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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 22 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.15% 4.41% 8.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.67% 26.47% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £515 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +77.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £395 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £595 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +53.65%
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
36 34 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.75% 16.67% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 42
Average daily rate £350 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.62 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 7 - - 4
Canterbury - 2 - -
Dover +2 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - - 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) OpenGL
4 7 (35.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) JSON
4 7 (35.00%) Memory Management
4 7 (35.00%) REST
4 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (35.00%) Mobile Development
5 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 5 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (25.00%) iPhone
5 5 (25.00%) Cocoa
5 5 (25.00%) Xcode
5 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (20.00%) Android
6 4 (20.00%) iPad
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 3 (15.00%) Android SDK
7 3 (15.00%) Lync
7 3 (15.00%) SQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Ingres
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Xcode
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (5.00%) GCC
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) iPhone Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Steward
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) OpenGL
3 7 (35.00%) XML
3 7 (35.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (25.00%) Cocoa
5 3 (15.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (5.00%) Qt
6 1 (5.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (25.00%) iPhone
4 4 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) GIS
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Memory Management
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile Development
2 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (20.00%) Android Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (5.00%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) Basel II
1 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) EMC