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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 38 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.04% 6.49% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 18.13% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 14
Median daily rate £325 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £430 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £29.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +25.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.77%
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
141 160 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.90% 35.79% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 97
Median daily rate £400 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £503 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 35
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.33 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 3 May 2016.

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
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 3 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
Preston -3 4 £200 -36.00% 3
Blackpool 0 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Lytham St Annes -11 1 £400 +33.75%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Ada
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Economics
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 3 (17.65%) Physics
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Research
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) HND
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.88%) VectorCAST
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Avionics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Ada Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Ada Software Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Head of Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Author
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
3 1 (5.88%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Technical Operations
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Economics
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Physics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Research
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Ada
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) BMC
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) VMware