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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 38 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 2297 2315 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.38% 4.84% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.79% 28.32% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1405 1370
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+103.38% -49.13%
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
10543 8173 9302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.10% 17.10% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5972 4728 4943
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 342 536
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.60 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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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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 -5 1270 £450 - 780
South East +1 472 £386 +1.64% 460
East of England -18 118 £350 -3.44% 225
South West -15 114 £363 -9.37% 173
North West +17 93 £325 +8.33% 177
West Midlands +5 79 £350 +7.69% 106
Yorkshire -2 56 £350 +9.37% 120
East Midlands -3 49 £425 +30.76% 69
North East -24 24 £430 +49.56% 36
Midlands - 4 - - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1164 (25.04%) Finance
2 1155 (24.84%) Computer Science
3 1054 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 853 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
5 834 (17.94%) Project Management
6 804 (17.29%) SQL
7 710 (15.27%) Microsoft
8 695 (14.95%) Java
9 610 (13.12%) HTML
10 574 (12.35%) JavaScript
11 516 (11.10%) MS Excel
12 515 (11.08%) Banking
13 503 (10.82%) Windows
14 492 (10.58%) ITIL
15 479 (10.30%) Oracle
16 442 (9.51%) C#
17 432 (9.29%) .NET
18 431 (9.27%) SQL Server
19 413 (8.88%) CSS
20 407 (8.75%) PRINCE2
21 382 (8.22%) Linux
22 352 (7.57%) MS Office
22 352 (7.57%) Telecoms
23 346 (7.44%) OO
24 345 (7.42%) Software Engineering
25 334 (7.18%) TDD
26 330 (7.10%) Management Information System
27 318 (6.84%) C++
28 316 (6.80%) Scrum
29 315 (6.78%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 214 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 112 (2.41%) CMS
3 105 (2.26%) IIS
4 99 (2.13%) Apache
5 73 (1.57%) Node.js
6 71 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 70 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 65 (1.40%) SAS
9 59 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 47 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 39 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 32 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
14 31 (0.67%) JBoss
15 29 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.60%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.56%) ArcGIS
18 21 (0.45%) WordPress
19 20 (0.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 516 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 352 (7.57%) MS Office
3 169 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 126 (2.71%) MS Project
5 123 (2.65%) MS Visio
6 83 (1.79%) Photoshop
7 58 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
8 43 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 42 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
10 30 (0.65%) AutoCAD
11 27 (0.58%) SPSS
12 18 (0.39%) Revit
13 16 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
14 15 (0.32%) Fireworks
15 12 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
16 9 (0.19%) InfoPath
16 9 (0.19%) InDesign
17 8 (0.17%) Simulink
18 7 (0.15%) Stata
19 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 40 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 24 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 20 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.41%) ResourceLink
6 18 (0.39%) Summit
7 13 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
7 13 (0.28%) SAP HR
7 13 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.24%) Magento
9 11 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 11 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
10 10 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
11 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.15%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.08%) SaaS
2 33 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 18 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.34%) GitHub
6 13 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.26%) IaaS
8 11 (0.24%) Office 365
9 10 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.22%) PaaS
10 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.086%) Force.com
12 3 (0.065%) Route 53
12 3 (0.065%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.043%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.043%) Heroku
14 1 (0.022%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.022%) Responsys
14 1 (0.022%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.022%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 186 (4.00%) Internet
2 141 (3.03%) Firewall
3 106 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 94 (2.02%) DNS
5 89 (1.91%) HTTP
6 88 (1.89%) 3G
7 76 (1.63%) SAN
8 72 (1.55%) LTE
9 69 (1.48%) Wireless
10 63 (1.36%) WAN
11 60 (1.29%) LAN
12 57 (1.23%) Intranet
13 50 (1.08%) 4G
14 48 (1.03%) DHCP
15 47 (1.01%) SSL
16 44 (0.95%) Network Security
17 39 (0.84%) UMTS
17 39 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
18 37 (0.80%) GSM
19 36 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 189 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 157 (3.38%) MySQL
4 137 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 108 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 107 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 106 (2.28%) Big Data
8 100 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 78 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 75 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 70 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 65 (1.40%) NoSQL
13 56 (1.20%) MongoDB
14 48 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 47 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 46 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
17 45 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
18 39 (0.84%) DB2
19 36 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
20 33 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 176 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 118 (2.54%) Subversion
3 92 (1.98%) JIRA
4 86 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 78 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 73 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 68 (1.46%) Selenium
8 59 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 58 (1.25%) JUnit
10 50 (1.08%) Maven
11 38 (0.82%) Axure RP
12 36 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 32 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 28 (0.60%) Rational Rose
15 26 (0.56%) Ant
16 25 (0.54%) Mercurial
17 22 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
17 22 (0.47%) Jasmine
18 21 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
18 21 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 1164 (25.04%) Finance
2 515 (11.08%) Banking
3 352 (7.57%) Telecoms
4 261 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 252 (5.42%) Marketing
6 231 (4.97%) Front Office
7 193 (4.15%) Retail
8 124 (2.67%) Legal
9 103 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 89 (1.91%) Publishing
11 86 (1.85%) Electronics
12 80 (1.72%) Advertising
13 68 (1.46%) Back Office
14 67 (1.44%) Games
15 63 (1.36%) Billing
16 60 (1.29%) Law
17 49 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 36 (0.77%) French Language
19 34 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1196 (25.73%) Developer
2 891 (19.17%) Analyst
3 407 (8.75%) Business Analyst
4 330 (7.10%) Architect
5 317 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 212 (4.56%) Consultant
7 210 (4.52%) Java Developer
8 157 (3.38%) Designer
9 141 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 115 (2.47%) Senior Developer
11 110 (2.37%) C# Developer
11 110 (2.37%) .NET Developer
12 106 (2.28%) Software Engineer
13 93 (2.00%) C++ Developer
14 81 (1.74%) Junior
15 80 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
15 80 (1.72%) Data Analyst
16 73 (1.57%) Support Analyst
17 68 (1.46%) Web Developer
18 65 (1.40%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (13.12%) HTML
2 432 (9.29%) .NET
3 413 (8.88%) CSS
4 315 (6.78%) Web Services
5 314 (6.75%) XML
6 259 (5.57%) HTML5
7 226 (4.86%) jQuery
8 181 (3.89%) ASP.NET
9 152 (3.27%) CSS3
10 134 (2.88%) Spring
11 113 (2.43%) Ajax
12 110 (2.37%) J2EE
12 110 (2.37%) REST
13 100 (2.15%) SOAP
14 92 (1.98%) AngularJS
15 91 (1.96%) JSON
15 91 (1.96%) .NET Framework
16 90 (1.94%) RESTful
16 90 (1.94%) Hibernate
17 83 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1155 (24.84%) Computer Science
2 853 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
3 330 (7.10%) Management Information System
4 300 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 256 (5.51%) User Experience
6 153 (3.29%) Open Source
7 150 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 92 (1.98%) Physics
9 91 (1.96%) Statistics
10 82 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 81 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 76 (1.63%) Data Integration
12 76 (1.63%) Social Media
13 75 (1.61%) Fixed Income
14 72 (1.55%) Visualisation
15 71 (1.53%) PMI
16 68 (1.46%) NHS
17 66 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
17 66 (1.42%) Derivative
18 65 (1.40%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 503 (10.82%) Windows
2 382 (8.22%) Linux
3 306 (6.58%) UNIX
4 90 (1.94%) Android
5 85 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 81 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 41 (0.88%) Solaris
10 31 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 26 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.49%) CentOS
14 20 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.39%) Windows 2000
15 18 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.32%) AIX
17 11 (0.24%) HPUX
17 11 (0.24%) Windows NT
18 10 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1054 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 834 (17.94%) Project Management
3 492 (10.58%) ITIL
4 407 (8.75%) PRINCE2
5 346 (7.44%) OO
6 345 (7.42%) Software Engineering
7 334 (7.18%) TDD
8 316 (6.80%) Scrum
9 293 (6.30%) Business Analysis
10 250 (5.38%) Analytics
11 246 (5.29%) Data Modelling
12 236 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 226 (4.86%) Change Management
14 219 (4.71%) Risk Management
15 213 (4.58%) MVC
16 203 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 192 (4.13%) E-Commerce
18 185 (3.98%) Service Management
19 172 (3.70%) UML
19 172 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 804 (17.29%) SQL
2 695 (14.95%) Java
3 574 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 442 (9.51%) C#
5 318 (6.84%) C++
6 209 (4.50%) C
7 195 (4.19%) Python
8 127 (2.73%) Perl
8 127 (2.73%) PHP
9 125 (2.69%) Ruby
10 111 (2.39%) VBA
11 101 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 85 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 77 (1.66%) T-SQL
14 73 (1.57%) Scala
15 58 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 42 (0.90%) VB.NET
17 41 (0.88%) VB
18 38 (0.82%) Bash Shell
19 32 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 274 (5.89%) Security Cleared
2 180 (3.87%) SC Cleared
3 163 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 155 (3.33%) ISEB
5 129 (2.77%) PMI Certification
6 107 (2.30%) CISSP
7 82 (1.76%) MCSE
8 75 (1.61%) PMP
8 75 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 67 (1.44%) CISM
10 61 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (1.12%) HND
12 48 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 47 (1.01%) MCITP
14 44 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 43 (0.92%) PhD
16 42 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 42 (0.90%) ISTQB
17 41 (0.88%) CCNP
18 38 (0.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (6.35%) QA
2 113 (2.43%) SLA
3 62 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.47%) COBIT
7 14 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 10 (0.22%) P3O
10 7 (0.15%) Basel III
10 7 (0.15%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.11%) CDISC
13 4 (0.086%) TickIT
13 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 3 (0.065%) COREP
14 3 (0.065%) EMIR
14 3 (0.065%) DO-254
System Software
1 169 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 106 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.99%) VMware ESX
4 19 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 16 (0.34%) vSphere
7 12 (0.26%) Firmware
8 11 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.24%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 10 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.19%) XenApp
11 8 (0.17%) NFS
12 7 (0.15%) Squid
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.13%) qmail
14 5 (0.11%) Nmap
15 4 (0.086%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 34 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (0.71%) Puppet
3 24 (0.52%) SCOM
4 22 (0.47%) SCCM
5 17 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.24%) Nagios
8 10 (0.22%) Graylog2
9 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.17%) WSUS
10 8 (0.17%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.17%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.15%) OpenView
12 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.13%) Nessus
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.13%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.11%) Oozie
13 5 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 710 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 479 (10.30%) Oracle
3 166 (3.57%) SAP
4 152 (3.27%) VMware
5 147 (3.16%) Cisco
6 115 (2.47%) Adobe
7 105 (2.26%) HP
8 97 (2.09%) IBM
9 75 (1.61%) Google
10 73 (1.57%) Citrix
10 73 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 50 (1.08%) Red Hat
12 44 (0.95%) Tableau
13 39 (0.84%) Remedy
13 39 (0.84%) Sybase
14 37 (0.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 37 (0.80%) Juniper
14 37 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (0.73%) TIBCO
15 34 (0.73%) BMC
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 9 hours ago
Neston, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Rate: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Extensions Likely
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £15.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £160 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday