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 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 31 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 1322 1417 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.55% 5.65% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.86% 38.09% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 877 736
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 63
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.79 £14.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.23%
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
3687 3720 3779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.82% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2331 2241
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 147
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
City of London +2 322 £450 -5.26% 307
Canary Wharf +21 18 £300 -38.01% 1
Docklands, London +7 16 £625 +19.04%
Greenford -4 9 - -
Uxbridge 0 6 £470 -6.00% 5
Chiswick +2 4 £140 -74.54% 1
Bromley -3 4 £450 +16.12% 4
Croydon -2 3 £430 +4.24% 11
Brentford -6 2 £390 -23.90%
Hayes - 2 - - 2
Harrow -2 1 - - 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 - 4
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 7
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 803 (30.18%) Finance
2 668 (25.10%) Computer Science
3 534 (20.07%) SQL
4 488 (18.34%) Java
5 439 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
6 433 (16.27%) Banking
7 417 (15.67%) Project Management
8 376 (14.13%) Microsoft
9 349 (13.12%) HTML
10 329 (12.36%) SQL Server
11 314 (11.80%) Oracle
12 308 (11.57%) JavaScript
12 308 (11.57%) MS Excel
13 302 (11.35%) C#
14 283 (10.64%) Windows
15 264 (9.92%) OO
16 253 (9.51%) TDD
17 252 (9.47%) .NET
18 250 (9.39%) C++
19 249 (9.36%) CSS
20 248 (9.32%) Linux
20 248 (9.32%) Investment Banking
21 210 (7.89%) Scrum
22 207 (7.78%) Analytics
23 205 (7.70%) Business Analysis
24 202 (7.59%) PRINCE2
25 199 (7.48%) Software Engineering
26 197 (7.40%) Front Office
26 197 (7.40%) QA
27 195 (7.33%) UNIX

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 126 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 101 (3.80%) CMS
3 52 (1.95%) SAS
4 51 (1.92%) IIS
4 51 (1.92%) Node.js
5 44 (1.65%) Apache
6 39 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 39 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
9 27 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 22 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 17 (0.64%) Drupal
14 15 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (0.49%) MS Project Server
15 13 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 308 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 178 (6.69%) MS Office
3 95 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (3.49%) MS Project
5 76 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 47 (1.77%) Photoshop
7 46 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
8 27 (1.01%) SPSS
8 27 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.86%) AutoCAD
10 19 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.49%) InDesign
12 10 (0.38%) Revit
13 6 (0.23%) Stata
13 6 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.19%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.15%) PowerPivot
16 3 (0.11%) Windchill
17 2 (0.075%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (0.41%) ReMetrica
3 10 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
4 8 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.23%) Tridion
7 5 (0.19%) Agresso
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.19%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.15%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.71%) SaaS
2 16 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.30%) Office 365
5 7 (0.26%) Force.com
5 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.19%) GitHub
6 5 (0.19%) IaaS
7 4 (0.15%) PaaS
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.075%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.075%) Heroku
10 1 (0.038%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.86%) Internet
2 58 (2.18%) HTTP
3 57 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 56 (2.10%) Intranet
4 56 (2.10%) Firewall
5 46 (1.73%) DNS
6 36 (1.35%) WAN
7 32 (1.20%) LAN
8 28 (1.05%) SAN
9 27 (1.01%) DHCP
10 21 (0.79%) Network Security
11 20 (0.75%) SSL
12 19 (0.71%) LDAP
13 14 (0.53%) VPN
13 14 (0.53%) FTP
13 14 (0.53%) NAS
14 12 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (0.45%) Wireless
15 10 (0.38%) SSH
16 9 (0.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.47%) Relational Database
3 113 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (3.46%) MySQL
5 89 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 81 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 78 (2.93%) Big Data
9 77 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 54 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 52 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 49 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 46 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 44 (1.65%) Hadoop
15 38 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 34 (1.28%) Data Mining
18 33 (1.24%) QlikView
19 26 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 122 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 83 (3.12%) Subversion
3 66 (2.48%) JIRA
4 62 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 57 (2.14%) Selenium
5 57 (2.14%) Visual Studio
6 51 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 45 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (1.69%) JUnit
8 32 (1.20%) Maven
9 27 (1.01%) Axure RP
10 26 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 22 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 21 (0.79%) SoapUI
13 20 (0.75%) Mercurial
14 19 (0.71%) WebDriver
14 19 (0.71%) Jasmine
15 15 (0.56%) Ant
15 15 (0.56%) LoadRunner
16 13 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 803 (30.18%) Finance
2 433 (16.27%) Banking
3 248 (9.32%) Investment Banking
4 197 (7.40%) Front Office
5 164 (6.16%) Marketing
6 152 (5.71%) Retail
7 91 (3.42%) Legal
8 80 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 68 (2.56%) Advertising
10 63 (2.37%) Back Office
11 60 (2.25%) Publishing
12 46 (1.73%) Games
12 46 (1.73%) Financial Institution
13 40 (1.50%) Manufacturing
14 37 (1.39%) Law
15 33 (1.24%) Electronics
16 26 (0.98%) French Language
17 19 (0.71%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.71%) Spanish Language
18 18 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 827 (31.08%) Developer
2 583 (21.91%) Analyst
3 274 (10.30%) Business Analyst
4 148 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 146 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 131 (4.92%) Consultant
7 125 (4.70%) Architect
8 94 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 80 (3.01%) Designer
10 73 (2.74%) C# Developer
11 69 (2.59%) C++ Developer
12 64 (2.41%) Junior
13 54 (2.03%) .NET Developer
14 49 (1.84%) Software Engineer
15 48 (1.80%) Data Analyst
15 48 (1.80%) Risk Analyst
16 47 (1.77%) Support Analyst
17 45 (1.69%) Quantitative Developer
18 43 (1.62%) Tester
19 42 (1.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (13.12%) HTML
2 252 (9.47%) .NET
3 249 (9.36%) CSS
4 187 (7.03%) XML
5 181 (6.80%) Web Services
6 144 (5.41%) HTML5
7 118 (4.43%) ASP.NET
8 111 (4.17%) jQuery
9 92 (3.46%) CSS3
10 84 (3.16%) Spring
11 77 (2.89%) JSON
12 65 (2.44%) J2EE
13 61 (2.29%) AngularJS
14 60 (2.25%) .NET Framework
14 60 (2.25%) REST
15 54 (2.03%) Ajax
16 51 (1.92%) WCF
17 48 (1.80%) RESTful
17 48 (1.80%) SOAP
17 48 (1.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 668 (25.10%) Computer Science
2 185 (6.95%) Mathematics
3 183 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 97 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 94 (3.53%) Open Source
6 91 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 77 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 72 (2.71%) Statistics
9 64 (2.41%) Derivative
10 62 (2.33%) Economics
11 57 (2.14%) Physics
12 54 (2.03%) PMI
13 52 (1.95%) Market Risk
14 51 (1.92%) Credit Risk
15 49 (1.84%) Social Media
16 44 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
17 43 (1.62%) Data Integration
18 42 (1.58%) Visualisation
19 37 (1.39%) Blackberry
20 31 (1.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 283 (10.64%) Windows
2 248 (9.32%) Linux
3 195 (7.33%) UNIX
4 77 (2.89%) Android
5 74 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.62%) Solaris
7 33 (1.24%) Windows 7
8 32 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.53%) AIX
9 14 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.19%) VMS
13 5 (0.19%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.19%) HPUX
13 5 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (15.67%) Project Management
3 264 (9.92%) OO
4 253 (9.51%) TDD
5 210 (7.89%) Scrum
6 207 (7.78%) Analytics
7 205 (7.70%) Business Analysis
8 202 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 199 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 186 (6.99%) ITIL
11 146 (5.49%) Data Modelling
12 144 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 139 (5.22%) MVC
13 139 (5.22%) E-Commerce
14 132 (4.96%) Risk Management
15 127 (4.77%) Change Management
16 119 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
17 115 (4.32%) UML
18 112 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 110 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 534 (20.07%) SQL
2 488 (18.34%) Java
3 308 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 302 (11.35%) C#
5 250 (9.39%) C++
6 155 (5.82%) Python
7 118 (4.43%) C
8 101 (3.80%) VBA
9 95 (3.57%) Ruby
10 90 (3.38%) PHP
11 76 (2.86%) Perl
12 59 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 58 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 48 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 46 (1.73%) Scala
16 32 (1.20%) R
17 30 (1.13%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.79%) PHP5
19 20 (0.75%) VB
20 16 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (3.34%) ISEB
2 74 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 72 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 51 (1.92%) CISSP
6 43 (1.62%) PhD
7 40 (1.50%) CISM
8 39 (1.47%) MCSE
9 36 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 35 (1.32%) PMP
11 34 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 34 (1.28%) SC Cleared
12 33 (1.24%) ISTQB
13 27 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 25 (0.94%) MBA
16 22 (0.83%) CISA
17 19 (0.71%) MCP
18 16 (0.60%) CCNP
19 14 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (7.40%) QA
2 54 (2.03%) SLA
3 21 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.49%) Basel III
5 10 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.38%) COBIT
6 8 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.26%) EMIR
8 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.19%) Basel II
9 5 (0.19%) P3O
9 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.11%) COREP
11 2 (0.075%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.038%) MiFID
12 1 (0.038%) GAAP
12 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 87 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.26%) vSphere
8 6 (0.23%) XenApp
9 4 (0.15%) RHEV
9 4 (0.15%) Snort
9 4 (0.15%) Nmap
10 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.11%) NFS
10 3 (0.11%) HDFS
10 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.11%) Varnish
10 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.075%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 17 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.53%) SCCM
3 10 (0.38%) Puppet
4 9 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.19%) SCOM
6 5 (0.19%) Nagios
7 4 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.15%) Graylog2
7 4 (0.15%) Oozie
8 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.11%) Nessus
8 3 (0.11%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.075%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.075%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 376 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 314 (11.80%) Oracle
3 101 (3.80%) Adobe
4 78 (2.93%) SAP
5 70 (2.63%) Cisco
6 62 (2.33%) VMware
7 50 (1.88%) IBM
7 50 (1.88%) Sybase
8 49 (1.84%) Citrix
9 44 (1.65%) Google
10 43 (1.62%) HP
11 40 (1.50%) Tableau
12 30 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (1.09%) Cognos
14 26 (0.98%) Business Objects
15 24 (0.90%) Siebel
15 24 (0.90%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.83%) Bloomberg
17 20 (0.75%) EMC
18 19 (0.71%) Teradata
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £750 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £17 to £20 per hour plus bonus and enhanced holiday pay and great
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago