The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 49 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.53% 3.42% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.82% 18.56% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 24
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£325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £275 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -50.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 97 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.34% 18.41% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 67
Average daily rate £400 £350 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Average hourly rate £16.30 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Watford +3 8 £363 +3.57% 18
Welwyn Garden City -4 3 - -
Stevenage - 2 £208 - 2
Hertford - 1 - - 5
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 3
Hitchin - - - -
Ware - - - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) Finance
3 17 (29.31%) HTML
3 17 (29.31%) Retail
4 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.14%) Java
6 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
6 13 (22.41%) Manufacturing
7 12 (20.69%) XML
7 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (17.24%) UNIX
9 9 (15.52%) MQSeries
9 9 (15.52%) CSS
10 8 (13.79%) J2EE
10 8 (13.79%) MySQL
10 8 (13.79%) Oracle
10 8 (13.79%) IBM
10 8 (13.79%) Internet
10 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 8 (13.79%) System Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Time Management
11 7 (12.07%) jQuery
11 7 (12.07%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (12.07%) ISEB
11 7 (12.07%) HTTP
11 7 (12.07%) Windows
11 7 (12.07%) C
11 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (10.34%) Mobile App

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (15.52%) MQSeries
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.17%) WordPress
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.72%) NASTRAN
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.72%) CATIA
6 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Internet
2 7 (12.07%) HTTP
3 5 (8.62%) 4G
4 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) FTP
4 4 (6.90%) GPRS
4 4 (6.90%) UMTS
4 4 (6.90%) RTP
4 4 (6.90%) ASN.1
4 4 (6.90%) LTE
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) 2G
5 1 (1.72%) SNMP
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.72%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (8.62%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.90%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.17%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) Log4j
3 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.17%) Ant
3 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Retail
3 13 (22.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.34%) Marketing
5 5 (8.62%) Legal
6 4 (6.90%) Electronics
6 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.45%) Military
8 1 (1.72%) Local Government
8 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Tester
3 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Designer
5 3 (5.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (3.45%) Magento Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Junior
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Interface Designer
6 2 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) XML
3 9 (15.52%) CSS
4 8 (13.79%) J2EE
5 7 (12.07%) jQuery
6 6 (10.34%) Web Services
6 6 (10.34%) REST
7 5 (8.62%) Flash
7 5 (8.62%) SOAP
8 4 (6.90%) JMS
8 4 (6.90%) JSON
9 3 (5.17%) HTML5
9 3 (5.17%) XMLBeans
9 3 (5.17%) Ajax
9 3 (5.17%) Spring
9 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.17%) Struts
9 3 (5.17%) Servlets
9 3 (5.17%) XSLT
10 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.34%) Statistics
4 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Handset
4 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.17%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.72%) Social Media
7 1 (1.72%) Life Science
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) W3C
7 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) UNIX
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 4 (6.90%) VxWorks
5 3 (5.17%) HPUX
5 3 (5.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) System Testing
3 7 (12.07%) Time Management
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.34%) Project Management
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.62%) Content Management
5 5 (8.62%) Scrum
5 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Line Management
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.14%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) C
5 3 (5.17%) XPath
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) R
7 1 (1.72%) Erlang
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ISEB
1 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.17%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) CISM
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) APMP
5 1 (1.72%) CBAP
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) GIAC
5 1 (1.72%) ACCA
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MBA
5 1 (1.72%) CISA
5 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.72%) SCOM
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
1 8 (13.79%) IBM
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) Sun
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Facebook
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter
6 1 (1.72%) ANSYS
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
Borehamwood
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hightown
Rate: £25,626 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Posted: 27 days ago