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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 38 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 1084 1343 1422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.50% 5.52% 5.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.40% 35.28% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 880 894
Average daily rate
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£450 £449 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 26
Average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +36.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £93.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+18.28% +39.58%
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 3807 3739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 15.65% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2450 2356
Average daily rate £429 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 88 102
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -3 256 £450 - 206
Paddington - 25 £500 - 1
Canary Wharf -8 15 £425 -
Feltham - 8 £418 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £300 -6.92% 3
Uxbridge +6 6 £480 +19.25% 2
Bromley -3 6 £170 -61.14% 2
Docklands, London -15 6 £550 -12.00%
Hammersmith - 4 £330 - 1
Croydon -22 3 £350 -15.66% 1
Greenford +5 2 £355 -
Brentford -3 1 - - 2
Hounslow - 1 £400 -
Twickenham - 1 £375 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 799 (35.91%) Finance
2 591 (26.56%) Computer Science
3 557 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
4 479 (21.53%) SQL
5 455 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
6 379 (17.03%) Banking
7 372 (16.72%) Project Management
8 361 (16.22%) Java
9 346 (15.55%) Microsoft
10 280 (12.58%) SQL Server
11 266 (11.96%) Oracle
12 259 (11.64%) MS Excel
13 252 (11.33%) ITIL
14 245 (11.01%) HTML
15 242 (10.88%) C#
15 242 (10.88%) JavaScript
16 232 (10.43%) Linux
17 230 (10.34%) .NET
18 229 (10.29%) Windows
19 216 (9.71%) UNIX
20 204 (9.17%) PRINCE2
21 200 (8.99%) Scrum
22 195 (8.76%) Investment Banking
23 181 (8.13%) Web Services
24 179 (8.04%) SDLC
25 174 (7.82%) MS Office
26 169 (7.60%) Analytics
27 166 (7.46%) CSS
28 164 (7.37%) Business Analysis
29 161 (7.24%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 115 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.34%) CMS
3 45 (2.02%) Apache
4 41 (1.84%) IIS
5 40 (1.80%) Node.js
6 37 (1.66%) MS Exchange
7 35 (1.57%) SAS
8 29 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.21%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 22 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.76%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.58%) Lync
14 13 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
15 12 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.49%) JBoss
17 10 (0.45%) Confluence
18 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 259 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 174 (7.82%) MS Office
3 113 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 111 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 74 (3.33%) MS Project
6 39 (1.75%) Photoshop
7 28 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.72%) SPSS
9 12 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.49%) Acrobat
10 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (0.31%) InDesign
13 6 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.18%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.18%) Maple
15 4 (0.18%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 12 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.36%) HFM
4 8 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.27%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.18%) Loan IQ
7 4 (0.18%) Summit
7 4 (0.18%) SAP FI-AP
8 3 (0.13%) Tridion
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Global One
8 3 (0.13%) Radian6
9 2 (0.090%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 2 (0.090%) Magento
9 2 (0.090%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.090%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.21%) SaaS
3 16 (0.72%) Office 365
4 14 (0.63%) PaaS
4 14 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.40%) GitHub
8 8 (0.36%) Force.com
8 8 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
11 5 (0.22%) IaaS
11 5 (0.22%) Heroku
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.37%) Internet
2 74 (3.33%) Firewall
3 51 (2.29%) VPN
4 48 (2.16%) Network Security
5 46 (2.07%) VoIP
6 41 (1.84%) LAN
7 39 (1.75%) LDAP
7 39 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 37 (1.66%) DNS
9 35 (1.57%) HTTP
9 35 (1.57%) Intranet
10 34 (1.53%) Wireless
11 33 (1.48%) WAN
12 32 (1.44%) BGP
13 31 (1.39%) OSPF
13 31 (1.39%) IPsec
14 28 (1.26%) MPLS
14 28 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (1.21%) DHCP
16 26 (1.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 93 (4.18%) MySQL
4 86 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 61 (2.74%) Big Data
7 51 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 46 (2.07%) MongoDB
9 42 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 41 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
13 30 (1.35%) Data Mining
14 28 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 77 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 74 (3.33%) JIRA
3 55 (2.47%) Maven
4 52 (2.34%) Subversion
5 50 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 50 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 35 (1.57%) Selenium
7 33 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.35%) JUnit
9 18 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.76%) Axure RP
10 17 (0.76%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.63%) SpecFlow
11 14 (0.63%) Ant
12 11 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.49%) NUnit
13 10 (0.45%) Rational Rose
13 10 (0.45%) Hudson
14 9 (0.40%) HP UFT
General
1 799 (35.91%) Finance
2 379 (17.03%) Banking
3 195 (8.76%) Investment Banking
4 140 (6.29%) Front Office
5 122 (5.48%) Marketing
6 103 (4.63%) Legal
7 83 (3.73%) Telecoms
8 73 (3.28%) Retail
9 60 (2.70%) Law
10 35 (1.57%) Advertising
11 30 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.26%) Multimedia
13 25 (1.12%) Back Office
14 22 (0.99%) Publishing
15 16 (0.72%) Automotive
16 13 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.54%) Games
17 12 (0.54%) Billing
18 9 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 588 (26.43%) Developer
2 454 (20.40%) Analyst
3 207 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 183 (8.22%) Project Manager
5 145 (6.52%) Architect
6 106 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 85 (3.82%) Consultant
7 85 (3.82%) Senior Developer
8 69 (3.10%) C# Developer
9 57 (2.56%) Data Analyst
10 52 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
11 50 (2.25%) .NET Developer
12 49 (2.20%) Designer
13 40 (1.80%) Senior Analyst
14 38 (1.71%) Network Engineer
15 36 (1.62%) Senior Manager
15 36 (1.62%) C++ Developer
16 35 (1.57%) Service Manager
17 34 (1.53%) C# .NET Developer
18 33 (1.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (11.01%) HTML
2 230 (10.34%) .NET
3 181 (8.13%) Web Services
4 166 (7.46%) CSS
5 149 (6.70%) XML
6 106 (4.76%) HTML5
7 97 (4.36%) jQuery
8 85 (3.82%) SOAP
9 80 (3.60%) REST
10 67 (3.01%) ASP.NET
10 67 (3.01%) Spring
11 65 (2.92%) Middleware
12 60 (2.70%) .NET Framework
13 57 (2.56%) AngularJS
14 56 (2.52%) J2EE
15 48 (2.16%) RESTful
16 41 (1.84%) WPF
17 40 (1.80%) JSON
17 40 (1.80%) CSS3
18 37 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 591 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 455 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 146 (6.56%) Mathematics
5 123 (5.53%) User Experience
6 102 (4.58%) Derivative
7 77 (3.46%) Data Centre
8 76 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (3.06%) Statistics
10 61 (2.74%) Fixed Income
11 59 (2.65%) Mobile App
12 54 (2.43%) Credit Risk
13 53 (2.38%) Physics
14 51 (2.29%) PMI
15 49 (2.20%) Equities
15 49 (2.20%) Visualisation
16 40 (1.80%) Social Media
17 36 (1.62%) Market Risk
17 36 (1.62%) CMDB
18 35 (1.57%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 232 (10.43%) Linux
2 229 (10.29%) Windows
3 216 (9.71%) UNIX
4 73 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 62 (2.79%) Android
6 34 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.26%) Solaris
9 20 (0.90%) AIX
9 20 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.36%) CentOS
14 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.31%) SUSE
15 7 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (25.03%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (16.72%) Project Management
3 252 (11.33%) ITIL
4 204 (9.17%) PRINCE2
5 200 (8.99%) Scrum
6 179 (8.04%) SDLC
7 169 (7.60%) Analytics
8 164 (7.37%) Business Analysis
9 161 (7.24%) OO
10 142 (6.38%) TDD
11 133 (5.98%) Change Management
12 131 (5.89%) Risk Management
13 128 (5.75%) Service Management
14 126 (5.66%) Data Modelling
15 116 (5.21%) Migration
16 114 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 111 (4.99%) Software Engineering
18 96 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
19 95 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
20 94 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 479 (21.53%) SQL
2 361 (16.22%) Java
3 242 (10.88%) JavaScript
3 242 (10.88%) C#
4 143 (6.43%) C++
5 133 (5.98%) Python
6 71 (3.19%) Perl
7 69 (3.10%) T-SQL
8 60 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 56 (2.52%) C
10 53 (2.38%) PHP
11 50 (2.25%) Ruby
11 50 (2.25%) VBA
12 49 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 49 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 44 (1.98%) R
14 37 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 36 (1.62%) VB
16 31 (1.39%) Groovy
17 29 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (4.04%) PMI Certification
2 74 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (2.56%) PMP
4 53 (2.38%) ISEB
5 52 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 44 (1.98%) CCNP
6 44 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (1.93%) CISSP
8 37 (1.66%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.62%) CCNA
10 35 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 33 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (1.39%) MCSE
13 30 (1.35%) CISM
14 28 (1.26%) SC Cleared
15 26 (1.17%) MBA
16 24 (1.08%) Postgraduate
17 22 (0.99%) PhD
18 20 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 17 (0.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (6.20%) QA
2 69 (3.10%) SLA
3 33 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.21%) COBIT
5 19 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.54%) EMIR
8 11 (0.49%) MiFID
9 9 (0.40%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.36%) CRD IV
10 8 (0.36%) COREP
11 7 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.27%) FATCA
13 5 (0.22%) COSO
13 5 (0.22%) Basel II
14 4 (0.18%) Basel III
14 4 (0.18%) P3O
15 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
16 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.54%) Docker
4 9 (0.40%) HDFS
4 9 (0.40%) KVM
5 8 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.27%) NFS
7 5 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.22%) Varnish
8 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.18%) XenApp
8 4 (0.18%) Firmware
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.13%) Samba
9 3 (0.13%) vSphere
10 2 (0.090%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.090%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 34 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (1.44%) Puppet
3 24 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.81%) RANCID
5 15 (0.67%) BladeLogic
6 14 (0.63%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
8 8 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.31%) SCCM
10 6 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (0.22%) Control-M
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.22%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.22%) Oozie
11 5 (0.22%) Ansible
11 5 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.18%) Nagios
13 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 346 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 266 (11.96%) Oracle
3 88 (3.96%) Cisco
4 87 (3.91%) Adobe
5 55 (2.47%) HP
6 51 (2.29%) Citrix
7 48 (2.16%) SAP
8 45 (2.02%) VMware
8 45 (2.02%) Google
9 42 (1.89%) IBM
10 40 (1.80%) Sybase
11 37 (1.66%) Remedy
12 34 (1.53%) Juniper
13 33 (1.48%) F5
14 32 (1.44%) ServiceNow
15 24 (1.08%) EMC
15 24 (1.08%) Informatica
15 24 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.03%) Tableau
17 22 (0.99%) Apple
North London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £457.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £600 - £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £550 - 575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago