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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / England
Rank 34 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2110 2309 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.02% 4.90% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.17% 22.95% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1437 1315
Median daily rate £426 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 109 126
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +27.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £53.40 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +36.76%

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
8730 10060 9619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.77% 21.37% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5580 6339 5592
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 £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 388 436
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.55 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% +61.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.53 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 1004 £450 - 680
South East +2 434 £405 +6.57% 257
East of England +2 138 £400 +14.28% 231
West Midlands +7 126 £412 +9.86% 75
North West +6 105 £388 -3.12% 139
South West -3 103 £450 +20.00% 118
Yorkshire +30 98 £350 -20.00% 89
East Midlands -6 53 £368 - 61
North East -13 41 £394 +19.24% 20
Midlands -5 2 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1297 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1154 (26.41%) Finance
3 1081 (24.74%) Computer Science
4 751 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
5 747 (17.10%) SQL
6 646 (14.79%) Project Management
7 643 (14.72%) Microsoft
8 578 (13.23%) Java
9 507 (11.60%) HTML
10 480 (10.99%) JavaScript
11 475 (10.87%) MS Excel
12 468 (10.71%) Oracle
13 463 (10.60%) ITIL
14 444 (10.16%) Scrum
15 439 (10.05%) Linux
16 420 (9.61%) Analytics
17 419 (9.59%) Windows
18 409 (9.36%) User Experience
19 405 (9.27%) CSS
20 397 (9.09%) Banking
21 394 (9.02%) Python
22 379 (8.67%) Security Cleared
23 364 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
24 357 (8.17%) Mathematics
25 352 (8.06%) SQL Server
26 349 (7.99%) PRINCE2
27 320 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
28 308 (7.05%) Management Information System
29 304 (6.96%) Telecoms
30 298 (6.82%) Software Engineering

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
1 146 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 98 (2.24%) Apache
3 95 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 91 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 82 (1.88%) JBoss
6 79 (1.81%) CMS
7 72 (1.65%) SAS
8 66 (1.51%) Confluence
9 58 (1.33%) Skype for Business
10 51 (1.17%) IIS
11 45 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 44 (1.01%) Apache Pig
12 44 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 40 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 39 (0.89%) OpenStack
15 38 (0.87%) WordPress
16 33 (0.76%) ArcGIS
17 32 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
18 29 (0.66%) Drupal
19 25 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 475 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 295 (6.75%) MS Office
3 153 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 145 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 76 (1.74%) MS Project
6 66 (1.51%) Photoshop
7 37 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
9 24 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
10 21 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.46%) SPSS
12 10 (0.23%) OrCAD
13 9 (0.21%) Stata
14 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.14%) InDesign
15 5 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.092%) Camtasia
16 4 (0.092%) InVision
16 4 (0.092%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 41 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 11 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.14%) FastStats
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
9 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.14%) RMDS
9 6 (0.14%) Unica
10 5 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 131 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (2.43%) Office 365
4 66 (1.51%) GitHub
5 54 (1.24%) SaaS
6 43 (0.98%) PaaS
7 33 (0.76%) IaaS
8 31 (0.71%) Google Analytics
9 28 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.50%) Heroku
11 14 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
12 13 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.27%) Yammer
14 9 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 9 (0.21%) Force.com
15 8 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.18%) Mimecast
16 7 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.98%) Internet
2 154 (3.52%) Firewall
3 107 (2.45%) LAN
4 83 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 83 (1.90%) WAN
5 73 (1.67%) Wireless
6 67 (1.53%) DNS
7 65 (1.49%) VPN
8 64 (1.46%) Network Security
9 61 (1.40%) HTTP
10 53 (1.21%) SSL
11 49 (1.12%) SAN
12 47 (1.08%) Skype
13 40 (0.92%) Intranet
14 37 (0.85%) Ethernet
14 37 (0.85%) LDAP
15 33 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
16 32 (0.73%) VoIP
17 28 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 218 (4.99%) Big Data
3 188 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 184 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 164 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 120 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 94 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 84 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 79 (1.81%) MySQL
10 77 (1.76%) QlikView
11 73 (1.67%) MongoDB
12 67 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 65 (1.49%) Apache Hive
14 64 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 64 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 59 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
16 56 (1.28%) GIS
17 46 (1.05%) DB2
17 46 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
18 41 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 266 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 208 (4.76%) JIRA
3 196 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 121 (2.77%) Maven
5 69 (1.58%) Subversion
6 67 (1.53%) Selenium
6 67 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 64 (1.46%) JUnit
8 61 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 57 (1.30%) Gradle
11 53 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 41 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 31 (0.71%) Grunt
14 30 (0.69%) gulp
14 30 (0.69%) webpack
15 29 (0.66%) Jasmine
15 29 (0.66%) Spock
16 27 (0.62%) Mockito
16 27 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 1154 (26.41%) Finance
2 397 (9.09%) Banking
3 304 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 259 (5.93%) Marketing
5 181 (4.14%) Retail
6 153 (3.50%) Legal
7 125 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 110 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 100 (2.29%) Front Office
10 78 (1.79%) Electronics
11 56 (1.28%) Publishing
12 52 (1.19%) Billing
13 51 (1.17%) Back Office
14 46 (1.05%) Automotive
14 46 (1.05%) Law
15 41 (0.94%) Advertising
15 41 (0.94%) Games
16 35 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
16 35 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.73%) French Language
Job Titles
1 899 (20.58%) Developer
2 773 (17.69%) Analyst
3 364 (8.33%) Architect
4 275 (6.29%) Business Analyst
5 248 (5.68%) Project Manager
6 196 (4.49%) Consultant
7 194 (4.44%) Designer
8 170 (3.89%) User Researcher
9 160 (3.66%) Java Developer
10 121 (2.77%) Senior Developer
11 88 (2.01%) Data Analyst
11 88 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
12 85 (1.95%) .NET Developer
13 76 (1.74%) IT Manager
13 76 (1.74%) Security Analyst
14 75 (1.72%) UX Designer
15 70 (1.60%) Junior
15 70 (1.60%) Senior Analyst
16 69 (1.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 68 (1.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (11.60%) HTML
2 405 (9.27%) CSS
3 247 (5.65%) .NET
4 246 (5.63%) Web Services
5 232 (5.31%) XML
6 210 (4.81%) AngularJS
7 208 (4.76%) HTML5
8 175 (4.01%) REST
9 155 (3.55%) jQuery
10 140 (3.20%) Spring
11 131 (3.00%) Node.js
12 125 (2.86%) CSS3
13 117 (2.68%) JSON
14 106 (2.43%) ASP.NET
15 91 (2.08%) SOAP
16 87 (1.99%) React
17 71 (1.63%) Hibernate
17 71 (1.63%) Middleware
18 69 (1.58%) J2EE
19 62 (1.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1081 (24.74%) Computer Science
2 751 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
3 409 (9.36%) User Experience
4 308 (7.05%) Management Information System
5 163 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 134 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 121 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 70 (1.60%) Derivative
9 66 (1.51%) NHS
10 65 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 63 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 59 (1.35%) Credit Risk
12 59 (1.35%) Fintech
13 58 (1.33%) Data Structures
14 51 (1.17%) Equities
15 50 (1.14%) Fixed Income
16 48 (1.10%) PMI
17 47 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (1.01%) Life Science
19 39 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 439 (10.05%) Linux
2 419 (9.59%) Windows
3 283 (6.48%) Unix
4 108 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 94 (2.15%) Android
6 79 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 66 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 44 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.80%) CentOS
12 32 (0.73%) AIX
13 31 (0.71%) Solaris
14 27 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 24 (0.55%) Windows 10
15 24 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1297 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (14.79%) Project Management
3 463 (10.60%) ITIL
4 444 (10.16%) Scrum
5 420 (9.61%) Analytics
6 364 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 357 (8.17%) Mathematics
8 349 (7.99%) PRINCE2
9 320 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 298 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 266 (6.09%) Migration
12 258 (5.91%) Business Analysis
13 248 (5.68%) SDLC
14 244 (5.58%) TDD
15 230 (5.26%) Risk Management
16 217 (4.97%) Change Management
17 194 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
18 192 (4.39%) Data Modelling
19 191 (4.37%) Mentoring
20 187 (4.28%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 747 (17.10%) SQL
2 578 (13.23%) Java
3 480 (10.99%) JavaScript
4 394 (9.02%) Python
5 276 (6.32%) C#
6 226 (5.17%) C
7 211 (4.83%) C++
8 124 (2.84%) Shell Script
9 123 (2.82%) R
10 104 (2.38%) Scala
11 93 (2.13%) PHP
12 91 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 91 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 73 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 72 (1.65%) Perl
15 65 (1.49%) VBA
16 43 (0.98%) Ruby
17 40 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 34 (0.78%) MATLAB
19 29 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 379 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 230 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 137 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 128 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (2.88%) CISSP
6 110 (2.52%) PMI Certification
7 99 (2.27%) ISEB
7 99 (2.27%) PMP
8 78 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 76 (1.74%) MCSE
10 72 (1.65%) CCNP
11 69 (1.58%) CISM
12 62 (1.42%) CCNA
13 54 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
14 53 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 52 (1.19%) PhD
16 47 (1.08%) CCIE
16 47 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 46 (1.05%) HND
18 44 (1.01%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (5.72%) QA
2 108 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 91 (2.08%) PMO
4 78 (1.79%) SLA
5 59 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (1.30%) PCI DSS
7 38 (0.87%) MiFID
8 28 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
9 27 (0.62%) FATCA
9 27 (0.62%) GDPR
10 22 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.43%) COBIT
12 15 (0.34%) JSP 440
13 13 (0.30%) EMIR
13 13 (0.30%) IFRS
13 13 (0.30%) IFRS 9
14 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.21%) GMP
15 9 (0.21%) PA-DSS
16 8 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 165 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 100 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (1.67%) Docker
4 32 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 29 (0.66%) HDFS
7 28 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 22 (0.50%) vSphere
9 20 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.37%) vCloud
13 15 (0.34%) Firmware
14 14 (0.32%) KVM
15 12 (0.27%) XenServer
16 11 (0.25%) XenApp
17 9 (0.21%) NFS
18 8 (0.18%) iptables
18 8 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
18 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (1.33%) Puppet
3 55 (1.26%) Ansible
4 48 (1.10%) SCCM
5 22 (0.50%) Nagios
6 21 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 19 (0.43%) Kibana
7 19 (0.43%) logstash
8 17 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 17 (0.39%) Oozie
9 16 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (0.30%) Graphite
12 10 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.21%) AirWatch
14 8 (0.18%) Terraform
15 7 (0.16%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.16%) Mesos
15 7 (0.16%) SCOM
15 7 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 643 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 468 (10.71%) Oracle
3 167 (3.82%) Cisco
4 162 (3.71%) SAP
5 140 (3.20%) VMware
6 116 (2.66%) HP
7 97 (2.22%) Adobe
8 73 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 66 (1.51%) Tableau
10 63 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 61 (1.40%) Google
12 55 (1.26%) IBM
13 52 (1.19%) Splunk
14 51 (1.17%) CheckPoint
15 50 (1.14%) Citrix
16 49 (1.12%) Juniper
16 49 (1.12%) Sybase
17 45 (1.03%) Teradata
18 44 (1.01%) Apple
19 43 (0.98%) F5
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £355 - £405 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £20 to £23 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
2M Employment Solutions
Rate: £9.75 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marie Stopes International
Rate: £26 - £40 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Codex
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 to £32,000 pro rata
Posted: 7 days ago