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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 36 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 2287 2182 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.84% 4.69% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.88% 23.16% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1283 1237
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 118 126
Average hourly rate £35.60 £30.10 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.25% -5.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £42.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
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
9995 9420 8751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.14% 20.23% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5517 4799
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 441 399
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 1193 £450 - 885
South East +1 458 £388 +3.33% 342
East of England +12 118 £375 -6.25% 206
North West -1 114 £400 +14.28% 183
South West -2 112 £350 -22.22% 139
West Midlands +17 109 £390 +27.86% 114
Yorkshire +12 73 £450 +20.00% 115
East Midlands 0 69 £373 +14.61% 65
North East -11 32 £345 -8.00% 43
Midlands -2 4 - - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1296 (27.51%) Finance
2 1221 (25.92%) Computer Science
3 1204 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 904 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
5 825 (17.51%) SQL
6 823 (17.47%) Project Management
7 691 (14.67%) Java
8 680 (14.43%) Microsoft
9 600 (12.74%) JavaScript
10 573 (12.16%) HTML
11 528 (11.21%) Windows
12 505 (10.72%) SQL Server
13 491 (10.42%) MS Excel
14 490 (10.40%) Linux
15 478 (10.15%) C#
16 475 (10.08%) ITIL
17 462 (9.81%) .NET
18 448 (9.51%) Oracle
19 430 (9.13%) Banking
20 392 (8.32%) CSS
21 385 (8.17%) Software Engineering
22 366 (7.77%) PRINCE2
23 350 (7.43%) Security Cleared
24 342 (7.26%) MS Office
25 341 (7.24%) C++
25 341 (7.24%) Python
26 337 (7.15%) Scrum
27 330 (7.00%) User Experience
28 329 (6.98%) Web Services
29 326 (6.92%) Management Information System

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 154 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 120 (2.55%) Node.js
3 93 (1.97%) IIS
4 85 (1.80%) SAS
5 80 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 79 (1.68%) CMS
7 73 (1.55%) Apache
8 67 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 63 (1.34%) WebLogic
10 54 (1.15%) MS Exchange
11 41 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (0.72%) Confluence
13 33 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 31 (0.66%) Apache Spark
15 29 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 28 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.59%) JBoss
17 24 (0.51%) Skype for Business
18 20 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
19 17 (0.36%) iPlanet
Applications
1 491 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 342 (7.26%) MS Office
3 188 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 144 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 136 (2.89%) MS Project
6 82 (1.74%) Photoshop
7 46 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
9 31 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 31 (0.66%) SPSS
10 9 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.19%) Simulink
11 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.085%) InDesign
13 3 (0.064%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.064%) Stateflow
13 3 (0.064%) TargetLink
14 2 (0.042%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 35 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 18 (0.38%) SAP SRM
5 15 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
7 12 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 9 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.17%) BusinessWare
10 8 (0.17%) Primavera
10 8 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 110 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.32%) SaaS
4 48 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (1.02%) Office 365
5 27 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
7 21 (0.45%) IaaS
8 16 (0.34%) PaaS
9 13 (0.28%) GitHub
9 13 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.23%) Force.com
11 9 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.15%) AdWords
13 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.13%) Yammer
14 5 (0.11%) Boomi
14 5 (0.11%) Veeva
15 4 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.085%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 160 (3.40%) Firewall
2 139 (2.95%) Internet
3 107 (2.27%) DNS
4 99 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 98 (2.08%) LAN
6 93 (1.97%) VPN
7 81 (1.72%) HTTP
8 77 (1.63%) WAN
9 67 (1.42%) DHCP
9 67 (1.42%) SAN
10 64 (1.36%) SSL
11 61 (1.29%) Network Security
12 51 (1.08%) Wireless
13 48 (1.02%) MPLS
14 47 (1.00%) LDAP
15 44 (0.93%) BGP
16 40 (0.85%) OSPF
17 39 (0.83%) VoIP
18 38 (0.81%) 3G
19 36 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 205 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 164 (3.48%) Big Data
4 148 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 134 (2.84%) MySQL
6 132 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 131 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 110 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 101 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 100 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 93 (1.97%) MongoDB
12 84 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 82 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 82 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 67 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (1.15%) Apache Hive
15 54 (1.15%) MS Access
16 51 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 48 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
18 44 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 248 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 192 (4.08%) JIRA
3 140 (2.97%) Subversion
4 133 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 118 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 106 (2.25%) Maven
7 98 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 90 (1.91%) Selenium
9 70 (1.49%) JUnit
10 52 (1.10%) Eclipse
11 50 (1.06%) Axure RP
12 47 (1.00%) Cucumber
13 43 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
14 34 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 31 (0.66%) Ant
16 27 (0.57%) Hudson
17 26 (0.55%) Gradle
18 25 (0.53%) Mockito
19 24 (0.51%) TeamCity
20 18 (0.38%) HP UFT
General
1 1296 (27.51%) Finance
2 430 (9.13%) Banking
3 294 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 236 (5.01%) Marketing
5 185 (3.93%) Front Office
6 180 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 170 (3.61%) Retail
8 165 (3.50%) Legal
9 110 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 82 (1.74%) Publishing
11 80 (1.70%) Games
12 70 (1.49%) Electronics
13 57 (1.21%) Advertising
14 54 (1.15%) Law
15 53 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 48 (1.02%) Back Office
17 47 (1.00%) Financial Institution
18 41 (0.87%) Billing
19 33 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
19 33 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 1092 (23.18%) Developer
2 804 (17.07%) Analyst
3 384 (8.15%) Architect
4 348 (7.39%) Project Manager
5 290 (6.16%) Business Analyst
6 242 (5.14%) Java Developer
7 171 (3.63%) Consultant
8 157 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 142 (3.01%) Designer
10 115 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
11 114 (2.42%) .NET Developer
12 111 (2.36%) User Researcher
13 102 (2.17%) Software Engineer
14 101 (2.14%) Senior Developer
15 93 (1.97%) Support Engineer
16 90 (1.91%) SQL Developer
17 85 (1.80%) C++ Developer
17 85 (1.80%) Data Analyst
17 85 (1.80%) JavaScript Developer
18 83 (1.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (12.16%) HTML
2 462 (9.81%) .NET
3 392 (8.32%) CSS
4 329 (6.98%) Web Services
5 288 (6.11%) XML
6 268 (5.69%) HTML5
7 265 (5.63%) jQuery
8 222 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 163 (3.46%) AngularJS
10 133 (2.82%) REST
11 124 (2.63%) Spring
12 112 (2.38%) JSON
13 110 (2.33%) CSS3
14 109 (2.31%) SOAP
15 93 (1.97%) J2EE
16 90 (1.91%) RESTful
17 88 (1.87%) .NET Framework
18 75 (1.59%) Middleware
19 74 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 73 (1.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1221 (25.92%) Computer Science
2 904 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
3 330 (7.00%) User Experience
4 326 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 300 (6.37%) Mathematics
6 164 (3.48%) Psychology
7 152 (3.23%) Data Centre
8 119 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 114 (2.42%) Derivative
10 113 (2.40%) Statistics
11 111 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 107 (2.27%) Algorithms
13 92 (1.95%) PMI
14 86 (1.83%) Physics
15 73 (1.55%) Visualisation
16 65 (1.38%) Fixed Income
17 63 (1.34%) Equities
18 62 (1.32%) NHS
19 53 (1.13%) Data Structures
19 53 (1.13%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 528 (11.21%) Windows
2 490 (10.40%) Linux
3 309 (6.56%) Unix
4 138 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 88 (1.87%) Solaris
6 84 (1.78%) Android
7 71 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 66 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 64 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (0.89%) AIX
13 41 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 30 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 19 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 18 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.32%) zOS
20 13 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1204 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 823 (17.47%) Project Management
3 475 (10.08%) ITIL
4 385 (8.17%) Software Engineering
5 366 (7.77%) PRINCE2
6 337 (7.15%) Scrum
7 322 (6.84%) Analytics
8 284 (6.03%) TDD
9 277 (5.88%) SDLC
10 275 (5.84%) Change Management
11 274 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 266 (5.65%) OO
13 253 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
14 223 (4.73%) Business Analysis
15 218 (4.63%) Mentoring
16 211 (4.48%) CRM
17 205 (4.35%) Risk Management
18 201 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 200 (4.25%) Data Modelling
20 189 (4.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 825 (17.51%) SQL
2 691 (14.67%) Java
3 600 (12.74%) JavaScript
4 478 (10.15%) C#
5 341 (7.24%) C++
5 341 (7.24%) Python
6 203 (4.31%) C
7 124 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 112 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 107 (2.27%) Perl
10 104 (2.21%) VBA
11 93 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 88 (1.87%) PHP
13 63 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 62 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 62 (1.32%) VB
15 60 (1.27%) Ruby
16 55 (1.17%) R
17 53 (1.13%) VB.NET
18 51 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 350 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 231 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 167 (3.54%) PMI Certification
4 157 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (2.70%) ISEB
6 126 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 122 (2.59%) CISSP
8 114 (2.42%) PMP
9 78 (1.66%) HND
10 75 (1.59%) CCNA
11 67 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 66 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 65 (1.38%) CISM
14 63 (1.34%) MCSE
15 62 (1.32%) CCNP
15 62 (1.32%) ISTQB
16 55 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 49 (1.04%) MBA
18 48 (1.02%) PhD
19 44 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (5.92%) QA
2 115 (2.44%) SLA
3 90 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 85 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 41 (0.87%) ISO 9001
7 31 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 29 (0.62%) MiFID
9 23 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
10 19 (0.40%) COBIT
11 18 (0.38%) TickIT
12 17 (0.36%) Basel II
13 15 (0.32%) Solvency II
14 13 (0.28%) Def Stans
15 12 (0.25%) EMIR
15 12 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 10 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
16 10 (0.21%) FATCA
16 10 (0.21%) IEC 61508
17 9 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 176 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 98 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.79%) Docker
4 21 (0.45%) NFS
4 21 (0.45%) vSphere
5 16 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.28%) Firmware
6 13 (0.28%) Veritas File System
6 13 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (0.25%) HDFS
7 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 9 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.17%) ClearTrust
10 8 (0.17%) GPFS
10 8 (0.17%) Samba
11 7 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (1.13%) Puppet
2 27 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.40%) SCCM
5 18 (0.38%) Nagios
6 14 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 13 (0.28%) SCOM
8 12 (0.25%) Ganglia
8 12 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.25%) Oozie
9 11 (0.23%) Ansible
9 11 (0.23%) logstash
9 11 (0.23%) MOM
10 10 (0.21%) Graphite
11 8 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.15%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.15%) Cacti
12 7 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 680 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 448 (9.51%) Oracle
3 209 (4.44%) SAP
4 205 (4.35%) Cisco
5 143 (3.04%) VMware
6 105 (2.23%) HP
7 103 (2.19%) Adobe
8 91 (1.93%) IBM
9 67 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 63 (1.34%) Google
11 60 (1.27%) Citrix
12 55 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 53 (1.13%) EMC
13 53 (1.13%) Sun
14 52 (1.10%) CheckPoint
14 52 (1.10%) Juniper
15 44 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
16 40 (0.85%) Sybase
17 39 (0.83%) Tableau
18 35 (0.74%) F5
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Interserve FM
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £220 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £330 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £15000 - £22000 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sandhata Technologies Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £615 - £715 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £31033 - £39142 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £57 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago