The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.69% 2.70% 3.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 22.50% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £218 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.22% -51.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +72.50%
Degree
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.10% 12.01% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 10
Average daily rate £289 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% -1.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hinckley 0 3 £290 -
Leicester +9 2 £320 +47.12% 5
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Adobe
3 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 5 (27.78%) SMS
3 5 (27.78%) Supplier Management
3 5 (27.78%) Google
3 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) MS Project
5 3 (16.67%) SAML
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) XACML
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SMS
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) XACML
3 3 (16.67%) SAML
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Supplier Management
1 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) B2B
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix