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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 34 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 2397 2276 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.79% 4.54% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.50% 23.49% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1255 1329
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 110 134
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.72 £33.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -8.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.42 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
10653 9688 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.29% 19.32% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 5636 5580
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £545 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 477 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -8 1054 £450 - 796
South East +3 523 £390 -1.51% 351
North East +10 166 £285 -11.76% 46
South West +18 127 £400 +14.28% 95
North West -9 124 £395 +5.33% 175
Yorkshire +32 111 £413 -1.78% 107
West Midlands +1 111 £400 +15.94% 67
East of England +10 99 £350 +3.70% 185
East Midlands +5 57 £400 +6.66% 57
Midlands +4 10 £300 - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1273 (27.10%) Finance
2 1248 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1244 (26.48%) Computer Science
4 880 (18.73%) Project Management
5 784 (16.69%) SQL
6 783 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 738 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
8 702 (14.94%) Java
9 567 (12.07%) ITIL
10 565 (12.03%) Windows
11 521 (11.09%) JavaScript
12 509 (10.83%) HTML
13 486 (10.34%) MS Excel
14 465 (9.90%) Linux
15 434 (9.24%) SQL Server
16 429 (9.13%) Security Cleared
17 428 (9.11%) Oracle
18 419 (8.92%) .NET
19 410 (8.73%) PRINCE2
20 403 (8.58%) C#
21 392 (8.34%) User Experience
22 380 (8.09%) CSS
23 354 (7.54%) Scrum
24 349 (7.43%) Banking
25 347 (7.39%) Software Engineering
26 334 (7.11%) Python
27 331 (7.05%) Web Services
28 323 (6.88%) Management Information System
29 312 (6.64%) MS Office
30 309 (6.58%) C++

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
1 145 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 110 (2.34%) IIS
3 84 (1.79%) SAS
4 79 (1.68%) CMS
4 79 (1.68%) Node.js
5 70 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 65 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 60 (1.28%) Apache
7 60 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 60 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 46 (0.98%) Confluence
9 38 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 36 (0.77%) Skype for Business
11 34 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 33 (0.70%) Apache Spark
13 29 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 25 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
16 23 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 486 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 312 (6.64%) MS Office
3 153 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 145 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 138 (2.94%) MS Project
6 70 (1.49%) Photoshop
7 51 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 36 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
9 31 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
9 31 (0.66%) SPSS
10 14 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.064%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.064%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.064%) LaTeX
12 3 (0.064%) Simulink
13 2 (0.043%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.043%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 58 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 17 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.15%) Primavera
9 7 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 116 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (1.64%) SaaS
4 62 (1.32%) Office 365
5 34 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.66%) IaaS
7 27 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 24 (0.51%) PaaS
9 17 (0.36%) GitHub
10 14 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.26%) Yammer
12 10 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.19%) HP Helion
14 8 (0.17%) AdWords
14 8 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.17%) Force.com
14 8 (0.17%) Heroku
15 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 177 (3.77%) DNS
2 168 (3.58%) Firewall
3 146 (3.11%) Internet
4 131 (2.79%) DHCP
5 127 (2.70%) LAN
6 116 (2.47%) WAN
7 109 (2.32%) HTTP
8 101 (2.15%) VPN
9 99 (2.11%) TCP/IP
10 85 (1.81%) Network Security
11 76 (1.62%) SAN
12 60 (1.28%) Wireless
13 51 (1.09%) SSL
14 49 (1.04%) LDAP
15 48 (1.02%) VoIP
16 47 (1.00%) BGP
17 46 (0.98%) 3G
18 44 (0.94%) Intranet
19 43 (0.92%) IPsec
20 41 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 177 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 145 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 138 (2.94%) Big Data
5 131 (2.79%) MySQL
6 120 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 103 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 96 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 93 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 86 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 70 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 65 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 59 (1.26%) Data Mining
14 58 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 49 (1.04%) MS Access
16 47 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
17 44 (0.94%) MongoDB
17 44 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 43 (0.92%) Apache Hive
19 39 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 210 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 205 (4.36%) JIRA
3 142 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 137 (2.92%) Maven
5 94 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 91 (1.94%) Subversion
7 84 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 78 (1.66%) JUnit
9 73 (1.55%) Axure RP
10 71 (1.51%) Selenium
11 62 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 54 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 54 (1.15%) Cucumber
13 36 (0.77%) Gradle
14 35 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
15 32 (0.68%) Ant
16 29 (0.62%) Xcode
17 27 (0.57%) TeamCity
18 26 (0.55%) SpecFlow
19 23 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 1273 (27.10%) Finance
2 349 (7.43%) Banking
3 291 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 248 (5.28%) Marketing
5 153 (3.26%) Front Office
6 151 (3.21%) Legal
7 147 (3.13%) Retail
8 122 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 114 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.51%) Electronics
11 67 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 66 (1.40%) German Language
13 65 (1.38%) Law
14 62 (1.32%) Games
15 51 (1.09%) Advertising
15 51 (1.09%) Publishing
16 47 (1.00%) Back Office
17 40 (0.85%) Financial Institution
18 38 (0.81%) Billing
19 33 (0.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 970 (20.65%) Developer
2 771 (16.41%) Analyst
3 401 (8.54%) Architect
4 353 (7.51%) Project Manager
5 269 (5.73%) Business Analyst
6 231 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 190 (4.04%) Consultant
8 153 (3.26%) Designer
9 144 (3.07%) User Researcher
10 124 (2.64%) C# Developer
11 123 (2.62%) Senior Developer
12 121 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
13 119 (2.53%) .NET Developer
14 115 (2.45%) Support Engineer
15 102 (2.17%) Data Analyst
16 101 (2.15%) Network Engineer
17 97 (2.06%) SQL Developer
18 84 (1.79%) Administrator
19 83 (1.77%) IT Manager
20 78 (1.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (10.83%) HTML
2 419 (8.92%) .NET
3 380 (8.09%) CSS
4 331 (7.05%) Web Services
5 268 (5.70%) XML
6 209 (4.45%) jQuery
7 184 (3.92%) HTML5
8 181 (3.85%) REST
9 170 (3.62%) ASP.NET
10 147 (3.13%) Spring
11 124 (2.64%) AngularJS
12 118 (2.51%) SOAP
13 114 (2.43%) RESTful
14 112 (2.38%) JSON
15 95 (2.02%) J2EE
16 88 (1.87%) Middleware
17 86 (1.83%) .NET Framework
18 85 (1.81%) CSS3
19 80 (1.70%) Ajax
20 73 (1.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1244 (26.48%) Computer Science
2 738 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 392 (8.34%) User Experience
4 323 (6.88%) Management Information System
5 281 (5.98%) Mathematics
6 217 (4.62%) Psychology
7 200 (4.26%) Data Centre
8 149 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 119 (2.53%) Statistics
10 101 (2.15%) Algorithms
11 95 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 91 (1.94%) PMI
13 68 (1.45%) Physics
14 60 (1.28%) Derivative
15 59 (1.26%) NHS
16 53 (1.13%) Data Structures
17 51 (1.09%) Visualisation
18 50 (1.06%) Social Media
19 46 (0.98%) Economics
19 46 (0.98%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 565 (12.03%) Windows
2 465 (9.90%) Linux
3 272 (5.79%) Unix
4 159 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 95 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 77 (1.64%) Solaris
7 76 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 73 (1.55%) Android
9 70 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 68 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 67 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (0.98%) AIX
14 23 (0.49%) CentOS
14 23 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 19 (0.40%) Windows XP
18 16 (0.34%) zOS
19 11 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1248 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 880 (18.73%) Project Management
3 567 (12.07%) ITIL
4 410 (8.73%) PRINCE2
5 354 (7.54%) Scrum
6 347 (7.39%) Software Engineering
7 307 (6.53%) Analytics
8 287 (6.11%) TDD
9 281 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 269 (5.73%) Change Management
11 242 (5.15%) OO
12 238 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 228 (4.85%) SDLC
14 222 (4.73%) Business Analysis
15 219 (4.66%) Mentoring
16 218 (4.64%) Migration
17 211 (4.49%) Risk Management
18 205 (4.36%) Information Security
19 202 (4.30%) Service Delivery
20 196 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 784 (16.69%) SQL
2 702 (14.94%) Java
3 521 (11.09%) JavaScript
4 403 (8.58%) C#
5 334 (7.11%) Python
6 309 (6.58%) C++
7 197 (4.19%) C
8 121 (2.58%) PHP
9 115 (2.45%) T-SQL
10 96 (2.04%) R
11 92 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 86 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 84 (1.79%) Ruby
14 81 (1.72%) Perl
15 75 (1.60%) VB
16 72 (1.53%) VBA
17 61 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 61 (1.30%) PL/SQL
18 52 (1.11%) VB.NET
19 50 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 429 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 291 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 201 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 171 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 169 (3.60%) CISSP
5 169 (3.60%) PMI Certification
6 136 (2.89%) PMP
7 120 (2.55%) ISEB
8 96 (2.04%) CISM
9 92 (1.96%) MCSE
10 86 (1.83%) CCNP
11 77 (1.64%) CCNA
12 72 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
13 70 (1.49%) HND
14 63 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
14 63 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 61 (1.30%) PhD
16 60 (1.28%) CISA
16 60 (1.28%) ISTQB
17 50 (1.06%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (5.34%) QA
2 117 (2.49%) SLA
3 91 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 88 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 51 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 43 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 34 (0.72%) COBIT
10 24 (0.51%) MiFID
11 19 (0.40%) ISO27005
12 16 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 15 (0.32%) PMBOK
14 13 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
15 11 (0.23%) GxP
16 10 (0.21%) COSO
16 10 (0.21%) FATCA
17 8 (0.17%) JSP 440
18 6 (0.13%) DO-160
18 6 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 240 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 115 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 49 (1.04%) XenApp
4 45 (0.96%) Docker
5 40 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 38 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 34 (0.72%) XenServer
8 28 (0.60%) vSphere
9 13 (0.28%) NFS
9 13 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (0.23%) Firmware
12 9 (0.19%) HDFS
13 8 (0.17%) GPFS
13 8 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (0.15%) Samba
14 7 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 60 (1.28%) Puppet
2 51 (1.09%) SCCM
3 30 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 24 (0.51%) Nagios
6 23 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 23 (0.49%) SCOM
7 16 (0.34%) EdgeSight
7 16 (0.34%) Graphite
7 16 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (0.34%) SafeCom
7 16 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 15 (0.32%) Ansible
8 15 (0.32%) logstash
9 13 (0.28%) Cacti
10 12 (0.26%) OpenView
11 11 (0.23%) WSUS
12 10 (0.21%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.19%) Control-M
13 9 (0.19%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 783 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 428 (9.11%) Oracle
3 225 (4.79%) Cisco
4 203 (4.32%) SAP
5 202 (4.30%) VMware
6 153 (3.26%) HP
7 118 (2.51%) Citrix
8 114 (2.43%) IBM
9 105 (2.23%) Adobe
10 87 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 77 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 63 (1.34%) Google
13 62 (1.32%) Juniper
14 55 (1.17%) EMC
15 49 (1.04%) Tableau
16 46 (0.98%) AppSense
16 46 (0.98%) F5
17 43 (0.92%) CheckPoint
18 42 (0.89%) ServiceNow
19 40 (0.85%) Apple
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Candidate Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day according to experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
London Business School
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago