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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
North West / Lancashire
Rank 21 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.39% 1.40% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.45% 4.41% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £650 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +34.37%

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
103 136 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.08% 31.78% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 66
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £25.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.15 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Preston +7 12 £255 - 1
Fleetwood - 4 £650 -
Blackburn - 2 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) SDLC
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 10 (22.73%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (20.45%) WAN
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) Ada
6 8 (18.18%) Finance
6 8 (18.18%) Avionics
6 8 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (15.91%) Network Architecture
7 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) HOOD
7 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) CCIE
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (13.64%) HND
8 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.64%) Perl
8 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.64%) Aerospace

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 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) FrameMaker
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) LAN
1 9 (20.45%) WAN
1 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.55%) Broadband
2 2 (4.55%) FTP
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) VoIP
2 2 (4.55%) WebEx
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (11.36%) VectorCAST
4 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.18%) Avionics
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Aerospace
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Military
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Programmer
5 3 (6.82%) Programmer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Programmer
5 3 (6.82%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Content Strategist
6 2 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) TOGAF Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) SOAP
1 4 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) WCF
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Ajax
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.55%) RESTful
3 2 (4.55%) SGML
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.55%) WinForms
4 1 (2.27%) LINQ
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) NHS
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) RIA
4 2 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) SDLC
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 10 (22.73%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) HOOD
6 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Network Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.36%) UML
9 4 (9.09%) BCP
9 4 (9.09%) Hazard Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Network Design
10 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Ada
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
4 5 (11.36%) C
4 5 (11.36%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) CCIE
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.64%) HND
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) CA
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) HP