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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 33 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.24% 2.33% 5.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.58% 12.63% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 25
Average daily rate £450 £245 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -40.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.38 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £31.85 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -0.46%
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
57 95 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.41% 18.41% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 85
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.42 £42.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £42.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 5 £500 +284.61%
Basildon - 3 - - 1
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (31.58%) Statistical Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) Six Sigma
4 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
9 4 (10.53%) Automotive
9 4 (10.53%) Java
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.89%) CRM
10 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
10 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (7.89%) Change Management
10 3 (7.89%) Scrum
10 3 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) SMS
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.53%) Automotive
4 3 (7.89%) German Language
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
3 6 (15.79%) SSIS Developer
3 6 (15.79%) T-SQL Developer
4 5 (13.16%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Java Programmer
5 3 (7.89%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Client Services Manager
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) COM
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Statistical Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Six Sigma
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.89%) CRM
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
1 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) HND
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) APMP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) CISA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) HNC
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
1 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Infor
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Software AG
3 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago