The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 1217 1355 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.46% 5.73% 5.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.95% 34.78% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 912 701
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 22
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £16.70 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £116.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +60.00%
Degree
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3585 3896 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.10% 16.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2620 2045
Average daily rate £413 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in London

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in London

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in London

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in London

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Degree
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London -13 258 £440 -1.12% 233
Canary Wharf 0 23 £525 +101.92%
Paddington +2 11 £438 - 1
Docklands, London -1 10 £425 -5.55% 1
Feltham -1 8 £500 +33.33% 1
Uxbridge -7 7 £279 -32.77% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £225 - 4
Hammersmith - 4 £461 - 2
Bromley +9 2 £225 -
Harrow - 2 £300 - 1
Romford 0 1 £100 -78.94% 2
Osterley -2 1 £530 +55.88%
Brentford -8 1 £360 -20.00% 1
Croydon -8 1 £450 +9.75% 4
Ilford - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 812 (33.39%) Finance
2 680 (27.96%) Computer Science
3 619 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (21.50%) SQL
5 467 (19.20%) Java
6 450 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
7 417 (17.15%) Banking
8 358 (14.72%) Project Management
9 324 (13.32%) Microsoft
10 320 (13.16%) HTML
11 309 (12.71%) JavaScript
12 279 (11.47%) Oracle
13 276 (11.35%) ITIL
14 268 (11.02%) Web Services
15 258 (10.61%) .NET
15 258 (10.61%) C#
16 255 (10.49%) MS Excel
17 242 (9.95%) SQL Server
18 231 (9.50%) OO
19 230 (9.46%) CSS
19 230 (9.46%) UNIX
20 224 (9.21%) Investment Banking
21 221 (9.09%) Scrum
22 220 (9.05%) Windows
23 215 (8.84%) TDD
24 214 (8.80%) XML
25 213 (8.76%) Linux
26 201 (8.26%) Analytics
27 197 (8.10%) Data Modelling
28 191 (7.85%) Mathematics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 95 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 62 (2.55%) SAS
3 44 (1.81%) CMS
4 43 (1.77%) IIS
4 43 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 41 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 40 (1.64%) Apache
7 36 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.40%) Node.js
9 32 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 25 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
12 22 (0.90%) JBoss
13 20 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.74%) Confluence
16 16 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
18 14 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 255 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 183 (7.52%) MS Office
3 121 (4.98%) MS Visio
4 105 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 99 (4.07%) MS Project
6 38 (1.56%) Photoshop
7 26 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
8 24 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.58%) Acrobat
11 13 (0.53%) SPSS
12 10 (0.41%) InDesign
13 9 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
14 7 (0.29%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
17 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.082%) InfoPath
18 1 (0.041%) Stata
18 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 28 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.33%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.29%) Tridion
4 7 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.25%) Magento
5 6 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.25%) Primavera
5 6 (0.25%) Global One
6 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.21%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.16%) SAP PS
8 3 (0.12%) HFM
8 3 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.19%) Google Analytics
3 20 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
4 13 (0.53%) SaaS
4 13 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.49%) GitHub
6 11 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.41%) IaaS
8 8 (0.33%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.25%) PaaS
9 6 (0.25%) Force.com
9 6 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
9 6 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.25%) Office 365
10 5 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.08%) Internet
2 73 (3.00%) Firewall
3 69 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 63 (2.59%) HTTP
5 52 (2.14%) LDAP
6 51 (2.10%) VPN
7 44 (1.81%) Network Security
8 40 (1.64%) Wireless
9 35 (1.44%) LAN
10 34 (1.40%) WAN
11 33 (1.36%) SSL
12 26 (1.07%) VoIP
13 25 (1.03%) OSPF
13 25 (1.03%) Intranet
14 24 (0.99%) DNS
15 22 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (0.90%) BGP
16 21 (0.86%) SAN
17 20 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 137 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 96 (3.95%) Big Data
5 73 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 64 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 53 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 49 (2.01%) MySQL
8 49 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 45 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 43 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (1.60%) NoSQL
13 38 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (1.48%) Data Mining
16 34 (1.40%) QlikView
17 30 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 99 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 81 (3.33%) JIRA
3 72 (2.96%) Maven
4 63 (2.59%) Visual Studio
5 61 (2.51%) Subversion
6 42 (1.73%) JUnit
7 41 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.23%) Selenium
9 28 (1.15%) Ant
10 26 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 25 (1.03%) Axure RP
12 23 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (0.78%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.74%) Toad
15 17 (0.70%) ClearQuest
16 16 (0.66%) Eclipse
17 15 (0.62%) NUnit
17 15 (0.62%) ClearCase
17 15 (0.62%) Jasmine
18 14 (0.58%) jMock
General
1 812 (33.39%) Finance
2 417 (17.15%) Banking
3 224 (9.21%) Investment Banking
4 175 (7.20%) Front Office
5 135 (5.55%) Marketing
6 96 (3.95%) Retail
7 94 (3.87%) Legal
8 88 (3.62%) Telecoms
9 67 (2.75%) Law
10 50 (2.06%) Games
11 44 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.19%) Publishing
13 28 (1.15%) Advertising
14 16 (0.66%) Back Office
15 14 (0.58%) Arabic Language
15 14 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.58%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.49%) French Language
17 11 (0.45%) Local Government
18 10 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 716 (29.44%) Developer
2 495 (20.35%) Analyst
3 254 (10.44%) Business Analyst
4 173 (7.11%) Project Manager
4 173 (7.11%) Java Developer
5 139 (5.72%) Architect
6 134 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 94 (3.87%) Consultant
8 76 (3.13%) Designer
9 57 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
10 53 (2.18%) Data Analyst
10 53 (2.18%) C# Developer
11 47 (1.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 46 (1.89%) Support Analyst
13 41 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
14 40 (1.64%) C++ Developer
15 38 (1.56%) .NET Developer
16 37 (1.52%) IT Business Analyst
17 36 (1.48%) Author
17 36 (1.48%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (13.16%) HTML
2 268 (11.02%) Web Services
3 258 (10.61%) .NET
4 230 (9.46%) CSS
5 214 (8.80%) XML
6 120 (4.93%) HTML5
7 109 (4.48%) SOAP
8 99 (4.07%) REST
9 98 (4.03%) Spring
10 96 (3.95%) jQuery
11 89 (3.66%) .NET Framework
12 88 (3.62%) ASP.NET
13 78 (3.21%) CSS3
14 72 (2.96%) JSON
15 70 (2.88%) J2EE
16 67 (2.75%) AngularJS
17 60 (2.47%) WCF
18 58 (2.38%) RESTful
19 52 (2.14%) Ajax
20 49 (2.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 680 (27.96%) Computer Science
2 450 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (7.85%) Mathematics
4 173 (7.11%) User Experience
5 132 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 92 (3.78%) Derivative
7 77 (3.17%) Open Source
8 73 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 73 (3.00%) Mobile App
9 67 (2.75%) Statistics
10 66 (2.71%) Physics
11 63 (2.59%) Fixed Income
12 54 (2.22%) Market Risk
13 53 (2.18%) Psychology
14 46 (1.89%) Visualisation
15 41 (1.69%) Equities
16 38 (1.56%) Human Factors
17 36 (1.48%) Data Structures
18 35 (1.44%) Credit Risk
19 32 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 230 (9.46%) UNIX
2 220 (9.05%) Windows
3 213 (8.76%) Linux
4 97 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 85 (3.50%) Android
6 42 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.44%) Solaris
8 30 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.49%) AIX
12 10 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.25%) SUSE
14 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (14.72%) Project Management
3 276 (11.35%) ITIL
4 231 (9.50%) OO
5 221 (9.09%) Scrum
6 215 (8.84%) TDD
7 201 (8.26%) Analytics
8 197 (8.10%) Data Modelling
9 180 (7.40%) PRINCE2
10 154 (6.33%) Business Analysis
11 144 (5.92%) Software Engineering
12 143 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 134 (5.51%) Service Management
14 132 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 122 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
16 119 (4.89%) MVC
17 106 (4.36%) Change Management
18 105 (4.32%) Service Delivery
19 103 (4.24%) Data Analysis
20 99 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 523 (21.50%) SQL
2 467 (19.20%) Java
3 309 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 258 (10.61%) C#
5 146 (6.00%) Python
6 143 (5.88%) C++
7 85 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 73 (3.00%) VBA
9 60 (2.47%) C
10 56 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 56 (2.30%) PHP
10 56 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.14%) Perl
12 42 (1.73%) Ruby
13 35 (1.44%) Scala
14 32 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 28 (1.15%) VB
17 26 (1.07%) Bash Shell
18 24 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 93 (3.82%) PMI Certification
2 81 (3.33%) PMP
3 80 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.34%) ISEB
5 55 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 50 (2.06%) CISSP
8 47 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.36%) ISTQB
11 27 (1.11%) CCNP
12 26 (1.07%) MBA
13 25 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (0.99%) CISM
15 23 (0.95%) MCSE
16 22 (0.90%) CCNA
17 21 (0.86%) HND
18 19 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 18 (0.74%) APMP
19 18 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.59%) QA
2 53 (2.18%) SLA
3 22 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.90%) COBIT
4 16 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.33%) EMIR
6 7 (0.29%) PMBOK
6 7 (0.29%) P3O
7 6 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.25%) Basel II
8 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.16%) COREP
10 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.12%) COSO
11 2 (0.082%) MiFID
11 2 (0.082%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.082%) FINREP
11 2 (0.082%) Basel III
11 2 (0.082%) FATCA
11 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.70%) vSphere
4 7 (0.29%) Varnish
4 7 (0.29%) Docker
4 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.25%) XenApp
6 5 (0.21%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.21%) NFS
6 5 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.16%) Xen
8 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.082%) XenServer
9 2 (0.082%) KVM
9 2 (0.082%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.082%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (1.03%) Puppet
2 24 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.74%) HP UCMDB
5 13 (0.53%) RANCID
5 13 (0.53%) SCCM
6 10 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.25%) Control-M
8 5 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (0.21%) yum
9 4 (0.16%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.16%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.12%) OpenView
10 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.12%) Mesos
10 3 (0.12%) Ansible
10 3 (0.12%) Graylog
Vendors
1 324 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 279 (11.47%) Oracle
3 105 (4.32%) Adobe
4 67 (2.75%) SAP
5 64 (2.63%) Cisco
6 60 (2.47%) Google
7 59 (2.43%) Citrix
8 54 (2.22%) HP
9 46 (1.89%) IBM
10 42 (1.73%) VMware
11 40 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 35 (1.44%) Business Objects
12 35 (1.44%) Tableau
13 30 (1.23%) Juniper
14 26 (1.07%) Sybase
15 25 (1.03%) F5
15 25 (1.03%) ServiceNow
16 24 (0.99%) Remedy
17 20 (0.82%) TIBCO
18 17 (0.70%) Sitecore
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £60,000 to 90,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Travel expenses on top of daily rate include
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
CHM Recruit
Rate: £28,735 per annum excluding London weighting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Rate: Up to £400 per annum 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago