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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 14 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.84% 2.72% 6.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.45% 17.39% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Average daily rate
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£519 £323 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.85% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £254 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £343 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.05 £20.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% -84.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
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
51 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.65% 15.65% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 38
Average daily rate £400 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.25% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 2 £550 - 4
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 6
Rochester - - - - 2
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 6
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - - 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
4 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) SAP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) StreamInsight
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) DTS
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Report Writer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Gate
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
Kent
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago