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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 30 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 1387 1162 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.60% 5.29% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.04% 34.41% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 729 675
Average daily rate £425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.50% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 20 41
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4075 3377 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.46% 15.36% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2033 2316
Average daily rate £413 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 112 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 391 £434 -0.80% 327
Canary Wharf +16 19 £270 -50.90% 1
Uxbridge 0 16 £420 -22.58% 3
Docklands, London +8 15 £450 -16.27%
Feltham -1 10 £375 -22.27%
Croydon -3 7 £410 - 4
Greenford - 7 - -
Brentford -4 4 £450 -14.28% 1
Chiswick -7 4 £140 -
Romford -3 3 £475 +137.50% 1
Paddington +1 1 - -
Bromley -2 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £545 - 2
Hackney - - - -
Lewisham - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 5
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 2
Ealing - - - - 3
Westminster - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 7
Hounslow - - - - 5
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 5
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 804 (31.33%) Finance
2 635 (24.75%) Computer Science
3 520 (20.27%) SQL
4 492 (19.17%) Java
5 443 (17.26%) Project Management
6 419 (16.33%) Banking
7 395 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
8 372 (14.50%) Microsoft
9 360 (14.03%) Oracle
10 332 (12.94%) HTML
11 305 (11.89%) MS Excel
12 303 (11.81%) C#
13 285 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 283 (11.03%) SQL Server
15 274 (10.68%) Windows
16 265 (10.33%) TDD
17 260 (10.13%) CSS
18 250 (9.74%) .NET
19 226 (8.81%) PRINCE2
19 226 (8.81%) Investment Banking
20 225 (8.77%) OO
21 221 (8.61%) Linux
22 216 (8.42%) ITIL
23 209 (8.14%) UNIX
24 203 (7.91%) Scrum
25 201 (7.83%) C++
26 189 (7.37%) Front Office
27 187 (7.29%) Business Analysis
28 184 (7.17%) Mathematics
29 180 (7.01%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 105 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 61 (2.38%) CMS
3 55 (2.14%) Apache
4 43 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 34 (1.33%) SAS
6 32 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
7 31 (1.21%) WebSphere
8 27 (1.05%) Node.js
9 24 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 23 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 21 (0.82%) IIS
12 18 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.62%) Drupal
14 15 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (0.43%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.35%) MQSeries
18 8 (0.31%) Joomla!
19 7 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 305 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 173 (6.74%) MS Office
3 119 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (3.90%) MS Project
5 78 (3.04%) MS Visio
6 59 (2.30%) Photoshop
7 46 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.66%) Fireworks
9 17 (0.66%) SPSS
10 13 (0.51%) AutoCAD
11 10 (0.39%) InDesign
11 10 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.19%) FreeHand
13 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.12%) Stata
15 2 (0.078%) QuarkXPress
15 2 (0.078%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 15 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.31%) ReMetrica
4 8 (0.31%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.16%) SAP SM
8 4 (0.16%) RMDS
8 4 (0.16%) Magento
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.94%) SaaS
2 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.27%) Force.com
5 2 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.078%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.078%) Office 365
6 1 (0.039%) PaaS
6 1 (0.039%) Heroku
6 1 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.039%) IaaS
6 1 (0.039%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.12%) Internet
2 62 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 53 (2.07%) Firewall
4 47 (1.83%) HTTP
5 36 (1.40%) LAN
6 33 (1.29%) WAN
7 30 (1.17%) Intranet
8 29 (1.13%) LDAP
8 29 (1.13%) DNS
9 27 (1.05%) SAN
10 23 (0.90%) Network Security
11 22 (0.86%) DWDM
11 22 (0.86%) SDH
12 21 (0.82%) VoIP
12 21 (0.82%) DHCP
13 18 (0.70%) SSL
13 18 (0.70%) VPN
13 18 (0.70%) IP Telephony
14 16 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 94 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 88 (3.43%) MySQL
6 72 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 59 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (2.30%) Big Data
8 56 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 56 (2.18%) NoSQL
9 52 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 40 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 40 (1.56%) Data Mining
11 40 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (1.25%) DB2
15 30 (1.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 85 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 70 (2.73%) Subversion
3 51 (1.99%) Selenium
4 50 (1.95%) JUnit
5 48 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 45 (1.75%) Maven
6 45 (1.75%) JIRA
6 45 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 36 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 25 (0.97%) Hudson
9 25 (0.97%) SoapUI
10 24 (0.94%) Axure RP
11 22 (0.86%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.78%) Ant
13 19 (0.74%) LoadRunner
14 15 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (0.51%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 804 (31.33%) Finance
2 419 (16.33%) Banking
3 226 (8.81%) Investment Banking
4 189 (7.37%) Front Office
5 141 (5.49%) Marketing
6 129 (5.03%) Retail
7 110 (4.29%) Telecoms
8 103 (4.01%) Legal
9 62 (2.42%) Publishing
10 54 (2.10%) Games
10 54 (2.10%) Back Office
11 46 (1.79%) Electronics
12 44 (1.71%) Advertising
12 44 (1.71%) Financial Institution
13 40 (1.56%) Law
14 31 (1.21%) Manufacturing
15 25 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.86%) Billing
17 18 (0.70%) German Language
18 15 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 738 (28.76%) Developer
2 560 (21.82%) Analyst
3 269 (10.48%) Business Analyst
4 182 (7.09%) Project Manager
5 144 (5.61%) Architect
6 136 (5.30%) Java Developer
7 108 (4.21%) Consultant
8 103 (4.01%) C# Developer
9 97 (3.78%) Senior Developer
10 67 (2.61%) C++ Developer
11 63 (2.46%) Designer
12 55 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
13 49 (1.91%) Data Analyst
14 48 (1.87%) .NET Developer
15 44 (1.71%) Support Analyst
15 44 (1.71%) Junior
16 42 (1.64%) Tester
17 39 (1.52%) Solutions Architect
17 39 (1.52%) Coordinator
18 35 (1.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (12.94%) HTML
2 260 (10.13%) CSS
3 250 (9.74%) .NET
4 180 (7.01%) Web Services
5 170 (6.63%) XML
6 125 (4.87%) jQuery
7 122 (4.75%) Spring
8 114 (4.44%) HTML5
9 94 (3.66%) ASP.NET
10 87 (3.39%) CSS3
11 85 (3.31%) J2EE
12 74 (2.88%) WPF
12 74 (2.88%) Middleware
13 61 (2.38%) JSON
14 58 (2.26%) WCF
15 56 (2.18%) Hibernate
15 56 (2.18%) SOAP
16 55 (2.14%) Ajax
17 51 (1.99%) .NET Framework
17 51 (1.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 635 (24.75%) Computer Science
2 184 (7.17%) Mathematics
3 163 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 96 (3.74%) Derivative
5 95 (3.70%) Open Source
6 91 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 91 (3.55%) Fixed Income
7 79 (3.08%) Statistics
8 62 (2.42%) Physics
9 52 (2.03%) Economics
10 51 (1.99%) Equities
11 50 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 47 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.79%) Market Risk
14 40 (1.56%) Credit Risk
15 39 (1.52%) Hedge funds
15 39 (1.52%) Social Media
16 28 (1.09%) PMI
16 28 (1.09%) Visualisation
17 25 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 274 (10.68%) Windows
2 221 (8.61%) Linux
3 209 (8.14%) UNIX
4 67 (2.61%) Android
5 43 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 38 (1.48%) Solaris
7 36 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.31%) AIX
13 6 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (17.26%) Project Management
2 395 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (10.33%) TDD
4 226 (8.81%) PRINCE2
5 225 (8.77%) OO
6 216 (8.42%) ITIL
7 203 (7.91%) Scrum
8 187 (7.29%) Business Analysis
9 171 (6.66%) Analytics
10 162 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 155 (6.04%) Software Engineering
12 151 (5.88%) Change Management
13 134 (5.22%) UML
14 126 (4.91%) E-Commerce
14 126 (4.91%) Data Modelling
15 123 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 122 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
16 122 (4.75%) Risk Management
17 121 (4.72%) MVC
18 115 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 520 (20.27%) SQL
2 492 (19.17%) Java
3 303 (11.81%) C#
4 285 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 201 (7.83%) C++
6 139 (5.42%) Python
7 109 (4.25%) C
8 83 (3.23%) VBA
9 80 (3.12%) PHP
10 79 (3.08%) Ruby
11 74 (2.88%) Perl
12 63 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 56 (2.18%) Scala
14 48 (1.87%) PL/SQL
15 41 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 29 (1.13%) VB
17 26 (1.01%) R
18 25 (0.97%) PowerShell
19 23 (0.90%) Bash Shell
20 19 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (3.74%) ISEB
2 60 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.99%) PMI Certification
5 44 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 44 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 40 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 39 (1.52%) ISTQB
9 34 (1.33%) CISSP
9 34 (1.33%) PMP
10 33 (1.29%) PhD
11 26 (1.01%) CCNP
12 23 (0.90%) MCSE
13 21 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.74%) MCP
14 19 (0.74%) MBA
15 18 (0.70%) CISA
15 18 (0.70%) CISM
15 18 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (6.74%) QA
2 55 (2.14%) SLA
3 15 (0.58%) Basel III
4 13 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.35%) EMIR
6 9 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.19%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) GCP
10 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.12%) P3O
10 3 (0.12%) HL7
11 2 (0.078%) Basel II
11 2 (0.078%) MiFID
11 2 (0.078%) COREP
11 2 (0.078%) FINREP
11 2 (0.078%) FATCA
System Software
1 72 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.23%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.23%) Varnish
7 5 (0.19%) XenApp
7 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.16%) Xen
9 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.12%) Squid
9 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.078%) Samba
10 2 (0.078%) vSphere
10 2 (0.078%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
1 23 (0.90%) SCCM
2 9 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 8 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.27%) Puppet
4 7 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.23%) WSUS
6 5 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (0.19%) SCOM
6 5 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.19%) MOM
6 5 (0.19%) Nagios
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.12%) Oozie
8 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 372 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 360 (14.03%) Oracle
3 91 (3.55%) Adobe
4 81 (3.16%) SAP
5 56 (2.18%) VMware
5 56 (2.18%) Cisco
6 53 (2.07%) Citrix
7 49 (1.91%) Sybase
8 44 (1.71%) Business Objects
9 39 (1.52%) HP
10 34 (1.33%) Google
11 33 (1.29%) IBM
12 29 (1.13%) Siebel
12 29 (1.13%) Red Hat
13 24 (0.94%) DataSynapse
13 24 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.86%) Bloomberg
14 22 (0.86%) Remedy
14 22 (0.86%) JBoss
15 21 (0.82%) hybris
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