 2 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.29%) MySQL
3 16 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.50%) Big Data
5 10 (3.50%) EDRMS
6 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.10%) DB2
7 6 (2.10%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.35%) DTS
11 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.85%) JUnit
3 10 (3.50%) Maven
3 10 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.15%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.45%) Selenium
6 6 (2.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (2.10%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.10%) Subversion
7 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.75%) Axure RP
7 5 (1.75%) Ant
8 4 (1.40%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.40%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.40%) Log4j
9 3 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.70%) JIRA
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.35%) QADirector
11 1 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 67 (23.43%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Retail
3 21 (7.34%) Manufacturing
4 18 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.20%) Electronics
5 12 (4.20%) Legal
6 11 (3.85%) Local Government
7 10 (3.50%) Banking
7 10 (3.50%) Publishing
8 7 (2.45%) Marketing
9 6 (2.10%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.05%) Automotive
11 3 (1.05%) Law
11 3 (1.05%) Advertising
12 2 (0.70%) Military
12 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.70%) German Language
13 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (28.67%) Developer
2 48 (16.78%) Analyst
3 32 (11.19%) Business Analyst
4 20 (6.99%) Architect
5 15 (5.24%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.24%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (4.90%) Business Systems Analyst
7 13 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 11 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.85%) Designer
9 11 (3.85%) CRM Developer
10 10 (3.50%) Design Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.15%) Tester
11 9 (3.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (2.45%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.48%) XML
2 47 (16.43%) HTML
3 46 (16.08%) .NET
4 31 (10.84%) jQuery
5 30 (10.49%) Web Services
6 28 (9.79%) J2EE
7 27 (9.44%) CSS
8 23 (8.04%) SOAP
9 17 (5.94%) Hibernate
9 17 (5.94%) Ajax
10 16 (5.59%) JSP
11 15 (5.24%) Servlets
11 15 (5.24%) Spring
12 13 (4.55%) REST
13 12 (4.20%) WCF
13 12 (4.20%) Flash
14 11 (3.85%) DHTML
14 11 (3.85%) XSLT
14 11 (3.85%) HTML5
14 11 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 77 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.04%) Mathematics
4 21 (7.34%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.55%) NHS
6 12 (4.20%) Biology
7 11 (3.85%) Statistics
7 11 (3.85%) User Experience
7 11 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.50%) Open Source
9 7 (2.45%) Life Science
9 7 (2.45%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.10%) Visualisation
10 6 (2.10%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.75%) Clustering
11 5 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.40%) Handset
12 4 (1.40%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.40%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.94%) Windows
2 24 (8.39%) UNIX
2 24 (8.39%) Linux
3 8 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.80%) Solaris
4 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.40%) HPUX
5 4 (1.40%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Debian
7 1 (0.35%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.83%) Project Management
3 36 (12.59%) ITIL
4 30 (10.49%) PRINCE2
4 30 (10.49%) Scrum
4 30 (10.49%) Software Engineering
5 24 (8.39%) TDD
6 23 (8.04%) OO
7 19 (6.64%) UML
8 18 (6.29%) E-Commerce
8 18 (6.29%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (5.59%) CRM
10 16 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.59%) Business Analysis
11 15 (5.24%) Information Management
11 15 (5.24%) Bioinformatics
11 15 (5.24%) Workflow
11 15 (5.24%) Web Development
11 15 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.33%) SQL
2 55 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 52 (18.18%) Java
4 39 (13.64%) C#
5 19 (6.64%) C
6 17 (5.94%) C++
7 14 (4.90%) Perl
8 10 (3.50%) PHP
8 10 (3.50%) Python
9 9 (3.15%) VB
10 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.80%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.40%) XPath
13 4 (1.40%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.05%) Ruby
15 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.64%) ISEB
2 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.20%) MCITP
3 10 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.15%) Sun Certification
4 9 (3.15%) CISSP
5 8 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.80%) CISM
5 8 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.45%) HND
6 7 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.75%) PMP
7 5 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.75%) CISA
8 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.40%) APMP
9 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.05%) GIAC
9 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.80%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.40%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) DO-254
4 2 (0.70%) CDISC
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
5 1 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) XenApp
4 2 (0.70%) Firmware
4 2 (0.70%) VMFS
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vCloud
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) SCOM
2 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.70%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 46 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.99%) Oracle
3 17 (5.94%) Sun
4 12 (4.20%) HP
5 10 (3.50%) IBM
6 8 (2.80%) Cisco
7 7 (2.45%) SolidWorks
7 7 (2.45%) Splunk
8 6 (2.10%) Adobe
9 5 (1.75%) SAP
10 4 (1.40%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.40%) CA
10 4 (1.40%) VMware
10 4 (1.40%) NetApp
10 4 (1.40%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.05%) Planview
11 3 (1.05%) Avaya
11 3 (1.05%) EMC
11 3 (1.05%) Sybase
12 2 (0.70%) Unisys
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