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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 60 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 2.86% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.09% 17.01% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £363 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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 £33.53 £28.13 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -15.41%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 147 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.24% 16.82% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 71 115
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 1 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 1 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 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) C++
4 8 (20.00%) Change Management
5 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 7 (17.50%) NHS
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.00%) Service Management
6 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (15.00%) QA
6 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) MySQL
7 5 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
8 4 (10.00%) Tcl
8 4 (10.00%) Apple
8 4 (10.00%) MPEG
8 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) SPSS
3 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.00%) DVB
1 4 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Research Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) jQuery
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) Symfony
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) Java EE
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) NHS
3 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.00%) MPEG
4 4 (10.00%) IPTV
4 4 (10.00%) Statistics
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Physics
4 4 (10.00%) Video on Demand
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) STB
5 2 (5.00%) Online Games
6 1 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Blog
6 1 (2.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Android
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) Service Management
4 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.00%) OOP
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C++
2 6 (15.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Tcl
4 4 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) PHP5
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CIPD
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Apple
3 3 (7.50%) Facebook
3 3 (7.50%) Twitter
3 3 (7.50%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Capita
4 2 (5.00%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) FatWire
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.50%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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