The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 42 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.20% 2.80% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.62% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+39.58% -23.80%
Degree
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.91% 11.19% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 22
Average daily rate £306 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.36 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -17.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the East Sussex region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the East Sussex region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Degree
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Brighton -10 3 £450 +79.64% 3
Crowborough - - - -
Eastbourne - - - -
Hove - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Kanban
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) Ada
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Avionics
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Xilinx
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) DO-178B
5 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Vectorworks
6 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) 3D Visualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) Retail

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Vectorworks
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) DMZ
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) RSpec
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Avionics
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Kanban
2 5 (25.00%) User Stories
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) B2C
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Ada
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco