The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 31 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.37% 4.44% 5.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% 36.36% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £450 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.43 £17.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.60% -58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.43% 12.22% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
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 £270 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.51% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) Simulink
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
5 2 (12.50%) DO-254
5 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
5 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) VHDL
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
5 2 (12.50%) C#

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Simulink
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CA Clarity
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) BPR
5 1 (6.25%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
1 2 (12.50%) DO-254
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.25%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) VMFS
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Planview