The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 26 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 22 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.26% 2.56% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.97% 11.63% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £59.50 £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+495.00% -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £14.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+114.10% -52.54%
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
116 43 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.75% 22.05% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 11 78
Average daily rate £375 £280 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £380 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £31.40 £70.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.14% +483.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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
Preston +2 9 - -
Blackpool - 5 £495 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 4 £475 -
Chorley - 1 - - 2
Lancaster - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 3
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 17 (35.42%) SaaS
5 15 (31.25%) SuccessFactors
5 15 (31.25%) VBA
5 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 15 (31.25%) SAP
5 15 (31.25%) ResourceLink
6 14 (29.17%) Python
6 14 (29.17%) Oracle
6 14 (29.17%) Perl
6 14 (29.17%) Dell
6 14 (29.17%) Software AG
6 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
6 14 (29.17%) webMethods
7 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
8 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
9 9 (18.75%) Data Management
10 8 (16.67%) Migration
10 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (16.67%) ETL
10 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
10 8 (16.67%) SharePoint

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) SaaS
2 15 (31.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Integration Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.08%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) WPF
1 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) LINQ
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.08%) GTK+
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.08%) Qt
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
1 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
2 9 (18.75%) Data Management
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 8 (16.67%) ETL
3 8 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.17%) Service Management
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) VBA
3 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 14 (29.17%) Python
4 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.33%) XAML
5 4 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) C
7 1 (2.08%) sed
7 1 (2.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.50%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) SAP
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle
3 14 (29.17%) Dell
3 14 (29.17%) Software AG
3 14 (29.17%) webMethods
4 6 (12.50%) Talend
5 5 (10.42%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.08%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Curam
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