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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 62 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.49% 2.97% 3.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.49% 22.14% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 11
Average daily rate
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£423 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.00%
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
215 131 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.47% 13.41% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 76 54
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £112.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -84.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 (32.08%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (16.98%) Project Management
5 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.09%) .NET
6 8 (15.09%) Java
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (13.21%) NHS
7 7 (13.21%) MS Office
7 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
7 7 (13.21%) Line Management
8 6 (11.32%) Procure-to-pay
8 6 (11.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (11.32%) Ruby
8 6 (11.32%) Statistics
8 6 (11.32%) Web Services
8 6 (11.32%) Linux
8 6 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.43%) HTML
9 5 (9.43%) VBA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (9.43%) SAS
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) nginx
2 3 (5.66%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.66%) Stata
4 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.89%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Route 53
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon S3
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) GPRS
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) 2G
3 1 (1.89%) 3G
3 1 (1.89%) RNC
3 1 (1.89%) HSPA
3 1 (1.89%) LTE
3 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) Redis
4 4 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) FileMaker
5 3 (5.66%) QlikView
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.77%) MS Access
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.89%) SimpleDB
7 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
1 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.66%) Capybara
2 1 (1.89%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Head of Technology
3 5 (9.43%) Head of Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Architecture Manager
4 4 (7.55%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Data Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.55%) VB Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (5.66%) SAS Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Information Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) HTML
3 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.43%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) CSS3
4 4 (7.55%) WinForms
5 3 (5.66%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) Sass
5 3 (5.66%) Sinatra
6 1 (1.89%) POSIX
6 1 (1.89%) LAMP
6 1 (1.89%) Spring
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) Symfony
6 1 (1.89%) WPF
6 1 (1.89%) LINQ
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) NHS
3 6 (11.32%) Statistics
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.66%) Open Source
6 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.77%) Economics
8 1 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.77%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) Fedora
4 1 (1.89%) SUSE
4 1 (1.89%) Debian
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.21%) Line Management
6 6 (11.32%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Web Design
8 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) VBA
5 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.55%) VB6
5 4 (7.55%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.89%) XAML
7 1 (1.89%) PHP5
7 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.66%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Puppet
1 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
2 3 (5.66%) Graylog
3 2 (3.77%) Salt
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Akamai
4 3 (5.66%) New Relic
5 2 (3.77%) Percona
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) Sophos
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.89%) Actix
6 1 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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