The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 2309 2223 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.75% 4.70% 4.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.14% 24.31% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1241 1057
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 144 131
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.13 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +30.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.20 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +19.56%
Degree
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9564 9146 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.67% 19.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5096 4065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 473 438
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in England

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in England

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in England

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in England

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Degree
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +1 1200 £450 +5.88% 881
South East +2 511 £375 -6.25% 437
North West +21 127 £375 +15.38% 166
East of England -4 102 £363 -10.76% 221
South West -8 98 £425 +12.58% 181
West Midlands -6 84 £325 +4.83% 96
Yorkshire -9 66 £400 +28.00% 98
East Midlands +8 56 £325 -15.91% 85
North East +1 36 £323 +43.81% 21
Midlands -3 7 £400 +14.28%
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1259 (27.33%) Finance
2 1104 (23.97%) Computer Science
3 987 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 828 (17.98%) SQL
5 777 (16.87%) Project Management
6 776 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
7 683 (14.83%) Microsoft
8 671 (14.57%) Java
9 597 (12.96%) HTML
10 553 (12.01%) ITIL
11 538 (11.68%) JavaScript
12 531 (11.53%) MS Excel
13 510 (11.07%) Banking
14 487 (10.57%) Windows
15 452 (9.81%) Oracle
16 433 (9.40%) CSS
17 425 (9.23%) .NET
18 416 (9.03%) PRINCE2
19 401 (8.71%) Telecoms
20 389 (8.45%) Web Services
21 381 (8.27%) SQL Server
22 374 (8.12%) C#
22 374 (8.12%) MS Office
23 354 (7.69%) Linux
24 336 (7.29%) XML
25 329 (7.14%) TDD
26 326 (7.08%) UNIX
27 322 (6.99%) Scrum
27 322 (6.99%) Software Engineering
27 322 (6.99%) Security Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 146 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 99 (2.15%) SAS
2 99 (2.15%) IIS
3 87 (1.89%) Apache
4 76 (1.65%) CMS
5 71 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 70 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 61 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 46 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 42 (0.91%) Node.js
10 40 (0.87%) JBoss
10 40 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
11 32 (0.69%) Lync
12 27 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
16 20 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
17 18 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 531 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 374 (8.12%) MS Office
3 209 (4.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 193 (4.19%) MS Project
5 148 (3.21%) MS Visio
6 62 (1.35%) Photoshop
7 51 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 45 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
9 36 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (0.48%) SPSS
11 12 (0.26%) Acrobat
12 11 (0.24%) Simulink
12 11 (0.24%) InDesign
13 10 (0.22%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
14 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (0.15%) PowerPivot
15 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.087%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 28 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.35%) Summit
6 15 (0.33%) SAP SRM
6 15 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
8 13 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.24%) Magento
10 10 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.22%) SAP CRM
11 9 (0.20%) Tridion
12 7 (0.15%) SAP HR
12 7 (0.15%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.13%) Maximo
13 6 (0.13%) SAP BPC
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.72%) SaaS
2 28 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 18 (0.39%) Office 365
6 17 (0.37%) GitHub
7 15 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.24%) IaaS
9 9 (0.20%) Heroku
10 8 (0.17%) Force.com
11 7 (0.15%) PaaS
12 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.11%) ElastiCache
13 5 (0.11%) Route 53
14 4 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.087%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.087%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 179 (3.89%) Internet
2 145 (3.15%) Firewall
3 120 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 93 (2.02%) VPN
5 88 (1.91%) WAN
5 88 (1.91%) LAN
5 88 (1.91%) Wireless
6 85 (1.85%) Network Security
7 84 (1.82%) HTTP
8 73 (1.58%) DNS
9 63 (1.37%) SSL
10 58 (1.26%) 3G
11 51 (1.11%) SAN
12 50 (1.09%) LDAP
13 46 (1.00%) 4G
14 45 (0.98%) DHCP
15 44 (0.96%) LTE
16 41 (0.89%) OSPF
17 40 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
18 39 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 198 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 162 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 120 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 113 (2.45%) Big Data
6 105 (2.28%) MySQL
7 88 (1.91%) Hadoop
8 76 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 73 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 62 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 59 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 59 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 55 (1.19%) NoSQL
14 44 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
15 41 (0.89%) QlikView
16 40 (0.87%) DB2
17 37 (0.80%) Data Mining
18 36 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
19 35 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 169 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 126 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 122 (2.65%) JIRA
4 103 (2.24%) Subversion
5 86 (1.87%) Maven
6 72 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 61 (1.32%) JUnit
8 54 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 53 (1.15%) Selenium
10 44 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 35 (0.76%) Toad
13 32 (0.69%) Axure RP
14 30 (0.65%) Ant
15 28 (0.61%) Eclipse
16 25 (0.54%) ClearQuest
17 24 (0.52%) ClearCase
17 24 (0.52%) Hudson
18 22 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
19 19 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1259 (27.33%) Finance
2 510 (11.07%) Banking
3 401 (8.71%) Telecoms
4 230 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 216 (4.69%) Marketing
6 181 (3.93%) Front Office
7 173 (3.76%) Retail
8 131 (2.84%) Legal
9 98 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 90 (1.95%) Publishing
11 81 (1.76%) Electronics
12 74 (1.61%) Law
13 72 (1.56%) Games
14 52 (1.13%) Financial Institution
15 49 (1.06%) Automotive
16 38 (0.83%) Advertising
17 35 (0.76%) Military
17 35 (0.76%) Back Office
18 34 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1038 (22.54%) Developer
2 841 (18.26%) Analyst
3 376 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 354 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 308 (6.69%) Architect
6 221 (4.80%) Java Developer
7 173 (3.76%) Consultant
8 154 (3.34%) Senior Developer
9 133 (2.89%) Designer
10 115 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
11 93 (2.02%) Software Engineer
12 89 (1.93%) Data Analyst
13 80 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
14 79 (1.72%) C# Developer
15 77 (1.67%) Support Analyst
16 76 (1.65%) Administrator
17 73 (1.58%) .NET Developer
18 71 (1.54%) Senior Manager
19 70 (1.52%) Network Engineer
20 69 (1.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (12.96%) HTML
2 433 (9.40%) CSS
3 425 (9.23%) .NET
4 389 (8.45%) Web Services
5 336 (7.29%) XML
6 232 (5.04%) HTML5
7 182 (3.95%) jQuery
8 158 (3.43%) ASP.NET
9 140 (3.04%) CSS3
10 136 (2.95%) SOAP
11 129 (2.80%) REST
12 123 (2.67%) Spring
13 115 (2.50%) .NET Framework
14 108 (2.34%) RESTful
15 104 (2.26%) AngularJS
16 103 (2.24%) J2EE
17 101 (2.19%) Ajax
18 98 (2.13%) JSON
19 95 (2.06%) WCF
20 77 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1104 (23.97%) Computer Science
2 776 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
3 280 (6.08%) Mathematics
4 272 (5.91%) User Experience
5 260 (5.64%) Management Information System
6 125 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 119 (2.58%) Open Source
8 110 (2.39%) Statistics
9 99 (2.15%) Derivative
10 88 (1.91%) Physics
11 81 (1.76%) Psychology
12 74 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 65 (1.41%) Human Factors
13 65 (1.41%) Visualisation
14 63 (1.37%) Fixed Income
15 58 (1.26%) NHS
16 57 (1.24%) Data Structures
17 55 (1.19%) Market Risk
17 55 (1.19%) Economics
18 52 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 487 (10.57%) Windows
2 354 (7.69%) Linux
3 326 (7.08%) UNIX
4 124 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 120 (2.61%) Android
6 77 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 53 (1.15%) Solaris
9 51 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (0.65%) AIX
11 30 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 25 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.33%) zOS
16 12 (0.26%) CentOS
17 10 (0.22%) Windows NT
18 9 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
19 8 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (16.87%) Project Management
3 553 (12.01%) ITIL
4 416 (9.03%) PRINCE2
5 329 (7.14%) TDD
6 322 (6.99%) Software Engineering
6 322 (6.99%) Scrum
7 294 (6.38%) OO
8 276 (5.99%) Analytics
9 271 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 249 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 237 (5.15%) Change Management
12 232 (5.04%) Business Analysis
13 221 (4.80%) Service Management
14 219 (4.75%) Service Delivery
15 212 (4.60%) Risk Management
16 200 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
17 185 (4.02%) MVC
18 183 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
19 182 (3.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 828 (17.98%) SQL
2 671 (14.57%) Java
3 538 (11.68%) JavaScript
4 374 (8.12%) C#
5 241 (5.23%) C++
6 175 (3.80%) Python
7 165 (3.58%) C
8 123 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 109 (2.37%) VBA
10 99 (2.15%) PHP
11 92 (2.00%) Ruby
12 85 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 83 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 74 (1.61%) Perl
15 56 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 51 (1.11%) VB
17 50 (1.09%) Bash Shell
18 46 (1.00%) Scala
19 42 (0.91%) VB.NET
20 36 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 322 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 214 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 175 (3.80%) PMI Certification
4 156 (3.39%) PMP
5 139 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 124 (2.69%) ISEB
7 118 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 101 (2.19%) CISSP
9 90 (1.95%) HND
10 70 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
11 64 (1.39%) CCNP
12 62 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 59 (1.28%) MCSE
13 59 (1.28%) MCITP
13 59 (1.28%) ISTQB
14 53 (1.15%) MBA
15 51 (1.11%) CCNA
16 47 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 43 (0.93%) CISM
18 39 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (5.47%) QA
2 108 (2.34%) SLA
3 52 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.61%) COBIT
6 17 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 10 (0.22%) P3O
10 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.17%) EMIR
11 8 (0.17%) Basel II
12 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.15%) PMBOK
13 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.11%) COSO
13 5 (0.11%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.11%) GxP
14 4 (0.087%) Basel III
14 4 (0.087%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 176 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 79 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.50%) vSphere
4 21 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.20%) Docker
7 9 (0.20%) XenApp
7 9 (0.20%) XenServer
8 8 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.15%) Varnish
10 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.11%) NFS
11 5 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.087%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.087%) Firmware
12 4 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (0.91%) Puppet
2 34 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.54%) SCCM
4 25 (0.54%) SCOM
5 18 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
6 15 (0.33%) MOM
7 13 (0.28%) Graylog
8 12 (0.26%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.24%) Control-M
10 10 (0.22%) RANCID
11 9 (0.20%) SCSM
11 9 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.20%) WMI
11 9 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.13%) Nagios
13 6 (0.13%) WSUS
13 6 (0.13%) yum
14 5 (0.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 683 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 452 (9.81%) Oracle
3 209 (4.54%) SAP
4 143 (3.10%) Adobe
5 141 (3.06%) Cisco
6 113 (2.45%) VMware
7 105 (2.28%) HP
8 93 (2.02%) IBM
9 90 (1.95%) Citrix
10 78 (1.69%) Google
11 67 (1.45%) Business Objects
12 55 (1.19%) F5
13 48 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 47 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
15 46 (1.00%) Juniper
16 45 (0.98%) Apple
17 42 (0.91%) Tableau
18 40 (0.87%) Remedy
19 32 (0.69%) Red Hat
20 28 (0.61%) Sitecore
London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lucid Support Services Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: up to £42,000 (12 Month Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
HP
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday