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 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 37 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 2353 2268 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.46% 4.79% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.68% 28.10% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1378 1225
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 89 163
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.63 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -41.66%
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
10855 8071 8242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 17.04% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6184 4640 4343
Average daily rate £390 £380 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 482 330 549
Average hourly rate £18.02 £18.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 2014.

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 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -1 1293 £450 - 724
South East -1 510 £375 -6.25% 433
East of England -6 119 £395 +12.85% 179
North West +15 105 £325 - 160
South West -19 100 £364 +0.34% 189
West Midlands -2 79 £350 +2.18% 98
Yorkshire -8 52 £325 +8.33% 125
East Midlands +10 49 £388 +6.89% 78
North East -10 29 £430 +31.29% 15
Midlands +2 4 £463 - 4
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1194 (25.29%) Finance
2 1160 (24.57%) Computer Science
3 1074 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 882 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
5 852 (18.05%) Project Management
6 803 (17.01%) SQL
7 711 (15.06%) Java
8 697 (14.76%) Microsoft
9 638 (13.51%) HTML
10 595 (12.60%) JavaScript
11 544 (11.52%) Banking
12 537 (11.37%) MS Excel
13 532 (11.27%) ITIL
14 507 (10.74%) Windows
15 467 (9.89%) Oracle
16 435 (9.21%) CSS
17 426 (9.02%) .NET
18 417 (8.83%) PRINCE2
19 407 (8.62%) C#
20 401 (8.49%) SQL Server
21 373 (7.90%) MS Office
21 373 (7.90%) Linux
22 372 (7.88%) Telecoms
23 353 (7.48%) TDD
24 350 (7.41%) Software Engineering
25 340 (7.20%) OO
26 335 (7.10%) XML
27 329 (6.97%) Scrum
28 322 (6.82%) Web Services
29 314 (6.65%) Security Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 203 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.39%) CMS
3 99 (2.10%) Apache
4 96 (2.03%) IIS
5 76 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 70 (1.48%) Node.js
7 63 (1.33%) SAS
8 55 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 55 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 52 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 33 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
11 32 (0.68%) JBoss
12 31 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
15 27 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
16 26 (0.55%) Lync
17 24 (0.51%) ArcGIS
18 23 (0.49%) WordPress
18 23 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 537 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 373 (7.90%) MS Office
3 179 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 137 (2.90%) MS Project
5 128 (2.71%) MS Visio
6 96 (2.03%) Photoshop
7 53 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 51 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
9 42 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 27 (0.57%) AutoCAD
11 26 (0.55%) SPSS
12 16 (0.34%) Revit
13 13 (0.28%) Acrobat
13 13 (0.28%) Fireworks
14 12 (0.25%) InfoPath
15 11 (0.23%) InDesign
16 10 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
17 9 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
18 8 (0.17%) Stata
19 7 (0.15%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 40 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.49%) Summit
4 21 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 16 (0.34%) ResourceLink
8 12 (0.25%) Magento
9 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.19%) SAP HR
12 8 (0.17%) Tridion
12 8 (0.17%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
13 7 (0.15%) Maximo
13 7 (0.15%) SAP CO
14 6 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
14 6 (0.13%) ION MarketView
14 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.06%) SaaS
2 35 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.38%) GitHub
5 17 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.34%) Office 365
6 16 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 13 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.19%) IaaS
9 7 (0.15%) PaaS
9 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.085%) Heroku
11 4 (0.085%) Force.com
12 3 (0.064%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.064%) Route 53
13 1 (0.021%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.021%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.021%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 198 (4.19%) Internet
2 136 (2.88%) Firewall
3 94 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 87 (1.84%) 3G
5 83 (1.76%) HTTP
6 80 (1.69%) DNS
7 71 (1.50%) LTE
8 70 (1.48%) Wireless
9 65 (1.38%) SAN
10 63 (1.33%) WAN
11 58 (1.23%) Intranet
12 55 (1.17%) LAN
13 54 (1.14%) SSL
14 52 (1.10%) Network Security
15 51 (1.08%) 4G
16 46 (0.97%) VPN
17 45 (0.95%) DHCP
18 43 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
19 39 (0.83%) Broadband
20 36 (0.76%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 184 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 156 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 146 (3.09%) MySQL
5 113 (2.39%) Big Data
6 100 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 84 (1.78%) Hadoop
8 82 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 81 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 78 (1.65%) NoSQL
11 67 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 64 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 62 (1.31%) MongoDB
14 47 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 45 (0.95%) Data Mining
16 44 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 42 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
18 40 (0.85%) DB2
19 39 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 39 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 177 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 111 (2.35%) Subversion
3 104 (2.20%) JIRA
4 89 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 76 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 61 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (1.19%) JUnit
7 56 (1.19%) Selenium
8 55 (1.17%) Maven
8 55 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 36 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 32 (0.68%) Axure RP
11 27 (0.57%) Jasmine
12 26 (0.55%) Mercurial
13 24 (0.51%) Eclipse
14 23 (0.49%) Ant
15 22 (0.47%) LoadRunner
16 21 (0.44%) ClearCase
17 20 (0.42%) NUnit
17 20 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1194 (25.29%) Finance
2 544 (11.52%) Banking
3 372 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 251 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 232 (4.91%) Marketing
6 221 (4.68%) Front Office
7 183 (3.88%) Retail
8 126 (2.67%) Legal
9 105 (2.22%) Publishing
10 104 (2.20%) Manufacturing
11 78 (1.65%) Electronics
12 76 (1.61%) Games
13 70 (1.48%) Law
14 64 (1.36%) Advertising
15 58 (1.23%) Billing
16 53 (1.12%) Back Office
17 52 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (0.91%) Financial Institution
19 36 (0.76%) Automotive
20 27 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1157 (24.51%) Developer
2 899 (19.04%) Analyst
3 415 (8.79%) Business Analyst
4 356 (7.54%) Project Manager
5 316 (6.69%) Architect
6 219 (4.64%) Java Developer
7 207 (4.38%) Consultant
8 152 (3.22%) Designer
9 129 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
10 121 (2.56%) Senior Developer
11 109 (2.31%) Software Engineer
12 103 (2.18%) .NET Developer
13 97 (2.05%) C# Developer
14 87 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
15 80 (1.69%) Junior
15 80 (1.69%) C++ Developer
15 80 (1.69%) Data Analyst
16 68 (1.44%) Support Analyst
17 65 (1.38%) Service Analyst
17 65 (1.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (13.51%) HTML
2 435 (9.21%) CSS
3 426 (9.02%) .NET
4 335 (7.10%) XML
5 322 (6.82%) Web Services
6 273 (5.78%) HTML5
7 224 (4.74%) jQuery
8 166 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 163 (3.45%) CSS3
10 138 (2.92%) Spring
11 124 (2.63%) REST
12 121 (2.56%) Ajax
13 116 (2.46%) SOAP
14 112 (2.37%) J2EE
15 100 (2.12%) RESTful
16 99 (2.10%) JSON
17 98 (2.08%) AngularJS
18 96 (2.03%) .NET Framework
19 94 (1.99%) Hibernate
20 91 (1.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1160 (24.57%) Computer Science
2 882 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
3 306 (6.48%) Mathematics
4 304 (6.44%) Management Information System
5 263 (5.57%) User Experience
6 155 (3.28%) Open Source
7 133 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 93 (1.97%) Statistics
9 83 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 76 (1.61%) Physics
11 75 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 73 (1.55%) Derivative
13 72 (1.53%) NHS
14 69 (1.46%) Data Integration
15 68 (1.44%) Economics
16 64 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
17 63 (1.33%) Algorithms
18 62 (1.31%) Social Media
19 61 (1.29%) Fixed Income
20 59 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 507 (10.74%) Windows
2 373 (7.90%) Linux
3 310 (6.57%) UNIX
4 88 (1.86%) Android
5 87 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 70 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 40 (0.85%) Solaris
10 34 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 25 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.44%) CentOS
14 17 (0.36%) Windows 2000
14 17 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.32%) AIX
17 13 (0.28%) HPUX
18 12 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1074 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 852 (18.05%) Project Management
3 532 (11.27%) ITIL
4 417 (8.83%) PRINCE2
5 353 (7.48%) TDD
6 350 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 340 (7.20%) OO
8 329 (6.97%) Scrum
9 292 (6.19%) Business Analysis
10 260 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 252 (5.34%) Data Modelling
12 249 (5.27%) Analytics
13 219 (4.64%) Risk Management
14 215 (4.55%) Change Management
15 214 (4.53%) MVC
16 201 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
17 197 (4.17%) Service Management
18 178 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
19 172 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
20 169 (3.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 803 (17.01%) SQL
2 711 (15.06%) Java
3 595 (12.60%) JavaScript
4 407 (8.62%) C#
5 298 (6.31%) C++
6 195 (4.13%) C
7 183 (3.88%) Python
8 127 (2.69%) PHP
9 124 (2.63%) Ruby
10 114 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 107 (2.27%) Perl
12 104 (2.20%) VBA
13 78 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 72 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 69 (1.46%) Scala
16 56 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 48 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 43 (0.91%) VB
18 43 (0.91%) VB.NET
19 32 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 314 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 214 (4.53%) SC Cleared
3 154 (3.26%) ISEB
4 151 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 137 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 113 (2.39%) CISSP
7 95 (2.01%) PMP
8 79 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 78 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 71 (1.50%) MCSE
11 57 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 56 (1.19%) CISM
13 54 (1.14%) HND
14 53 (1.12%) MCITP
15 52 (1.10%) CCNP
16 42 (0.89%) PhD
16 42 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 41 (0.87%) ISTQB
18 39 (0.83%) MBA
19 36 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (5.83%) QA
2 99 (2.10%) SLA
3 62 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 38 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.44%) COBIT
7 17 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.30%) ISO 14001
10 13 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.19%) JSP 440
12 8 (0.17%) P3O
13 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.11%) GMP
14 5 (0.11%) Basel III
15 4 (0.085%) TickIT
15 4 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (0.085%) BS7799
15 4 (0.085%) CDISC
16 3 (0.064%) Basel II
System Software
1 174 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 89 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 23 (0.49%) vSphere
5 17 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.25%) ISA Server
7 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.21%) ProxySG
10 9 (0.19%) XenApp
11 8 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.17%) Firmware
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.15%) XenServer
13 6 (0.13%) Nmap
14 5 (0.11%) NFS
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.11%) Varnish
14 5 (0.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 38 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (0.78%) Puppet
3 29 (0.61%) SCOM
4 22 (0.47%) SCCM
5 18 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 10 (0.21%) Graylog2
7 10 (0.21%) Nagios
7 10 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 9 (0.19%) OpenView
9 8 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.17%) WSUS
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.15%) Nessus
10 7 (0.15%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.13%) logstash
11 6 (0.13%) Kibana
11 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.13%) Control-M
11 6 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 697 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 467 (9.89%) Oracle
3 169 (3.58%) SAP
4 142 (3.01%) Cisco
4 142 (3.01%) VMware
5 121 (2.56%) HP
6 107 (2.27%) Adobe
7 102 (2.16%) IBM
8 71 (1.50%) Google
9 70 (1.48%) Business Objects
9 70 (1.48%) Citrix
10 52 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 48 (1.02%) CheckPoint
12 42 (0.89%) Tableau
13 38 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (0.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 36 (0.76%) F5
15 34 (0.72%) Remedy
16 31 (0.66%) Sybase
16 31 (0.66%) BMC
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Enfield Council
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £454.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £440 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £625 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Anglia
HP
Posted: 18 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Thames Water
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Thames Water
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £480 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable depending on experience
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Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £300 - £400+ per day depending on experience
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