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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 22 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.46% 6.81% 6.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.15% 21.54% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £475 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £419 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £604 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.12 £40.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.53 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% +39.68%
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
181 130 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.71% 31.63% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 67 21
Average daily rate £425 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Blackpool -18 10 £420 -36.12%
Preston -11 1 - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) ITIL
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle
4 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (21.57%) Windows
6 9 (17.65%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) VBA
6 9 (17.65%) .NET
6 9 (17.65%) SDLC
6 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 8 (15.69%) UNIX
7 8 (15.69%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) C#
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.69%) Validation
8 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.73%) VBScript
8 7 (13.73%) Linux
8 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
8 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
8 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 6 (11.76%) Python
9 6 (11.76%) MS Excel

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.84%) Apache
5 3 (5.88%) JBoss
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.92%) Boomi
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) SMTP
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQLite
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.84%) NUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) PHPUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (5.88%) Avionics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Change Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Integration Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Integration Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) VBA Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Excel Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) Django
4 4 (7.84%) jQuery
4 4 (7.84%) CAML
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Java SE
6 1 (1.96%) Java EE
6 1 (1.96%) JSP
6 1 (1.96%) Java EE 5
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) CESG
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) RMADS
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) UNIX
3 7 (13.73%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) SDLC
3 8 (15.69%) Validation
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Data Management
6 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.80%) Document Management
6 5 (9.80%) Business Transformation
6 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.84%) Information Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) VBA
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) VBScript
5 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.76%) Python
6 5 (9.80%) C
7 4 (7.84%) VB
7 4 (7.84%) C++
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) FQL
7 4 (7.84%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ISEB
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) HND
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) MCSA
5 3 (5.88%) MCITP
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) OCP
7 1 (1.96%) OCA
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.96%) OCAJ
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.96%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) Software AG
5 2 (3.92%) webMethods
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Curam
6 1 (1.96%) Endeca
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau
6 1 (1.96%) Talend
6 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft