The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 31 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.00% 5.21% 6.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% 30.00% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate
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£333 £285 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.05 - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
Degree
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.67% 17.36% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 30
Average daily rate £350 £299 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.15% +24.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Kent region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Kent region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Dartford - 1 £550 - 4
Stansted - 1 £450 -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Dover - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - - 2
Maidstone - - - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) NHS
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Red Gate
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) SPSS
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) DTS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) StreamInsight
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) B2B
6 1 (5.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) webMethods
3 1 (5.00%) Mercator
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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