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 25 May 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 39 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.45% 6.61% 4.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% 19.21% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Median daily rate £238 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £430 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £22.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
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
113 151 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.23% 34.40% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 119
Median daily rate £425 £361 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 31
Median hourly rate £36.26 £37.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +62.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +5 2 - -
Preston -4 2 £200 -42.85% 6
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Ada
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) HND
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
6 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.69%) Typography
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) BitLocker

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
2 1 (7.69%) VectorCAST
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Ada Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Ada Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Ada Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Author
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) VME
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) HOOD
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Ada
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HND
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) BMC
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) VMware