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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 39 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 2403 2169 2365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.79% 4.16% 4.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.45% 21.47% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1246 1346
Median daily rate £400 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 125 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £14.50 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.21%
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
10246 10103 9544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.41% 19.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6419 6116 5492
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 486 402
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.25 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 1225 £450 - 636
South East +7 446 £400 +6.66% 275
North East +8 127 £273 -33.53% 24
East of England +3 119 £350 -2.77% 150
West Midlands -8 119 £400 +4.57% 66
North West +10 114 £375 -6.25% 94
Yorkshire +14 91 £350 -12.50% 88
South West -9 89 £384 +2.33% 97
East Midlands -10 53 £400 +14.28% 40
Midlands -7 5 £525 +64.06% 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1380 (28.97%) Computer Science
2 1350 (28.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1275 (26.77%) Finance
4 899 (18.87%) SQL
5 853 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
6 838 (17.59%) Project Management
7 832 (17.47%) Microsoft
8 676 (14.19%) Java
9 608 (12.77%) Windows
10 578 (12.14%) ITIL
11 515 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 512 (10.75%) HTML
13 507 (10.64%) JavaScript
14 471 (9.89%) Scrum
14 471 (9.89%) User Experience
15 439 (9.22%) Security Cleared
16 435 (9.13%) Linux
17 434 (9.11%) Oracle
18 417 (8.75%) SQL Server
19 414 (8.69%) .NET
20 410 (8.61%) CSS
21 402 (8.44%) C#
22 387 (8.13%) Analytics
23 376 (7.89%) PRINCE2
24 355 (7.45%) Python
24 355 (7.45%) Software Engineering
25 353 (7.41%) Management Information System
26 341 (7.16%) Banking
27 333 (6.99%) Marketing
28 318 (6.68%) Web Services

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
1 144 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 103 (2.16%) IIS
3 98 (2.06%) SAS
4 82 (1.72%) CMS
5 79 (1.66%) Apache
6 75 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 70 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 69 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 66 (1.39%) Apache Spark
10 65 (1.36%) Tomcat
11 58 (1.22%) Skype for Business
12 51 (1.07%) Confluence
13 39 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 37 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 37 (0.78%) JBoss
15 30 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 26 (0.55%) WordPress
18 25 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
19 24 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 515 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 293 (6.15%) MS Office
3 173 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 129 (2.71%) MS Visio
5 93 (1.95%) MS Project
6 61 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 54 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
8 48 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 40 (0.84%) SPSS
10 37 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
11 32 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
12 12 (0.25%) Simulink
13 11 (0.23%) InVision
14 6 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
15 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.10%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.084%) PTC Creo
16 4 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
17 3 (0.063%) EViews
17 3 (0.063%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 49 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 9 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (0.19%) Radian6
7 9 (0.19%) Social Studio
7 9 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.17%) RMDS
8 8 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.15%) Magento
9 7 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (1.68%) SaaS
4 74 (1.55%) Office 365
5 49 (1.03%) GitHub
6 37 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 32 (0.67%) PaaS
8 30 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 29 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (0.61%) IaaS
10 23 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.34%) Heroku
13 15 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.23%) Google Play
14 11 (0.23%) Yammer
15 9 (0.19%) HP Helion
16 8 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
16 8 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 158 (3.32%) Internet
2 156 (3.28%) DNS
3 140 (2.94%) Firewall
4 128 (2.69%) DHCP
5 122 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 114 (2.39%) HTTP
7 107 (2.25%) LAN
8 93 (1.95%) WAN
9 84 (1.76%) Network Security
9 84 (1.76%) VPN
10 60 (1.26%) Wireless
11 59 (1.24%) SAN
12 54 (1.13%) SSL
13 52 (1.09%) LDAP
14 49 (1.03%) Intranet
15 35 (0.73%) VoIP
16 34 (0.71%) BGP
16 34 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (0.71%) IPsec
17 32 (0.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 168 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 162 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 145 (3.04%) Big Data
5 132 (2.77%) MySQL
6 120 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 111 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 103 (2.16%) Hadoop
9 101 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 93 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 72 (1.51%) Data Mining
12 65 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 59 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 52 (1.09%) MongoDB
16 51 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
17 50 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 48 (1.01%) QlikView
19 43 (0.90%) DB2
20 41 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 208 (4.37%) JIRA
2 194 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 137 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 132 (2.77%) Maven
5 116 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 96 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 79 (1.66%) Subversion
8 77 (1.62%) JUnit
9 67 (1.41%) Selenium
10 64 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 62 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 46 (0.97%) Axure RP
13 45 (0.94%) Gradle
14 42 (0.88%) Xcode
15 40 (0.84%) SoapUI
16 36 (0.76%) WebDriver
17 35 (0.73%) Ant
18 32 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 26 (0.55%) SpecFlow
20 24 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1275 (26.77%) Finance
2 341 (7.16%) Banking
3 333 (6.99%) Marketing
4 255 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 188 (3.95%) Retail
6 151 (3.17%) Legal
7 118 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 114 (2.39%) Front Office
9 108 (2.27%) Investment Banking
10 80 (1.68%) German Language
11 72 (1.51%) Electronics
12 63 (1.32%) Advertising
13 60 (1.26%) Games
14 59 (1.24%) Publishing
15 56 (1.18%) Back Office
16 52 (1.09%) Financial Institution
17 43 (0.90%) French Language
17 43 (0.90%) Law
18 42 (0.88%) Automotive
19 39 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 885 (18.58%) Developer
2 825 (17.32%) Analyst
3 331 (6.95%) Architect
4 303 (6.36%) Project Manager
5 264 (5.54%) Business Analyst
6 219 (4.60%) Consultant
7 172 (3.61%) Designer
8 164 (3.44%) User Researcher
9 160 (3.36%) Java Developer
10 130 (2.73%) Senior Developer
11 125 (2.62%) .NET Developer
12 119 (2.50%) C# Developer
13 107 (2.25%) Data Analyst
14 106 (2.23%) Support Engineer
15 105 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
16 95 (1.99%) User Experience Researcher
17 86 (1.81%) IT Manager
18 85 (1.78%) Test Analyst
19 80 (1.68%) Administrator
20 79 (1.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (10.75%) HTML
2 414 (8.69%) .NET
3 410 (8.61%) CSS
4 318 (6.68%) Web Services
5 309 (6.49%) XML
6 213 (4.47%) REST
7 176 (3.70%) HTML5
8 162 (3.40%) AngularJS
9 161 (3.38%) jQuery
10 155 (3.25%) Spring
11 147 (3.09%) ASP.NET
12 140 (2.94%) SOAP
13 115 (2.41%) JSON
14 110 (2.31%) RESTful
15 99 (2.08%) CSS3
15 99 (2.08%) Node.js
16 93 (1.95%) .NET Framework
17 92 (1.93%) Ajax
18 88 (1.85%) Middleware
19 84 (1.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1380 (28.97%) Computer Science
2 853 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
3 471 (9.89%) User Experience
4 353 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 300 (6.30%) Mathematics
6 220 (4.62%) Psychology
7 185 (3.88%) Data Centre
8 155 (3.25%) Mobile App
9 133 (2.79%) Statistics
10 107 (2.25%) Virtual Team
11 88 (1.85%) Algorithms
12 82 (1.72%) PMI
13 77 (1.62%) Visualisation
14 76 (1.60%) Credit Risk
15 69 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 63 (1.32%) Social Media
17 61 (1.28%) NHS
18 60 (1.26%) Physics
19 58 (1.22%) Data Structures
20 57 (1.20%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 608 (12.77%) Windows
2 435 (9.13%) Linux
3 287 (6.03%) Unix
4 180 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 157 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 121 (2.54%) Android
7 72 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 69 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 68 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (1.34%) Solaris
11 54 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 47 (0.99%) AIX
14 43 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (0.86%) CentOS
16 24 (0.50%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.36%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.36%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.23%) Windows Vista
19 10 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1350 (28.34%) Agile Software Development
2 838 (17.59%) Project Management
3 578 (12.14%) ITIL
4 471 (9.89%) Scrum
5 387 (8.13%) Analytics
6 376 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 355 (7.45%) Software Engineering
8 307 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 284 (5.96%) Change Management
10 279 (5.86%) TDD
11 261 (5.48%) Business Analysis
12 256 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
13 238 (5.00%) Migration
14 237 (4.98%) SDLC
15 216 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
15 216 (4.53%) Risk Management
16 211 (4.43%) Service Delivery
17 209 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 208 (4.37%) OO
19 203 (4.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 899 (18.87%) SQL
2 676 (14.19%) Java
3 507 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 402 (8.44%) C#
5 355 (7.45%) Python
6 298 (6.26%) C++
7 208 (4.37%) C
8 135 (2.83%) R
9 133 (2.79%) PHP
10 129 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 116 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 98 (2.06%) Ruby
13 89 (1.87%) Shell Script
14 85 (1.78%) Perl
15 83 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 69 (1.45%) Objective-C
17 62 (1.30%) VBA
18 61 (1.28%) Scala
18 61 (1.28%) VB
19 58 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 439 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 313 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 217 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 154 (3.23%) CISSP
4 154 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 147 (3.09%) ISEB
6 141 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 124 (2.60%) PMP
8 117 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 108 (2.27%) MCSE
10 88 (1.85%) CISM
11 77 (1.62%) CCNP
12 71 (1.49%) ISTQB
12 71 (1.49%) PhD
13 65 (1.36%) CCNA
14 61 (1.28%) HND
14 61 (1.28%) MCP
15 58 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 50 (1.05%) MBA
17 48 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (5.50%) QA
2 130 (2.73%) SLA
3 100 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 89 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 80 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 36 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 34 (0.71%) MiFID
9 31 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.48%) COBIT
11 21 (0.44%) FATCA
12 14 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 11 (0.23%) HL7
14 10 (0.21%) EMIR
14 10 (0.21%) JSP 440
15 9 (0.19%) COSO
15 9 (0.19%) ISO27005
15 9 (0.19%) PMBOK
16 8 (0.17%) SAS 70
17 7 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 288 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 125 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.43%) XenApp
4 62 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 60 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 59 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 57 (1.20%) XenServer
8 48 (1.01%) Docker
9 40 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (0.40%) vSphere
11 16 (0.34%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.29%) HDFS
13 13 (0.27%) Firmware
13 13 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 12 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (0.23%) NFS
16 10 (0.21%) KVM
17 8 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (1.51%) Puppet
2 68 (1.43%) SCCM
3 55 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 25 (0.52%) Nagios
5 25 (0.52%) XenMobile
6 24 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (0.48%) EdgeSight
7 23 (0.48%) SafeCom
8 19 (0.40%) SCOM
9 17 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 17 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
10 16 (0.34%) Ansible
11 15 (0.31%) Control-M
12 13 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
13 11 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.21%) Cacti
14 10 (0.21%) OpenView
14 10 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 832 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 434 (9.11%) Oracle
3 226 (4.74%) VMware
4 185 (3.88%) Cisco
5 176 (3.70%) HP
6 171 (3.59%) SAP
7 149 (3.13%) Citrix
8 117 (2.46%) Adobe
9 109 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
10 100 (2.10%) Google
11 95 (1.99%) IBM
12 69 (1.45%) Tableau
13 68 (1.43%) Red Hat
14 65 (1.36%) AppSense
15 60 (1.26%) Apple
16 59 (1.24%) Juniper
16 59 (1.24%) ServiceNow
17 47 (0.99%) CheckPoint
17 47 (0.99%) Splunk
18 46 (0.97%) Remedy
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £25,000 per annum £25,000 per annum Fixed-Term salary
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600 Daily
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Climate-KIC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Tony Timmins Associates
Rate: From £257 to £257 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 400-600 Daily
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago