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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 37 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 2427 2275 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.94% 4.32% 4.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.16% 21.97% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1309 1348
Median daily rate £413 £421 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 78
Median hourly rate £21.69 £33.28 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.17 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.63 £45.45 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.18%
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
10046 10356 10314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.65% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6211 6293 5760
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 496 428
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% +19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -1 1231 £450 - 693
South East +3 449 £384 -4.06% 290
East of England +6 144 £339 -1.45% 236
West Midlands 0 142 £400 +18.51% 94
North East +10 109 £325 -21.68% 18
Yorkshire +29 97 £340 -15.00% 75
North West -1 97 £400 +3.22% 104
South West -5 88 £378 +0.66% 107
East Midlands -11 56 £400 +14.28% 53
Midlands -5 6 £525 +40.00%
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1410 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1376 (28.49%) Computer Science
3 1270 (26.30%) Finance
4 913 (18.91%) SQL
5 872 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
6 833 (17.25%) Microsoft
7 794 (16.44%) Project Management
8 659 (13.65%) Java
9 634 (13.13%) Windows
10 585 (12.11%) ITIL
11 549 (11.37%) HTML
12 526 (10.89%) JavaScript
13 514 (10.64%) MS Excel
14 502 (10.40%) Scrum
15 494 (10.23%) User Experience
16 451 (9.34%) Security Cleared
17 443 (9.17%) CSS
18 442 (9.15%) Oracle
19 439 (9.09%) Linux
20 431 (8.93%) Analytics
21 427 (8.84%) SQL Server
22 392 (8.12%) .NET
23 381 (7.89%) C#
24 356 (7.37%) PRINCE2
25 355 (7.35%) Python
26 347 (7.19%) Management Information System
27 345 (7.14%) Software Engineering
28 334 (6.92%) Banking
29 332 (6.88%) Marketing
30 324 (6.71%) SC Cleared

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
1 160 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.30%) IIS
3 99 (2.05%) SAS
4 93 (1.93%) CMS
5 92 (1.91%) Apache
6 86 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 74 (1.53%) Skype for Business
8 71 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 70 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 68 (1.41%) Apache Spark
11 65 (1.35%) WebSphere
12 59 (1.22%) Confluence
13 54 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 52 (1.08%) OpenStack
15 51 (1.06%) JBoss
16 46 (0.95%) WordPress
17 29 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
18 28 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
19 26 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 514 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 299 (6.19%) MS Office
3 170 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 128 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 81 (1.68%) MS Project
6 67 (1.39%) Photoshop
7 52 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
8 42 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 39 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
9 39 (0.81%) SPSS
10 37 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.27%) Simulink
12 11 (0.23%) InVision
13 8 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
14 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.10%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.083%) PTC Creo
15 4 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
16 3 (0.062%) EViews
16 3 (0.062%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 43 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.25%) RMDS
6 12 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.23%) Eloqua
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.19%) Radian6
9 9 (0.19%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.19%) Social Studio
10 8 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
11 7 (0.14%) WebTrends
12 6 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 143 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (1.91%) Office 365
4 82 (1.70%) SaaS
5 62 (1.28%) GitHub
6 42 (0.87%) Google Analytics
7 34 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.66%) PaaS
9 30 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.54%) IaaS
11 23 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (0.43%) Heroku
13 17 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.27%) Google Play
15 13 (0.27%) Yammer
16 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 9 (0.19%) HP Helion
18 8 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
18 8 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 160 (3.31%) Internet
2 151 (3.13%) DNS
3 134 (2.77%) Firewall
4 127 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 126 (2.61%) DHCP
6 110 (2.28%) LAN
7 108 (2.24%) HTTP
8 91 (1.88%) WAN
9 78 (1.62%) Network Security
10 74 (1.53%) VPN
11 62 (1.28%) SAN
12 61 (1.26%) Wireless
13 59 (1.22%) SSL
14 55 (1.14%) Intranet
15 49 (1.01%) LDAP
16 45 (0.93%) Skype
17 38 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (0.75%) Ethernet
19 33 (0.68%) VoIP
20 32 (0.66%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 185 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 161 (3.33%) Big Data
4 157 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 126 (2.61%) MySQL
6 119 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 113 (2.34%) Hadoop
8 108 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 98 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 91 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 74 (1.53%) Data Mining
12 64 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 58 (1.20%) MongoDB
13 58 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 58 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 50 (1.04%) DB2
15 50 (1.04%) QlikView
16 47 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 42 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 212 (4.39%) JIRA
2 205 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 154 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 138 (2.86%) Maven
5 107 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 82 (1.70%) Subversion
6 82 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 71 (1.47%) JUnit
8 66 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 63 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 63 (1.30%) Selenium
10 47 (0.97%) Gradle
11 42 (0.87%) SoapUI
12 40 (0.83%) Axure RP
13 39 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 37 (0.77%) Ant
15 34 (0.70%) Xcode
16 29 (0.60%) Vagrant
17 26 (0.54%) TeamCity
18 25 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1270 (26.30%) Finance
2 334 (6.92%) Banking
3 332 (6.88%) Marketing
4 232 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 201 (4.16%) Retail
6 153 (3.17%) Legal
7 116 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 107 (2.22%) Front Office
9 101 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 76 (1.57%) German Language
11 63 (1.30%) Electronics
12 62 (1.28%) Advertising
13 57 (1.18%) Back Office
14 55 (1.14%) Publishing
15 52 (1.08%) Games
16 47 (0.97%) Financial Institution
17 45 (0.93%) Automotive
18 42 (0.87%) French Language
19 41 (0.85%) Billing
20 40 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 903 (18.70%) Developer
2 850 (17.60%) Analyst
3 325 (6.73%) Architect
4 281 (5.82%) Business Analyst
5 279 (5.78%) Project Manager
6 229 (4.74%) Consultant
7 186 (3.85%) Designer
8 185 (3.83%) User Researcher
9 155 (3.21%) Java Developer
10 127 (2.63%) .NET Developer
11 123 (2.55%) Senior Developer
12 118 (2.44%) C# Developer
13 105 (2.17%) Data Analyst
14 102 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
15 98 (2.03%) Support Engineer
16 97 (2.01%) User Experience Researcher
17 89 (1.84%) IT Manager
18 86 (1.78%) UX Designer
19 83 (1.72%) Administrator
19 83 (1.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (11.37%) HTML
2 443 (9.17%) CSS
3 392 (8.12%) .NET
4 313 (6.48%) Web Services
5 309 (6.40%) XML
6 218 (4.51%) REST
7 190 (3.93%) AngularJS
8 188 (3.89%) HTML5
9 176 (3.64%) jQuery
10 158 (3.27%) Spring
11 147 (3.04%) ASP.NET
12 130 (2.69%) SOAP
13 120 (2.48%) JSON
14 111 (2.30%) CSS3
15 102 (2.11%) RESTful
16 99 (2.05%) Node.js
17 89 (1.84%) Ajax
18 87 (1.80%) .NET Framework
18 87 (1.80%) Middleware
19 81 (1.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1376 (28.49%) Computer Science
2 872 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
3 494 (10.23%) User Experience
4 347 (7.19%) Management Information System
5 303 (6.27%) Mathematics
6 234 (4.85%) Psychology
7 179 (3.71%) Data Centre
8 154 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 132 (2.73%) Statistics
10 101 (2.09%) Virtual Team
11 84 (1.74%) Algorithms
11 84 (1.74%) Visualisation
12 73 (1.51%) Credit Risk
13 70 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 66 (1.37%) NHS
14 66 (1.37%) PMI
15 63 (1.30%) Data Structures
16 62 (1.28%) Social Media
17 60 (1.24%) Physics
18 55 (1.14%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 634 (13.13%) Windows
2 439 (9.09%) Linux
3 288 (5.96%) Unix
4 189 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 152 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 121 (2.51%) Android
7 86 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (1.51%) Windows 7
10 64 (1.33%) Solaris
11 63 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 50 (1.04%) AIX
14 45 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (0.87%) CentOS
16 21 (0.43%) Windows 8
17 19 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 16 (0.33%) Windows 10
19 14 (0.29%) Windows Vista
20 13 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1410 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (16.44%) Project Management
3 585 (12.11%) ITIL
4 502 (10.40%) Scrum
5 431 (8.93%) Analytics
6 356 (7.37%) PRINCE2
7 345 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 310 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 280 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 278 (5.76%) Change Management
11 275 (5.69%) TDD
12 270 (5.59%) Business Analysis
13 255 (5.28%) Migration
14 236 (4.89%) SDLC
15 226 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
16 219 (4.54%) Data Modelling
17 216 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 214 (4.43%) Service Delivery
19 210 (4.35%) Data Analysis
19 210 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 913 (18.91%) SQL
2 659 (13.65%) Java
3 526 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 381 (7.89%) C#
5 355 (7.35%) Python
6 293 (6.07%) C++
7 199 (4.12%) C
8 130 (2.69%) PowerShell
8 130 (2.69%) R
9 126 (2.61%) PHP
10 124 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 89 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 87 (1.80%) Ruby
12 87 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 81 (1.68%) Perl
14 60 (1.24%) VBA
15 59 (1.22%) Objective-C
16 58 (1.20%) Scala
17 51 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 50 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 451 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 324 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 233 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 155 (3.21%) CISSP
5 146 (3.02%) ISEB
6 143 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 133 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 125 (2.59%) MCSE
9 115 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 107 (2.22%) PMP
11 88 (1.82%) CISM
12 77 (1.59%) CCNP
13 72 (1.49%) MCP
14 70 (1.45%) CCNA
15 68 (1.41%) ISTQB
15 68 (1.41%) PhD
16 61 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
17 56 (1.16%) HND
18 50 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 48 (0.99%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (5.57%) QA
2 129 (2.67%) SLA
3 109 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 89 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 76 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (1.45%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.81%) MiFID
8 34 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 31 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.56%) COBIT
11 26 (0.54%) FATCA
12 13 (0.27%) EMIR
12 13 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 11 (0.23%) COSO
13 11 (0.23%) HL7
13 11 (0.23%) ISO20022
13 11 (0.23%) JSP 440
14 10 (0.21%) SAS 70
15 7 (0.14%) GxP
15 7 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 315 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 126 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (1.39%) XenApp
4 61 (1.26%) XenDesktop
5 60 (1.24%) XenServer
6 59 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 58 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 53 (1.10%) Docker
9 48 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.37%) vSphere
12 17 (0.35%) HDFS
12 17 (0.35%) VMware ESX
13 16 (0.33%) VMware Server
14 14 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (0.27%) Firmware
15 13 (0.27%) NFS
16 12 (0.25%) KVM
17 10 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
18 8 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 72 (1.49%) Puppet
2 69 (1.43%) SCCM
3 55 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 28 (0.58%) Nagios
6 26 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.52%) XenMobile
8 23 (0.48%) EdgeSight
8 23 (0.48%) SafeCom
9 20 (0.41%) SCOM
10 19 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (0.35%) Ansible
11 17 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (0.33%) Control-M
13 14 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
14 13 (0.27%) Tivoli
15 12 (0.25%) Grafana
16 10 (0.21%) AirWatch
16 10 (0.21%) Cacti
Vendors
1 833 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 442 (9.15%) Oracle
3 229 (4.74%) VMware
4 194 (4.02%) HP
5 191 (3.96%) Cisco
6 157 (3.25%) SAP
7 144 (2.98%) Citrix
8 121 (2.51%) Adobe
9 102 (2.11%) Google
10 101 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
11 89 (1.84%) IBM
12 66 (1.37%) Tableau
13 64 (1.33%) AppSense
14 61 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 60 (1.24%) Red Hat
16 58 (1.20%) Apple
17 57 (1.18%) Juniper
18 48 (0.99%) CheckPoint
19 47 (0.97%) Splunk
20 42 (0.87%) Remedy
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Rate: Up to £525 per day max
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
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Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Great benefits, see below.
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
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City, London
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
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London
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day
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Exeter, Devon
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Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
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Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Candidate Source
Rate: £16.86 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
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Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
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Central London / West End
Data Idols
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360 - £390 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
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Wymondham, Norfolk
Suffolk Constabulary
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Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
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Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago