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 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 33 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 2406 2386 2425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.71% 4.63% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.43% 23.79% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1325 1387
Median daily rate £425 £405 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 128 152
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
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
10729 10030 9925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.99% 19.48% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6819 5749 5724
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 489 507
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +19.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 1076 £463 +2.77% 743
South East +6 557 £400 +3.89% 302
North West -15 134 £388 +3.33% 158
North East +3 126 £287 -10.99% 28
South West +6 111 £400 +6.66% 89
East of England +6 107 £356 -1.04% 183
West Midlands +1 106 £400 +17.64% 86
Yorkshire +18 100 £410 +2.50% 87
East Midlands -2 57 £350 +7.69% 48
Midlands +3 13 £450 - 4
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1295 (27.36%) Finance
2 1240 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1203 (25.42%) Computer Science
4 897 (18.95%) Project Management
5 785 (16.59%) SQL
6 756 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
7 736 (15.55%) Microsoft
8 702 (14.83%) Java
9 556 (11.75%) JavaScript
10 542 (11.45%) ITIL
11 538 (11.37%) HTML
12 535 (11.30%) Windows
13 483 (10.20%) MS Excel
14 473 (9.99%) Linux
15 453 (9.57%) Oracle
16 450 (9.51%) SQL Server
17 428 (9.04%) .NET
18 422 (8.92%) C#
19 406 (8.58%) PRINCE2
20 401 (8.47%) Security Cleared
21 384 (8.11%) CSS
22 380 (8.03%) User Experience
23 379 (8.01%) Banking
24 352 (7.44%) Software Engineering
25 344 (7.27%) Scrum
26 340 (7.18%) Python
27 338 (7.14%) Management Information System
28 317 (6.70%) MS Office
29 315 (6.66%) Web Services
29 315 (6.66%) Telecoms

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 154 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.39%) IIS
3 98 (2.07%) SAS
4 91 (1.92%) Node.js
5 77 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 75 (1.58%) CMS
7 71 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 62 (1.31%) Apache
9 60 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 59 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 38 (0.80%) Confluence
12 34 (0.72%) OpenStack
13 33 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 32 (0.68%) Apache Spark
15 31 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 27 (0.57%) JBoss
16 27 (0.57%) Skype for Business
17 26 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
19 20 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 483 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 317 (6.70%) MS Office
3 163 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 154 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 148 (3.13%) MS Project
6 76 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 49 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 37 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
9 32 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
10 30 (0.63%) SPSS
11 9 (0.19%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.085%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.063%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.063%) LaTeX
14 3 (0.063%) PaintShop Pro
14 3 (0.063%) Simulink
15 2 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 52 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
3 16 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 11 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 8 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.17%) Primavera
9 8 (0.17%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.15%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 112 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (1.54%) SaaS
4 57 (1.20%) Office 365
5 39 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (0.70%) IaaS
7 21 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 18 (0.38%) PaaS
9 17 (0.36%) GitHub
9 17 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
10 16 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.25%) Force.com
12 11 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.21%) Yammer
14 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.19%) HP Helion
15 8 (0.17%) AdWords
16 7 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 161 (3.40%) DNS
1 161 (3.40%) Firewall
2 143 (3.02%) Internet
3 124 (2.62%) LAN
4 111 (2.35%) DHCP
5 107 (2.26%) WAN
6 104 (2.20%) HTTP
7 101 (2.13%) VPN
8 99 (2.09%) TCP/IP
9 77 (1.63%) SAN
10 74 (1.56%) Network Security
11 61 (1.29%) Wireless
12 54 (1.14%) 3G
13 52 (1.10%) LDAP
14 49 (1.04%) SSL
15 47 (0.99%) VoIP
16 41 (0.87%) Intranet
17 40 (0.85%) BGP
18 38 (0.80%) MPLS
18 38 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 197 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 140 (2.96%) MySQL
4 139 (2.94%) Big Data
4 139 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 122 (2.58%) Oracle Database
6 99 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 92 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 92 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 91 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 70 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 62 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 59 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 58 (1.23%) Data Mining
13 54 (1.14%) MS Access
14 48 (1.01%) MongoDB
15 47 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 39 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 210 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 193 (4.08%) JIRA
3 131 (2.77%) Jenkins
3 131 (2.77%) Maven
4 112 (2.37%) Subversion
5 96 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 80 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 78 (1.65%) JUnit
8 74 (1.56%) Selenium
9 67 (1.42%) Axure RP
10 59 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 55 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 54 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 34 (0.72%) Gradle
14 32 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
15 29 (0.61%) TeamCity
16 28 (0.59%) Ant
17 23 (0.49%) Mockito
17 23 (0.49%) SpecFlow
17 23 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 1295 (27.36%) Finance
2 379 (8.01%) Banking
3 315 (6.66%) Telecoms
4 249 (5.26%) Marketing
5 165 (3.49%) Front Office
6 159 (3.36%) Legal
7 157 (3.32%) Retail
8 130 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 116 (2.45%) Manufacturing
10 76 (1.61%) Games
11 71 (1.50%) Electronics
12 70 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 66 (1.39%) Law
14 64 (1.35%) German Language
15 57 (1.20%) Publishing
16 54 (1.14%) Back Office
17 46 (0.97%) Billing
18 43 (0.91%) Advertising
19 42 (0.89%) Financial Institution
20 31 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 976 (20.62%) Developer
2 782 (16.52%) Analyst
3 420 (8.87%) Architect
4 375 (7.92%) Project Manager
5 294 (6.21%) Business Analyst
6 243 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 179 (3.78%) Consultant
8 156 (3.30%) Designer
9 137 (2.89%) User Researcher
10 132 (2.79%) C# Developer
11 126 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
12 114 (2.41%) Support Engineer
13 113 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 112 (2.37%) .NET Developer
15 97 (2.05%) Data Analyst
15 97 (2.05%) Network Engineer
16 92 (1.94%) SQL Developer
17 85 (1.80%) Software Engineer
18 80 (1.69%) C# .NET Developer
18 80 (1.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (11.37%) HTML
2 428 (9.04%) .NET
3 384 (8.11%) CSS
4 315 (6.66%) Web Services
5 279 (5.89%) XML
6 234 (4.94%) jQuery
7 198 (4.18%) HTML5
8 176 (3.72%) ASP.NET
9 160 (3.38%) REST
10 145 (3.06%) Spring
11 137 (2.89%) AngularJS
12 124 (2.62%) SOAP
13 115 (2.43%) JSON
14 103 (2.18%) RESTful
15 96 (2.03%) J2EE
16 89 (1.88%) Middleware
17 85 (1.80%) Ajax
18 81 (1.71%) CSS3
19 76 (1.61%) .NET Framework
20 68 (1.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1203 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 756 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
3 380 (8.03%) User Experience
4 338 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 284 (6.00%) Mathematics
6 215 (4.54%) Psychology
7 196 (4.14%) Data Centre
8 147 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 136 (2.87%) Statistics
10 104 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 104 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 96 (2.03%) PMI
12 73 (1.54%) Derivative
13 69 (1.46%) Physics
14 62 (1.31%) Data Structures
15 60 (1.27%) Visualisation
16 58 (1.23%) NHS
17 49 (1.04%) Equities
18 48 (1.01%) Fixed Income
19 47 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 535 (11.30%) Windows
2 473 (9.99%) Linux
3 285 (6.02%) Unix
4 161 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 88 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 79 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (1.67%) Solaris
7 76 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 72 (1.52%) Android
9 70 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (0.97%) AIX
13 25 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 22 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 17 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.30%) zOS
17 12 (0.25%) CentOS
18 11 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1240 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
2 897 (18.95%) Project Management
3 542 (11.45%) ITIL
4 406 (8.58%) PRINCE2
5 352 (7.44%) Software Engineering
6 344 (7.27%) Scrum
7 298 (6.30%) Analytics
8 287 (6.06%) TDD
9 281 (5.94%) Change Management
10 279 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 252 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
12 248 (5.24%) SDLC
13 242 (5.11%) Mentoring
14 239 (5.05%) Business Analysis
14 239 (5.05%) OO
15 225 (4.75%) Risk Management
16 205 (4.33%) Migration
16 205 (4.33%) Service Delivery
17 204 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 198 (4.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 785 (16.59%) SQL
2 702 (14.83%) Java
3 556 (11.75%) JavaScript
4 422 (8.92%) C#
5 340 (7.18%) Python
6 312 (6.59%) C++
7 191 (4.04%) C
8 115 (2.43%) PHP
9 105 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 102 (2.16%) T-SQL
11 99 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 94 (1.99%) Perl
13 85 (1.80%) Ruby
14 83 (1.75%) R
15 73 (1.54%) VBA
16 71 (1.50%) VB
17 67 (1.42%) Bash Shell
18 58 (1.23%) PL/SQL
19 52 (1.10%) VB.NET
20 49 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 401 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 275 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 177 (3.74%) PMI Certification
4 175 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 161 (3.40%) CISSP
6 154 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (2.83%) PMP
8 129 (2.73%) ISEB
9 96 (2.03%) CISM
10 76 (1.61%) CCNP
11 73 (1.54%) MCSE
12 72 (1.52%) CCNA
13 66 (1.39%) HND
13 66 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 57 (1.20%) ISTQB
14 57 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
15 56 (1.18%) CISA
16 55 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
17 53 (1.12%) PhD
18 50 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (5.62%) QA
2 123 (2.60%) SLA
3 87 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 83 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 56 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 48 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
7 39 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 35 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.59%) COBIT
10 27 (0.57%) MiFID
11 16 (0.34%) ISO27005
12 14 (0.30%) PMBOK
13 13 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 13 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
14 12 (0.25%) Basel II
14 12 (0.25%) JSP 440
15 10 (0.21%) FATCA
15 10 (0.21%) GxP
16 8 (0.17%) Def Stans
16 8 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 218 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 115 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.93%) Docker
4 36 (0.76%) XenApp
5 31 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (0.53%) vSphere
8 24 (0.51%) XenServer
9 23 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.42%) NFS
11 17 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (0.27%) Firmware
12 13 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.21%) GPFS
13 10 (0.21%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.21%) Samba
13 10 (0.21%) Terminal Server
13 10 (0.21%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.19%) HDFS
14 9 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 58 (1.23%) Puppet
2 35 (0.74%) SCCM
3 29 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.46%) NetBackup
5 20 (0.42%) Nagios
6 19 (0.40%) SCOM
7 18 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 15 (0.32%) Graphite
8 15 (0.32%) logstash
9 14 (0.30%) Ansible
9 14 (0.30%) EdgeSight
9 14 (0.30%) XenMobile
10 13 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.25%) OpenView
12 11 (0.23%) Cacti
12 11 (0.23%) Ganglia
12 11 (0.23%) WSUS
13 8 (0.17%) Kibana
13 8 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
13 8 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 736 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 453 (9.57%) Oracle
3 220 (4.65%) Cisco
4 205 (4.33%) SAP
5 177 (3.74%) VMware
6 151 (3.19%) HP
7 117 (2.47%) IBM
8 113 (2.39%) Adobe
9 92 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 85 (1.80%) Citrix
11 64 (1.35%) EMC
12 63 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 55 (1.16%) Google
14 53 (1.12%) Juniper
15 47 (0.99%) Tableau
16 44 (0.93%) CheckPoint
17 41 (0.87%) F5
17 41 (0.87%) ServiceNow
18 39 (0.82%) Apple
18 39 (0.82%) Sun
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Anglia Ruskin University
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Anglia Ruskin University
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Executive Resource Group
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People Source Consulting
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Opilio Recruitment
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Harris Rubbert Associates
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