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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 1114 1359 1304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.73% 5.76% 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.82% 36.39% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 901 774
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £604 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.51 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £104.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +38.61%
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
3615 3735 3540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.34% 15.84% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2406 2168
Average daily rate £425 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 114 124
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £15.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.10 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -13 271 £475 +6.26% 222
Paddington - 27 £500 -
Canary Wharf -16 12 £400 -27.27% 1
Uxbridge 0 8 £450 +1.12% 1
Bromley -3 7 £110 -59.25%
Docklands, London -15 6 £550 -12.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £300 - 4
Croydon -17 3 £363 -3.97% 3
Hammersmith - 3 £400 - 2
Greenford +4 2 £355 - 1
Brentford -1 1 - - 2
Feltham -7 1 £396 +5.60% 4
Twickenham - 1 £375 - 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 811 (34.79%) Finance
2 616 (26.43%) Computer Science
3 586 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
4 481 (20.63%) SQL
5 468 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
6 399 (17.12%) Project Management
7 389 (16.69%) Java
8 385 (16.52%) Banking
9 344 (14.76%) Microsoft
10 268 (11.50%) SQL Server
10 268 (11.50%) MS Excel
11 265 (11.37%) Oracle
12 260 (11.15%) JavaScript
13 257 (11.03%) ITIL
14 251 (10.77%) C#
15 244 (10.47%) HTML
16 235 (10.08%) .NET
17 223 (9.57%) Linux
18 222 (9.52%) UNIX
19 212 (9.09%) PRINCE2
20 208 (8.92%) Web Services
20 208 (8.92%) Windows
21 207 (8.88%) Investment Banking
22 200 (8.58%) Scrum
23 194 (8.32%) SDLC
24 190 (8.15%) Analytics
25 182 (7.81%) CSS
25 182 (7.81%) MS Office
26 171 (7.34%) OO
27 170 (7.29%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 112 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.02%) CMS
3 46 (1.97%) SAS
4 44 (1.89%) Apache
5 43 (1.84%) IIS
6 39 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 37 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 35 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 25 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
11 23 (0.99%) Node.js
12 13 (0.56%) Confluence
13 11 (0.47%) Lync
13 11 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.47%) JBoss
14 10 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 268 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 182 (7.81%) MS Office
3 117 (5.02%) MS Visio
4 116 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 96 (4.12%) MS Project
6 37 (1.59%) Photoshop
7 26 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.82%) SPSS
9 17 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.43%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.34%) InDesign
12 8 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
16 3 (0.13%) LaTeX
16 3 (0.13%) Maple
16 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 12 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.34%) HFM
5 7 (0.30%) Tridion
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.21%) Loan IQ
8 4 (0.17%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.17%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.17%) Global One
8 4 (0.17%) Summit
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.13%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.03%) SaaS
3 19 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
4 16 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.56%) Office 365
6 11 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.47%) PaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.39%) Force.com
8 9 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.39%) GitHub
9 8 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.30%) IaaS
11 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
12 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.21%) Heroku
13 4 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.086%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.17%) Internet
2 64 (2.75%) Firewall
3 46 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.97%) VPN
4 45 (1.93%) VoIP
5 44 (1.89%) LAN
5 44 (1.89%) Network Security
6 43 (1.84%) LDAP
7 35 (1.50%) WAN
8 34 (1.46%) DNS
9 33 (1.42%) Intranet
10 32 (1.37%) HTTP
10 32 (1.37%) Wireless
11 28 (1.20%) IPsec
12 27 (1.16%) BGP
13 26 (1.12%) OSPF
13 26 (1.12%) DHCP
14 25 (1.07%) SAN
15 24 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (3.82%) MySQL
4 88 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 69 (2.96%) Big Data
6 68 (2.92%) Oracle Database
7 56 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 47 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 43 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (1.76%) Hadoop
12 35 (1.50%) NoSQL
13 33 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
14 32 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 31 (1.33%) Data Mining
16 29 (1.24%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
18 21 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 68 (2.92%) JIRA
3 55 (2.36%) Maven
4 47 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 45 (1.93%) Subversion
6 39 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 31 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (1.29%) Selenium
9 27 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.12%) JUnit
11 18 (0.77%) Axure RP
11 18 (0.77%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.56%) Ant
13 12 (0.51%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.51%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.47%) Rational Rose
14 11 (0.47%) Grunt
15 10 (0.43%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.43%) JMeter
16 9 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 811 (34.79%) Finance
2 385 (16.52%) Banking
3 207 (8.88%) Investment Banking
4 149 (6.39%) Front Office
5 136 (5.83%) Marketing
6 103 (4.42%) Legal
7 92 (3.95%) Retail
8 88 (3.78%) Telecoms
9 70 (3.00%) Law
10 31 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.20%) Advertising
12 23 (0.99%) Back Office
13 22 (0.94%) Multimedia
13 22 (0.94%) Games
14 18 (0.77%) Publishing
15 16 (0.69%) Automotive
16 14 (0.60%) Arabic Language
17 13 (0.56%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 618 (26.51%) Developer
2 463 (19.86%) Analyst
3 218 (9.35%) Business Analyst
4 191 (8.19%) Project Manager
5 153 (6.56%) Architect
6 137 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 105 (4.50%) Senior Developer
8 83 (3.56%) Consultant
9 61 (2.62%) C# Developer
10 56 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
10 56 (2.40%) Designer
11 52 (2.23%) .NET Developer
12 50 (2.15%) Data Analyst
13 42 (1.80%) C++ Developer
13 42 (1.80%) Support Analyst
14 38 (1.63%) Senior Analyst
15 37 (1.59%) Network Engineer
16 35 (1.50%) Service Manager
16 35 (1.50%) Senior Java Developer
17 33 (1.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (10.47%) HTML
2 235 (10.08%) .NET
3 208 (8.92%) Web Services
4 182 (7.81%) CSS
5 147 (6.31%) XML
6 91 (3.90%) HTML5
7 87 (3.73%) jQuery
8 86 (3.69%) SOAP
9 76 (3.26%) Spring
10 75 (3.22%) REST
11 70 (3.00%) ASP.NET
12 67 (2.87%) .NET Framework
13 66 (2.83%) J2EE
14 61 (2.62%) Middleware
15 57 (2.45%) AngularJS
16 47 (2.02%) RESTful
17 42 (1.80%) JSON
18 41 (1.76%) CSS3
18 41 (1.76%) WCF
19 36 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 616 (26.43%) Computer Science
2 468 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 149 (6.39%) User Experience
5 146 (6.26%) Management Information System
6 107 (4.59%) Derivative
7 88 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 78 (3.35%) Mobile App
9 73 (3.13%) Statistics
10 71 (3.05%) Data Centre
11 67 (2.87%) Fixed Income
12 57 (2.45%) Equities
13 56 (2.40%) Physics
14 49 (2.10%) Visualisation
15 43 (1.84%) Credit Risk
16 40 (1.72%) Market Risk
16 40 (1.72%) PMI
17 39 (1.67%) Psychology
17 39 (1.67%) Social Media
18 33 (1.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 223 (9.57%) Linux
2 222 (9.52%) UNIX
3 208 (8.92%) Windows
4 91 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 79 (3.39%) Android
6 31 (1.33%) Solaris
7 30 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.77%) AIX
10 16 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.39%) CentOS
14 7 (0.30%) SUSE
15 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (17.12%) Project Management
3 257 (11.03%) ITIL
4 212 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 200 (8.58%) Scrum
6 194 (8.32%) SDLC
7 190 (8.15%) Analytics
8 171 (7.34%) OO
9 170 (7.29%) Business Analysis
10 149 (6.39%) Risk Management
11 143 (6.13%) TDD
12 139 (5.96%) Data Modelling
13 129 (5.53%) Change Management
14 126 (5.41%) Service Management
15 121 (5.19%) Software Engineering
16 118 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 107 (4.59%) Migration
18 104 (4.46%) E-Commerce
19 100 (4.29%) Data Analysis
20 97 (4.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 481 (20.63%) SQL
2 389 (16.69%) Java
3 260 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 251 (10.77%) C#
5 152 (6.52%) Python
6 144 (6.18%) C++
7 69 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 67 (2.87%) Perl
9 59 (2.53%) VBA
10 55 (2.36%) C
10 55 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 53 (2.27%) PHP
12 49 (2.10%) Ruby
13 44 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 44 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 42 (1.80%) R
15 39 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 35 (1.50%) VB
17 27 (1.16%) Scala
18 26 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 95 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 74 (3.17%) PMP
3 66 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 51 (2.19%) ISEB
6 42 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 39 (1.67%) CISSP
9 38 (1.63%) CCNP
10 36 (1.54%) ISTQB
11 35 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (1.33%) CCNA
13 30 (1.29%) MCSE
14 28 (1.20%) Postgraduate
15 26 (1.12%) MBA
16 25 (1.07%) CISM
17 23 (0.99%) SC Cleared
18 21 (0.90%) PhD
19 17 (0.73%) IIBA
19 17 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.53%) QA
2 70 (3.00%) SLA
3 27 (1.16%) COBIT
4 20 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.56%) EMIR
7 8 (0.34%) COREP
7 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.30%) MiFID
9 6 (0.26%) P3O
9 6 (0.26%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.21%) PMBOK
10 5 (0.21%) Basel II
11 4 (0.17%) FATCA
11 4 (0.17%) COSO
12 3 (0.13%) Basel III
13 2 (0.086%) BS7799
13 2 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.39%) Docker
4 8 (0.34%) KVM
4 8 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (0.26%) NFS
6 5 (0.21%) Firmware
6 5 (0.21%) vSphere
6 5 (0.21%) Varnish
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.13%) Xen
8 3 (0.13%) HDFS
9 2 (0.086%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.086%) Samba
9 2 (0.086%) XenApp
9 2 (0.086%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (1.46%) Puppet
3 27 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.64%) RANCID
5 14 (0.60%) BladeLogic
6 12 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
7 9 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
9 6 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (0.26%) SCCM
10 5 (0.21%) Control-M
10 5 (0.21%) Ansible
10 5 (0.21%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.17%) Nagios
11 4 (0.17%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 344 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 265 (11.37%) Oracle
3 111 (4.76%) Adobe
4 79 (3.39%) Cisco
5 63 (2.70%) HP
6 54 (2.32%) Citrix
7 52 (2.23%) IBM
8 47 (2.02%) Google
9 46 (1.97%) VMware
10 45 (1.93%) SAP
11 39 (1.67%) Remedy
12 38 (1.63%) Sybase
13 32 (1.37%) Juniper
14 28 (1.20%) Tableau
15 27 (1.16%) F5
15 27 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (0.99%) ServiceNow
17 22 (0.94%) BMC
18 21 (0.90%) Informatica
18 21 (0.90%) EMC
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
First Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + unspecified Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 Per Day £market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago