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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.32% 4.79% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.09% 40.54% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
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£225 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -58.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.23 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -50.07%
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
46 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.55% 11.82% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
Average daily rate £343 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £15.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.60 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 2014. 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
Leicester +7 9 £225 -33.33% 10
Hinckley -1 2 - -
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Degree
East Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB
8 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
8 3 (15.79%) TickIT
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Modbus

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Site Server
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Modbus
2 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WLAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) UAT Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Domino Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
1 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) DFSS
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) LotusScript
4 1 (5.26%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Siemens
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix