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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 25 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing Degree 36 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.53% 4.09% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.51% 22.32% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -27.14%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 112 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.13% 18.33% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 77
Average daily rate £278 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £34.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +5 10 £250 -23.07% 9
Stevenage +6 5 £263 - 3
Hemel Hempstead +3 5 - - 3
St Albans -5 1 £425 +30.76%
Rickmansworth - 1 £275 - 1
Royston - - - -
Tring - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 3
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - - 2
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Retail
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.85%) Java
4 15 (28.85%) XML
5 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 13 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 12 (23.08%) UNIX
8 10 (19.23%) J2EE
8 10 (19.23%) MQSeries
8 10 (19.23%) IBM
8 10 (19.23%) Internet
9 9 (17.31%) ISEB
9 9 (17.31%) MySQL
9 9 (17.31%) CSS
9 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (15.38%) System Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Web Services
10 8 (15.38%) HP
11 7 (13.46%) SOAP
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle
11 7 (13.46%) HTTP
11 7 (13.46%) jQuery
12 6 (11.54%) REST
12 6 (11.54%) DbVisualizer
12 6 (11.54%) Statistics
12 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
12 6 (11.54%) Flash

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (19.23%) MQSeries
2 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.62%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) WordPress
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) MS Office
4 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.92%) NASTRAN
5 1 (1.92%) Simulink
5 1 (1.92%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Internet
2 7 (13.46%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) UMTS
3 5 (9.62%) GPRS
3 5 (9.62%) LTE
3 5 (9.62%) 4G
4 4 (7.69%) FTP
4 4 (7.69%) ASN.1
4 4 (7.69%) RTP
4 4 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) Intranet
5 2 (3.85%) WCDMA
5 2 (3.85%) GSM
5 2 (3.85%) Extranet
6 1 (1.92%) 3G
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) 2G
6 1 (1.92%) SMS
6 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) ClearQuest
3 4 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.77%) Ant
4 3 (5.77%) JUnit
4 3 (5.77%) Log4j
4 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
1 17 (32.69%) Retail
2 13 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.62%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Tester
4 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Head of Security
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) XML
3 10 (19.23%) J2EE
4 9 (17.31%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) Web Services
6 7 (13.46%) SOAP
6 7 (13.46%) jQuery
7 6 (11.54%) REST
7 6 (11.54%) Flash
8 4 (7.69%) JSON
8 4 (7.69%) JMS
9 3 (5.77%) XSLT
9 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.77%) Spring
9 3 (5.77%) XMLBeans
9 3 (5.77%) Ajax
9 3 (5.77%) Struts
9 3 (5.77%) Servlets
10 2 (3.85%) XHTML
10 2 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Statistics
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Handset
3 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Online Games
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) UNIX
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) HPUX
4 4 (7.69%) Solaris
4 4 (7.69%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 8 (15.38%) System Testing
3 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Content Management
4 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
4 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.62%) Time Management
4 5 (9.62%) Resource Management
5 4 (7.69%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) OO
5 4 (7.69%) CRM
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) C
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) XPath
7 1 (1.92%) Erlang
7 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.92%) R
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
1 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.77%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CISM
4 2 (3.85%) MBA
5 1 (1.92%) GIAC
5 1 (1.92%) CISA
5 1 (1.92%) HND
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CBAP
5 1 (1.92%) APMP
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) IBM
2 8 (15.38%) HP
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Interwoven
5 3 (5.77%) Sun
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) ANSYS
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £400/£450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Rothamsted Research
Rate: From £29,842 to £32,315 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago