The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 14 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.46% 2.26% 6.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.69% 7.02% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.23%
Degree
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.38% 32.20% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 22
Average daily rate £448 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -77.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) Umbraco
7 5 (26.32%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) JSF
7 5 (26.32%) Multimedia
7 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
7 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) EJB
7 5 (26.32%) Swing
7 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) QA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (26.32%) Umbraco
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) DMZ
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (26.32%) Multimedia
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Planning Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) EJB
5 5 (26.32%) Swing
5 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
5 5 (26.32%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) JSF
5 5 (26.32%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) e-Health
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) VMFS
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp