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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Degree 28 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.74% 6.10% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.72% 21.37% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 6
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £590 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.36 £9.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.23%
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
101 131 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.70% 28.54% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £95 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £24.99 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Saffron Walden - 9 - - 1
Chelmsford +8 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Colchester -6 2 £398 - 4
Brentwood -7 1 £600 +9.09% 4
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Basildon - - - - 2
Braintree - - - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (42.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (25.93%) Project Management
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
3 13 (24.07%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.37%) ITIL
6 10 (18.52%) NHS
6 10 (18.52%) HTML
6 10 (18.52%) Ajax
7 9 (16.67%) Local Government
7 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
7 9 (16.67%) Biology
7 9 (16.67%) XML
8 8 (14.81%) JSP
8 8 (14.81%) J2EE
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle
8 8 (14.81%) DHTML
8 8 (14.81%) SQL
8 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
9 7 (12.96%) CSS
10 6 (11.11%) Web Services
10 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (11.11%) Linux

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (7.41%) Apache
1 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.26%) MS Project
4 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) assyst
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Extranet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) DTS
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Essbase
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) RequisitePro
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) QADirector
2 1 (1.85%) Gradle
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Local Government
3 6 (11.11%) Publishing
4 5 (9.26%) Marketing
5 3 (5.56%) Law
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
6 2 (3.70%) Automotive
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (1.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.85%) French Language
7 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Software Project Leader
6 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.41%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Project Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Marketing Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
1 10 (18.52%) Ajax
2 9 (16.67%) XML
3 8 (14.81%) DHTML
3 8 (14.81%) J2EE
3 8 (14.81%) JSP
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.11%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
6 5 (9.26%) JSON
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
6 5 (9.26%) Spring
7 4 (7.41%) XSLT
7 4 (7.41%) JDBC
7 4 (7.41%) Servlets
7 4 (7.41%) SOAP
7 4 (7.41%) .NET
7 4 (7.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) NHS
3 9 (16.67%) Biology
4 5 (9.26%) Social Media
5 4 (7.41%) Life Science
5 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
5 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.85%) Physics
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
4 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Email Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) System Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
10 3 (5.56%) Change Control
10 3 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) ABAP
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.85%) R
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PMP
2 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (1.85%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.85%) CISM
3 1 (1.85%) CEH
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.85%) CCIE
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) WebInspect
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
3 2 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (1.85%) Lagan
4 1 (1.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.85%) Facebook
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Progress
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
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