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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 49 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 24 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.32% 3.03% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.78% 20.29% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 18
Average daily rate
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£345 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £363 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
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
135 138 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.07% 14.95% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 113
Average daily rate £325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.30 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.70 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 12 (24.00%) ISEB
2 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL
4 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (18.00%) Finance
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
6 8 (16.00%) C++
6 8 (16.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) MS Office
7 7 (14.00%) NHS
8 6 (12.00%) Service Management
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (12.00%) Java
8 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.00%) QA
8 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (10.00%) jQuery
9 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 5 (10.00%) MySQL
9 5 (10.00%) HTML
9 5 (10.00%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
3 6 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.00%) SPSS
5 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) DVB
2 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.00%) VLAN
3 3 (6.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) jQuery
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) Symfony
4 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) NHS
3 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.00%) MPEG
4 4 (8.00%) Statistics
4 4 (8.00%) IPTV
4 4 (8.00%) Physics
4 4 (8.00%) Video on Demand
4 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) STB
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) Online Games
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
1 4 (8.00%) Android
1 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) OO
3 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) Service Management
5 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.00%) MVC
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.00%) OOP
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) C++
3 6 (12.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) Tcl
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 4 (8.00%) C
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) PHP5
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) CIPD
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CISM
4 1 (2.00%) GIAC
4 1 (2.00%) CEH
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Apple
3 3 (6.00%) Facebook
3 3 (6.00%) Twitter
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) FatWire
4 2 (4.00%) Perforce
4 2 (4.00%) Capita
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
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