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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 40 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2241 2384 2119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.34% 4.82% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.76% 25.89% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1375 1121
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 96 94
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.17 £49.25 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
9845 9208 8305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.08% 18.62% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5237 4514
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 400 457
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 1119 £450 +5.88% 804
South East -8 413 £375 +7.14% 386
North West +3 131 £400 +23.07% 188
East of England -12 129 £338 -15.62% 244
South West +4 110 £375 +7.14% 144
West Midlands +14 103 £350 - 103
Yorkshire +15 71 £400 +17.64% 107
North East +27 65 £410 +272.72% 35
East Midlands +15 63 £350 +26.12% 98
Midlands -4 2 £320 - 3
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (27.40%) Finance
2 1080 (23.54%) Computer Science
3 993 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 860 (18.75%) Project Management
5 845 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
6 844 (18.40%) SQL
7 768 (16.74%) Microsoft
8 586 (12.78%) Java
9 552 (12.03%) MS Excel
10 529 (11.53%) ITIL
11 522 (11.38%) HTML
12 479 (10.44%) Windows
13 471 (10.27%) SQL Server
14 464 (10.12%) Oracle
15 463 (10.09%) JavaScript
16 461 (10.05%) PRINCE2
17 458 (9.98%) Banking
18 413 (9.00%) C#
19 410 (8.94%) .NET
20 406 (8.85%) Linux
21 385 (8.39%) MS Office
22 365 (7.96%) CSS
23 358 (7.80%) UNIX
24 357 (7.78%) Telecoms
25 332 (7.24%) Web Services
26 327 (7.13%) Management Information System
26 327 (7.13%) SDLC
27 326 (7.11%) Security Cleared
28 302 (6.58%) Scrum
29 289 (6.30%) Change Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 87 (1.90%) IIS
3 83 (1.81%) SAS
4 79 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 76 (1.66%) CMS
6 70 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 67 (1.46%) Apache
8 57 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 50 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 42 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 39 (0.85%) JBoss
12 35 (0.76%) Node.js
13 31 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 30 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
15 25 (0.55%) Lync
16 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.37%) Confluence
19 15 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 552 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 385 (8.39%) MS Office
3 238 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 187 (4.08%) MS Project
5 172 (3.75%) MS Visio
6 71 (1.55%) Photoshop
7 53 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
8 48 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
9 32 (0.70%) SPSS
10 28 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.28%) Simulink
12 11 (0.24%) InDesign
13 10 (0.22%) Acrobat
14 8 (0.17%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
15 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.13%) PowerPivot
17 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
17 5 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 36 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.17%) HFM
7 8 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.15%) Magento
8 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.15%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.13%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.11%) Loan IQ
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.11%) Tridion
10 5 (0.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (0.85%) SaaS
3 31 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 31 (0.68%) Office 365
4 24 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 16 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (0.35%) PaaS
6 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.26%) Heroku
9 10 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.20%) GitHub
10 9 (0.20%) Force.com
11 7 (0.15%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.15%) IaaS
12 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
13 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 145 (3.16%) Firewall
2 140 (3.05%) Internet
3 101 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.16%) LAN
5 96 (2.09%) VPN
6 85 (1.85%) WAN
7 83 (1.81%) DNS
7 83 (1.81%) Wireless
8 82 (1.79%) SAN
9 80 (1.74%) Network Security
10 66 (1.44%) VoIP
11 53 (1.16%) LDAP
12 52 (1.13%) IPsec
13 51 (1.11%) DHCP
14 48 (1.05%) HTTP
15 47 (1.02%) BGP
16 46 (1.00%) MPLS
16 46 (1.00%) OSPF
17 42 (0.92%) SSL
18 41 (0.89%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 166 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 159 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 151 (3.29%) Oracle Database
5 120 (2.62%) MySQL
6 99 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 93 (2.03%) Big Data
8 92 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 79 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 74 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 70 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
13 66 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 57 (1.24%) MongoDB
15 52 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 50 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
17 46 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 45 (0.98%) NoSQL
19 44 (0.96%) Data Mining
20 38 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 163 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 109 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 97 (2.11%) JIRA
4 89 (1.94%) Subversion
5 78 (1.70%) Jenkins
6 74 (1.61%) Maven
7 64 (1.40%) Selenium
8 63 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 52 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 39 (0.85%) JUnit
12 37 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
13 33 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 25 (0.55%) WebDriver
15 24 (0.52%) Axure RP
16 22 (0.48%) Hudson
16 22 (0.48%) SpecFlow
16 22 (0.48%) Ant
17 20 (0.44%) HP UFT
18 19 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1257 (27.40%) Finance
2 458 (9.98%) Banking
3 357 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 242 (5.28%) Marketing
5 207 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 172 (3.75%) Retail
7 153 (3.34%) Front Office
8 149 (3.25%) Legal
9 102 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 88 (1.92%) Law
11 81 (1.77%) Electronics
12 78 (1.70%) Automotive
13 56 (1.22%) Publishing
14 48 (1.05%) Back Office
15 46 (1.00%) Games
16 44 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
17 43 (0.94%) Military
18 42 (0.92%) Financial Institution
19 36 (0.78%) Aerospace
20 34 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 967 (21.08%) Developer
2 867 (18.90%) Analyst
3 418 (9.11%) Project Manager
4 340 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 320 (6.98%) Architect
6 183 (3.99%) Java Developer
7 158 (3.44%) Consultant
8 153 (3.34%) Designer
9 129 (2.81%) Senior Developer
10 118 (2.57%) Software Engineer
11 113 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
12 93 (2.03%) Data Analyst
13 84 (1.83%) Network Engineer
14 81 (1.77%) .NET Developer
15 76 (1.66%) Support Analyst
16 75 (1.64%) C# Developer
17 68 (1.48%) UX Designer
18 66 (1.44%) Administrator
19 64 (1.40%) Senior Manager
20 61 (1.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 522 (11.38%) HTML
2 410 (8.94%) .NET
3 365 (7.96%) CSS
4 332 (7.24%) Web Services
5 286 (6.24%) XML
6 184 (4.01%) HTML5
7 182 (3.97%) jQuery
8 165 (3.60%) ASP.NET
9 136 (2.96%) SOAP
10 123 (2.68%) REST
11 110 (2.40%) .NET Framework
12 104 (2.27%) J2EE
13 101 (2.20%) Middleware
13 101 (2.20%) Spring
14 89 (1.94%) CSS3
14 89 (1.94%) AngularJS
15 84 (1.83%) JSON
16 78 (1.70%) RESTful
17 70 (1.53%) WCF
18 68 (1.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1080 (23.54%) Computer Science
2 845 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 327 (7.13%) Management Information System
4 276 (6.02%) User Experience
5 226 (4.93%) Mathematics
6 160 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 150 (3.27%) Data Centre
8 109 (2.38%) Derivative
9 106 (2.31%) Statistics
10 85 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 75 (1.64%) Physics
12 74 (1.61%) PMI
13 72 (1.57%) Psychology
13 72 (1.57%) Visualisation
14 69 (1.50%) Fixed Income
15 59 (1.29%) NHS
16 55 (1.20%) Equities
16 55 (1.20%) Social Media
17 53 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
18 49 (1.07%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 479 (10.44%) Windows
2 406 (8.85%) Linux
3 358 (7.80%) UNIX
4 123 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 118 (2.57%) Android
6 76 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 70 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (1.22%) Solaris
8 56 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (0.74%) AIX
12 20 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.26%) CentOS
15 12 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.20%) zOS
18 8 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
2 860 (18.75%) Project Management
3 529 (11.53%) ITIL
4 461 (10.05%) PRINCE2
5 327 (7.13%) SDLC
6 302 (6.58%) Scrum
7 289 (6.30%) Change Management
8 283 (6.17%) Business Analysis
9 280 (6.10%) Analytics
10 278 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 276 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 240 (5.23%) OO
13 233 (5.08%) Service Management
14 229 (4.99%) Migration
15 226 (4.93%) TDD
16 214 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 204 (4.45%) Data Modelling
18 202 (4.40%) Risk Management
19 200 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
20 196 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 844 (18.40%) SQL
2 586 (12.78%) Java
3 463 (10.09%) JavaScript
4 413 (9.00%) C#
5 269 (5.86%) C++
6 210 (4.58%) Python
7 165 (3.60%) C
8 117 (2.55%) T-SQL
9 112 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 112 (2.44%) Perl
10 99 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 90 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 86 (1.87%) Ruby
13 85 (1.85%) VBA
14 81 (1.77%) PHP
15 67 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 65 (1.42%) VB
17 56 (1.22%) R
18 47 (1.02%) MATLAB
19 40 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 326 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 182 (3.97%) PMI Certification
3 181 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 146 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 143 (3.12%) PMP
6 118 (2.57%) ISEB
7 116 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 85 (1.85%) HND
9 77 (1.68%) CCNP
9 77 (1.68%) CISSP
10 71 (1.55%) CCNA
11 68 (1.48%) MCSE
11 68 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 64 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 63 (1.37%) ISTQB
14 60 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 43 (0.94%) DV Cleared
16 41 (0.89%) CISM
16 41 (0.89%) MBA
17 40 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.28%) QA
2 151 (3.29%) SLA
3 46 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (0.98%) COBIT
5 29 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.39%) IEC 61508
9 15 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.28%) EMIR
11 12 (0.26%) Basel II
12 11 (0.24%) COREP
13 10 (0.22%) DO-178B
14 9 (0.20%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.17%) DO-254
15 8 (0.17%) JSP 440
15 8 (0.17%) MiFID
15 8 (0.17%) GxP
16 7 (0.15%) TickIT
16 7 (0.15%) COSO
System Software
1 212 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 135 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 27 (0.59%) vSphere
4 25 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 15 (0.33%) XenApp
5 15 (0.33%) Firmware
6 10 (0.22%) KVM
6 10 (0.22%) Docker
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (0.20%) NFS
8 8 (0.17%) XenServer
8 8 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.15%) Xen
9 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.13%) Snort
11 5 (0.11%) Varnish
11 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (1.00%) Puppet
2 42 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (0.59%) SCCM
5 18 (0.39%) MOM
6 17 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 17 (0.37%) BladeLogic
7 16 (0.35%) RANCID
8 15 (0.33%) SCOM
8 15 (0.33%) Graylog
9 12 (0.26%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (0.17%) DatAdvantage
12 8 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (0.15%) Nagios
13 7 (0.15%) WSUS
14 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 768 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 464 (10.12%) Oracle
3 183 (3.99%) Cisco
4 169 (3.68%) VMware
5 146 (3.18%) Adobe
6 145 (3.16%) HP
7 136 (2.96%) SAP
8 116 (2.53%) IBM
9 106 (2.31%) Citrix
10 71 (1.55%) Google
11 61 (1.33%) Juniper
12 55 (1.20%) Remedy
13 48 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 41 (0.89%) F5
15 39 (0.85%) Sybase
16 38 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
17 36 (0.78%) EMC
18 34 (0.74%) BMC
19 33 (0.72%) Informatica
19 33 (0.72%) ServiceNow
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £221.89 - £244.08 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Rate: Day rate contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £540.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £100.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Posted: 19 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago