The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 62 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.67% 2.85% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.25% 15.06% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 13
Average daily rate
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£335 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.01% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -32.14%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 166 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.92% 18.91% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 98
Average daily rate £338 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
Degree
West Yorkshire

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) C++
3 10 (21.28%) Project Management
4 9 (19.15%) ISEB
4 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) OO
4 9 (19.15%) Change Management
4 9 (19.15%) QA
5 8 (17.02%) Finance
5 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
6 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.89%) NHS
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.89%) Python
6 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.89%) Linux
6 7 (14.89%) PHP
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) Ruby
7 6 (12.77%) Service Management
7 6 (12.77%) MySQL
7 6 (12.77%) C#
7 6 (12.77%) HTML
7 6 (12.77%) Java
7 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.77%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
7 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (10.64%) jQuery
8 5 (10.64%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (6.38%) CMS
1 3 (6.38%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) DVB
2 4 (8.51%) VLAN
2 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Officer
6 2 (4.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) jQuery
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) Symfony
5 2 (4.26%) Java EE
5 2 (4.26%) WCF
5 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
3 7 (14.89%) NHS
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) IPTV
4 4 (8.51%) Statistics
4 4 (8.51%) MPEG
4 4 (8.51%) Physics
4 4 (8.51%) Video on Demand
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.26%) VLE
6 2 (4.26%) STB
6 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.13%) DTV
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.13%) Social Media
7 1 (2.13%) Blog
7 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) Change Management
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
4 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.64%) MVC
5 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Management
6 4 (8.51%) OOP
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C++
2 7 (14.89%) PHP
2 7 (14.89%) Python
2 7 (14.89%) Ruby
3 6 (12.77%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) C
5 4 (8.51%) PHP5
5 4 (8.51%) Tcl
6 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) PHP4
7 1 (2.13%) Delphi
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Apple
3 3 (6.38%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Facebook
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Perforce
4 2 (4.26%) FatWire
4 2 (4.26%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Zend
5 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
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