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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 31 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.00% 4.98% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 14.49% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£338 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
120 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.67% 34.33% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 22 60
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £678 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Average hourly rate £32.52 £15.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.80% -15.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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 - 6 £338 - 2
Blackburn - - - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) Data Management
6 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
8 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) SaaS
9 7 (17.50%) VBA
9 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
10 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.50%) ERP
11 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (12.50%) Master Data Management
12 4 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (10.00%) Marketing
12 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (10.00%) WPF
12 4 (10.00%) MVC
12 4 (10.00%) XAML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (7.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Process Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) NHS Information Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) WPF
1 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.00%) Qt
2 2 (5.00%) GTK+
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) LINQ
2 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Statistics
4 2 (5.00%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Data Management
2 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) ERP
4 5 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 4 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) VBA
3 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.00%) XAML
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Ada
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MBA
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) webMethods
3 3 (7.50%) Dell
3 3 (7.50%) Software AG
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) ArcSight