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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 40 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 2230 2270 1928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.53% 4.73% 4.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.95% 24.43% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1324 970
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 £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £571 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 137 101
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.48 £45.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 1160 £450 +5.88% 892
South East +2 456 £396 +13.14% 476
North West +12 143 £375 +15.38% 188
East of England -1 95 £344 -14.06% 221
West Midlands -3 89 £348 -0.71% 131
South West -14 76 £375 +15.38% 173
Yorkshire +7 69 £405 +35.00% 98
East Midlands -3 57 £343 -13.29% 81
North East +15 45 £325 +33.33% 42
Midlands +1 4 - - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1283 (28.41%) Finance
2 1117 (24.73%) Computer Science
3 968 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 851 (18.84%) SQL
5 781 (17.29%) Project Management
6 765 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
7 726 (16.08%) Microsoft
8 627 (13.88%) Java
9 552 (12.22%) HTML
10 542 (12.00%) ITIL
11 515 (11.40%) MS Excel
12 489 (10.83%) Banking
13 483 (10.70%) JavaScript
14 465 (10.30%) Windows
15 446 (9.88%) Oracle
16 427 (9.46%) SQL Server
17 426 (9.43%) PRINCE2
18 421 (9.32%) .NET
19 408 (9.03%) C#
20 404 (8.95%) CSS
21 387 (8.57%) MS Office
22 385 (8.53%) Web Services
22 385 (8.53%) Telecoms
23 366 (8.10%) Linux
24 358 (7.93%) UNIX
25 319 (7.06%) XML
26 308 (6.82%) Security Cleared
27 307 (6.80%) Scrum
28 291 (6.44%) OO
29 290 (6.42%) Management Information System

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 175 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 100 (2.21%) IIS
3 94 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 88 (1.95%) SAS
5 80 (1.77%) Apache
6 79 (1.75%) CMS
7 73 (1.62%) MS Exchange
8 59 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 52 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 49 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 46 (1.02%) JBoss
12 36 (0.80%) Node.js
13 30 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
14 29 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
16 24 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 24 (0.53%) Lync
17 21 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.47%) Drupal
18 18 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 515 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 387 (8.57%) MS Office
3 222 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 197 (4.36%) MS Project
5 164 (3.63%) MS Visio
6 65 (1.44%) Photoshop
7 48 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
8 44 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 41 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.42%) SPSS
11 16 (0.35%) InDesign
12 13 (0.29%) Acrobat
13 12 (0.27%) Simulink
14 9 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
15 7 (0.16%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.16%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.16%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.089%) Stata
Business Applications
1 33 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.33%) SAP SRM
6 12 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.22%) Summit
9 9 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.20%) Magento
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 7 (0.16%) Tridion
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.13%) Primavera
12 6 (0.13%) Global One
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 34 (0.75%) SaaS
4 25 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 23 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (0.49%) Office 365
7 19 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (0.31%) PaaS
11 13 (0.29%) Heroku
12 12 (0.27%) GitHub
12 12 (0.27%) IaaS
13 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.18%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.16%) Force.com
16 6 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
16 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
17 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
17 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.74%) Internet
2 152 (3.37%) Firewall
3 129 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 102 (2.26%) VPN
5 93 (2.06%) LAN
6 85 (1.88%) Wireless
7 84 (1.86%) WAN
7 84 (1.86%) DNS
8 83 (1.84%) Network Security
9 82 (1.82%) HTTP
10 72 (1.59%) SAN
11 60 (1.33%) SSL
12 53 (1.17%) DHCP
13 52 (1.15%) VoIP
14 51 (1.13%) LDAP
15 50 (1.11%) IPsec
16 49 (1.09%) OSPF
17 45 (1.00%) MPLS
18 44 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
19 43 (0.95%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 183 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 166 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 142 (3.14%) Oracle Database
5 103 (2.28%) Big Data
6 102 (2.26%) MySQL
7 92 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 82 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 73 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 70 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 61 (1.35%) MongoDB
13 58 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 56 (1.24%) Hadoop
15 45 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 41 (0.91%) NoSQL
17 40 (0.89%) DB2
18 39 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 37 (0.82%) Data Mining
20 34 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 165 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 129 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 116 (2.57%) JIRA
4 108 (2.39%) Subversion
5 87 (1.93%) Maven
6 71 (1.57%) Jenkins
7 69 (1.53%) Selenium
8 57 (1.26%) JUnit
9 55 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 53 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 46 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 35 (0.78%) Ant
13 31 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 28 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
15 27 (0.60%) Axure RP
16 25 (0.55%) Toad
16 25 (0.55%) WebDriver
17 23 (0.51%) Hudson
17 23 (0.51%) ClearCase
18 22 (0.49%) ClearQuest
General
1 1283 (28.41%) Finance
2 489 (10.83%) Banking
3 385 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 243 (5.38%) Marketing
5 228 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 185 (4.10%) Retail
7 163 (3.61%) Front Office
8 136 (3.01%) Legal
9 90 (1.99%) Electronics
10 89 (1.97%) Manufacturing
11 79 (1.75%) Law
12 65 (1.44%) Publishing
13 59 (1.31%) Games
14 58 (1.28%) Automotive
15 45 (1.00%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.89%) Advertising
17 38 (0.84%) Military
18 35 (0.78%) Back Office
19 30 (0.66%) Aerospace
20 27 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1005 (22.25%) Developer
2 838 (18.56%) Analyst
3 386 (8.55%) Project Manager
4 341 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 312 (6.91%) Architect
6 203 (4.50%) Java Developer
7 154 (3.41%) Consultant
8 147 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 137 (3.03%) Designer
10 105 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
11 87 (1.93%) Support Analyst
12 85 (1.88%) Software Engineer
13 84 (1.86%) Data Analyst
14 78 (1.73%) .NET Developer
15 77 (1.71%) Administrator
16 74 (1.64%) Network Engineer
17 72 (1.59%) C# Developer
18 67 (1.48%) Senior Manager
19 65 (1.44%) Support Engineer
20 61 (1.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (12.22%) HTML
2 421 (9.32%) .NET
3 404 (8.95%) CSS
4 385 (8.53%) Web Services
5 319 (7.06%) XML
6 201 (4.45%) HTML5
7 171 (3.79%) jQuery
8 159 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 140 (3.10%) SOAP
10 132 (2.92%) REST
11 120 (2.66%) .NET Framework
12 116 (2.57%) J2EE
12 116 (2.57%) Spring
13 114 (2.52%) CSS3
14 100 (2.21%) JSON
15 98 (2.17%) RESTful
16 96 (2.13%) Middleware
17 94 (2.08%) AngularJS
18 89 (1.97%) WCF
19 80 (1.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1117 (24.73%) Computer Science
2 765 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
3 290 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 268 (5.93%) User Experience
5 239 (5.29%) Mathematics
6 145 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 108 (2.39%) Statistics
8 107 (2.37%) Open Source
9 95 (2.10%) Derivative
10 82 (1.82%) Physics
11 77 (1.71%) Psychology
12 74 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 72 (1.59%) Visualisation
14 62 (1.37%) PMI
14 62 (1.37%) Fixed Income
15 59 (1.31%) Human Factors
15 59 (1.31%) NHS
16 54 (1.20%) Market Risk
17 51 (1.13%) Data Structures
18 46 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 465 (10.30%) Windows
2 366 (8.10%) Linux
3 358 (7.93%) UNIX
4 138 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 136 (3.01%) Android
6 82 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 64 (1.42%) Solaris
9 54 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (0.73%) AIX
13 23 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 22 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.33%) zOS
16 13 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.24%) CentOS
18 9 (0.20%) SUSE
19 8 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 968 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (17.29%) Project Management
3 542 (12.00%) ITIL
4 426 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 307 (6.80%) Scrum
6 291 (6.44%) OO
7 280 (6.20%) TDD
8 269 (5.96%) Software Engineering
9 261 (5.78%) Business Analysis
9 261 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 256 (5.67%) Change Management
11 253 (5.60%) Data Modelling
12 249 (5.51%) Analytics
13 245 (5.43%) Service Management
14 228 (5.05%) Service Delivery
15 206 (4.56%) Risk Management
16 204 (4.52%) CRM
17 184 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
18 176 (3.90%) Data Analysis
18 176 (3.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 851 (18.84%) SQL
2 627 (13.88%) Java
3 483 (10.70%) JavaScript
4 408 (9.03%) C#
5 224 (4.96%) C++
6 191 (4.23%) Python
7 157 (3.48%) C
8 123 (2.72%) PL/SQL
9 98 (2.17%) PHP
10 97 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 92 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 89 (1.97%) VBA
13 85 (1.88%) Perl
14 80 (1.77%) Ruby
15 62 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 58 (1.28%) VB.NET
17 47 (1.04%) VB
18 41 (0.91%) VBScript
19 40 (0.89%) Objective-C
20 36 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 308 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 205 (4.54%) SC Cleared
3 165 (3.65%) PMI Certification
4 134 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (2.92%) PMP
6 129 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 126 (2.79%) ISEB
8 88 (1.95%) HND
9 86 (1.90%) CISSP
10 67 (1.48%) CCNP
11 66 (1.46%) ISTQB
12 64 (1.42%) MCSE
13 59 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 59 (1.31%) CCNA
14 54 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 53 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 52 (1.15%) MCITP
17 46 (1.02%) MBA
18 44 (0.97%) CISM
19 37 (0.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (5.65%) QA
2 117 (2.59%) SLA
3 52 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.89%) COBIT
5 30 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.27%) EMIR
9 9 (0.20%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.20%) P3O
10 8 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.16%) DO-178B
11 7 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.16%) COSO
12 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.13%) GxP
12 6 (0.13%) Basel II
12 6 (0.13%) COREP
12 6 (0.13%) DO-254
System Software
1 190 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 90 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.49%) vSphere
5 20 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.20%) Firmware
7 9 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (0.20%) XenApp
8 8 (0.18%) Xen
8 8 (0.18%) Docker
9 7 (0.16%) NFS
9 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.13%) Varnish
11 5 (0.11%) XenServer
12 4 (0.089%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.089%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (0.89%) Puppet
2 38 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.71%) SCCM
5 18 (0.40%) SCOM
6 16 (0.35%) Graylog
7 15 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
8 14 (0.31%) RANCID
9 13 (0.29%) MOM
10 12 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.20%) TrustSec
12 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.18%) SCSM
13 7 (0.16%) Nagios
13 7 (0.16%) Control-M
13 7 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.16%) WMI
13 7 (0.16%) BladeLogic
13 7 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 726 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 446 (9.88%) Oracle
3 179 (3.96%) SAP
4 169 (3.74%) Cisco
5 149 (3.30%) Adobe
6 128 (2.83%) VMware
7 123 (2.72%) HP
8 105 (2.33%) IBM
9 98 (2.17%) Citrix
10 85 (1.88%) Google
11 65 (1.44%) Juniper
12 63 (1.40%) Business Objects
13 56 (1.24%) Remedy
14 50 (1.11%) F5
15 49 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
16 40 (0.89%) CheckPoint
17 39 (0.86%) Apple
18 35 (0.78%) Sybase
19 34 (0.75%) Tableau
20 32 (0.71%) Red Hat
East London
Aston Carter
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
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London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Kyna Associates
Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum benefits
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum circa (pro rata)
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
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Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + immediate start
Posted: 7 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £225.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
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