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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 34 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 1140 1322 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.20% 5.80% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.05% 35.84% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 893 636
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £226
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 17 41 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £115.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +68.75%
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
3449 3689 3257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 16.19% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 2517 1934
Average daily rate £415 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 123 125
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £54.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -15 247 £471 +8.95% 240
Paddington - 22 £488 -
Canary Wharf -3 20 £538 +150.00%
Feltham -4 6 £506 +35.00%
Uxbridge -5 6 £338 -19.64% 5
Bromley +3 5 £110 -59.25%
Docklands, London -2 5 £438 -15.86%
Hammersmith - 4 £461 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 4
Osterley 0 1 £530 +112.00%
Croydon -13 1 £375 +4.89% 6
Harrow - 1 £300 - 1
Ilford - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 815 (34.32%) Finance
2 672 (28.29%) Computer Science
3 608 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (22.02%) SQL
5 444 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
6 441 (18.57%) Java
7 401 (16.88%) Banking
8 369 (15.54%) Project Management
9 349 (14.69%) Microsoft
10 291 (12.25%) HTML
11 281 (11.83%) Oracle
12 280 (11.79%) JavaScript
13 279 (11.75%) ITIL
14 271 (11.41%) SQL Server
15 266 (11.20%) C#
16 265 (11.16%) .NET
17 250 (10.53%) Web Services
18 249 (10.48%) MS Excel
19 235 (9.89%) UNIX
20 226 (9.52%) Linux
21 220 (9.26%) Investment Banking
22 215 (9.05%) Scrum
23 213 (8.97%) Windows
23 213 (8.97%) OO
24 212 (8.93%) CSS
25 196 (8.25%) XML
26 188 (7.92%) TDD
27 186 (7.83%) PRINCE2
27 186 (7.83%) MS Office
27 186 (7.83%) Data Modelling

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 108 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.40%) SAS
3 50 (2.11%) IIS
4 49 (2.06%) CMS
5 46 (1.94%) Apache
6 43 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 39 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 37 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.39%) MS Exchange
10 32 (1.35%) Node.js
11 31 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 19 (0.80%) JBoss
14 17 (0.72%) Confluence
14 17 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
18 9 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 249 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 186 (7.83%) MS Office
3 115 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 109 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 91 (3.83%) MS Project
6 31 (1.31%) Photoshop
7 25 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 22 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.63%) SPSS
10 10 (0.42%) InDesign
11 8 (0.34%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.21%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.084%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.084%) Maya
Business Applications
1 21 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.29%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.29%) Tridion
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.25%) Magento
5 6 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.21%) Summit
6 5 (0.21%) Global One
6 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.13%) HFM
8 3 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.084%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 19 (0.80%) SaaS
4 12 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.46%) GitHub
5 11 (0.46%) IaaS
5 11 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (0.46%) PaaS
6 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.34%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.34%) Office 365
8 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.25%) Force.com
9 6 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
10 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.37%) Internet
2 75 (3.16%) Firewall
3 70 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 60 (2.53%) HTTP
5 49 (2.06%) VPN
6 48 (2.02%) Network Security
7 43 (1.81%) LDAP
8 41 (1.73%) LAN
9 38 (1.60%) Wireless
10 35 (1.47%) WAN
11 34 (1.43%) VoIP
12 33 (1.39%) Intranet
13 31 (1.31%) DNS
14 29 (1.22%) SSL
15 28 (1.18%) BGP
16 27 (1.14%) OSPF
17 25 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (1.05%) IPsec
18 23 (0.97%) MPLS
19 22 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 117 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (3.33%) Big Data
5 72 (3.03%) MySQL
6 71 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 53 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 51 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 45 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 44 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 32 (1.35%) NoSQL
15 28 (1.18%) Data Mining
16 26 (1.09%) QlikView
17 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 100 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 86 (3.62%) JIRA
3 70 (2.95%) Maven
4 64 (2.69%) Subversion
5 56 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 48 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 40 (1.68%) JUnit
8 36 (1.52%) Selenium
9 31 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (1.22%) Ant
11 26 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 23 (0.97%) Axure RP
14 18 (0.76%) ClearQuest
14 18 (0.76%) Eclipse
15 17 (0.72%) Toad
16 16 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 16 (0.67%) Hudson
17 15 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 815 (34.32%) Finance
2 401 (16.88%) Banking
3 220 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 159 (6.69%) Front Office
5 138 (5.81%) Marketing
6 101 (4.25%) Retail
7 94 (3.96%) Legal
8 85 (3.58%) Telecoms
9 63 (2.65%) Law
10 37 (1.56%) Games
11 33 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.09%) Advertising
13 24 (1.01%) Publishing
14 20 (0.84%) Multimedia
14 20 (0.84%) Back Office
15 14 (0.59%) Billing
15 14 (0.59%) French Language
15 14 (0.59%) Arabic Language
16 12 (0.51%) Automotive
17 11 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 685 (28.84%) Developer
2 478 (20.13%) Analyst
3 227 (9.56%) Business Analyst
4 170 (7.16%) Project Manager
5 157 (6.61%) Java Developer
6 143 (6.02%) Architect
7 128 (5.39%) Senior Developer
8 81 (3.41%) Consultant
9 66 (2.78%) Designer
10 55 (2.32%) Data Analyst
11 51 (2.15%) C# Developer
12 49 (2.06%) Support Analyst
13 48 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
14 42 (1.77%) Senior Java Developer
15 41 (1.73%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (1.68%) .NET Developer
17 38 (1.60%) C++ Developer
18 36 (1.52%) Banking Business Analyst
18 36 (1.52%) IT Business Analyst
19 34 (1.43%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (12.25%) HTML
2 265 (11.16%) .NET
3 250 (10.53%) Web Services
4 212 (8.93%) CSS
5 196 (8.25%) XML
6 110 (4.63%) HTML5
7 94 (3.96%) SOAP
8 89 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 88 (3.71%) Spring
10 86 (3.62%) .NET Framework
11 85 (3.58%) jQuery
12 84 (3.54%) REST
13 70 (2.95%) J2EE
14 61 (2.57%) CSS3
15 60 (2.53%) JSON
16 59 (2.48%) Middleware
17 57 (2.40%) WCF
17 57 (2.40%) AngularJS
18 52 (2.19%) RESTful
19 44 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 672 (28.29%) Computer Science
2 444 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (7.75%) Mathematics
4 162 (6.82%) User Experience
5 126 (5.31%) Management Information System
6 95 (4.00%) Derivative
7 79 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 78 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 67 (2.82%) Physics
10 66 (2.78%) Statistics
11 65 (2.74%) Fixed Income
12 58 (2.44%) Data Centre
13 55 (2.32%) Market Risk
14 51 (2.15%) Visualisation
15 49 (2.06%) Psychology
16 44 (1.85%) Equities
17 41 (1.73%) PMI
18 39 (1.64%) Credit Risk
19 35 (1.47%) Human Factors
20 32 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 235 (9.89%) UNIX
2 226 (9.52%) Linux
3 213 (8.97%) Windows
4 97 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 87 (3.66%) Android
6 38 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (1.56%) Solaris
8 31 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.59%) AIX
12 11 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.34%) SUSE
14 8 (0.34%) CentOS
15 7 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (15.54%) Project Management
3 279 (11.75%) ITIL
4 215 (9.05%) Scrum
5 213 (8.97%) OO
6 188 (7.92%) TDD
7 186 (7.83%) PRINCE2
7 186 (7.83%) Data Modelling
8 184 (7.75%) SDLC
9 181 (7.62%) Analytics
10 155 (6.53%) Business Analysis
11 148 (6.23%) Risk Management
12 144 (6.06%) Service Management
13 125 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 121 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 109 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 107 (4.51%) Service Delivery
17 106 (4.46%) Change Management
18 102 (4.29%) MVC
18 102 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 523 (22.02%) SQL
2 441 (18.57%) Java
3 280 (11.79%) JavaScript
4 266 (11.20%) C#
5 153 (6.44%) Python
6 131 (5.52%) C++
7 77 (3.24%) PL/SQL
8 67 (2.82%) VBA
9 61 (2.57%) T-SQL
10 60 (2.53%) Perl
11 59 (2.48%) PHP
12 53 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 51 (2.15%) C
14 40 (1.68%) Ruby
15 38 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 36 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 34 (1.43%) Scala
18 30 (1.26%) VB
19 28 (1.18%) R
20 22 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (3.75%) PMI Certification
2 67 (2.82%) PMP
3 64 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 57 (2.40%) ISEB
6 48 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (2.02%) CISSP
7 39 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 34 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 31 (1.31%) CISM
10 31 (1.31%) CCNP
11 29 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 28 (1.18%) CCNA
12 28 (1.18%) MBA
13 27 (1.14%) MCSE
14 25 (1.05%) Postgraduate
15 21 (0.88%) HND
16 19 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.80%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (5.89%) QA
2 63 (2.65%) SLA
3 29 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.05%) COBIT
5 16 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.51%) EMIR
7 7 (0.29%) P3O
8 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.21%) COREP
10 4 (0.17%) Basel II
10 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.17%) FATCA
11 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.13%) MiFID
12 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.084%) FINREP
12 2 (0.084%) Basel III
System Software
1 78 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.51%) vSphere
4 9 (0.38%) Docker
5 8 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.25%) Varnish
7 5 (0.21%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.21%) NFS
8 4 (0.17%) Xen
8 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.13%) HDFS
9 3 (0.13%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.13%) Firmware
10 2 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.084%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 35 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (1.39%) Puppet
3 28 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.59%) RANCID
4 14 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
5 12 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.38%) SCCM
7 7 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (0.29%) Control-M
8 6 (0.25%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.21%) Ansible
9 5 (0.21%) yum
10 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.17%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.13%) DatAdvantage
11 3 (0.13%) Graylog
11 3 (0.13%) Mesos
11 3 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 349 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 281 (11.83%) Oracle
3 112 (4.72%) Adobe
4 73 (3.07%) Cisco
5 61 (2.57%) HP
6 57 (2.40%) Citrix
7 55 (2.32%) Google
8 53 (2.23%) SAP
9 48 (2.02%) VMware
10 45 (1.89%) IBM
11 37 (1.56%) Juniper
11 37 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (1.43%) Remedy
13 33 (1.39%) Business Objects
14 31 (1.31%) Tableau
15 30 (1.26%) Sybase
16 28 (1.18%) F5
17 22 (0.93%) TIBCO
17 22 (0.93%) Splunk
18 20 (0.84%) Apple
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Up to £500 per day up to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £750- more for right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Networking People
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago