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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / England
Rank 42 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 1912 2271 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.60% 4.88% 4.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.69% 23.22% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1369 1325
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.63 £45.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%

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
8425 9781 9402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 21.02% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 6000 5599
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 454 440
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -16 902 £450 - 709
South East +2 389 £400 - 301
West Midlands +6 117 £350 -10.82% 92
East of England +9 106 £350 - 189
Yorkshire +12 91 £400 - 101
North West -5 88 £388 - 118
South West -13 84 £443 +26.42% 138
East Midlands +3 73 £380 +0.66% 60
North East -2 54 £363 -3.33% 27
Midlands -2 2 £550 +23.59% 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1318 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1134 (26.04%) Computer Science
3 1121 (25.74%) Finance
4 768 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
5 767 (17.61%) SQL
6 660 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 652 (14.97%) Project Management
8 555 (12.74%) Java
9 494 (11.34%) MS Excel
10 479 (11.00%) JavaScript
11 476 (10.93%) HTML
12 474 (10.88%) Scrum
13 461 (10.59%) Windows
14 439 (10.08%) ITIL
14 439 (10.08%) User Experience
15 416 (9.55%) Linux
16 411 (9.44%) Oracle
17 405 (9.30%) Analytics
18 397 (9.12%) CSS
19 384 (8.82%) Banking
20 370 (8.50%) SQL Server
21 360 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
22 358 (8.22%) Python
23 351 (8.06%) Security Cleared
24 345 (7.92%) PRINCE2
25 326 (7.49%) Management Information System
26 324 (7.44%) C#
27 323 (7.42%) Software Engineering
28 318 (7.30%) Mathematics
29 317 (7.28%) Business Intelligence

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
1 150 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 106 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 88 (2.02%) CMS
4 86 (1.97%) SAS
5 79 (1.81%) Apache
6 76 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 75 (1.72%) JBoss
8 59 (1.35%) IIS
8 59 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 58 (1.33%) Confluence
10 55 (1.26%) MS Exchange
11 43 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 43 (0.99%) WordPress
12 40 (0.92%) OpenStack
13 39 (0.90%) Apache Pig
14 38 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
15 34 (0.78%) ArcGIS
15 34 (0.78%) Drupal
16 28 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 494 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 276 (6.34%) MS Office
3 163 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 113 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 74 (1.70%) MS Project
6 59 (1.35%) Photoshop
7 44 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
8 37 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
10 23 (0.53%) SPSS
11 22 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 10 (0.23%) OrCAD
13 9 (0.21%) Simulink
13 9 (0.21%) Stata
14 7 (0.16%) InVision
15 6 (0.14%) InDesign
16 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
16 5 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
17 4 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
18 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.23%) RMDS
4 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.11%) Maximo
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle TCA
7 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.092%) Oracle Utilities
8 4 (0.092%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.092%) Unica
9 3 (0.069%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (2.34%) Office 365
4 83 (1.91%) GitHub
5 60 (1.38%) SaaS
6 42 (0.96%) PaaS
7 31 (0.71%) Google Analytics
8 28 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.64%) IaaS
9 26 (0.60%) Heroku
10 22 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
11 14 (0.32%) Yammer
12 13 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 11 (0.25%) Google Play
15 10 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.18%) OneDrive
17 7 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.54%) Internet
2 128 (2.94%) Firewall
3 102 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.27%) LAN
5 71 (1.63%) WAN
6 68 (1.56%) HTTP
7 67 (1.54%) DNS
8 66 (1.52%) VPN
9 62 (1.42%) Network Security
10 58 (1.33%) SSL
10 58 (1.33%) Wireless
11 56 (1.29%) SAN
12 46 (1.06%) Skype
13 45 (1.03%) Intranet
14 38 (0.87%) Ethernet
15 35 (0.80%) VoIP
16 34 (0.78%) LDAP
17 32 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
18 28 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 226 (5.19%) Big Data
3 196 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
4 178 (4.09%) Hadoop
5 145 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 136 (3.12%) NoSQL
7 109 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 97 (2.23%) MySQL
9 87 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 79 (1.81%) MongoDB
11 76 (1.75%) QlikView
12 74 (1.70%) Apache Hive
13 71 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 65 (1.49%) Oracle Database
15 60 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
16 58 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 53 (1.22%) GIS
18 50 (1.15%) DB2
18 50 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 234 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 193 (4.43%) JIRA
3 171 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 129 (2.96%) Maven
5 77 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 68 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (1.40%) Gradle
7 61 (1.40%) Selenium
8 60 (1.38%) JUnit
9 59 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 56 (1.29%) Subversion
11 53 (1.22%) TeamCity
12 45 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 35 (0.80%) Vagrant
14 33 (0.76%) Grunt
15 32 (0.73%) gulp
15 32 (0.73%) Spock
16 26 (0.60%) Jasmine
16 26 (0.60%) Mockito
17 24 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1121 (25.74%) Finance
2 384 (8.82%) Banking
3 288 (6.61%) Marketing
4 256 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 213 (4.89%) Retail
6 159 (3.65%) Legal
7 125 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 108 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 85 (1.95%) Front Office
10 61 (1.40%) Electronics
11 49 (1.13%) Back Office
12 48 (1.10%) Automotive
13 47 (1.08%) Law
14 46 (1.06%) Billing
15 45 (1.03%) Advertising
16 44 (1.01%) Publishing
17 43 (0.99%) French Language
17 43 (0.99%) Games
18 37 (0.85%) Financial Institution
19 32 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 858 (19.70%) Developer
2 736 (16.90%) Analyst
3 315 (7.23%) Architect
4 269 (6.18%) Project Manager
5 266 (6.11%) Business Analyst
6 216 (4.96%) Consultant
7 189 (4.34%) Designer
8 170 (3.90%) User Researcher
9 150 (3.44%) Java Developer
10 121 (2.78%) Senior Developer
11 96 (2.20%) .NET Developer
12 92 (2.11%) Data Analyst
13 87 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
14 82 (1.88%) C# Developer
15 80 (1.84%) UX Designer
16 79 (1.81%) IT Manager
17 67 (1.54%) Software Engineer
18 65 (1.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 65 (1.49%) Senior Analyst
18 65 (1.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (10.93%) HTML
2 397 (9.12%) CSS
3 277 (6.36%) .NET
4 245 (5.63%) Web Services
5 244 (5.60%) XML
6 217 (4.98%) AngularJS
7 194 (4.45%) REST
8 177 (4.06%) HTML5
9 152 (3.49%) jQuery
10 143 (3.28%) Spring
11 127 (2.92%) Node.js
12 124 (2.85%) ASP.NET
13 111 (2.55%) JSON
14 106 (2.43%) CSS3
15 103 (2.37%) SOAP
16 75 (1.72%) RESTful
17 73 (1.68%) Hibernate
18 71 (1.63%) J2EE
19 70 (1.61%) Middleware
20 67 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1134 (26.04%) Computer Science
2 768 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
3 439 (10.08%) User Experience
4 326 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 318 (7.30%) Mathematics
6 196 (4.50%) Psychology
7 161 (3.70%) Statistics
8 149 (3.42%) Data Centre
9 136 (3.12%) Visualisation
10 119 (2.73%) Mobile App
11 101 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 82 (1.88%) Virtual Team
13 75 (1.72%) Physics
14 71 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 67 (1.54%) Credit Risk
16 57 (1.31%) Economics
17 54 (1.24%) NHS
18 52 (1.19%) Equities
19 51 (1.17%) Fintech
20 50 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 461 (10.59%) Windows
2 416 (9.55%) Linux
3 258 (5.92%) Unix
4 110 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 109 (2.50%) Android
6 102 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 60 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 44 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (0.94%) CentOS
12 40 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 32 (0.73%) Solaris
