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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 23 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.00% 2.74% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.58% 13.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £600 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.50% 20.55% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £453 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
Bedfordshire

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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Ada
1 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) IT Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000