The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 55 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing Degree 24 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.22% 3.91% 6.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 30.70% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 20
Average daily rate
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£345 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £15.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+93.38% -45.61%
Degree
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
168 114 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.56% 12.72% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 58 94
Average daily rate £325 £339 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £14.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £61.75 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Leeds region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Leeds region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (28.57%) ISEB
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) Linux
6 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
6 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 7 (16.67%) QA
7 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.67%) MS Office
7 7 (16.67%) C++
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
8 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
9 5 (11.90%) Perl
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.14%) nginx
1 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.76%) SPSS
5 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) DVB
2 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) QlikView
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Redis
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) SimpleDB
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) FileMaker
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Research Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) POSIX
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
3 4 (9.52%) IPTV
3 4 (9.52%) MPEG
4 3 (7.14%) NHS
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Physics
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.76%) Online Games
5 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.76%) STB
6 1 (2.38%) Statistics
6 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C++
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) C
4 4 (9.52%) Tcl
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) GIAC
5 1 (2.38%) CEH
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Capita
3 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.38%) Percona
3 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) NetApp
3 1 (2.38%) Perforce
3 1 (2.38%) FatWire
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Rate: £18,000 to £22,000 depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago