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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 17 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.72% 8.00% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.58% 48.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
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
19 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 14.96% 16.67% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £34.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.58% +51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 November 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) TickIT
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Modbus
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) SVG
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) DFSS
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) TickIT
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Siemens
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