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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 35 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 1132 1399 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.83% 6.01% 5.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.57% 37.48% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 937 702
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 29
Average hourly rate £22.18 £25.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.24% -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.05 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.21 £55.80 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +40.00%
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
3586 3733 3426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 16.04% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2484 2074
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 113 130
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.97% -16.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -17 251 £500 +14.67% 268
Paddington - 30 £500 -
Canary Wharf -14 14 £550 +43.79% 1
Bromley +1 6 £115 -57.40% 2
Uxbridge -5 6 £450 +7.14% 4
Docklands, London -11 6 £600 -4.00% 1
Hammersmith - 5 £448 -
Feltham -5 3 £356 -5.20%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £300 - 5
Croydon -11 2 £363 +1.39% 1
Greenford +1 1 £355 - 2
Osterley +1 1 £530 +64.98%
Brentford -2 1 - - 4
Twickenham - 1 £375 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (34.69%) Finance
2 632 (27.00%) Computer Science
3 597 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
4 496 (21.19%) SQL
5 454 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
6 413 (17.64%) Banking
7 406 (17.34%) Java
8 385 (16.45%) Project Management
9 346 (14.78%) Microsoft
10 288 (12.30%) JavaScript
11 276 (11.79%) HTML
12 267 (11.41%) SQL Server
13 265 (11.32%) ITIL
14 260 (11.11%) Oracle
14 260 (11.11%) C#
15 258 (11.02%) MS Excel
16 252 (10.76%) .NET
17 228 (9.74%) Linux
18 224 (9.57%) UNIX
18 224 (9.57%) Web Services
19 223 (9.53%) Investment Banking
20 209 (8.93%) PRINCE2
21 208 (8.89%) CSS
22 204 (8.71%) Windows
23 202 (8.63%) Scrum
24 194 (8.29%) SDLC
25 185 (7.90%) OO
26 180 (7.69%) MS Office
27 177 (7.56%) Analytics
28 172 (7.35%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 116 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.31%) IIS
3 53 (2.26%) CMS
4 45 (1.92%) SAS
5 42 (1.79%) Apache
5 42 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 41 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 38 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 34 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 31 (1.32%) Node.js
10 25 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
12 17 (0.73%) JBoss
13 14 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.60%) Confluence
14 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.34%) Lync
16 8 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 258 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 180 (7.69%) MS Office
3 117 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 112 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 91 (3.89%) MS Project
6 33 (1.41%) Photoshop
7 24 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.64%) SPSS
10 10 (0.43%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.38%) InDesign
12 8 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (0.26%) PowerPivot
14 5 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.085%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.085%) Maya
16 2 (0.085%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 14 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.34%) HFM
5 7 (0.30%) Tridion
6 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.26%) Magento
6 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.21%) Summit
8 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.17%) Global One
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) SAP FI-AP
9 3 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.13%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.085%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (0.98%) SaaS
3 19 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
4 16 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.56%) GitHub
6 11 (0.47%) IaaS
6 11 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.47%) PaaS
6 11 (0.47%) Office 365
6 11 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.30%) Force.com
9 7 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
11 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.17%) Heroku
12 4 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.29%) Internet
2 69 (2.95%) Firewall
3 63 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 47 (2.01%) VPN
5 46 (1.96%) Network Security
6 45 (1.92%) HTTP
6 45 (1.92%) LDAP
7 44 (1.88%) LAN
8 41 (1.75%) VoIP
9 39 (1.67%) WAN
10 36 (1.54%) Intranet
11 34 (1.45%) DNS
11 34 (1.45%) Wireless
12 26 (1.11%) BGP
12 26 (1.11%) SSL
13 25 (1.07%) OSPF
13 25 (1.07%) IPsec
14 24 (1.03%) SAN
14 24 (1.03%) DHCP
15 23 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 86 (3.67%) MySQL
5 66 (2.82%) Big Data
6 60 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 51 (2.18%) MongoDB
7 51 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 29 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 28 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (1.20%) Data Mining
13 28 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 99 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 74 (3.16%) JIRA
3 63 (2.69%) Maven
4 47 (2.01%) Visual Studio
4 47 (2.01%) Jenkins
5 46 (1.96%) Subversion
6 34 (1.45%) Selenium
6 34 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 33 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (1.11%) JUnit
9 22 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 20 (0.85%) Axure RP
11 16 (0.68%) Ant
12 14 (0.60%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.56%) Grunt
14 11 (0.47%) Rational Rose
14 11 (0.47%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.43%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.43%) Hudson
15 10 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 812 (34.69%) Finance
2 413 (17.64%) Banking
3 223 (9.53%) Investment Banking
4 157 (6.71%) Front Office
5 133 (5.68%) Marketing
6 106 (4.53%) Retail
7 96 (4.10%) Legal
8 93 (3.97%) Telecoms
9 63 (2.69%) Law
10 33 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.11%) Advertising
11 26 (1.11%) Games
12 22 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 22 (0.94%) Back Office
13 21 (0.90%) Publishing
14 16 (0.68%) Automotive
15 15 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.60%) Arabic Language
16 14 (0.60%) Billing
17 13 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 640 (27.34%) Developer
2 475 (20.29%) Analyst
3 230 (9.82%) Business Analyst
4 187 (7.99%) Project Manager
5 151 (6.45%) Architect
6 147 (6.28%) Java Developer
7 110 (4.70%) Senior Developer
8 81 (3.46%) Consultant
9 60 (2.56%) Designer
10 58 (2.48%) C# Developer
11 54 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
12 50 (2.14%) Data Analyst
12 50 (2.14%) .NET Developer
13 43 (1.84%) Support Analyst
14 40 (1.71%) C++ Developer
15 39 (1.67%) Senior Analyst
16 36 (1.54%) Senior Java Developer
17 34 (1.45%) Network Engineer
18 33 (1.41%) Senior Manager
19 32 (1.37%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (11.79%) HTML
2 252 (10.76%) .NET
3 224 (9.57%) Web Services
4 208 (8.89%) CSS
5 160 (6.83%) XML
6 109 (4.66%) HTML5
7 91 (3.89%) jQuery
8 88 (3.76%) SOAP
9 81 (3.46%) ASP.NET
10 80 (3.42%) Spring
10 80 (3.42%) REST
11 72 (3.08%) .NET Framework
12 71 (3.03%) J2EE
13 60 (2.56%) AngularJS
14 57 (2.43%) CSS3
15 56 (2.39%) Middleware
16 48 (2.05%) JSON
16 48 (2.05%) RESTful
17 46 (1.96%) WCF
18 38 (1.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 632 (27.00%) Computer Science
2 454 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (6.83%) Mathematics
4 154 (6.58%) User Experience
5 135 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 96 (4.10%) Derivative
7 88 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 83 (3.55%) Mobile App
9 67 (2.86%) Statistics
10 64 (2.73%) Data Centre
11 63 (2.69%) Fixed Income
12 59 (2.52%) Physics
13 56 (2.39%) Equities
14 55 (2.35%) Visualisation
15 47 (2.01%) Market Risk
16 41 (1.75%) PMI
17 38 (1.62%) Psychology
18 37 (1.58%) Credit Risk
19 35 (1.50%) Social Media
20 33 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 228 (9.74%) Linux
2 224 (9.57%) UNIX
3 204 (8.71%) Windows
4 89 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 80 (3.42%) Android
6 37 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.28%) Solaris
8 26 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.77%) AIX
10 18 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.38%) CentOS
15 8 (0.34%) SUSE
16 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (16.45%) Project Management
3 265 (11.32%) ITIL
4 209 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 202 (8.63%) Scrum
6 194 (8.29%) SDLC
7 185 (7.90%) OO
8 177 (7.56%) Analytics
9 172 (7.35%) Business Analysis
10 159 (6.79%) Risk Management
11 158 (6.75%) TDD
12 152 (6.49%) Data Modelling
13 137 (5.85%) Service Management
14 130 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 130 (5.55%) Software Engineering
15 113 (4.83%) Change Management
16 103 (4.40%) MVC
17 102 (4.36%) E-Commerce
18 98 (4.19%) Data Analysis
19 92 (3.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 496 (21.19%) SQL
2 406 (17.34%) Java
3 288 (12.30%) JavaScript
4 260 (11.11%) C#
5 158 (6.75%) Python
6 135 (5.77%) C++
7 69 (2.95%) Perl
8 67 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 59 (2.52%) VBA
10 53 (2.26%) C
10 53 (2.26%) PHP
10 53 (2.26%) Ruby
11 52 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 45 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 38 (1.62%) VB.NET
13 38 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 32 (1.37%) R
14 32 (1.37%) VB
15 27 (1.15%) Scala
16 23 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 98 (4.19%) PMI Certification
2 77 (3.29%) PMP
3 67 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (2.35%) ISEB
5 48 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 45 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (1.88%) CISSP
8 38 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 38 (1.62%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.54%) CCNP
10 33 (1.41%) CCNA
11 31 (1.32%) CISM
12 29 (1.24%) MCSE
13 27 (1.15%) MBA
14 26 (1.11%) Postgraduate
14 26 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (0.94%) SC Cleared
16 19 (0.81%) CISA
17 18 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 17 (0.73%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.72%) QA
2 67 (2.86%) SLA
3 29 (1.24%) COBIT
4 26 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.51%) EMIR
7 7 (0.30%) COREP
8 6 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.26%) MiFID
9 5 (0.21%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.21%) FATCA
9 5 (0.21%) P3O
9 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.13%) Basel II
12 2 (0.085%) BS7799
12 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.085%) Basel III
System Software
1 82 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.38%) Docker
3 9 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (0.38%) vSphere
4 7 (0.30%) KVM
5 6 (0.26%) NFS
6 5 (0.21%) Varnish
6 5 (0.21%) Firmware
6 5 (0.21%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.17%) HDFS
8 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.13%) Xen
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.085%) Samba
9 2 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.085%) XenApp
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (1.54%) Puppet
3 28 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.64%) RANCID
5 12 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
6 10 (0.43%) BladeLogic
7 9 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.34%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.30%) Control-M
9 7 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (0.26%) SCCM
11 5 (0.21%) DatAdvantage
11 5 (0.21%) Ansible
12 4 (0.17%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.17%) yum
12 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.17%) Nagios
13 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 3 (0.13%) Graylog
13 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 346 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 260 (11.11%) Oracle
3 110 (4.70%) Adobe
4 77 (3.29%) Cisco
5 69 (2.95%) HP
6 59 (2.52%) Citrix
7 51 (2.18%) IBM
7 51 (2.18%) VMware
8 48 (2.05%) SAP
9 46 (1.96%) Google
10 37 (1.58%) Remedy
11 36 (1.54%) Business Objects
12 35 (1.50%) Juniper
13 34 (1.45%) Sybase
14 31 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (1.20%) Tableau
16 26 (1.11%) F5
17 24 (1.03%) ServiceNow
18 21 (0.90%) TIBCO
18 21 (0.90%) Informatica
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Hays Finance Technology
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Parallel Consulting
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LA International
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City, London
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Posted: Yesterday
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