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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 33 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.97% 2.13% 5.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.78% 11.51% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +58.75%
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
154 139 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.91% 18.53% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 58
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £464 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.80 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 28 April 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
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 28 April 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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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 +16 12 £313 -13.19% 8
Stevenage +3 3 £310 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £363 - 1
St Albans - 2 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City +10 1 - - 2
Borehamwood +3 1 - - 2
Potters Bar - 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 - - 2
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (25.42%) Project Management
1 15 (25.42%) HTML
1 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
2 13 (22.03%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.34%) Finance
4 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (15.25%) ITIL
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.25%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.86%) Change Management
7 7 (11.86%) Firewall
7 7 (11.86%) LAN
7 7 (11.86%) WAN
7 7 (11.86%) IBM
7 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
7 7 (11.86%) HP
7 7 (11.86%) XenServer
7 7 (11.86%) iPad
7 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) WorkSite
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.39%) Drupal
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) LAN
1 7 (11.86%) WAN
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) VPN
2 6 (10.17%) MPLS
3 5 (8.47%) Wireless
4 3 (5.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.69%) LTE
6 1 (1.69%) 4G
6 1 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.69%) 3G
6 1 (1.69%) SNMP
6 1 (1.69%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) DataStage
6 1 (1.69%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JUnit
1 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.78%) Xcode
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Project Manager
3 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Software Quality Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) HTML
2 9 (15.25%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) XML
3 5 (8.47%) J2EE
4 4 (6.78%) LAMP
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 4 (6.78%) iOS SDK
4 4 (6.78%) CSS3
4 4 (6.78%) PhoneGap
4 4 (6.78%) Worklight
4 4 (6.78%) Android SDK
5 3 (5.08%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) SAP PI
6 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 2 (3.39%) WAMP
6 2 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) JSTL
6 2 (3.39%) Symfony
6 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) iPad
3 6 (10.17%) User Experience
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) iPhone
4 4 (6.78%) PMI
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) W3C
6 2 (3.39%) VLE
7 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.69%) GIS
7 1 (1.69%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) Statistics
7 1 (1.69%) DataPower
7 1 (1.69%) Life Science
7 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Android
3 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.78%) UNIX
4 4 (6.78%) ThreadX
5 3 (5.08%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Project Management
2 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
2 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
3 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Change Management
5 7 (11.86%) Change Control
6 6 (10.17%) OO
7 5 (8.47%) Quality Management
7 5 (8.47%) Process Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Time Management
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
8 4 (6.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.03%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C
4 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
4 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.08%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) Lua
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.86%) XenServer
2 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) RANCID
3 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) HP
3 7 (11.86%) IBM
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) SAP
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) Juniper
6 3 (5.08%) Metastorm
6 3 (5.08%) Nintex
7 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.39%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.69%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) Brocade
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago