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 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 34 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2307 2224 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.84% 4.86% 4.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.47% 24.76% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1255 1091
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £216 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 134 117
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.88 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -12.69%
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
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

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 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 1232 £450 +4.65% 828
South East +1 504 £375 - 433
South West +3 124 £438 +16.66% 164
North West +18 123 £350 - 156
East of England -8 93 £375 - 214
West Midlands -8 75 £313 -3.70% 89
East Midlands +20 54 £325 -10.34% 86
Yorkshire -24 53 £394 +31.25% 100
North East -12 29 £303 +34.96% 33
Midlands -4 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1239 (27.00%) Finance
2 1110 (24.19%) Computer Science
3 1008 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
4 805 (17.54%) SQL
5 792 (17.26%) Project Management
6 774 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
7 678 (14.77%) Java
8 664 (14.47%) Microsoft
9 581 (12.66%) HTML
10 573 (12.49%) ITIL
11 540 (11.77%) JavaScript
12 517 (11.27%) Banking
13 500 (10.90%) MS Excel
14 498 (10.85%) Windows
15 447 (9.74%) Oracle
16 421 (9.17%) .NET
17 417 (9.09%) CSS
18 409 (8.91%) PRINCE2
19 398 (8.67%) Telecoms
20 389 (8.48%) C#
21 367 (8.00%) SQL Server
22 355 (7.74%) Web Services
23 353 (7.69%) Linux
24 348 (7.58%) MS Office
25 343 (7.47%) TDD
26 332 (7.23%) Security Cleared
27 328 (7.15%) Software Engineering
27 328 (7.15%) UNIX
28 323 (7.04%) XML
29 318 (6.93%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 147 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 98 (2.14%) IIS
3 95 (2.07%) SAS
4 93 (2.03%) Apache
5 74 (1.61%) CMS
6 73 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 66 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 54 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 51 (1.11%) Node.js
10 39 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 38 (0.83%) JBoss
12 34 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
13 29 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
14 28 (0.61%) Lync
15 27 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 25 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
18 21 (0.46%) ArcGIS
19 17 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 500 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 348 (7.58%) MS Office
3 182 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 179 (3.90%) MS Project
5 136 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 61 (1.33%) Photoshop
7 52 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 42 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
9 39 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (0.48%) SPSS
11 12 (0.26%) Simulink
12 11 (0.24%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.22%) InDesign
14 9 (0.20%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.17%) Revit
16 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
16 7 (0.15%) ArcInfo
17 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
17 6 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.35%) Summit
6 14 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.26%) SAP SRM
9 10 (0.22%) Magento
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 7 (0.15%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.15%) SAP BPC
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.13%) Tridion
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.11%) SAP PS
13 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.76%) SaaS
2 33 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.44%) GitHub
6 16 (0.35%) Office 365
6 16 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.31%) IaaS
8 7 (0.15%) PaaS
8 7 (0.15%) Heroku
9 5 (0.11%) Force.com
9 5 (0.11%) Route 53
9 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.087%) ElastiCache
10 4 (0.087%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.087%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.044%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 175 (3.81%) Internet
2 129 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 127 (2.77%) Firewall
4 93 (2.03%) HTTP
5 82 (1.79%) WAN
6 80 (1.74%) LAN
7 74 (1.61%) Wireless
8 73 (1.59%) Network Security
9 72 (1.57%) VPN
10 70 (1.53%) DNS
10 70 (1.53%) 3G
10 70 (1.53%) SSL
11 56 (1.22%) SAN
12 52 (1.13%) LTE
13 49 (1.07%) 4G
14 43 (0.94%) LDAP
15 42 (0.92%) DHCP
16 37 (0.81%) Intranet
17 32 (0.70%) OSPF
17 32 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 180 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 165 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 114 (2.48%) Big Data
5 112 (2.44%) MySQL
6 107 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 86 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 78 (1.70%) MongoDB
9 76 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (1.35%) NoSQL
11 60 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 58 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 56 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 56 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 47 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
15 45 (0.98%) QlikView
16 36 (0.78%) MS Access
17 34 (0.74%) DB2
18 33 (0.72%) Data Mining
19 31 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 164 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 124 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 118 (2.57%) JIRA
4 102 (2.22%) Subversion
5 77 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 74 (1.61%) Maven
7 68 (1.48%) JUnit
8 53 (1.15%) Selenium
8 53 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 42 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 37 (0.81%) Axure RP
11 35 (0.76%) Toad
12 30 (0.65%) ClearCase
13 29 (0.63%) Ant
14 28 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 26 (0.57%) ClearQuest
16 24 (0.52%) IntelliJ
17 23 (0.50%) Hudson
18 20 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 1239 (27.00%) Finance
2 517 (11.27%) Banking
3 398 (8.67%) Telecoms
4 231 (5.03%) Investment Banking
5 202 (4.40%) Front Office
6 200 (4.36%) Marketing
7 164 (3.57%) Retail
8 124 (2.70%) Legal
9 103 (2.24%) Manufacturing
10 88 (1.92%) Publishing
11 85 (1.85%) Electronics
12 78 (1.70%) Law
13 75 (1.63%) Games
14 50 (1.09%) Financial Institution
15 49 (1.07%) Automotive
16 46 (1.00%) Billing
17 41 (0.89%) Advertising
18 39 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
19 31 (0.68%) Back Office
20 30 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 1039 (22.64%) Developer
2 847 (18.46%) Analyst
3 377 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 347 (7.56%) Business Analyst
5 310 (6.76%) Architect
6 219 (4.77%) Java Developer
7 170 (3.70%) Consultant
8 142 (3.09%) Senior Developer
9 130 (2.83%) Designer
10 117 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
11 101 (2.20%) Software Engineer
12 88 (1.92%) Support Analyst
12 88 (1.92%) C# Developer
13 85 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
14 82 (1.79%) Data Analyst
15 81 (1.77%) .NET Developer
16 76 (1.66%) Administrator
17 69 (1.50%) Junior
18 63 (1.37%) Senior Manager
19 62 (1.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (12.66%) HTML
2 421 (9.17%) .NET
3 417 (9.09%) CSS
4 355 (7.74%) Web Services
5 323 (7.04%) XML
6 241 (5.25%) HTML5
7 180 (3.92%) jQuery
8 154 (3.36%) ASP.NET
9 145 (3.16%) CSS3
10 123 (2.68%) Spring
11 122 (2.66%) REST
12 115 (2.51%) SOAP
13 104 (2.27%) J2EE
14 103 (2.24%) .NET Framework
14 103 (2.24%) RESTful
14 103 (2.24%) AngularJS
15 101 (2.20%) WCF
15 101 (2.20%) Ajax
16 97 (2.11%) JSON
17 76 (1.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1110 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 774 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
3 291 (6.34%) Mathematics
4 254 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 247 (5.38%) User Experience
6 138 (3.01%) Open Source
7 112 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 101 (2.20%) Statistics
9 82 (1.79%) Derivative
10 79 (1.72%) Physics
11 76 (1.66%) Psychology
12 74 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 68 (1.48%) Human Factors
14 67 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 62 (1.35%) NHS
16 59 (1.29%) Data Integration
17 58 (1.26%) Economics
18 57 (1.24%) Fixed Income
18 57 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
19 56 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 498 (10.85%) Windows
2 353 (7.69%) Linux
3 328 (7.15%) UNIX
4 104 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 99 (2.16%) Android
6 77 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 46 (1.00%) Solaris
10 36 (0.78%) Windows XP
11 32 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.50%) AIX
14 17 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.31%) zOS
16 14 (0.31%) Windows 2000
17 12 (0.26%) Windows NT
18 10 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
18 10 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1008 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 792 (17.26%) Project Management
3 573 (12.49%) ITIL
4 409 (8.91%) PRINCE2
5 343 (7.47%) TDD
6 328 (7.15%) Software Engineering
7 318 (6.93%) Scrum
8 299 (6.52%) OO
9 261 (5.69%) Data Modelling
10 248 (5.40%) Analytics
11 243 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 233 (5.08%) Change Management
13 223 (4.86%) Service Delivery
14 215 (4.69%) Business Analysis
15 213 (4.64%) Risk Management
16 211 (4.60%) Service Management
17 202 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
18 194 (4.23%) MVC
19 187 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
20 165 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 805 (17.54%) SQL
2 678 (14.77%) Java
3 540 (11.77%) JavaScript
4 389 (8.48%) C#
5 249 (5.43%) C++
6 191 (4.16%) C
7 167 (3.64%) Python
8 119 (2.59%) PL/SQL
9 109 (2.38%) VBA
10 97 (2.11%) PHP
11 96 (2.09%) Ruby
12 91 (1.98%) Perl
13 76 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 75 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 56 (1.22%) Scala
16 53 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 53 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.07%) VB
18 38 (0.83%) VB.NET
19 36 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 332 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 222 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 163 (3.55%) PMI Certification
4 142 (3.09%) PMP
5 140 (3.05%) ISEB
6 129 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 107 (2.33%) CISSP
8 86 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
9 83 (1.81%) HND
10 70 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 68 (1.48%) VCP4
12 62 (1.35%) ISTQB
13 57 (1.24%) MCITP
14 54 (1.18%) MCSE
14 54 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 51 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 51 (1.11%) CISM
15 51 (1.11%) MBA
16 45 (0.98%) CCNP
17 37 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (5.40%) QA
2 101 (2.20%) SLA
3 49 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.61%) COBIT
6 18 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 11 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 8 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.17%) P3O
10 6 (0.13%) Basel II
10 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.11%) EMIR
11 5 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.087%) COSO
12 4 (0.087%) CDISC
12 4 (0.087%) GxP
13 3 (0.065%) Basel III
System Software
1 169 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 82 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 26 (0.57%) vSphere
5 18 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.20%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.20%) XenServer
8 8 (0.17%) XenApp
8 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.15%) Docker
9 7 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.087%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.087%) Varnish
11 4 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.087%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 46 (1.00%) Puppet
2 37 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (0.59%) SCOM
4 26 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.50%) SCCM
6 16 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
7 15 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 14 (0.31%) Graylog
9 13 (0.28%) MOM
10 10 (0.22%) Control-M
11 9 (0.20%) OpenView
11 9 (0.20%) WMI
11 9 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.17%) Nagios
12 8 (0.17%) SCSM
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.13%) yum
14 6 (0.13%) Ansible
14 6 (0.13%) logstash
14 6 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 664 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 447 (9.74%) Oracle
3 197 (4.29%) SAP
4 130 (2.83%) VMware
5 127 (2.77%) Cisco
6 121 (2.64%) Adobe
7 100 (2.18%) HP
8 93 (2.03%) IBM
9 84 (1.83%) Citrix
10 68 (1.48%) Business Objects
11 65 (1.42%) Google
12 47 (1.02%) Apple
12 47 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 44 (0.96%) F5
14 43 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
15 39 (0.85%) Remedy
16 37 (0.81%) Tableau
17 35 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 35 (0.76%) Juniper
18 29 (0.63%) TIBCO
East Riding
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 19 minutes ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £170 - 180 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £346 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday