The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 23 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 Luton 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 25 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.23% 2.47% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 14.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£538 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.63% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -27.14%
Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.81% 17.28% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 9
Average daily rate £500 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -59.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
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Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Luton region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Luton region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Luton region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Luton region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
3 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
3 2 (14.29%) DO-254
3 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware
3 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Ada
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) VHDL
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 2 (14.29%) Simulink

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) CA Clarity
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Graduate
2 1 (7.14%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) IT Graduate
2 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) VHDL
2 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) WFM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Revenue Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Ada
1 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
1 2 (14.29%) DO-254
2 1 (7.14%) P3O
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) Planview
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware