The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.27% 4.55% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 40.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +19.56%
Degree
Leicestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.49% 11.36% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Average daily rate £190 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.91% +54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) SVG
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (36.36%) Psychology
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) SVG
1 4 (36.36%) Ajax
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Psychology
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Primavera