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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 30 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 1338 1315 1137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.69% 5.42% 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.95% 36.88% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 776 677
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 £237 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% -28.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.60 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3722 3566 3751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.70% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2158 2247
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 123 141
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 £13.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +6 339 £437 -2.94% 298
Canary Wharf +23 20 £419 -22.09% 1
Docklands, London +12 16 £625 +28.20%
Uxbridge +4 9 £445 +20.67% 1
Greenford -3 9 - - 2
Bromley 0 5 £270 -40.00% 9
Greenwich - 5 £444 -
Chiswick 0 4 £140 -74.54%
Croydon -1 4 £378 -9.03% 12
Brentford -9 3 £389 -24.69% 2
Harrow -2 1 - - 7
Hayes - 1 - - 3
Westminster - 1 £375 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 - - 1
Mayfair - 1 - -
Ealing - - - - 3
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Barnet - - - - 3
Chessington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 6
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 5
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 820 (30.56%) Finance
2 667 (24.86%) Computer Science
3 536 (19.98%) SQL
4 496 (18.49%) Java
5 427 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
6 426 (15.88%) Project Management
7 423 (15.77%) Banking
8 395 (14.72%) Microsoft
9 360 (13.42%) HTML
10 336 (12.52%) SQL Server
11 318 (11.85%) Oracle
12 315 (11.74%) MS Excel
13 310 (11.55%) JavaScript
14 289 (10.77%) Windows
15 288 (10.73%) C#
16 252 (9.39%) CSS
17 250 (9.32%) C++
17 250 (9.32%) OO
18 247 (9.21%) Linux
19 244 (9.09%) Investment Banking
20 240 (8.95%) TDD
20 240 (8.95%) .NET
21 208 (7.75%) Scrum
22 207 (7.72%) PRINCE2
22 207 (7.72%) UNIX
23 206 (7.68%) Analytics
24 202 (7.53%) Mathematics
25 201 (7.49%) Front Office
26 200 (7.45%) Business Analysis
27 194 (7.23%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 121 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 95 (3.54%) CMS
3 56 (2.09%) SAS
4 51 (1.90%) IIS
5 48 (1.79%) Node.js
6 41 (1.53%) Apache
7 39 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 38 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 33 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
10 31 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 26 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 26 (0.97%) Apache Pig
12 25 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (0.67%) Umbraco
14 18 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (0.63%) Drupal
15 17 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (0.52%) MS Project Server
16 14 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 315 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 176 (6.56%) MS Office
3 110 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (3.65%) MS Project
5 75 (2.80%) MS Visio
6 49 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
7 47 (1.75%) Photoshop
8 29 (1.08%) SPSS
9 23 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (0.78%) AutoCAD
11 19 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (0.37%) InDesign
13 9 (0.34%) Revit
14 7 (0.26%) Fireworks
15 6 (0.22%) Stata
15 6 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.15%) PowerPivot
17 2 (0.075%) ProjectWise
17 2 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.19%) Agresso
6 5 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.19%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) RMDS
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.11%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.67%) SaaS
2 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.26%) Force.com
4 7 (0.26%) Office 365
4 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (0.19%) GitHub
5 5 (0.19%) IaaS
6 4 (0.15%) PaaS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.075%) Heroku
8 2 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.037%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.037%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.65%) Internet
2 65 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 60 (2.24%) HTTP
3 60 (2.24%) Firewall
4 53 (1.98%) Intranet
5 51 (1.90%) DNS
6 40 (1.49%) WAN
7 38 (1.42%) LAN
8 34 (1.27%) DHCP
9 30 (1.12%) SAN
10 23 (0.86%) Network Security
11 21 (0.78%) LDAP
12 20 (0.75%) VPN
13 18 (0.67%) SSL
14 15 (0.56%) Wireless
14 15 (0.56%) NAS
15 14 (0.52%) FTP
16 11 (0.41%) VoIP
17 10 (0.37%) HTTPS
18 9 (0.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (12.52%) SQL Server
2 117 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 93 (3.47%) MySQL
5 90 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (3.35%) Oracle Database
6 82 (3.06%) Big Data
7 81 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 80 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 52 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 51 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (1.86%) MongoDB
11 50 (1.86%) Hadoop
12 44 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 36 (1.34%) Data Mining
15 34 (1.27%) QlikView
16 31 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (1.12%) DB2
18 27 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 104 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.13%) Subversion
3 65 (2.42%) JIRA
4 58 (2.16%) Visual Studio
5 56 (2.09%) Selenium
6 54 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 47 (1.75%) JUnit
8 46 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 44 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 36 (1.34%) Maven
11 28 (1.04%) Axure RP
12 23 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 22 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 22 (0.82%) Eclipse
14 20 (0.75%) WebDriver
15 17 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (0.63%) LoadRunner
15 17 (0.63%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.60%) Ant
17 15 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 820 (30.56%) Finance
2 423 (15.77%) Banking
3 244 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 201 (7.49%) Front Office
5 169 (6.30%) Marketing
6 149 (5.55%) Retail
7 93 (3.47%) Legal
8 92 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 69 (2.57%) Back Office
10 68 (2.53%) Advertising
11 57 (2.12%) Publishing
12 49 (1.83%) Games
13 47 (1.75%) Financial Institution
14 43 (1.60%) Manufacturing
15 34 (1.27%) Electronics
15 34 (1.27%) Law
16 26 (0.97%) French Language
17 21 (0.78%) Spanish Language
18 17 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
18 17 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 804 (29.97%) Developer
2 606 (22.59%) Analyst
3 290 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 154 (5.74%) Project Manager
5 141 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 135 (5.03%) Architect
7 133 (4.96%) Consultant
8 97 (3.62%) Senior Developer
9 83 (3.09%) Designer
10 71 (2.65%) C# Developer
11 64 (2.39%) C++ Developer
12 62 (2.31%) Junior
13 52 (1.94%) Data Analyst
14 51 (1.90%) Support Analyst
15 50 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
16 49 (1.83%) .NET Developer
17 48 (1.79%) Risk Analyst
18 47 (1.75%) Quantitative Developer
19 46 (1.71%) Software Engineer
20 43 (1.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (13.42%) HTML
2 252 (9.39%) CSS
3 240 (8.95%) .NET
4 186 (6.93%) XML
5 179 (6.67%) Web Services
6 133 (4.96%) HTML5
7 112 (4.17%) jQuery
8 110 (4.10%) ASP.NET
9 82 (3.06%) CSS3
10 78 (2.91%) Spring
11 77 (2.87%) JSON
12 67 (2.50%) J2EE
13 60 (2.24%) .NET Framework
14 58 (2.16%) REST
15 56 (2.09%) Ajax
16 55 (2.05%) AngularJS
17 51 (1.90%) SOAP
18 49 (1.83%) WCF
19 46 (1.71%) Backbone.js
20 43 (1.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 667 (24.86%) Computer Science
2 202 (7.53%) Mathematics
3 189 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 95 (3.54%) Open Source
5 90 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 89 (3.32%) Fixed Income
7 84 (3.13%) Statistics
8 80 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 60 (2.24%) Economics
10 59 (2.20%) Derivative
11 57 (2.12%) Physics
12 56 (2.09%) Credit Risk
13 52 (1.94%) PMI
14 46 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
15 45 (1.68%) Market Risk
16 44 (1.64%) Social Media
17 39 (1.45%) Data Integration
18 38 (1.42%) Visualisation
19 35 (1.30%) Blackberry
20 32 (1.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 289 (10.77%) Windows
2 247 (9.21%) Linux
3 207 (7.72%) UNIX
4 74 (2.76%) Android
5 73 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.79%) Solaris
7 32 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.48%) AIX
11 11 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.19%) VMS
14 5 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.19%) HPUX
14 5 (0.19%) CentOS
14 5 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (15.88%) Project Management
3 250 (9.32%) OO
4 240 (8.95%) TDD
5 208 (7.75%) Scrum
6 207 (7.72%) PRINCE2
7 206 (7.68%) Analytics
8 200 (7.45%) Business Analysis
9 194 (7.23%) Software Engineering
10 190 (7.08%) ITIL
11 149 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 147 (5.48%) E-Commerce
12 147 (5.48%) Data Modelling
13 136 (5.07%) Change Management
14 131 (4.88%) UML
15 128 (4.77%) MVC
16 127 (4.73%) Risk Management
17 120 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
18 111 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 109 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 536 (19.98%) SQL
2 496 (18.49%) Java
3 310 (11.55%) JavaScript
4 288 (10.73%) C#
5 250 (9.32%) C++
6 161 (6.00%) Python
7 124 (4.62%) C
8 102 (3.80%) VBA
9 97 (3.62%) Ruby
10 84 (3.13%) PHP
11 82 (3.06%) Perl
12 56 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.05%) Scala
14 49 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 48 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.30%) R
17 28 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.78%) VB
19 19 (0.71%) Bash Shell
20 17 (0.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 94 (3.50%) ISEB
2 77 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 56 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 49 (1.83%) PhD
6 46 (1.71%) CISSP
7 43 (1.60%) MCSE
8 40 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 37 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 36 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 35 (1.30%) ISTQB
11 35 (1.30%) CISM
12 31 (1.16%) PMP
13 29 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 21 (0.78%) MBA
16 19 (0.71%) CCNP
16 19 (0.71%) MCP
17 18 (0.67%) CISA
18 15 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (6.97%) QA
2 57 (2.12%) SLA
3 18 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.48%) Basel III
5 12 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.30%) EMIR
9 7 (0.26%) COBIT
10 4 (0.15%) Basel II
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) P3O
11 3 (0.11%) COREP
12 2 (0.075%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.075%) HL7
13 1 (0.037%) MiFID
13 1 (0.037%) GAAP
13 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.037%) FINREP
System Software
1 84 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.26%) vSphere
6 6 (0.22%) XenApp
6 6 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.15%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.15%) RHEV
8 3 (0.11%) HDFS
8 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.11%) Varnish
8 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.075%) NFS
9 2 (0.075%) Xen
9 2 (0.075%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 18 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.63%) SCCM
3 10 (0.37%) Puppet
4 9 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.26%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.26%) Nagios
6 5 (0.19%) SCOM
7 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.15%) WSUS
7 4 (0.15%) Oozie
7 4 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.11%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.11%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.075%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 395 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 318 (11.85%) Oracle
3 107 (3.99%) Adobe
4 80 (2.98%) SAP
5 70 (2.61%) Cisco
6 61 (2.27%) VMware
7 56 (2.09%) Sybase
8 55 (2.05%) IBM
9 48 (1.79%) Citrix
10 47 (1.75%) HP
11 41 (1.53%) Tableau
12 38 (1.42%) Google
13 36 (1.34%) Siebel
14 33 (1.23%) Cognos
15 28 (1.04%) Business Objects
16 26 (0.97%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
18 23 (0.86%) Bloomberg
19 22 (0.82%) EMC
20 21 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £17 to £20 per hour plus bonus and enhanced holiday pay and great
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £235 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £540 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £34 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday