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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 40 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2141 2352 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.31% 4.91% 4.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.95% 25.95% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1378 1084
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 £245 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 112 107
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.10 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +35.10%
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
9331 9062 8184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.77% 18.92% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5574 5190 4423
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 408 471
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 1107 £450 +5.88% 927
South East -3 404 £400 +19.40% 433
North West +5 136 £390 +15.55% 164
East of England -18 113 £350 -14.63% 258
South West -5 103 £375 +15.38% 186
West Midlands +4 88 £350 - 132
East Midlands +12 61 £375 +35.13% 69
Yorkshire +3 55 £420 +37.70% 91
North East +7 41 £300 +33.33% 47
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1299 (28.20%) Finance
2 1085 (23.56%) Computer Science
3 971 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 869 (18.87%) SQL
5 839 (18.22%) Project Management
6 825 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
7 788 (17.11%) Microsoft
8 602 (13.07%) Java
9 552 (11.98%) MS Excel
10 532 (11.55%) HTML
11 524 (11.38%) ITIL
12 497 (10.79%) Banking
13 482 (10.46%) JavaScript
14 477 (10.36%) PRINCE2
15 468 (10.16%) Windows
16 466 (10.12%) SQL Server
17 449 (9.75%) Oracle
18 426 (9.25%) .NET
19 418 (9.08%) C#
20 398 (8.64%) MS Office
21 391 (8.49%) Telecoms
22 386 (8.38%) Linux
23 377 (8.18%) CSS
24 353 (7.66%) UNIX
25 350 (7.60%) Web Services
26 330 (7.16%) Management Information System
27 326 (7.08%) SDLC
28 302 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
29 297 (6.45%) XML
30 295 (6.40%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 206 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 104 (2.26%) IIS
3 90 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 82 (1.78%) SAS
5 79 (1.72%) CMS
6 74 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 69 (1.50%) Apache
8 65 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 51 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 47 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 41 (0.89%) JBoss
12 34 (0.74%) Node.js
13 32 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
15 27 (0.59%) Lync
16 26 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
19 16 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 552 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 398 (8.64%) MS Office
3 237 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 191 (4.15%) MS Project
5 171 (3.71%) MS Visio
6 57 (1.24%) Photoshop
7 54 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
8 39 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
9 34 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 23 (0.50%) SPSS
11 12 (0.26%) Simulink
11 12 (0.26%) InDesign
12 10 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
13 9 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (0.17%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
15 7 (0.15%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 34 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.26%) SAP SRM
6 11 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.17%) HFM
8 8 (0.17%) Magento
9 7 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.15%) Tridion
9 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.13%) SAP BPC
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (0.78%) SaaS
3 31 (0.67%) Office 365
4 30 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 25 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 20 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.33%) PaaS
9 14 (0.30%) GitHub
10 13 (0.28%) Heroku
11 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.24%) IaaS
13 8 (0.17%) Force.com
13 8 (0.17%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 6 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
16 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
17 4 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 149 (3.23%) Internet
2 144 (3.13%) Firewall
3 120 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 93 (2.02%) VPN
5 92 (2.00%) LAN
6 82 (1.78%) SAN
7 81 (1.76%) WAN
8 80 (1.74%) DNS
9 79 (1.72%) Wireless
10 71 (1.54%) Network Security
11 63 (1.37%) VoIP
12 62 (1.35%) HTTP
13 57 (1.24%) LDAP
14 51 (1.11%) DHCP
15 46 (1.00%) SSL
16 43 (0.93%) Intranet
17 42 (0.91%) IPsec
18 40 (0.87%) 3G
19 39 (0.85%) BGP
20 38 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 192 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 157 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 139 (3.02%) Oracle Database
5 119 (2.58%) MySQL
6 111 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 92 (2.00%) Big Data
9 79 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 76 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 72 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 61 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 58 (1.26%) RDBMS
14 52 (1.13%) Hadoop
15 49 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 43 (0.93%) Data Mining
17 41 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 37 (0.80%) NoSQL
19 35 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
20 32 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 167 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 111 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 95 (2.06%) JIRA
4 88 (1.91%) Subversion
5 80 (1.74%) Maven
6 72 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 67 (1.45%) Selenium
8 59 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 58 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (1.13%) Cucumber
11 43 (0.93%) JUnit
12 32 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
13 30 (0.65%) Eclipse
14 27 (0.59%) WebDriver
15 23 (0.50%) Ant
15 23 (0.50%) SpecFlow
16 22 (0.48%) HP UFT
17 21 (0.46%) IntelliJ
17 21 (0.46%) Axure RP
17 21 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 1299 (28.20%) Finance
2 497 (10.79%) Banking
3 391 (8.49%) Telecoms
4 251 (5.45%) Marketing
5 229 (4.97%) Investment Banking
6 192 (4.17%) Retail
7 162 (3.52%) Front Office
8 157 (3.41%) Legal
9 93 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 89 (1.93%) Electronics
11 84 (1.82%) Law
12 71 (1.54%) Automotive
13 58 (1.26%) Publishing
14 54 (1.17%) Games
15 43 (0.93%) Military
15 43 (0.93%) Financial Institution
16 41 (0.89%) Back Office
17 37 (0.80%) Advertising
18 36 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
19 34 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 993 (21.56%) Developer
