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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 45 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.80% 4.73% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.12% 22.22% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £249 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -73.17%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
111 135 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.35% 21.29% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 72
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 17
Average hourly rate £16.65 £14.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.89% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
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 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 18 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Watford +12 11 £500 +42.85% 12
Hertford +1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Ware - - - - 5
Hitchin - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 15 (27.78%) HTML
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) Retail
5 13 (24.07%) Java
6 11 (20.37%) Windows
6 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (18.52%) Project Management
7 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
7 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.52%) UNIX
7 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 9 (16.67%) ITIL
8 9 (16.67%) XML
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle
9 8 (14.81%) CSS
9 8 (14.81%) Linux
10 7 (12.96%) MQSeries
10 7 (12.96%) IBM
10 7 (12.96%) J2EE
10 7 (12.96%) MySQL
10 7 (12.96%) Internet
10 7 (12.96%) jQuery
10 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.11%) System Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Time Management
11 6 (11.11%) Change Control

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (12.96%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) WordPress
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
2 6 (11.11%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) 4G
3 4 (7.41%) GPRS
4 3 (5.56%) HTTP
5 2 (3.70%) MPLS
5 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) SNMP
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) Intranet
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 4 (7.41%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.56%) Ant
2 3 (5.56%) JUnit
2 3 (5.56%) Log4j
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Retail
3 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (11.11%) Legal
5 5 (9.26%) Marketing
6 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (5.56%) Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Advertising
8 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (7.41%) Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Junior
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Interface Designer
6 2 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) XML
3 8 (14.81%) CSS
4 7 (12.96%) J2EE
4 7 (12.96%) jQuery
5 5 (9.26%) JSON
6 4 (7.41%) REST
6 4 (7.41%) SOAP
6 4 (7.41%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) Flash
7 3 (5.56%) JMS
7 3 (5.56%) XSLT
7 3 (5.56%) Struts
7 3 (5.56%) Servlets
7 3 (5.56%) HTML5
7 3 (5.56%) XMLBeans
7 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.56%) Spring
7 3 (5.56%) Ajax
8 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.26%) Statistics
5 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
7 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Life Science
7 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) UNIX
3 8 (14.81%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) HPUX
5 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) ThreadX
6 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Project Management
1 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
1 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.11%) System Testing
4 6 (11.11%) Time Management
4 6 (11.11%) Change Control
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.26%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Content Management
6 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) C
5 4 (7.41%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) XPath
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) Erlang
8 1 (1.85%) Lua
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (9.26%) ISEB
1 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) MBA
5 1 (1.85%) ACCA
5 1 (1.85%) CBAP
5 1 (1.85%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) XenServer
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Sun
5 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 3 (5.56%) Interwoven
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Nintex
6 1 (1.85%) CyberSource
6 1 (1.85%) DataCash
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee
6 1 (1.85%) Facebook
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter
6 1 (1.85%) Splunk
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