The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 33 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 22 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.44% 4.54% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.00% 16.94% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £475 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £244 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £615 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £9.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+279.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -27.14%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
100 124 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.16% 26.78% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 42
Average daily rate £400 £345 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £91 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 20
Average hourly rate £39.13 £25.00 £34.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.50% -27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
East of England

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Essex region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Essex region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Chelmsford +8 6 £400 - 1
Colchester -9 2 £398 - 2
Basildon -3 1 - - 3
Harlow - 1 - -
Harwich - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Stanford-le-Hope - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Project Management
3 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
4 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (18.33%) ITIL
6 9 (15.00%) NHS
6 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (15.00%) Local Government
7 8 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) CRM
8 7 (11.67%) MS Office
8 7 (11.67%) Marketing
9 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (10.00%) Social Media
9 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.00%) CMS
10 5 (8.33%) Windows
10 5 (8.33%) .NET
10 5 (8.33%) J2EE
10 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (8.33%) Web Design
10 5 (8.33%) Email Marketing
11 4 (6.67%) QA
11 4 (6.67%) Matrix Management
11 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
3 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) assyst
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) DTS
3 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.67%) Essbase
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) RequisitePro
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) QADirector
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) Gradle
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Maven
2 1 (1.67%) Ant
2 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Local Government
3 7 (11.67%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Marketing Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management Officer
8 2 (3.33%) Project Officer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Project Officer
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (3.33%) CRM Manager
8 2 (3.33%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
1 5 (8.33%) J2EE
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) Ajax
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) CSS3
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) Swing
4 1 (1.67%) XHTML
4 1 (1.67%) JMS
4 1 (1.67%) LAMP
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) NHS
3 6 (10.00%) Social Media
4 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Project Management
2 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (18.33%) ITIL
4 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.67%) CRM
6 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.33%) Email Marketing
7 5 (8.33%) Web Design
8 4 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.67%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) System Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Change Control
9 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) C
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) ABAP
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) APMP
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CSSLP
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CEH
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix
3 2 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (1.67%) Lagan
4 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.67%) Facebook
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Progress