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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 30 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 1193 1180 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.61% 5.62% 5.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 32.82% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 768 788
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 41
Average hourly rate £22.56 £17.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.91% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.40 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
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
3877 3595 3730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.13% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2645 2400 2329
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 79
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 160 £461 +7.89% 217
Croydon -6 9 £338 -12.90% 1
Canary Wharf -7 6 £363 -44.23%
Westminster - 5 £550 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +8 4 - - 4
Feltham 0 4 - - 1
Bromley - 4 £110 - 3
Harrow -1 3 £463 +54.16% 1
Paddington -2 3 £120 -80.80%
Ealing -3 3 - -
Hammersmith -4 3 - - 3
Wimbledon - 3 £425 - 4
Uxbridge 0 2 - - 3
Docklands, London 0 2 £559 +31.47%
Osterley - 2 £494 -
Southall - 2 £375 -
Brentford +5 1 - - 5
Edgware 0 1 £415 -21.69%
Romford -3 1 £725 +20.83%
Greenford - 1 £80 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 832 (34.62%) Finance
2 691 (28.76%) Computer Science
3 646 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 540 (22.47%) SQL
5 475 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
6 414 (17.23%) Java
7 386 (16.06%) Project Management
8 370 (15.40%) Banking
9 350 (14.57%) Microsoft
10 342 (14.23%) JavaScript
10 342 (14.23%) HTML
11 284 (11.82%) C#
12 282 (11.74%) Windows
13 275 (11.44%) Linux
14 271 (11.28%) SQL Server
15 238 (9.90%) .NET
16 229 (9.53%) ITIL
17 226 (9.40%) CSS
18 220 (9.16%) MS Excel
19 218 (9.07%) Oracle
20 202 (8.41%) Python
21 197 (8.20%) C++
22 194 (8.07%) Analytics
23 190 (7.91%) Software Engineering
24 188 (7.82%) TDD
24 188 (7.82%) Scrum
25 185 (7.70%) PRINCE2
26 184 (7.66%) Mathematics
27 182 (7.57%) Front Office
28 177 (7.37%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 71 (2.95%) Node.js
1 71 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.21%) Apache
3 49 (2.04%) IIS
4 47 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 44 (1.83%) CMS
6 42 (1.75%) SAS
7 39 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.21%) Confluence
10 28 (1.17%) Apache Spark
11 19 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 19 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.58%) JBoss
16 13 (0.54%) iPlanet
16 13 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.46%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 220 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 168 (6.99%) MS Office
3 100 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 90 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 55 (2.29%) MS Project
6 48 (2.00%) Photoshop
7 26 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 21 (0.87%) SPSS
10 6 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.17%) InDesign
13 2 (0.083%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.083%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.083%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.083%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.29%) BusinessWare
4 7 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.29%) SAP GRC
4 7 (0.29%) SAP R/3
4 7 (0.29%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.25%) Front Arena
5 6 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.46%) Office 365
4 30 (1.25%) SaaS
5 29 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.92%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.54%) IaaS
8 12 (0.50%) PaaS
9 10 (0.42%) GitHub
10 9 (0.37%) Force.com
11 7 (0.29%) AdWords
11 7 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.25%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.21%) Yammer
14 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.083%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.75%) Internet
2 75 (3.12%) Firewall
3 56 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 48 (2.00%) HTTP
5 43 (1.79%) VPN
6 41 (1.71%) DNS
7 33 (1.37%) DHCP
8 32 (1.33%) WAN
9 28 (1.17%) LAN
10 27 (1.12%) LDAP
10 27 (1.12%) SAN
11 22 (0.92%) Wireless
12 21 (0.87%) VoIP
13 20 (0.83%) Network Security
14 18 (0.75%) SSL
15 17 (0.71%) BGP
15 17 (0.71%) OSPF
16 15 (0.62%) Intranet
16 15 (0.62%) NAS
17 14 (0.58%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 123 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 90 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 87 (3.62%) Big Data
5 83 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 83 (3.45%) MySQL
6 68 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 58 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 54 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (2.00%) Apache Hive
11 48 (2.00%) NoSQL
12 41 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.21%) Redis
15 28 (1.17%) MS Access
16 26 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 139 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 122 (5.08%) JIRA
3 80 (3.33%) Subversion
4 76 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 65 (2.70%) Maven
6 52 (2.16%) JUnit
7 46 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (1.46%) Selenium
9 32 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 27 (1.12%) Axure RP
11 26 (1.08%) Eclipse
12 25 (1.04%) Cucumber
13 24 (1.00%) Mockito
14 21 (0.87%) Gradle
15 20 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 18 (0.75%) Hudson
16 18 (0.75%) TeamCity
17 13 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.54%) SoapUI
18 12 (0.50%) Ant
General
1 832 (34.62%) Finance
2 370 (15.40%) Banking
3 182 (7.57%) Front Office
4 174 (7.24%) Investment Banking
5 148 (6.16%) Marketing
6 126 (5.24%) Legal
7 101 (4.20%) Telecoms
8 97 (4.04%) Retail
9 47 (1.96%) Games
10 46 (1.91%) Advertising
10 46 (1.91%) Law
11 38 (1.58%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.33%) Publishing
13 25 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
14 23 (0.96%) Electronics
15 19 (0.79%) Back Office
16 18 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.71%) Billing
18 16 (0.67%) French Language
19 13 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 718 (29.88%) Developer
2 475 (19.77%) Analyst
3 185 (7.70%) Business Analyst
4 167 (6.95%) Project Manager
5 161 (6.70%) Architect
6 141 (5.87%) Java Developer
7 119 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 78 (3.25%) .NET Developer
9 70 (2.91%) C++ Developer
9 70 (2.91%) Consultant
9 70 (2.91%) Designer
10 69 (2.87%) Python Developer
11 65 (2.70%) Senior Developer
12 64 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 62 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
14 59 (2.46%) SQL Developer
15 53 (2.21%) Data Analyst
16 49 (2.04%) IT Analyst
17 45 (1.87%) Support Analyst
18 44 (1.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (14.23%) HTML
2 238 (9.90%) .NET
3 226 (9.40%) CSS
4 172 (7.16%) Web Services
5 167 (6.95%) jQuery
6 166 (6.91%) XML
7 163 (6.78%) HTML5
8 113 (4.70%) ASP.NET
9 92 (3.83%) AngularJS
10 86 (3.58%) REST
11 77 (3.20%) Spring
12 68 (2.83%) RESTful
12 68 (2.83%) SOAP
13 67 (2.79%) JSON
14 65 (2.70%) CSS3
15 46 (1.91%) .NET Framework
16 43 (1.79%) Django
17 42 (1.75%) J2EE
17 42 (1.75%) Middleware
18 39 (1.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 691 (28.76%) Computer Science
2 475 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (7.66%) Mathematics
4 159 (6.62%) User Experience
5 157 (6.53%) Management Information System
6 113 (4.70%) Derivative
7 107 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 69 (2.87%) Statistics
9 67 (2.79%) Psychology
10 62 (2.58%) Equities
11 61 (2.54%) Fixed Income
12 59 (2.46%) Physics
13 51 (2.12%) Market Risk
14 47 (1.96%) Algorithms
14 47 (1.96%) Visualisation
15 44 (1.83%) Data Centre
16 42 (1.75%) PMI
17 39 (1.62%) Credit Risk
18 37 (1.54%) Mobile App
19 36 (1.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 282 (11.74%) Windows
2 275 (11.44%) Linux
3 169 (7.03%) Unix
4 88 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 56 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 36 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (1.41%) Android
8 34 (1.41%) Solaris
9 32 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 21 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.62%) AIX
14 12 (0.50%) zOS
15 9 (0.37%) CentOS
16 5 (0.21%) SUSE
16 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (16.06%) Project Management
3 229 (9.53%) ITIL
4 194 (8.07%) Analytics
5 190 (7.91%) Software Engineering
6 188 (7.82%) Scrum
6 188 (7.82%) TDD
7 185 (7.70%) PRINCE2
8 177 (7.37%) OO
9 156 (6.49%) Change Management
10 151 (6.28%) SDLC
11 144 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 133 (5.53%) Business Analysis
13 133 (5.53%) Risk Management
14 129 (5.37%) E-Commerce
15 104 (4.33%) Data Modelling
16 102 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
17 100 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 99 (4.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 540 (22.47%) SQL
2 414 (17.23%) Java
3 342 (14.23%) JavaScript
4 284 (11.82%) C#
5 202 (8.41%) Python
6 197 (8.20%) C++
7 78 (3.25%) T-SQL
8 74 (3.08%) VBA
9 62 (2.58%) C
10 60 (2.50%) PHP
10 60 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 51 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 45 (1.87%) Perl
13 40 (1.66%) Scala
14 32 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.33%) R
15 31 (1.29%) Ruby
16 22 (0.92%) Groovy
17 19 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 75 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (3.08%) PMI Certification
4 70 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (2.41%) PMP
6 54 (2.25%) ISEB
7 50 (2.08%) CISSP
8 45 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 43 (1.79%) CCNA
10 42 (1.75%) MCSE
11 41 (1.71%) CISM
12 36 (1.50%) ISTQB
13 33 (1.37%) PhD
13 33 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 25 (1.04%) CCNP
15 24 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 19 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (7.28%) QA
2 63 (2.62%) SLA
3 57 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 46 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.21%) MiFID
6 24 (1.00%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.58%) Basel II
7 14 (0.58%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.50%) EMIR
9 11 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.42%) FATCA
11 9 (0.37%) COBIT
12 8 (0.33%) CRD IV
13 7 (0.29%) PMBOK
14 6 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.17%) Basel III
15 4 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
16 3 (0.12%) AIFMD
16 3 (0.12%) COREP
System Software
1 101 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.25%) Docker
4 15 (0.62%) vSphere
5 12 (0.50%) NFS
6 9 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.33%) HDFS
7 8 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.33%) Terminal Server
8 7 (0.29%) ClearTrust
8 7 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (0.29%) Samba
8 7 (0.29%) XenApp
9 6 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.21%) vCloud
11 4 (0.17%) Firmware
11 4 (0.17%) LXC
12 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.042%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (0.96%) Puppet
2 21 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.50%) Oozie
4 11 (0.46%) Ansible
5 10 (0.42%) SCCM
6 9 (0.37%) SCOM
6 9 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.29%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.21%) Kibana
8 5 (0.21%) logstash
8 5 (0.21%) Nagios
9 4 (0.17%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.17%) yum
Vendors
1 350 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 218 (9.07%) Oracle
3 84 (3.50%) Cisco
4 82 (3.41%) SAP
5 72 (3.00%) VMware
6 62 (2.58%) Adobe
7 56 (2.33%) Google
8 44 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 38 (1.58%) EMC
10 34 (1.41%) Tableau
11 33 (1.37%) Sybase
12 31 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.25%) HP
14 27 (1.12%) IBM
15 25 (1.04%) Teradata
16 21 (0.87%) CheckPoint
16 21 (0.87%) Citrix
16 21 (0.87%) Red Hat
17 20 (0.83%) Informatica
18 19 (0.79%) Dell
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