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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 2212 2363 2274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.17% 4.62% 4.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.91% 24.74% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1359 1297
Average daily rate
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£420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 77 95
Average hourly rate £34.20 £30.20 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.24% +37.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.87 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £59.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% +46.66%
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
10096 9552 8479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 18.67% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6148 5484 4726
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 397 436
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -7 1085 £450 - 827
South East -3 421 £395 +6.04% 431
East of England -4 136 £360 -11.80% 230
South West +2 121 £375 - 132
North West -4 115 £400 +10.34% 156
West Midlands +14 93 £350 - 100
Yorkshire -4 71 £400 +14.28% 122
East Midlands +4 69 £350 -12.50% 99
North East +24 63 £415 +36.06% 56
Midlands +5 5 £320 - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1228 (27.48%) Finance
2 1082 (24.21%) Computer Science
3 1000 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
4 884 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
5 872 (19.51%) SQL
6 832 (18.62%) Project Management
7 744 (16.65%) Microsoft
8 589 (13.18%) Java
9 538 (12.04%) MS Excel
10 526 (11.77%) Windows
11 521 (11.66%) ITIL
12 501 (11.21%) HTML
13 490 (10.96%) Oracle
14 489 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 448 (10.02%) JavaScript
16 446 (9.98%) Banking
17 438 (9.80%) Linux
18 424 (9.49%) PRINCE2
19 422 (9.44%) C#
20 414 (9.26%) .NET
21 391 (8.75%) MS Office
22 383 (8.57%) UNIX
23 344 (7.70%) CSS
24 339 (7.59%) Security Cleared
25 329 (7.36%) Management Information System
26 318 (7.12%) Web Services
27 307 (6.87%) SDLC
28 304 (6.80%) Scrum
29 298 (6.67%) Telecoms
30 293 (6.56%) Change Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 202 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 84 (1.88%) IIS
3 82 (1.83%) CMS
4 81 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 72 (1.61%) Apache
6 69 (1.54%) SAS
7 63 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 51 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 51 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 51 (1.14%) Node.js
9 37 (0.83%) JBoss
10 33 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 32 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 26 (0.58%) Lync
12 26 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 22 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.43%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.38%) Drupal
16 16 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 538 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 391 (8.75%) MS Office
3 235 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 169 (3.78%) MS Visio
5 135 (3.02%) MS Project
6 72 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 55 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 43 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
9 33 (0.74%) SPSS
10 19 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.29%) Acrobat
12 12 (0.27%) Simulink
13 10 (0.22%) InDesign
14 9 (0.20%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
16 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (0.13%) PowerPivot
17 6 (0.13%) Fireworks
18 5 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 34 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.25%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.18%) Magento
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.18%) SAP SRM
7 8 (0.18%) HFM
8 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.13%) SAP R/3
9 6 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 57 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (0.90%) SaaS
3 32 (0.72%) Office 365
4 30 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 27 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (0.47%) PaaS
7 17 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 15 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.20%) Heroku
10 9 (0.20%) GitHub
10 9 (0.20%) IaaS
10 9 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.18%) Force.com
12 7 (0.16%) Boomi
13 6 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
13 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 163 (3.65%) Firewall
2 157 (3.51%) Internet
3 101 (2.26%) VPN
4 100 (2.24%) LAN
5 98 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 93 (2.08%) Network Security
7 85 (1.90%) Wireless
8 82 (1.83%) WAN
9 79 (1.77%) DNS
10 78 (1.75%) SAN
11 66 (1.48%) VoIP
12 63 (1.41%) HTTP
13 60 (1.34%) IPsec
14 59 (1.32%) BGP
15 57 (1.28%) OSPF
16 56 (1.25%) MPLS
17 55 (1.23%) DHCP
18 53 (1.19%) LDAP
19 51 (1.14%) SSL
20 43 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 180 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 156 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 153 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (3.04%) MySQL
6 101 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (2.17%) Big Data
8 91 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 89 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 75 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 74 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
11 74 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 74 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 60 (1.34%) Hadoop
14 56 (1.25%) NoSQL
15 47 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 47 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 46 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
16 46 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 168 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 137 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 113 (2.53%) JIRA
4 100 (2.24%) Subversion
5 89 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 81 (1.81%) Maven
7 76 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 74 (1.66%) Selenium
9 56 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 47 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
11 45 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 45 (1.01%) JUnit
12 37 (0.83%) Eclipse
13 31 (0.69%) WebDriver
14 28 (0.63%) SpecFlow
15 27 (0.60%) Ant
16 26 (0.58%) Axure RP
17 21 (0.47%) NUnit
18 20 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
18 20 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 1228 (27.48%) Finance
2 446 (9.98%) Banking
3 298 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 240 (5.37%) Marketing
5 201 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 150 (3.36%) Legal
7 148 (3.31%) Front Office
8 147 (3.29%) Retail
9 82 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 74 (1.66%) Automotive
11 72 (1.61%) Law
12 71 (1.59%) Electronics
13 65 (1.45%) Publishing
14 48 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
15 47 (1.05%) Back Office
16 45 (1.01%) Military
17 39 (0.87%) Advertising
17 39 (0.87%) Multimedia
18 38 (0.85%) Financial Institution
18 38 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 926 (20.72%) Developer
2 857 (19.18%) Analyst
3 390 (8.73%) Project Manager
4 340 (7.61%) Business Analyst
5 315 (7.05%) Architect
6 170 (3.80%) Consultant
7 168 (3.76%) Java Developer
8 146 (3.27%) Designer
9 124 (2.77%) Software Engineer
10 112 (2.51%) Senior Developer
11 109 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
12 97 (2.17%) Data Analyst
13 83 (1.86%) Network Engineer
14 80 (1.79%) C# Developer
15 73 (1.63%) .NET Developer
16 68 (1.52%) UX Designer
17 66 (1.48%) Administrator
18 65 (1.45%) Support Engineer
19 64 (1.43%) Junior
20 61 (1.36%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (11.21%) HTML
2 414 (9.26%) .NET
3 344 (7.70%) CSS
4 318 (7.12%) Web Services
5 292 (6.53%) XML
6 186 (4.16%) HTML5
7 181 (4.05%) jQuery
8 174 (3.89%) ASP.NET
9 127 (2.84%) SOAP
10 126 (2.82%) REST
11 106 (2.37%) J2EE
12 104 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 98 (2.19%) Middleware
13 98 (2.19%) Spring
14 85 (1.90%) AngularJS
15 82 (1.83%) JSON
16 81 (1.81%) CSS3
17 74 (1.66%) RESTful
18 72 (1.61%) WCF
19 65 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1082 (24.21%) Computer Science
2 884 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
3 329 (7.36%) Management Information System
4 255 (5.71%) User Experience
5 238 (5.33%) Mathematics
6 149 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 147 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 104 (2.33%) Derivative
9 100 (2.24%) Statistics
10 88 (1.97%) PMI
11 80 (1.79%) Visualisation
12 78 (1.75%) Physics
12 78 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 71 (1.59%) Psychology
14 66 (1.48%) Fixed Income
15 63 (1.41%) Social Media
16 61 (1.36%) NHS
17 59 (1.32%) Credit Risk
18 55 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
19 50 (1.12%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 526 (11.77%) Windows
2 438 (9.80%) Linux
3 383 (8.57%) UNIX
4 103 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 100 (2.24%) Android
6 78 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (1.70%) Windows 7
8 68 (1.52%) Solaris
9 61 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.76%) AIX
13 25 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 25 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.22%) CentOS
15 10 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1000 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 832 (18.62%) Project Management
3 521 (11.66%) ITIL
4 424 (9.49%) PRINCE2
5 307 (6.87%) SDLC
6 304 (6.80%) Scrum
7 293 (6.56%) Change Management
8 288 (6.44%) Analytics
9 286 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 281 (6.29%) Software Engineering
11 275 (6.15%) Business Analysis
12 251 (5.62%) OO
13 220 (4.92%) TDD
14 218 (4.88%) Service Management
15 215 (4.81%) Migration
16 210 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
17 209 (4.68%) Data Modelling
18 203 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
19 194 (4.34%) Risk Management
20 179 (4.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 872 (19.51%) SQL
2 589 (13.18%) Java
3 448 (10.02%) JavaScript
4 422 (9.44%) C#
5 284 (6.35%) C++
6 218 (4.88%) Python
7 174 (3.89%) C
8 122 (2.73%) Perl
9 121 (2.71%) T-SQL
10 112 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 106 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 91 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 87 (1.95%) Ruby
14 85 (1.90%) PHP
15 81 (1.81%) VBA
16 72 (1.61%) VB
17 69 (1.54%) VB.NET
18 67 (1.50%) R
19 43 (0.96%) VBScript
19 43 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 339 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 192 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 167 (3.74%) PMI Certification
4 159 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (2.71%) ISEB
6 111 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 111 (2.48%) PMP
7 87 (1.95%) CCNP
8 83 (1.86%) CISSP
9 75 (1.68%) CCNA
10 74 (1.66%) HND
11 67 (1.50%) MCSE
11 67 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 63 (1.41%) ISTQB
13 59 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 55 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 46 (1.03%) CISM
16 44 (0.98%) DV Cleared
17 43 (0.96%) MBA
18 36 (0.81%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (5.10%) QA
2 154 (3.45%) SLA
3 60 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (0.94%) COBIT
5 31 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.54%) IEC 61508
9 22 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.45%) TickIT
11 14 (0.31%) DO-178B
12 12 (0.27%) EMIR
13 11 (0.25%) MiFID
13 11 (0.25%) COREP
13 11 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.22%) Basel II
14 10 (0.22%) DO-254
14 10 (0.22%) ARP4754
14 10 (0.22%) ARP4761
15 9 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 212 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 136 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 26 (0.58%) vSphere
5 23 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.38%) Firmware
7 15 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (0.34%) XenApp
8 12 (0.27%) Docker
9 10 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.20%) NFS
10 9 (0.20%) HDFS
10 9 (0.20%) KVM
11 6 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.13%) XenServer
11 6 (0.13%) Xen
11 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (1.05%) Puppet
2 41 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (0.65%) SCCM
5 20 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 19 (0.43%) RANCID
7 17 (0.38%) SCOM
8 15 (0.34%) BladeLogic
9 12 (0.27%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.22%) Graylog
11 9 (0.20%) Oozie
11 9 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
11 9 (0.20%) MOM
12 8 (0.18%) Nagios
12 8 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.16%) WSUS
13 7 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 744 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 490 (10.96%) Oracle
3 200 (4.48%) Cisco
4 173 (3.87%) VMware
5 140 (3.13%) SAP
5 140 (3.13%) HP
6 129 (2.89%) Adobe
7 109 (2.44%) IBM
8 103 (2.30%) Citrix
9 73 (1.63%) Google
10 72 (1.61%) Juniper
11 55 (1.23%) Remedy
12 49 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 47 (1.05%) F5
14 43 (0.96%) Sybase
15 39 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
15 39 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 37 (0.83%) EMC
17 35 (0.78%) Informatica
17 35 (0.78%) SolarWinds
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Rate: Up to £520 per day
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