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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 31 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 36 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.82% 2.47% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.93% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +67.50%
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
172 96 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.03% 14.79% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 55
Average daily rate £375 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.60 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -4 12 £318 +27.00% 4
Potters Bar - 4 - -
Royston - 4 - - 4
Stevenage +1 3 £250 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 £350 - 2
Hoddesdon - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - - 3
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (26.87%) Windows
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) HTML
2 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.90%) Java
5 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 13 (19.40%) Project Management
6 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
7 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
8 10 (14.93%) CSS
8 10 (14.93%) IBM
8 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.93%) Change Management
8 10 (14.93%) Finance
8 10 (14.93%) VMware
9 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.94%) ITIL
10 8 (11.94%) MS Office
10 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.45%) User Experience
11 7 (10.45%) Retail
11 7 (10.45%) J2EE
11 7 (10.45%) Oracle
11 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.45%) XML
11 7 (10.45%) HP
11 7 (10.45%) ISO 9001
12 6 (8.96%) LAN

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.97%) WorkSite
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) Drupal
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) LAN
1 6 (8.96%) WAN
1 6 (8.96%) SAN
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) MPLS
2 5 (7.46%) VPN
3 4 (5.97%) Wireless
4 2 (2.99%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.99%) SNMP
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) 3G
4 2 (2.99%) Telnet
4 2 (2.99%) 2G
4 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) 4G
4 2 (2.99%) LTE
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) DataStage
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.97%) JUnit
1 4 (5.97%) Xcode
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Architect
3 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Support Specialist
4 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.48%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Software Quality Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) HTML
2 10 (14.93%) CSS
3 7 (10.45%) J2EE
3 7 (10.45%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) CSS3
4 5 (7.46%) HTML5
5 4 (5.97%) Worklight
5 4 (5.97%) Android SDK
5 4 (5.97%) PhoneGap
5 4 (5.97%) iOS SDK
5 4 (5.97%) LAMP
6 3 (4.48%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (2.99%) WAMP
7 2 (2.99%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.99%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.99%) Spine.js
7 2 (2.99%) .NET
7 2 (2.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 6 (8.96%) iPad
4 5 (7.46%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.46%) PMI
5 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.97%) CLARiiON
5 4 (5.97%) iPhone
5 4 (5.97%) Kindle
5 4 (5.97%) Celerra
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.48%) W3C
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.99%) NHS
7 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 2 (2.99%) VLE
8 1 (1.49%) DataPower
8 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Android
2 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.97%) UNIX
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) ThreadX
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
2 13 (19.40%) Project Management
3 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.93%) Change Management
5 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) OO
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Android Development
8 4 (5.97%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.90%) Java
3 13 (19.40%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) C
4 4 (5.97%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) CCNP
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.97%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) XenServer
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) RANCID
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) IBM
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) EMC
5 3 (4.48%) Juniper
5 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Nintex
6 2 (2.99%) Apple
6 2 (2.99%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.99%) Brocade
6 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.49%) F5
7 1 (1.49%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.49%) Xilinx
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