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 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 71 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 39 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.15% 1.81% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.66% 12.78% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 17
Median daily rate £313 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.98 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.18%
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
249 266 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.74% 14.19% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 129 109
Median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £284 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £10.38 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £14.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £413 - 1
Bury - 1 £410 - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Computer Science
3 18 (24.66%) Java
4 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.81%) Project Management
6 13 (17.81%) Finance
6 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (17.81%) .NET
6 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.44%) Scrum
8 11 (15.07%) Python
9 10 (13.70%) C#
9 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (13.70%) TDD
9 10 (13.70%) JIRA
9 10 (13.70%) Defect Management
10 9 (12.33%) ISEB
10 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.96%) SQL
11 8 (10.96%) XML
11 8 (10.96%) Web Testing
11 8 (10.96%) BDD
11 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
12 7 (9.59%) PostGIS
12 7 (9.59%) Leaflet
12 7 (9.59%) GeoServer
12 7 (9.59%) OpenLayers
12 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (9.59%) Open Source

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) GeoServer
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) WordPress
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.48%) MS Office
4 3 (4.11%) MS Project
5 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.74%) Google Play
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) FTP
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) PABX
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) VLAN
3 1 (1.37%) VoIP
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) GIS
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) MS Access
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Redis
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) JIRA
2 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.48%) Gradle
3 4 (5.48%) JBehave
3 4 (5.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Moq
4 3 (4.11%) NUnit
4 3 (4.11%) Selenium
5 2 (2.74%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) Appium
6 1 (1.37%) AppScan
6 1 (1.37%) Grunt
6 1 (1.37%) gulp
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Games
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.74%) Front Office
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Designer
4 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) UX Designer
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) GIS Developer
6 3 (4.11%) GIS Web Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Junior
6 3 (4.11%) Junior Test Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) Leaflet
3 7 (9.59%) OpenLayers
3 7 (9.59%) PostGIS
4 6 (8.22%) HTML
4 6 (8.22%) jQuery
5 5 (6.85%) CSS
6 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.48%) SOAP
7 3 (4.11%) CSS3
7 3 (4.11%) HTML5
7 3 (4.11%) LINQ
7 3 (4.11%) WCF
7 3 (4.11%) WinForms
7 3 (4.11%) WPF
8 2 (2.74%) Django
8 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Computer Science
2 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile Games
3 5 (6.85%) User Experience
4 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.11%) New Media
5 3 (4.11%) Physics
6 2 (2.74%) Blog
6 2 (2.74%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.74%) EPoS
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Social Media
6 2 (2.74%) Social Network
7 1 (1.37%) Economics
7 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) AIX
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
2 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.44%) Scrum
4 10 (13.70%) Defect Management
4 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.70%) TDD
5 8 (10.96%) BDD
5 8 (10.96%) Web Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Open Source
6 7 (9.59%) Test Management
7 6 (8.22%) CRM
7 6 (8.22%) Web Development
8 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.85%) Functional Testing
8 5 (6.85%) ITIL
8 5 (6.85%) Migration
8 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.07%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) C#
5 8 (10.96%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) Ruby
7 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) ISEB
2 5 (6.85%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.37%) CISA
4 1 (1.37%) CISM
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.37%) HND
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) COSO
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) ESRI
3 5 (6.85%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Adobe
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Facebook
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Twitter
7 1 (1.37%) Axway
7 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.37%) EMC
7 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau