The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 38 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.88% 6.62% 7.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.08% 33.63% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £129 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £9.00 £23.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+427.77% -62.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -22.95%
Degree
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 113 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.59% 19.69% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 66 52
Average daily rate £350 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 18
Average hourly rate £47.00 £16.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.23% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.06 £14.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.74 £30.31 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Brentwood +1 5 £175 -73.07% 2
Chelmsford +4 4 £340 +126.66% 1
Colchester +6 1 - - 2
Basildon -10 1 - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Witham - - - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (24.07%) Java
1 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
2 12 (22.22%) Biology
2 12 (22.22%) XML
3 11 (20.37%) JSP
3 11 (20.37%) DHTML
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 11 (20.37%) Ajax
4 10 (18.52%) Finance
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle
5 9 (16.67%) Linux
5 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 8 (14.81%) SQL
7 7 (12.96%) MySQL
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 7 (12.96%) UNIX
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
7 7 (12.96%) jQuery
8 6 (11.11%) GWT
8 6 (11.11%) Data Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Life Science
8 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) Spring

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.41%) MS Project
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Extranet
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Publishing
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Local Government
6 2 (3.70%) German Language
6 2 (3.70%) Law
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
6 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (11.11%) Software Project Leader
1 6 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
1 6 (11.11%) Project Leader
1 6 (11.11%) Architect
1 6 (11.11%) Developer
2 5 (9.26%) Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Information Architect
2 5 (9.26%) Data Architect
2 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
2 5 (9.26%) Development Engineer
2 5 (9.26%) UI Programmer
3 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Product Owner
5 2 (3.70%) Network Planner
5 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) XML
2 11 (20.37%) JSP
2 11 (20.37%) DHTML
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) Ajax
3 8 (14.81%) Web Services
4 7 (12.96%) jQuery
5 6 (11.11%) GWT
5 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.11%) XSLT
5 6 (11.11%) Servlets
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) JDBC
6 5 (9.26%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) JSON
6 5 (9.26%) Apache Wicket
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
6 5 (9.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.22%) Biology
3 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
4 6 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 6 (11.11%) Life Science
4 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.26%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Build Automation
5 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Information Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Information Security
8 3 (5.56%) Workflow
8 3 (5.56%) Service Management
8 3 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
1 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.85%) VB6
5 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) APMP
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) CCIE
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) OCP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CISA
3 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) SunGard
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Lagan