The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Liverpool region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 22 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.74% 5.96% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 16.36% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -12.16%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.00% 36.42% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 32
Average daily rate £318 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £285 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Degree
Merseyside

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
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 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Econometrics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Solution Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
1 1 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS