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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 38 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 2368 2454 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.68% 4.78% 4.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.26% 24.42% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1389 1091
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 158 135
Average hourly rate £28.25 £31.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.60 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-0.19% +20.00%
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
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -3 1218 £450 +5.88% 833
South East -3 511 £388 +3.33% 434
North West +24 141 £388 +19.23% 155
South West -3 108 £378 - 154
East of England -5 95 £375 -3.22% 222
West Midlands -5 91 £358 +10.00% 96
Yorkshire +2 75 £400 +28.00% 121
East Midlands +17 62 £325 -23.52% 83
North East +5 38 £325 +44.44% 28
Midlands -6 5 - - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1257 (27.45%) Finance
2 1097 (23.96%) Computer Science
3 986 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
4 828 (18.08%) SQL
5 781 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
6 773 (16.88%) Project Management
7 706 (15.42%) Microsoft
8 662 (14.46%) Java
9 591 (12.91%) HTML
10 551 (12.03%) ITIL
11 537 (11.73%) MS Excel
12 524 (11.44%) JavaScript
13 504 (11.01%) Banking
14 478 (10.44%) Windows
15 456 (9.96%) Oracle
16 433 (9.46%) CSS
17 421 (9.19%) .NET
18 420 (9.17%) PRINCE2
19 405 (8.84%) Web Services
20 398 (8.69%) SQL Server
21 389 (8.50%) Telecoms
22 386 (8.43%) C#
23 384 (8.39%) MS Office
24 357 (7.80%) Linux
25 354 (7.73%) UNIX
26 350 (7.64%) XML
27 326 (7.12%) Scrum
28 313 (6.84%) TDD
28 313 (6.84%) Security Cleared
29 294 (6.42%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 167 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 103 (2.25%) IIS
3 97 (2.12%) SAS
4 82 (1.79%) Apache
4 82 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 78 (1.70%) CMS
6 67 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 64 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 46 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 44 (0.96%) JBoss
10 42 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
11 37 (0.81%) Node.js
12 30 (0.66%) Lync
13 29 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 28 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
15 25 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 23 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 537 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 384 (8.39%) MS Office
3 219 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 199 (4.35%) MS Project
5 164 (3.58%) MS Visio
6 64 (1.40%) Photoshop
7 47 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 46 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
9 40 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
10 20 (0.44%) SPSS
11 14 (0.31%) Acrobat
11 14 (0.31%) InDesign
12 10 (0.22%) Simulink
13 9 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.17%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.15%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.087%) Stata
Business Applications
1 35 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 27 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
6 14 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 14 (0.31%) SAP SRM
6 14 (0.31%) Primavera
7 12 (0.26%) Summit
7 12 (0.26%) Magento
8 11 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 9 (0.20%) Tridion
9 9 (0.20%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.15%) SAP HR
10 7 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 70 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (0.68%) SaaS
3 25 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.44%) Office 365
5 18 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.31%) GitHub
8 12 (0.26%) Heroku
9 11 (0.24%) IaaS
9 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.17%) Force.com
10 8 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.15%) PaaS
11 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
12 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.087%) Route 53
13 4 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (3.67%) Internet
2 149 (3.25%) Firewall
3 116 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 103 (2.25%) VPN
5 88 (1.92%) LAN
6 86 (1.88%) WAN
6 86 (1.88%) Network Security
7 84 (1.83%) HTTP
8 83 (1.81%) Wireless
9 77 (1.68%) DNS
10 66 (1.44%) SSL
11 64 (1.40%) SAN
12 61 (1.33%) LDAP
13 46 (1.00%) DHCP
14 45 (0.98%) OSPF
15 44 (0.96%) VoIP
16 43 (0.94%) IPsec
16 43 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
17 41 (0.90%) MPLS
17 41 (0.90%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (8.69%) SQL Server
2 197 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 162 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 132 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 115 (2.51%) Big Data
6 84 (1.83%) MySQL
7 80 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 79 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 70 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 70 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 68 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 62 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 58 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 47 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
14 44 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 43 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 42 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
17 40 (0.87%) QlikView
18 39 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 160 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 126 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 119 (2.60%) JIRA
4 105 (2.29%) Subversion
5 91 (1.99%) Maven
6 66 (1.44%) Jenkins
7 61 (1.33%) JUnit
8 55 (1.20%) Selenium
9 51 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 48 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 33 (0.72%) Ant
13 31 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 29 (0.63%) Axure RP
15 27 (0.59%) Toad
16 23 (0.50%) ClearCase
16 23 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
16 23 (0.50%) Hudson
17 21 (0.46%) Xcode
18 20 (0.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 1257 (27.45%) Finance
2 504 (11.01%) Banking
3 389 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 229 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 225 (4.91%) Marketing
6 174 (3.80%) Front Office
7 167 (3.65%) Retail
8 132 (2.88%) Legal
9 94 (2.05%) Manufacturing
10 91 (1.99%) Publishing
11 88 (1.92%) Electronics
12 77 (1.68%) Law
13 66 (1.44%) Games
14 52 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.98%) Advertising
16 44 (0.96%) Automotive
17 32 (0.70%) Military
17 32 (0.70%) Back Office
18 30 (0.66%) Billing
19 29 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1037 (22.65%) Developer
2 842 (18.39%) Analyst
3 383 (8.36%) Project Manager
4 365 (7.97%) Business Analyst
5 300 (6.55%) Architect
6 224 (4.89%) Java Developer
7 168 (3.67%) Consultant
8 158 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 132 (2.88%) Designer
10 108 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
11 86 (1.88%) Software Engineer
12 81 (1.77%) Data Analyst
13 79 (1.73%) Administrator
13 79 (1.73%) Support Analyst
14 76 (1.66%) C# Developer
15 75 (1.64%) Network Engineer
16 74 (1.62%) Senior Analyst
16 74 (1.62%) .NET Developer
17 71 (1.55%) Senior Manager
18 68 (1.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (12.91%) HTML
2 433 (9.46%) CSS
3 421 (9.19%) .NET
4 405 (8.84%) Web Services
5 350 (7.64%) XML
6 213 (4.65%) HTML5
7 176 (3.84%) jQuery
8 161 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 157 (3.43%) SOAP
10 141 (3.08%) REST
11 128 (2.80%) CSS3
11 128 (2.80%) Spring
12 125 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 108 (2.36%) RESTful
13 108 (2.36%) J2EE
14 106 (2.31%) JSON
15 101 (2.21%) AngularJS
16 95 (2.07%) WCF
17 94 (2.05%) Ajax
18 85 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1097 (23.96%) Computer Science
2 781 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
3 278 (6.07%) User Experience
4 266 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 261 (5.70%) Mathematics
6 129 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 120 (2.62%) Open Source
8 110 (2.40%) Statistics
9 95 (2.07%) Derivative
10 82 (1.79%) Psychology
11 81 (1.77%) Physics
12 72 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 67 (1.46%) Visualisation
14 64 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 62 (1.35%) Human Factors
16 56 (1.22%) NHS
17 54 (1.18%) PMI
18 53 (1.16%) Market Risk
19 52 (1.14%) Data Integration
19 52 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 478 (10.44%) Windows
2 357 (7.80%) Linux
3 354 (7.73%) UNIX
4 131 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 128 (2.80%) Android
6 77 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 58 (1.27%) Solaris
9 51 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.72%) AIX
12 27 (0.59%) Windows XP
13 24 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.33%) zOS
16 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.24%) CentOS
17 9 (0.20%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 986 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (16.88%) Project Management
3 551 (12.03%) ITIL
4 420 (9.17%) PRINCE2
5 326 (7.12%) Scrum
6 313 (6.84%) TDD
7 294 (6.42%) Software Engineering
8 290 (6.33%) OO
9 267 (5.83%) Analytics
10 261 (5.70%) Data Modelling
11 251 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 250 (5.46%) Change Management
13 245 (5.35%) Business Analysis
14 231 (5.04%) Service Management
15 213 (4.65%) Service Delivery
16 195 (4.26%) Risk Management
17 193 (4.21%) CRM
18 191 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
19 190 (4.15%) MVC
20 178 (3.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 828 (18.08%) SQL
2 662 (14.46%) Java
3 524 (11.44%) JavaScript
4 386 (8.43%) C#
5 226 (4.94%) C++
6 176 (3.84%) Python
7 157 (3.43%) C
8 129 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 106 (2.31%) VBA
10 99 (2.16%) PHP
11 91 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 83 (1.81%) T-SQL
13 81 (1.77%) Ruby
14 71 (1.55%) Perl
15 57 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 53 (1.16%) VB.NET
17 49 (1.07%) VB
18 42 (0.92%) Bash Shell
19 41 (0.90%) Scala
20 37 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 313 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 207 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 173 (3.78%) PMI Certification
4 149 (3.25%) PMP
5 135 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 129 (2.82%) ISEB
7 127 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
8 95 (2.07%) CISSP
9 88 (1.92%) HND
10 71 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
11 68 (1.49%) CCNP
12 61 (1.33%) MCSE
12 61 (1.33%) ISTQB
13 60 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 55 (1.20%) CCNA
14 55 (1.20%) MCITP
15 52 (1.14%) MBA
16 49 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 40 (0.87%) CISM
18 38 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (5.22%) QA
2 105 (2.29%) SLA
3 46 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.66%) COBIT
6 19 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 9 (0.20%) P3O
10 8 (0.17%) EMIR
10 8 (0.17%) Basel II
11 7 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.13%) COREP
12 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.13%) COSO
13 5 (0.11%) IEC 61508
13 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.11%) GxP
13 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 179 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 80 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 26 (0.57%) vSphere
4 21 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.24%) ISA Server
5 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (0.20%) XenApp
7 8 (0.17%) XenServer
7 8 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.17%) Varnish
7 8 (0.17%) Docker
8 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.13%) Firmware
9 6 (0.13%) NFS
9 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.087%) Xen
11 4 (0.087%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (0.79%) Puppet
2 35 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.61%) SCCM
3 28 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.55%) SCOM
5 21 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
6 14 (0.31%) RANCID
6 14 (0.31%) MOM
7 13 (0.28%) Graylog
8 11 (0.24%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.20%) SCSM
9 9 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.20%) WMI
9 9 (0.20%) BladeLogic
10 7 (0.15%) Control-M
11 6 (0.13%) yum
12 5 (0.11%) Netcool
12 5 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
13 4 (0.087%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 706 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 456 (9.96%) Oracle
3 199 (4.35%) SAP
4 154 (3.36%) Cisco
5 142 (3.10%) Adobe
6 117 (2.56%) VMware
7 111 (2.42%) HP
8 100 (2.18%) IBM
9 96 (2.10%) Citrix
10 85 (1.86%) Google
11 61 (1.33%) Business Objects
12 56 (1.22%) F5
13 55 (1.20%) Juniper
14 49 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 49 (1.07%) CheckPoint
15 44 (0.96%) Remedy
16 38 (0.83%) Apple
17 36 (0.79%) Tableau
18 32 (0.70%) ServiceNow
19 30 (0.66%) Red Hat
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: Excellent Base Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - 425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£35,000 - £38,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, Sussex
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago