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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 41 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 1081 1205 1341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.70% 5.37% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.70% 33.46% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 742 904
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 47
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £15.26 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £29.42 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
3902 3601 3841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.06% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2755 2314 2588
Average daily rate £450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 90 118
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 April 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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -2 146 £450 +4.65% 171
Croydon +1 13 £425 -5.55% 3
Harrow -2 11 £460 +53.33%
Feltham +3 7 £643 +28.65% 2
Hammersmith +5 6 £125 -72.06%
Bromley -12 6 £125 -44.44% 2
Osterley 0 5 £515 -2.83%
Brentford +9 4 - - 1
Docklands, London +5 4 £465 +9.41%
Canary Wharf -13 4 £235 -55.23%
Westminster - 4 £500 -
Ilford +4 2 £381 -
Paddington -4 1 - -
Uxbridge -4 1 £313 +12.00% 4
Wembley - 1 £425 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Hayes - 1 £388 -
Hounslow - 1 £255 -
Southall - 1 £375 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 738 (32.51%) Finance
2 652 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 597 (26.30%) Computer Science
4 466 (20.53%) SQL
5 420 (18.50%) Java
6 395 (17.40%) Project Management
7 381 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
8 319 (14.05%) JavaScript
9 317 (13.96%) Microsoft
10 313 (13.79%) Banking
11 308 (13.57%) HTML
12 257 (11.32%) Linux
13 232 (10.22%) Windows
14 226 (9.96%) C#
15 218 (9.60%) SQL Server
16 213 (9.38%) Oracle
17 212 (9.34%) ITIL
17 212 (9.34%) Python
18 208 (9.16%) User Experience
19 207 (9.12%) MS Excel
20 205 (9.03%) Scrum
21 204 (8.99%) CSS
22 203 (8.94%) .NET
23 185 (8.15%) PRINCE2
23 185 (8.15%) Analytics
24 179 (7.89%) TDD
25 174 (7.67%) C++
26 172 (7.58%) Software Engineering
27 170 (7.49%) Marketing
28 168 (7.40%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 51 (2.25%) IIS
2 51 (2.25%) Node.js
3 48 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 43 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 42 (1.85%) CMS
6 41 (1.81%) Apache
7 40 (1.76%) MS Exchange
7 40 (1.76%) SAS
8 32 (1.41%) WebLogic
9 31 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (1.19%) Apache Spark
11 24 (1.06%) Confluence
12 19 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.62%) Skype for Business
15 13 (0.57%) iPlanet
16 12 (0.53%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 207 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 166 (7.31%) MS Office
3 108 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 105 (4.63%) MS Visio
5 60 (2.64%) MS Project
6 50 (2.20%) Photoshop
7 39 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 21 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
9 20 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.48%) SPSS
11 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.13%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.088%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.044%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.31%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.18%) BusinessWare
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.13%) RMDS
8 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.81%) SaaS
3 33 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (1.37%) Office 365
5 22 (0.97%) IaaS
6 17 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (0.62%) PaaS
8 12 (0.53%) GitHub
9 11 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.44%) Force.com
11 9 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.40%) Yammer
12 8 (0.35%) AdWords
13 7 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.31%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.30%) Firewall
2 72 (3.17%) Internet
3 57 (2.51%) HTTP
4 47 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.94%) VPN
6 43 (1.89%) WAN
7 38 (1.67%) LAN
8 36 (1.59%) Network Security
9 33 (1.45%) DNS
9 33 (1.45%) VoIP
10 30 (1.32%) SAN
11 29 (1.28%) LDAP
12 24 (1.06%) DHCP
13 21 (0.93%) Intranet
13 21 (0.93%) Wireless
14 15 (0.66%) NAS
15 14 (0.62%) BGP
15 14 (0.62%) OSPF
16 13 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 88 (3.88%) MySQL
4 78 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (3.39%) Big Data
6 61 (2.69%) Hadoop
7 56 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 48 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (2.07%) NoSQL
10 43 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 41 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (1.50%) Apache Hive
14 34 (1.50%) Data Mining
15 29 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (1.23%) MongoDB
16 28 (1.23%) MS Access
17 26 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 134 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 112 (4.93%) JIRA
3 84 (3.70%) Maven
4 72 (3.17%) Subversion
5 70 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 51 (2.25%) Axure RP
7 50 (2.20%) JUnit
8 45 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 39 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.15%) Cucumber
12 25 (1.10%) Selenium
13 22 (0.97%) Gradle
14 21 (0.93%) TeamCity
15 20 (0.88%) Visual Studio
16 19 (0.84%) Mockito
16 19 (0.84%) Xcode
17 16 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (0.48%) EasyMock
18 11 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 738 (32.51%) Finance
2 313 (13.79%) Banking
3 170 (7.49%) Marketing
4 161 (7.09%) Front Office
5 118 (5.20%) Investment Banking
6 106 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 103 (4.54%) Legal
8 97 (4.27%) Retail
9 52 (2.29%) Law
10 40 (1.76%) Games
11 37 (1.63%) Publishing
12 36 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 29 (1.28%) Advertising
14 26 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
15 24 (1.06%) Electronics
15 24 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.97%) Back Office
17 19 (0.84%) Billing
17 19 (0.84%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 624 (27.49%) Developer
2 408 (17.97%) Analyst
3 186 (8.19%) Project Manager
4 178 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 159 (7.00%) Architect
6 149 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 89 (3.92%) C# Developer
8 83 (3.66%) Consultant
9 72 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 69 (3.04%) .NET Developer
11 68 (3.00%) Designer
12 56 (2.47%) SQL Developer
13 55 (2.42%) User Researcher
14 51 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 51 (2.25%) Data Analyst
15 48 (2.11%) Python Developer
16 44 (1.94%) C++ Developer
17 43 (1.89%) IT Manager
18 42 (1.85%) IT Analyst
19 41 (1.81%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (13.57%) HTML
2 204 (8.99%) CSS
3 203 (8.94%) .NET
4 168 (7.40%) Web Services
5 160 (7.05%) XML
6 143 (6.30%) jQuery
7 103 (4.54%) HTML5
8 98 (4.32%) Spring
9 94 (4.14%) ASP.NET
10 90 (3.96%) REST
11 82 (3.61%) JSON
12 78 (3.44%) AngularJS
12 78 (3.44%) RESTful
12 78 (3.44%) SOAP
13 56 (2.47%) J2EE
14 46 (2.03%) Ajax
15 45 (1.98%) .NET Framework
15 45 (1.98%) Middleware
16 40 (1.76%) CSS3
17 36 (1.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 597 (26.30%) Computer Science
2 381 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (9.16%) User Experience
4 160 (7.05%) Mathematics
5 134 (5.90%) Management Information System
6 115 (5.07%) Psychology
7 94 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 70 (3.08%) Derivative
9 65 (2.86%) Statistics
10 56 (2.47%) Algorithms
11 52 (2.29%) PMI
12 49 (2.16%) Equities
12 49 (2.16%) Mobile App
13 48 (2.11%) Data Centre
14 46 (2.03%) Fixed Income
15 45 (1.98%) Hedge funds
16 42 (1.85%) Market Risk
17 41 (1.81%) Data Structures
18 33 (1.45%) Credit Risk
18 33 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 257 (11.32%) Linux
2 232 (10.22%) Windows
3 148 (6.52%) Unix
4 76 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 55 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 48 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 35 (1.54%) Solaris
8 31 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.32%) Android
10 29 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.84%) AIX
11 19 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.57%) zOS
13 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.26%) CentOS
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (17.40%) Project Management
3 212 (9.34%) ITIL
4 205 (9.03%) Scrum
5 185 (8.15%) Analytics
5 185 (8.15%) PRINCE2
6 179 (7.89%) TDD
7 172 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 167 (7.36%) OO
9 146 (6.43%) Change Management
10 143 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
11 140 (6.17%) Risk Management
12 138 (6.08%) SDLC
12 138 (6.08%) Web Development
13 132 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 123 (5.42%) Business Analysis
15 112 (4.93%) E-Commerce
16 105 (4.63%) Mentoring
17 102 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (4.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 466 (20.53%) SQL
2 420 (18.50%) Java
3 319 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 226 (9.96%) C#
5 212 (9.34%) Python
6 174 (7.67%) C++
7 67 (2.95%) PHP
8 54 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 54 (2.38%) VBA
9 49 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 47 (2.07%) R
11 46 (2.03%) C
12 44 (1.94%) Perl
13 42 (1.85%) Scala
14 39 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.63%) Ruby
16 34 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 28 (1.23%) Objective-C
19 27 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 83 (3.66%) PMI Certification
2 80 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (3.00%) CISSP
5 67 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (2.86%) PMP
7 53 (2.33%) ISEB
8 47 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 46 (2.03%) CISM
10 39 (1.72%) MCSE
11 38 (1.67%) PhD
12 32 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 31 (1.37%) CCNP
14 30 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 29 (1.28%) CCNA
16 23 (1.01%) ISTQB
17 20 (0.88%) CISA
18 19 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.84%) MCP
18 19 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (6.43%) QA
2 62 (2.73%) SLA
3 41 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 36 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.06%) MiFID
6 15 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.53%) Basel II
7 12 (0.53%) COBIT
8 10 (0.44%) PMBOK
9 9 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.40%) FATCA
10 8 (0.35%) CRD IV
10 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.31%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.26%) EMIR
13 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.13%) P3O
14 3 (0.13%) RMADS
15 2 (0.088%) BS25999
System Software
1 105 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.50%) Docker
4 15 (0.66%) vSphere
5 12 (0.53%) NFS
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.31%) Samba
8 6 (0.26%) LXC
8 6 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.26%) XenApp
9 5 (0.22%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.18%) ClearTrust
10 4 (0.18%) HDFS
10 4 (0.18%) vCloud
11 3 (0.13%) Firmware
11 3 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 28 (1.23%) Puppet
2 22 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.57%) Ansible
4 10 (0.44%) SCOM
5 8 (0.35%) logstash
5 8 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.35%) SCCM
6 7 (0.31%) BladeLogic
6 7 (0.31%) Kibana
7 6 (0.26%) Control-M
8 5 (0.22%) Graphite
8 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.22%) Oozie
8 5 (0.22%) QRadar
8 5 (0.22%) StatsD
9 4 (0.18%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (0.18%) EnCase
9 4 (0.18%) Mesos
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 317 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 213 (9.38%) Oracle
3 87 (3.83%) Cisco
4 84 (3.70%) Adobe
5 73 (3.22%) VMware
6 56 (2.47%) SAP
7 47 (2.07%) Google
8 40 (1.76%) IBM
8 40 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.50%) EMC
9 34 (1.50%) Sybase
10 32 (1.41%) Tableau
11 31 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 29 (1.28%) HP
13 28 (1.23%) Splunk
14 25 (1.10%) ServiceNow
15 21 (0.93%) Apple
15 21 (0.93%) Citrix
16 19 (0.84%) Juniper
17 17 (0.75%) F5
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £151 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Coded People
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £10.86 - £15.48 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
MPower+
Rate: From £500 to £580 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + likely extension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £39,000 to £49,000 per annum Plus bonus and 25 days holiday gym,
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and 25 days holiday, gym,
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago