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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 26 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 45 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.72% 4.22% 4.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.32% 26.53% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
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£313 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 - £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.55 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +30.29%
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
185 98 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.51% 15.91% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 30 56
Average daily rate £400 £283 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 2 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £26.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -8 12 £318 +27.00% 11
Rickmansworth +8 6 - - 3
Stevenage -3 6 £239 -9.04% 4
Potters Bar - 4 - - 1
Royston - 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 3 £350 - 2
Hoddesdon - 2 - -
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 2
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 16 (20.51%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.23%) HTML
5 14 (17.95%) MS Office
5 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.67%) Project Management
7 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
8 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
8 11 (14.10%) Finance
9 10 (12.82%) Change Management
9 10 (12.82%) VMware
9 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.82%) IBM
10 9 (11.54%) ISO 9001
10 9 (11.54%) ITIL
10 9 (11.54%) CSS
10 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.26%) C++
11 8 (10.26%) Oracle
11 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
11 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
12 7 (8.97%) Retail
12 7 (8.97%) HP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.13%) WorkSite
3 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) Node.js
5 2 (2.56%) Kinematics
5 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.56%) Drupal
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Lync
6 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Agresso
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) LAN
1 6 (7.69%) WAN
1 6 (7.69%) SAN
1 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) VPN
2 5 (6.41%) MPLS
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 3 (3.85%) 3G
3 3 (3.85%) SNMP
3 3 (3.85%) 2G
3 3 (3.85%) 4G
3 3 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.56%) LTE
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
4 2 (2.56%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.56%) Telnet
5 1 (1.28%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) DataStage
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.13%) JUnit
2 4 (5.13%) Xcode
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.85%) GCC
4 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) French Language
6 2 (2.56%) German Language
6 2 (2.56%) Avionics
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
2 9 (11.54%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Support Specialist
5 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) IT Support
6 4 (5.13%) Storage Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) J2EE
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) HTML5
4 5 (6.41%) CSS3
5 4 (5.13%) PhoneGap
5 4 (5.13%) iOS SDK
5 4 (5.13%) LAMP
5 4 (5.13%) Worklight
5 4 (5.13%) Android SDK
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
7 2 (2.56%) WAMP
7 2 (2.56%) SAP PI
7 2 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.56%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.56%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) User Experience
3 6 (7.69%) iPad
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) PMI
4 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.13%) CLARiiON
5 4 (5.13%) Kindle
5 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.13%) Celerra
5 4 (5.13%) iPhone
5 4 (5.13%) EMC VNX
5 4 (5.13%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.85%) VHDL
6 3 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.56%) PKI
7 2 (2.56%) Robotics
7 2 (2.56%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Android
3 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.28%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
2 13 (16.67%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.82%) Change Management
5 9 (11.54%) ITIL
6 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.69%) UML
7 6 (7.69%) OO
7 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.41%) Change Control
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.13%) Process Management
9 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) Java
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.26%) C++
4 6 (7.69%) C
5 5 (6.41%) C#
6 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.56%) ANSI C
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) VB6
9 1 (1.28%) Lua
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.41%) SLA
3 4 (5.13%) QA
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) XenServer
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Cygwin
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) RANCID
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) IBM
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 7 (8.97%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) EMC
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) Juniper
7 2 (2.56%) Brocade
7 2 (2.56%) Apple
7 2 (2.56%) Metastorm
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.56%) Nintex
8 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.28%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) Perforce
8 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
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