The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 54 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 30 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.93% 4.75% 6.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.56% 27.78% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
142 108 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.30% 17.09% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 83
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
East of England

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 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 £360 - 23
Stevenage -9 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £350 - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £325 - 3
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Hertford - - - - 4
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Kings Langley - - - - 3
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Radlett - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Tring - - - -
Ware - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (38.46%) Java
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.64%) Web Services
5 9 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Retail
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
7 6 (15.38%) JSON
7 6 (15.38%) jQuery
7 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 6 (15.38%) XML
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Linux
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
8 5 (12.82%) Internet
8 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.82%) Symbian
8 5 (12.82%) UNIX
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) J2EE
8 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
8 5 (12.82%) Android
8 5 (12.82%) Qt
8 5 (12.82%) bada
9 4 (10.26%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) Simulink
3 1 (2.56%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) NFC
2 4 (10.26%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) GSM
3 2 (5.13%) Extranet
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) GPRS
4 1 (2.56%) SMS
4 1 (2.56%) UMTS
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) WCDMA
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Log4j
3 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.56%) MSTest
General
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Publishing
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) JSON
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
6 5 (12.82%) Qt
7 4 (10.26%) HTML5
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) XSLT
8 3 (7.69%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Online Games
4 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) bada
3 2 (5.13%) HPUX
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
2 4 (10.26%) UML
2 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
3 3 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) Data Security
4 2 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (5.13%) BDD
4 2 (5.13%) Stress Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.13%) System Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Web Development
4 2 (5.13%) TDD
4 2 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) OOP
4 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VBScript
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) XPath
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Sun Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) MBA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) HNC
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) MCSD
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Symbian
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Sun
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) MathWorks
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates (+ Benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
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Brunel
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago