The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 8 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.12% 1.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category 68.42% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +19.20%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Qualifications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.09% 19.12% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate £365 £425 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £466 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
6 9 (40.91%) SDLC
7 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Subversion
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) Java EE
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
9 5 (22.73%) JSON
9 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
9 5 (22.73%) HTML5
9 5 (22.73%) Mac OS
9 5 (22.73%) AIX
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) OOP
9 5 (22.73%) OO
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (18.18%) JBoss
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) Hudson
5 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.64%) TestComplete
5 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) WSDL
1 5 (22.73%) Java EE
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
1 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
3 5 (22.73%) Mac OS
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
4 9 (40.91%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) OOP
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Code Coverage
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) CAD
9 1 (4.55%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
5 4 (18.18%) Groovy
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) CLIST
7 1 (4.55%) COBOL
7 1 (4.55%) REXX
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) CFEngine
1 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.55%) IBM