The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 54 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.59% 3.54% 4.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.93% 27.27% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 24
Average daily rate
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£334 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £209 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.99 £120.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.55 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +30.29%
Degree
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
271 165 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.99% 12.98% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 72 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £213 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £419 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.83 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 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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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
Altrincham +3 1 - - 4
Stockport +1 1 £378 - 5
Rochdale - 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.18%) Project Management
3 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
4 20 (19.42%) Scrum
5 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
5 19 (18.45%) PRINCE2
6 18 (17.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 17 (16.50%) HTML
7 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
7 17 (16.50%) MS Project
8 16 (15.53%) CSS
8 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
9 15 (14.56%) TDD
9 15 (14.56%) jQuery
9 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
10 13 (12.62%) SDLC
10 13 (12.62%) MVC
10 13 (12.62%) OOP
10 13 (12.62%) SQL
11 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.65%) QA
12 11 (10.68%) Java
12 11 (10.68%) C#
12 11 (10.68%) .NET
12 11 (10.68%) Web Services
12 11 (10.68%) Risk Management
12 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
13 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (5.83%) Apache
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) WordPress
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.97%) Lync
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.97%) CICS
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) Mule
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (16.50%) MS Project
3 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.97%) SPSS
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) VPN
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) IPsec
3 3 (2.91%) SNMP
3 3 (2.91%) OSPF
3 3 (2.91%) BGP
3 3 (2.91%) SSL
4 2 (1.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) VoIP
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) MySQL
1 7 (6.80%) RavenDB
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.80%) ReSharper
4 6 (5.83%) Selenium
4 6 (5.83%) Hudson
4 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.91%) JIRA
7 3 (2.91%) Subversion
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) MorphX
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) MSTest
8 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.83%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 9 (8.74%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.77%) PHP Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Consultant
6 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) PMO Lead
6 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.91%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.91%) Architect
7 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.91%) Programme Manager
8 2 (1.94%) Test Analyst
8 2 (1.94%) Technical Architect
8 2 (1.94%) DBA
8 2 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) HTML
2 16 (15.53%) CSS
3 15 (14.56%) jQuery
4 11 (10.68%) .NET
4 11 (10.68%) Web Services
5 9 (8.74%) LINQ
5 9 (8.74%) Backbone.js
6 7 (6.80%) HTML5
6 7 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.83%) CSS3
7 6 (5.83%) LAMP
8 5 (4.85%) RESTful
8 5 (4.85%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.88%) Symfony
9 4 (3.88%) SOAP
9 4 (3.88%) J2EE
10 3 (2.91%) Spring
10 3 (2.91%) JSON
10 3 (2.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Statistics
7 2 (1.94%) Life Science
7 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.94%) iPhone
8 1 (0.97%) MHEG
8 1 (0.97%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.97%) mHealth
8 1 (0.97%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.97%) Informatics
8 1 (0.97%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) Android
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.97%) CentOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.97%) zOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Project Management
1 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.42%) Scrum
3 19 (18.45%) PRINCE2
4 15 (14.56%) TDD
4 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
5 13 (12.62%) MVC
5 13 (12.62%) OOP
5 13 (12.62%) SDLC
6 11 (10.68%) Risk Management
6 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.71%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.71%) ITIL
8 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.77%) Coaching
9 7 (6.80%) CQRS
9 7 (6.80%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.62%) SQL
3 11 (10.68%) C#
3 11 (10.68%) Java
4 10 (9.71%) PHP
5 4 (3.88%) C
6 2 (1.94%) C++
6 2 (1.94%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.97%) MapBasic
7 1 (0.97%) X++
7 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.97%) REXX
7 1 (0.97%) JCL
7 1 (0.97%) COBOL
7 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) HND
2 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.91%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.94%) JNCIP
4 2 (1.94%) HNC
4 2 (1.94%) CCNP
4 2 (1.94%) CCNA
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.94%) PMP
4 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MBA
5 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCP
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
5 1 (0.97%) CITP
5 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
2 7 (6.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) GAAP
3 1 (0.97%) COBIT
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) P3O
3 1 (0.97%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.97%) XenApp
3 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.97%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Nagios
2 1 (0.97%) WSUS
2 1 (0.97%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Cisco
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) VMware
3 3 (2.91%) Infoblox
3 3 (2.91%) Twitter
3 3 (2.91%) Citrix
3 3 (2.91%) Juniper
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.97%) Endeca
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.97%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.97%) Facebook
5 1 (0.97%) BEA
5 1 (0.97%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.97%) Retek
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