The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 32 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.06% 1.57% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 7.79% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £320 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.11% 20.21% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 21
Median daily rate £400 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £855 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.58 - £27.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 - £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Liverpool +2 7 £400 +23.07% 7
Southport - 2 £316 - 1
Wirral -1 1 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Degree.

1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) GCFA
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) GIAC
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Information Security
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (25.00%) EnCase
6 4 (25.00%) GCFE
6 4 (25.00%) Splunk
6 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (25.00%) Rapid7
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (25.00%) EnCE
6 4 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 4 (25.00%) CFCE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (18.75%) Apache Pig
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
2 3 (18.75%) WinSCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) GIS
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Hudson
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (18.75%) WATIR
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Payroll Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) Struts
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Autofac
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) SAML
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) MapReduce
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) GCFA
1 5 (31.25%) GIAC
2 4 (25.00%) CFCE
2 4 (25.00%) EnCE
2 4 (25.00%) GCFE
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (25.00%) Rapid7
2 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle