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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 29 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.38% 3.54% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.28% 9.82% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +19.56%
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
128 112 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.99% 36.01% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 32
Average daily rate £400 £261 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.11% -37.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £211 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £517 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 6
Average hourly rate £43.43 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.27% -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 5 £350 +18.64% 4
Blackpool - 2 £300 - 2
Chorley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Nelson - - - -
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 2
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Data Management
6 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (16.67%) ERP
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
8 6 (14.29%) VBA
8 6 (14.29%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (14.29%) Master Data Management
9 5 (11.90%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (11.90%) Finance
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
11 3 (7.14%) SaaS
11 3 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
11 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Process Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) NHS Information Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) WPF
2 2 (4.76%) jQuery
2 2 (4.76%) Qt
2 2 (4.76%) GTK+
2 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.76%) GIS
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Data Management
2 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) ERP
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Master Data Management
6 5 (11.90%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) VBA
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) XAML
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MBA
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) HND
5 1 (2.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
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