2 871 (18.91%) Analyst
3 421 (9.14%) Project Manager
4 351 (7.62%) Business Analyst
5 330 (7.16%) Architect
6 190 (4.13%) Java Developer
7 157 (3.41%) Consultant
8 139 (3.02%) Senior Developer
9 134 (2.91%) Designer
10 120 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
11 99 (2.15%) Software Engineer
12 94 (2.04%) Data Analyst
13 86 (1.87%) .NET Developer
14 81 (1.76%) Support Analyst
15 77 (1.67%) C# Developer
16 74 (1.61%) Network Engineer
17 69 (1.50%) Administrator
18 67 (1.45%) Senior Manager
19 65 (1.41%) Programme Manager
20 64 (1.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (11.55%) HTML
2 426 (9.25%) .NET
3 377 (8.18%) CSS
4 350 (7.60%) Web Services
5 297 (6.45%) XML
6 201 (4.36%) HTML5
7 177 (3.84%) jQuery
8 169 (3.67%) ASP.NET
9 135 (2.93%) SOAP
10 130 (2.82%) REST
11 115 (2.50%) J2EE
12 111 (2.41%) .NET Framework
13 108 (2.34%) CSS3
14 105 (2.28%) Spring
15 100 (2.17%) Middleware
16 97 (2.11%) AngularJS
17 89 (1.93%) JSON
18 85 (1.85%) RESTful
19 71 (1.54%) WCF
20 70 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1085 (23.56%) Computer Science
2 825 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
3 330 (7.16%) Management Information System
4 255 (5.54%) User Experience
5 238 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 154 (3.34%) Mobile App
7 131 (2.84%) Data Centre
8 108 (2.34%) Statistics
9 98 (2.13%) Derivative
10 88 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 81 (1.76%) Physics
12 77 (1.67%) Visualisation
13 70 (1.52%) PMI
14 64 (1.39%) Fixed Income
15 62 (1.35%) Psychology
16 61 (1.32%) NHS
17 55 (1.19%) Equities
17 55 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
18 52 (1.13%) Data Structures
19 47 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 468 (10.16%) Windows
2 386 (8.38%) Linux
3 353 (7.66%) UNIX
4 129 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 122 (2.65%) Android
6 82 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 59 (1.28%) Solaris
8 59 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (0.78%) AIX
12 20 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.26%) CentOS
16 11 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.24%) zOS
16 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 971 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
2 839 (18.22%) Project Management
3 524 (11.38%) ITIL
4 477 (10.36%) PRINCE2
5 326 (7.08%) SDLC
6 302 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 295 (6.40%) Scrum
8 284 (6.17%) Change Management
8 284 (6.17%) Business Analysis
9 277 (6.01%) Software Engineering
10 270 (5.86%) Analytics
11 259 (5.62%) OO
12 242 (5.25%) TDD
13 240 (5.21%) Service Management
14 224 (4.86%) Data Modelling
15 214 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
15 214 (4.65%) Risk Management
16 211 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 209 (4.54%) Service Delivery
18 196 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 869 (18.87%) SQL
2 602 (13.07%) Java
3 482 (10.46%) JavaScript
4 418 (9.08%) C#
5 256 (5.56%) C++
6 217 (4.71%) Python
7 171 (3.71%) C
8 114 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 106 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 103 (2.24%) Perl
11 95 (2.06%) Ruby
12 92 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 88 (1.91%) PHP
13 88 (1.91%) VBA
14 80 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 67 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 63 (1.37%) VB
17 49 (1.06%) R
18 43 (0.93%) Objective-C
19 41 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 291 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 187 (4.06%) PMI Certification
3 172 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 150 (3.26%) PMP
5 134 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 126 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 122 (2.65%) ISEB
8 92 (2.00%) HND
9 78 (1.69%) CISSP
10 72 (1.56%) MCSE
11 70 (1.52%) CCNP
12 68 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 66 (1.43%) CCNA
14 65 (1.41%) ISTQB
15 59 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 54 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (1.04%) MBA
18 45 (0.98%) CISM
19 41 (0.89%) HNC
20 37 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (5.64%) QA
2 141 (3.06%) SLA
3 53 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (0.96%) COBIT
5 27 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.37%) IEC 61508
9 11 (0.24%) DO-178B
9 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.24%) EMIR
10 9 (0.20%) COREP
10 9 (0.20%) Basel II
10 9 (0.20%) DO-254
11 8 (0.17%) ARP4754
11 8 (0.17%) ARP4761
11 8 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.17%) P3O
12 7 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 7 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 213 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 118 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.54%) vSphere
5 21 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.30%) Firmware
7 12 (0.26%) XenApp
8 10 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (0.22%) NFS
8 10 (0.22%) ISA Server
9 9 (0.20%) Docker
10 8 (0.17%) KVM
11 7 (0.15%) Xen
11 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.13%) XenServer
12 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.11%) Varnish
13 5 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.087%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (0.96%) Puppet
3 41 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (0.63%) SCCM
5 18 (0.39%) SCOM
5 18 (0.39%) MOM
5 18 (0.39%) Graylog
6 16 (0.35%) RANCID
7 14 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.26%) BladeLogic
8 12 (0.26%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
10 10 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.17%) WSUS
11 8 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (0.17%) Control-M
11 8 (0.17%) Nagios
12 7 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 788 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 449 (9.75%) Oracle
3 172 (3.73%) Cisco
4 159 (3.45%) VMware
5 157 (3.41%) SAP
6 152 (3.30%) Adobe
7 145 (3.15%) HP
8 117 (2.54%) IBM
9 105 (2.28%) Citrix
10 77 (1.67%) Business Objects
11 72 (1.56%) Google
12 62 (1.35%) Juniper
13 58 (1.26%) Remedy
14 43 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 37 (0.80%) F5
16 36 (0.78%) Sybase
17 35 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 35 (0.76%) Tableau
18 33 (0.72%) EMC
19 32 (0.69%) Apple
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £200 per day + .
Posted: 13 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day £600-£650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Offer Competitive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: circa 400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nakama
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Tony Timmins Associates
Rate: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
First Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago