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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 109 128 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.84% 5.28% 5.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.98% 27.23% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 78
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £150 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £24.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £9.63 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £35.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -22.95%
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
496 470 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.47% 19.38% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 224 289
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 £214 £151 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £470 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 72
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -27.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire -6 47 £400 +14.28% 103
Essex -17 25 £375 +33.92% 9
Hertfordshire -11 19 £450 +28.57% 30
Bedfordshire -16 7 £475 +22.58% 10
Norfolk +12 6 £350 - 2
Suffolk +1 5 £375 -6.25% 7
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 66 (26.94%) Finance
2 62 (25.31%) SQL
3 60 (24.49%) Computer Science
4 55 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (20.00%) HTML
6 46 (18.78%) Java
7 45 (18.37%) Project Management
8 44 (17.96%) JavaScript
9 43 (17.55%) XML
10 40 (16.33%) .NET
10 40 (16.33%) Oracle
10 40 (16.33%) Microsoft
11 39 (15.92%) Windows
12 31 (12.65%) PRINCE2
12 31 (12.65%) Scrum
13 30 (12.24%) Software Engineering
13 30 (12.24%) C#
13 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (11.43%) Linux
15 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
15 27 (11.02%) CSS
16 26 (10.61%) jQuery
17 24 (9.80%) UNIX
17 24 (9.80%) ITIL
18 23 (9.39%) Web Services
19 22 (8.98%) MS Excel
20 20 (8.16%) SharePoint
20 20 (8.16%) Mathematics
21 19 (7.76%) Web Development
21 19 (7.76%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.90%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.86%) Apache
3 7 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.63%) IIS
4 4 (1.63%) WordPress
4 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.22%) Lync
5 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.35%) MS Office
3 10 (4.08%) MS Project
4 8 (3.27%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.82%) Simulink
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) CA Clarity
3 3 (1.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.82%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.41%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.41%) assyst
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.71%) WAN
2 13 (5.31%) Internet
3 10 (4.08%) LAN
4 8 (3.27%) HTTP
4 8 (3.27%) VPN
4 8 (3.27%) Firewall
5 6 (2.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.04%) 4G
7 4 (1.63%) DNS
7 4 (1.63%) GPRS
7 4 (1.63%) Wireless
7 4 (1.63%) MPLS
7 4 (1.63%) SAN
8 2 (0.82%) Extranet
8 2 (0.82%) SSH
9 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.41%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.12%) MySQL
3 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.45%) OLAP
5 5 (2.04%) Big Data
5 5 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.63%) DB2
6 4 (1.63%) EDRMS
6 4 (1.63%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.45%) Subversion
3 6 (2.45%) Maven
4 5 (2.04%) Axure RP
4 5 (2.04%) JIRA
4 5 (2.04%) JUnit
5 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.63%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.63%) Selenium
6 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.22%) Log4j
6 3 (1.22%) Ant
6 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.82%) Hudson
8 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.41%) Behat
General
1 66 (26.94%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.71%) Retail
5 12 (4.90%) Legal
6 11 (4.49%) Banking
6 11 (4.49%) Publishing
7 6 (2.45%) Electronics
7 6 (2.45%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.04%) Marketing
8 5 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.22%) Local Government
9 3 (1.22%) Advertising
9 3 (1.22%) Back Office
10 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.82%) Automotive
10 2 (0.82%) Law
10 2 (0.82%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (25.71%) Developer
2 41 (16.73%) Analyst
3 20 (8.16%) Project Manager
3 20 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 12 (4.90%) Architect
6 10 (4.08%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (3.67%) C# Developer
7 9 (3.67%) Senior Developer
7 9 (3.67%) Designer
8 8 (3.27%) CRM Developer
8 8 (3.27%) Consultant
8 8 (3.27%) .NET Developer
9 7 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.45%) Project Leader
10 6 (2.45%) Tester
10 6 (2.45%) Software Project Leader
10 6 (2.45%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (2.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.00%) HTML
2 43 (17.55%) XML
3 40 (16.33%) .NET
4 27 (11.02%) CSS
5 26 (10.61%) jQuery
6 23 (9.39%) Web Services
7 19 (7.76%) J2EE
8 18 (7.35%) SOAP
9 16 (6.53%) Ajax
9 16 (6.53%) WCF
10 13 (5.31%) REST
11 12 (4.90%) JSP
11 12 (4.90%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.49%) Spring
12 11 (4.49%) DHTML
12 11 (4.49%) HTML5
13 10 (4.08%) Servlets
13 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
13 10 (4.08%) XSLT
13 10 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.16%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.31%) Statistics
6 12 (4.90%) Biology
7 11 (4.49%) Mobile App
8 10 (4.08%) User Experience
9 9 (3.67%) Open Source
10 7 (2.86%) Life Science
10 7 (2.86%) Data Integration
10 7 (2.86%) NHS
11 6 (2.45%) Informatics
12 5 (2.04%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.04%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.04%) Clustering
13 4 (1.63%) Graphic Design
13 4 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (1.22%) Economics
14 3 (1.22%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.92%) Windows
2 28 (11.43%) Linux
3 24 (9.80%) UNIX
4 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.86%) Solaris
5 5 (2.04%) Android
5 5 (2.04%) HPUX
6 4 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.82%) AIX
7 2 (0.82%) ThreadX
7 2 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.37%) Project Management
3 31 (12.65%) PRINCE2
3 31 (12.65%) Scrum
4 30 (12.24%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.80%) ITIL
6 19 (7.76%) Web Development
6 19 (7.76%) TDD
7 18 (7.35%) OO
7 18 (7.35%) Bioinformatics
8 17 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (5.31%) MVC
10 13 (5.31%) Workflow
10 13 (5.31%) CRM
11 12 (4.90%) System Testing
11 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (4.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.31%) SQL
2 46 (18.78%) Java
3 44 (17.96%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.24%) C#
5 18 (7.35%) C
6 17 (6.94%) Perl
7 15 (6.12%) C++
8 13 (5.31%) VB
9 10 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.67%) Python
11 7 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.45%) PHP
12 6 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.22%) XPath
14 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.82%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.82%) Ruby
15 2 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.08%) ISEB
3 8 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (3.27%) MCITP
4 7 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.45%) CISSP
5 6 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.45%) HND
5 6 (2.45%) CISM
5 6 (2.45%) APMP
6 5 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.63%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.63%) CCNA
7 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.22%) PMP
8 3 (1.22%) CISA
8 3 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.41%) CDISC
5 1 (0.41%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.82%) vSphere
3 2 (0.82%) XenServer
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) SCCM
1 3 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.41%) WMI
2 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (16.33%) Oracle
1 40 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.49%) Sun
3 9 (3.67%) VMware
3 9 (3.67%) IBM
4 8 (3.27%) Cisco
4 8 (3.27%) HP
4 8 (3.27%) SAP
5 7 (2.86%) EMC
6 4 (1.63%) Adobe
6 4 (1.63%) CA
6 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.63%) Planview
7 3 (1.22%) Sybase
7 3 (1.22%) SunGard
7 3 (1.22%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.22%) Avaya
8 2 (0.82%) Nortel
8 2 (0.82%) Temenos
8 2 (0.82%) Juniper
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