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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 42 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 2223 2449 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.79% 4.89% 4.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.81% 23.72% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1447 1434
Median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 139 93
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +21.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +30.00%
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
9338 10323 10937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 20.62% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5853 6292 6253
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 502 503
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 -11 1085 £475 +5.55% 633
South East -1 439 £390 -7.14% 240
West Midlands -7 122 £350 -12.50% 74
East of England +7 115 £375 +7.14% 183
Yorkshire +21 100 £425 +9.67% 91
North East -1 98 £375 +0.06% 19
East Midlands +9 92 £400 +4.57% 61
North West -17 83 £463 +23.33% 118
South West -19 81 £406 +15.24% 107
Midlands +1 4 £546 +36.37%
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1424 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1264 (27.53%) Computer Science
3 1168 (25.44%) Finance
4 853 (18.58%) SQL
5 835 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
6 753 (16.40%) Microsoft
7 712 (15.51%) Project Management
8 609 (13.27%) Java
9 539 (11.74%) Windows
10 531 (11.57%) Scrum
11 527 (11.48%) JavaScript
12 520 (11.33%) HTML
13 505 (11.00%) MS Excel
14 482 (10.50%) ITIL
15 481 (10.48%) User Experience
16 446 (9.71%) Linux
17 444 (9.67%) Oracle
18 435 (9.48%) CSS
18 435 (9.48%) Analytics
19 400 (8.71%) Banking
20 386 (8.41%) SQL Server
21 384 (8.36%) Python
22 365 (7.95%) Security Cleared
23 362 (7.88%) C#
24 347 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
25 342 (7.45%) Management Information System
25 342 (7.45%) Marketing
26 338 (7.36%) Software Engineering
27 334 (7.28%) PRINCE2
28 325 (7.08%) .NET

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
1 156 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 101 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 98 (2.13%) Apache
4 96 (2.09%) CMS
4 96 (2.09%) SAS
5 87 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 80 (1.74%) IIS
6 80 (1.74%) JBoss
7 67 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 63 (1.37%) Confluence
8 63 (1.37%) Skype for Business
9 54 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 50 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 45 (0.98%) WordPress
12 39 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (0.83%) OpenStack
14 37 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
15 32 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 32 (0.70%) Drupal
16 29 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 505 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 283 (6.16%) MS Office
3 175 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 113 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 68 (1.48%) MS Project
6 59 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 55 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
8 41 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
9 33 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 33 (0.72%) SPSS
10 31 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.28%) Simulink
12 10 (0.22%) OrCAD
13 9 (0.20%) InVision
14 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
15 6 (0.13%) InDesign
15 6 (0.13%) Stata
16 5 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.26%) RMDS
6 9 (0.20%) Radian6
6 9 (0.20%) Social Studio
7 8 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.13%) Unica
10 5 (0.11%) assyst
10 5 (0.11%) Infor M3
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 153 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (2.24%) Office 365
4 86 (1.87%) GitHub
5 66 (1.44%) SaaS
6 41 (0.89%) Google Analytics
7 36 (0.78%) PaaS
8 31 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 28 (0.61%) Heroku
10 26 (0.57%) IaaS
11 21 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.37%) Google Play
13 16 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 9 (0.20%) Yammer
17 8 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
17 8 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.35%) Internet
2 124 (2.70%) Firewall
3 115 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 91 (1.98%) DNS
5 88 (1.92%) LAN
6 86 (1.87%) HTTP
7 77 (1.68%) VPN
8 69 (1.50%) SSL
9 61 (1.33%) DHCP
10 58 (1.26%) WAN
11 57 (1.24%) SAN
11 57 (1.24%) Wireless
12 50 (1.09%) Network Security
13 47 (1.02%) Skype
14 43 (0.94%) LDAP
15 39 (0.85%) Ethernet
16 38 (0.83%) Intranet
16 38 (0.83%) VoIP
17 31 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 211 (4.60%) Big Data
3 188 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 171 (3.72%) Hadoop
5 170 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 136 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 119 (2.59%) MySQL
8 102 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 85 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 84 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 81 (1.76%) Oracle Database
11 81 (1.76%) QlikView
12 70 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 64 (1.39%) Apache Hive
13 64 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 57 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
14 57 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
15 53 (1.15%) GIS
16 48 (1.05%) DB2
16 48 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 248 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 204 (4.44%) JIRA
3 175 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 140 (3.05%) Maven
5 97 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 77 (1.68%) Subversion
7 64 (1.39%) JUnit
7 64 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 63 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 60 (1.31%) Gradle
10 54 (1.18%) Selenium
11 53 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 46 (1.00%) TeamCity
13 38 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 31 (0.68%) SoapUI
15 30 (0.65%) gulp
16 29 (0.63%) Grunt
16 29 (0.63%) Spock
17 25 (0.54%) IntelliJ
17 25 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 1168 (25.44%) Finance
2 400 (8.71%) Banking
3 342 (7.45%) Marketing
4 244 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 233 (5.08%) Retail
6 170 (3.70%) Legal
7 137 (2.98%) Manufacturing
8 110 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 104 (2.27%) Front Office
10 56 (1.22%) Games
11 53 (1.15%) Advertising
12 52 (1.13%) Publishing
13 51 (1.11%) Automotive
13 51 (1.11%) Back Office
14 49 (1.07%) Electronics
15 47 (1.02%) Financial Institution
16 44 (0.96%) Billing
16 44 (0.96%) German Language
17 42 (0.91%) French Language
18 39 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 900 (19.60%) Developer
2 771 (16.79%) Analyst
3 328 (7.14%) Architect
4 267 (5.82%) Project Manager
5 244 (5.31%) Business Analyst
6 213 (4.64%) Consultant
7 186 (4.05%) Designer
8 183 (3.99%) User Researcher
9 150 (3.27%) Java Developer
10 129 (2.81%) Senior Developer
11 102 (2.22%) C# Developer
12 101 (2.20%) .NET Developer
13 99 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
14 90 (1.96%) Data Analyst
15 80 (1.74%) UX Designer
16 78 (1.70%) IT Manager
17 75 (1.63%) User Experience Researcher
18 72 (1.57%) Software Developer
18 72 (1.57%) Software Engineer
18 72 (1.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (11.33%) HTML
2 435 (9.48%) CSS
3 325 (7.08%) .NET
4 295 (6.43%) XML
5 271 (5.90%) Web Services
6 235 (5.12%) AngularJS
7 213 (4.64%) REST
8 191 (4.16%) HTML5
9 167 (3.64%) jQuery
10 152 (3.31%) Spring
11 132 (2.88%) ASP.NET
12 127 (2.77%) SOAP
13 125 (2.72%) JSON
14 124 (2.70%) Node.js
15 110 (2.40%) CSS3
16 90 (1.96%) RESTful
17 86 (1.87%) Middleware
18 75 (1.63%) Hibernate
19 72 (1.57%) Ajax
20 71 (1.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1264 (27.53%) Computer Science
2 835 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
3 481 (10.48%) User Experience
4 342 (7.45%) Management Information System
5 324 (7.06%) Mathematics
6 218 (4.75%) Psychology
7 164 (3.57%) Statistics
8 144 (3.14%) Data Centre
9 132 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 125 (2.72%) Visualisation
11 94 (2.05%) Virtual Team
12 80 (1.74%) Credit Risk
13 77 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 70 (1.52%) Algorithms
15 65 (1.42%) Physics
16 61 (1.33%) Economics
17 58 (1.26%) NHS
18 57 (1.24%) Data Structures
19 51 (1.11%) Derivative
19 51 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 539 (11.74%) Windows
2 446 (9.71%) Linux
3 280 (6.10%) Unix
4 157 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 131 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 126 (2.74%) Android
7 78 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 53 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (1.13%) Solaris
12 49 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 45 (0.98%) CentOS
15 35 (0.76%) AIX
16 20 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 15 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.30%) Windows XP
19 13 (0.28%) Windows Vista
20 11 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1424 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (15.51%) Project Management
3 531 (11.57%) Scrum
4 482 (10.50%) ITIL
5 435 (9.48%) Analytics
6 347 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 338 (7.36%) Software Engineering
8 334 (7.28%) PRINCE2
9 312 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
10 277 (6.03%) Migration
11 276 (6.01%) TDD
12 255 (5.55%) Change Management
13 252 (5.49%) Business Analysis
14 228 (4.97%) SDLC
15 224 (4.88%) Data Analysis
16 214 (4.66%) Risk Management
17 210 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 204 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
19 194 (4.23%) E-Commerce
20 193 (4.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 853 (18.58%) SQL
2 609 (13.27%) Java
3 527 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 384 (8.36%) Python
5 362 (7.88%) C#
6 248 (5.40%) C++
7 199 (4.33%) C
8 136 (2.96%) R
9 111 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 108 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 106 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 101 (2.20%) PHP
13 95 (2.07%) Scala
14 82 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 79 (1.72%) Ruby
16 70 (1.52%) Perl
17 60 (1.31%) VBA
18 55 (1.20%) Bash Shell
19 49 (1.07%) MATLAB
20 39 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 365 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 240 (5.23%) SC Cleared
3 189 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (2.74%) CISSP
5 125 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (2.50%) ISEB
7 110 (2.40%) MCSE
8 99 (2.16%) PMI Certification
9 88 (1.92%) PMP
10 77 (1.68%) CISM
11 73 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 66 (1.44%) CCNA
13 64 (1.39%) DV Cleared
14 62 (1.35%) CCNP
15 60 (1.31%) MCP
16 58 (1.26%) PhD
17 54 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 49 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
19 48 (1.05%) MBA
20 46 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (5.58%) QA
2 110 (2.40%) SLA
3 93 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 74 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 64 (1.39%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.76%) MiFID
8 32 (0.70%) FATCA
9 27 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.52%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.30%) EMIR
11 14 (0.30%) JSP 440
12 12 (0.26%) COBIT
12 12 (0.26%) ISO20022
13 9 (0.20%) PA-DSS
14 8 (0.17%) SAS 70
14 8 (0.17%) SDET
15 7 (0.15%) Basel III
15 7 (0.15%) GxP
15 7 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 241 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 112 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (1.42%) Docker
4 51 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 37 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 37 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 33 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 32 (0.70%) XenServer
9 31 (0.68%) XenApp
10 27 (0.59%) HDFS
11 21 (0.46%) vSphere
12 18 (0.39%) Firmware
13 16 (0.35%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.33%) KVM
15 14 (0.30%) NFS
16 11 (0.24%) iptables
16 11 (0.24%) vCloud
17 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 75 (1.63%) Puppet
2 66 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (1.33%) SCCM
4 33 (0.72%) Ansible
5 22 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (0.48%) Nagios
6 16 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (0.30%) logstash
9 13 (0.28%) Kibana
9 13 (0.28%) Oozie
9 13 (0.28%) SCOM
10 11 (0.24%) Control-M
10 11 (0.24%) Grafana
10 11 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.20%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.20%) Graphite
11 9 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.20%) QRadar
11 9 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 753 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 444 (9.67%) Oracle
3 182 (3.96%) VMware
4 172 (3.75%) Cisco
5 142 (3.09%) HP
5 142 (3.09%) SAP
6 126 (2.74%) Adobe
7 107 (2.33%) Google
8 96 (2.09%) Citrix
9 80 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 71 (1.55%) Tableau
11 69 (1.50%) Red Hat
12 63 (1.37%) IBM
13 52 (1.13%) Splunk
14 51 (1.11%) CheckPoint
15 50 (1.09%) Apple
15 50 (1.09%) ServiceNow
16 46 (1.00%) Juniper
17 37 (0.81%) Sybase
18 36 (0.78%) Teradata
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £700 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £80000 per annum + Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + potential extension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £337 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £240 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
networx
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago