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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 35 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.10% 1.83% 6.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.84% 11.11% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Average daily rate £338 £250 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £165 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £310 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
69 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.77% 16.48% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 27
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Folkestone - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £425 -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) PMP
4 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Simulink
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (12.50%) VHDL
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) Simulink
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Games Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Games Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) PlayStation
3 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Bomgar
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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