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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 23 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.68% 4.23% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £14.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+114.10% -52.54%
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
21 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.65% 10.58% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £394 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) TickIT
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Siemens
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Modbus
6 1 (9.09%) Toad

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) Modbus
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) UAT Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) DFSS
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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