14 28 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (0.39%) AIX
16 13 (0.30%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.28%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1318 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (14.97%) Project Management
3 474 (10.88%) Scrum
4 439 (10.08%) ITIL
5 405 (9.30%) Analytics
6 360 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 345 (7.92%) PRINCE2
8 323 (7.42%) Software Engineering
9 317 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
10 281 (6.45%) Migration
11 266 (6.11%) TDD
12 242 (5.56%) Business Analysis
13 218 (5.01%) Change Management
14 215 (4.94%) Risk Management
15 211 (4.85%) SDLC
16 196 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 195 (4.48%) Data Analysis
18 189 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
18 189 (4.34%) Open Source
19 183 (4.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 767 (17.61%) SQL
2 555 (12.74%) Java
3 479 (11.00%) JavaScript
4 358 (8.22%) Python
5 324 (7.44%) C#
6 233 (5.35%) C++
7 207 (4.75%) C
8 132 (3.03%) R
9 102 (2.34%) Scala
9 102 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 96 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 94 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 84 (1.93%) PHP
13 77 (1.77%) PL/SQL
14 60 (1.38%) Perl
14 60 (1.38%) Ruby
15 57 (1.31%) VBA
16 43 (0.99%) Bash Shell
17 40 (0.92%) MATLAB
18 35 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 351 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 215 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 155 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 141 (3.24%) CISSP
5 121 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (2.37%) ISEB
7 93 (2.14%) PMI Certification
8 92 (2.11%) MCSE
9 82 (1.88%) CISM
9 82 (1.88%) PMP
10 77 (1.77%) DV Cleared
11 68 (1.56%) CCNP
12 63 (1.45%) CCNA
13 59 (1.35%) PhD
14 53 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 47 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
16 46 (1.06%) CISA
17 42 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
17 42 (0.96%) HND
18 40 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (5.30%) QA
2 100 (2.30%) SLA
3 96 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 64 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
7 30 (0.69%) MiFID
8 28 (0.64%) FATCA
9 25 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.39%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (0.25%) ISO20022
13 10 (0.23%) COBIT
13 10 (0.23%) EMIR
14 9 (0.21%) GMP
15 8 (0.18%) SDET
16 7 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
16 7 (0.16%) Basel III
16 7 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 173 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 95 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.56%) Docker
4 43 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (0.67%) HDFS
6 28 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 22 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 20 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.44%) vSphere
11 17 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.37%) KVM
13 15 (0.34%) Firmware
14 14 (0.32%) XenServer
15 13 (0.30%) vCloud
16 10 (0.23%) iptables
16 10 (0.23%) NFS
16 10 (0.23%) XenApp
17 9 (0.21%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (1.42%) Puppet
3 51 (1.17%) SCCM
4 42 (0.96%) Ansible
5 21 (0.48%) Kibana
5 21 (0.48%) logstash
6 20 (0.46%) Nagios
7 17 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.37%) Oozie
9 14 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 14 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
10 12 (0.28%) Graphite
10 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (0.28%) SCOM
11 11 (0.25%) Grafana
12 10 (0.23%) HAProxy
13 9 (0.21%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.21%) QRadar
14 8 (0.18%) Control-M
14 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 660 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 411 (9.44%) Oracle
3 166 (3.81%) Cisco
4 152 (3.49%) VMware
5 140 (3.21%) SAP
6 119 (2.73%) HP
7 103 (2.37%) Adobe
8 84 (1.93%) Google
9 80 (1.84%) Tableau
10 65 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 61 (1.40%) CheckPoint
12 59 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
13 54 (1.24%) Citrix
14 53 (1.22%) Splunk
15 49 (1.13%) IBM
16 47 (1.08%) Juniper
16 47 (1.08%) Teradata
17 46 (1.06%) Apple
18 41 (0.94%) Sybase
19 36 (0.83%) Netezza
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