The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 30 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 1325 1293 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.78% 5.33% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.65% 36.55% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 762 657
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £650 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 45
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £14.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.60 £34.40 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3615 3538 3733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.78% 14.60% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2167 2227
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 120 132
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +9 347 £447 -0.66% 318
Canary Wharf +22 21 £550 -1.12% 1
Docklands, London +12 16 £625 +28.20%
Uxbridge +1 9 £445 +45.30% 1
Greenford -3 7 - -
Bromley +2 5 £270 -40.00% 9
Greenwich - 5 £444 - 1
Chiswick +1 4 £140 -74.54%
Brentford -13 3 £389 -25.24%
Feltham - 3 £375 - 1
Croydon -2 2 £280 -32.53% 8
Harrow -3 1 - - 3
Hayes - 1 - - 3
Mayfair - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - - 7
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 5
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 3
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - - 4
Westminster - - - - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 830 (30.71%) Finance
2 676 (25.01%) Computer Science
3 540 (19.98%) SQL
4 493 (18.24%) Java
5 437 (16.17%) Project Management
6 433 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
7 428 (15.83%) Banking
8 396 (14.65%) Microsoft
9 360 (13.32%) HTML
10 334 (12.36%) SQL Server
11 326 (12.06%) Oracle
12 309 (11.43%) JavaScript
12 309 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 290 (10.73%) Windows
14 283 (10.47%) C#
15 259 (9.58%) CSS
16 253 (9.36%) Linux
17 249 (9.21%) C++
18 248 (9.17%) OO
19 247 (9.14%) Investment Banking
20 238 (8.81%) TDD
21 235 (8.69%) .NET
22 218 (8.07%) PRINCE2
23 206 (7.62%) UNIX
23 206 (7.62%) Mathematics
24 204 (7.55%) Scrum
25 203 (7.51%) Business Analysis
25 203 (7.51%) Analytics
26 201 (7.44%) Front Office
27 194 (7.18%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 122 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 92 (3.40%) CMS
3 57 (2.11%) SAS
4 49 (1.81%) IIS
5 47 (1.74%) Node.js
6 46 (1.70%) Apache
7 38 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 38 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 34 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 31 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
10 25 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (0.89%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.67%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.63%) MS Project Server
14 17 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (0.63%) Drupal
15 13 (0.48%) MQSeries
Applications
1 309 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 179 (6.62%) MS Office
3 117 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (3.74%) MS Project
5 72 (2.66%) MS Visio
6 48 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
6 48 (1.78%) Photoshop
7 33 (1.22%) SPSS
8 23 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
9 20 (0.74%) AutoCAD
9 20 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.37%) InDesign
11 8 (0.30%) Stata
11 8 (0.30%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.26%) Revit
13 6 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.074%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.074%) ProjectWise
16 1 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 15 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (0.41%) ReMetrica
4 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
5 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.18%) Magento
7 5 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.18%) Agresso
7 5 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.15%) RMDS
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.15%) SAP SM
8 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.59%) SaaS
2 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.26%) Force.com
4 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (0.22%) Office 365
6 5 (0.18%) GitHub
6 5 (0.18%) IaaS
7 4 (0.15%) PaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.074%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.074%) Heroku
9 2 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.037%) Responsys
10 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.55%) Internet
2 65 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 61 (2.26%) Firewall
4 55 (2.03%) HTTP
5 52 (1.92%) Intranet
6 50 (1.85%) DNS
7 40 (1.48%) LAN
7 40 (1.48%) WAN
8 34 (1.26%) DHCP
9 31 (1.15%) SAN
10 23 (0.85%) Network Security
11 22 (0.81%) VPN
12 21 (0.78%) LDAP
13 18 (0.67%) SSL
14 15 (0.55%) NAS
14 15 (0.55%) FTP
14 15 (0.55%) Wireless
15 13 (0.48%) VoIP
16 12 (0.44%) DWDM
16 12 (0.44%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 108 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 94 (3.48%) MySQL
5 92 (3.40%) Oracle Database
6 86 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 84 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 84 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 80 (2.96%) Big Data
9 51 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 50 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 50 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 44 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 40 (1.48%) Data Mining
13 38 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (1.29%) QlikView
15 34 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 97 (3.59%) Git (software)
2 79 (2.92%) Subversion
3 62 (2.29%) JIRA
4 59 (2.18%) Visual Studio
5 58 (2.15%) Selenium
6 50 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 47 (1.74%) JUnit
8 46 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 37 (1.37%) Maven
11 31 (1.15%) Axure RP
12 24 (0.89%) SoapUI
13 22 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 21 (0.78%) Eclipse
15 20 (0.74%) LoadRunner
16 18 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
16 18 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 16 (0.59%) Ant
17 16 (0.59%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.48%) FitNesse
General
1 830 (30.71%) Finance
2 428 (15.83%) Banking
3 247 (9.14%) Investment Banking
4 201 (7.44%) Front Office
5 161 (5.96%) Marketing
6 144 (5.33%) Retail
7 100 (3.70%) Legal
8 99 (3.66%) Telecoms
9 69 (2.55%) Back Office
10 63 (2.33%) Advertising
11 58 (2.15%) Publishing
12 48 (1.78%) Games
13 46 (1.70%) Financial Institution
14 41 (1.52%) Manufacturing
15 34 (1.26%) Law
16 33 (1.22%) Electronics
17 28 (1.04%) French Language
18 23 (0.85%) Spanish Language
19 20 (0.74%) Billing
20 17 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 791 (29.26%) Developer
2 612 (22.64%) Analyst
3 294 (10.88%) Business Analyst
4 162 (5.99%) Project Manager
5 137 (5.07%) Java Developer
6 134 (4.96%) Consultant
7 129 (4.77%) Architect
8 96 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 84 (3.11%) Designer
10 72 (2.66%) C# Developer
11 65 (2.40%) C++ Developer
12 64 (2.37%) Junior
13 50 (1.85%) Data Analyst
14 49 (1.81%) Senior Analyst
14 49 (1.81%) Support Analyst
15 48 (1.78%) Tester
16 47 (1.74%) Risk Analyst
17 46 (1.70%) .NET Developer
18 45 (1.66%) Quantitative Developer
19 44 (1.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (13.32%) HTML
2 259 (9.58%) CSS
3 235 (8.69%) .NET
4 185 (6.84%) XML
5 179 (6.62%) Web Services
6 133 (4.92%) HTML5
7 112 (4.14%) jQuery
8 107 (3.96%) ASP.NET
9 85 (3.14%) CSS3
10 82 (3.03%) Spring
11 81 (3.00%) JSON
12 64 (2.37%) J2EE
13 60 (2.22%) .NET Framework
14 59 (2.18%) Ajax
15 56 (2.07%) REST
16 54 (2.00%) AngularJS
17 50 (1.85%) SOAP
18 45 (1.66%) RESTful
18 45 (1.66%) WCF
19 44 (1.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 676 (25.01%) Computer Science
2 206 (7.62%) Mathematics
3 187 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 101 (3.74%) Open Source
5 89 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 88 (3.26%) Statistics
6 88 (3.26%) Fixed Income
7 83 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 60 (2.22%) Economics
9 59 (2.18%) Credit Risk
9 59 (2.18%) Physics
10 57 (2.11%) Derivative
11 52 (1.92%) PMI
12 46 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.59%) Social Media
14 42 (1.55%) Market Risk
15 38 (1.41%) Visualisation
16 36 (1.33%) Data Integration
17 35 (1.29%) Blackberry
18 33 (1.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 290 (10.73%) Windows
2 253 (9.36%) Linux
3 206 (7.62%) UNIX
4 72 (2.66%) Android
5 71 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.92%) Solaris
7 32 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.48%) AIX
10 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.18%) CentOS
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.18%) VMS
15 5 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (16.17%) Project Management
2 433 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (9.17%) OO
4 238 (8.81%) TDD
5 218 (8.07%) PRINCE2
6 204 (7.55%) Scrum
7 203 (7.51%) Business Analysis
7 203 (7.51%) Analytics
8 194 (7.18%) ITIL
9 189 (6.99%) Software Engineering
10 152 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 145 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 138 (5.11%) Change Management
13 137 (5.07%) Data Modelling
14 131 (4.85%) UML
15 124 (4.59%) MVC
16 121 (4.48%) Risk Management
17 120 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 112 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 108 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 540 (19.98%) SQL
2 493 (18.24%) Java
3 309 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 283 (10.47%) C#
5 249 (9.21%) C++
6 154 (5.70%) Python
7 121 (4.48%) C
8 100 (3.70%) VBA
9 94 (3.48%) Ruby
10 84 (3.11%) Perl
11 81 (3.00%) PHP
12 59 (2.18%) Scala
13 54 (2.00%) T-SQL
14 47 (1.74%) Shell Script
15 45 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 37 (1.37%) R
17 31 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.78%) VB
19 19 (0.70%) Bash Shell
20 18 (0.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 93 (3.44%) ISEB
2 74 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (2.66%) PMI Certification
4 56 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.78%) CISSP
5 48 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 47 (1.74%) PhD
7 43 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 41 (1.52%) MCSE
9 36 (1.33%) CISM
9 36 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 36 (1.33%) SC Cleared
10 33 (1.22%) PMP
11 31 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 30 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (0.81%) MBA
14 20 (0.74%) CCNP
15 18 (0.67%) CISA
15 18 (0.67%) MCP
16 17 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (6.66%) QA
2 61 (2.26%) SLA
3 19 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.48%) Basel III
5 12 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.30%) EMIR
8 7 (0.26%) COBIT
9 6 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.15%) Basel II
10 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) COREP
11 3 (0.11%) P3O
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.074%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.074%) HL7
13 1 (0.037%) MiFID
13 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.037%) FINREP
13 1 (0.037%) GAAP
System Software
1 83 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.26%) vSphere
7 6 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.22%) XenApp
8 4 (0.15%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.15%) RHEV
9 3 (0.11%) HDFS
9 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.11%) Varnish
9 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.074%) NFS
10 2 (0.074%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 18 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.63%) SCCM
3 9 (0.33%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.26%) Puppet
4 7 (0.26%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.26%) Nagios
5 6 (0.22%) SCOM
6 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.15%) Oozie
7 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.15%) WSUS
8 3 (0.11%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.11%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.074%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 396 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 326 (12.06%) Oracle
3 103 (3.81%) Adobe
4 82 (3.03%) SAP
5 71 (2.63%) Cisco
6 61 (2.26%) VMware
7 55 (2.03%) Sybase
8 50 (1.85%) Citrix
9 49 (1.81%) IBM
10 45 (1.66%) HP
11 40 (1.48%) Google
12 37 (1.37%) Tableau
13 36 (1.33%) Cognos
13 36 (1.33%) Siebel
14 29 (1.07%) Business Objects
15 26 (0.96%) Red Hat
16 24 (0.89%) Bloomberg
17 23 (0.85%) TIBCO
17 23 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (0.81%) EMC
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £55k - 60k per year + 6 Month FTC
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £350 to £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Pharma Division
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago