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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.37% 2.35% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 8.22% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£325 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -47.14%
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
60 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.90% 28.63% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 14
Average daily rate £400 £440 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -24.28%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
Liverpool +6 15 £325 -12.16% 15
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) Umbraco
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
7 8 (33.33%) jQuery
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
10 5 (20.83%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (20.83%) Spring
10 5 (20.83%) JSF
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.83%) Multimedia
10 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
10 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
10 5 (20.83%) Swing
10 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) EJB

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (37.50%) Umbraco
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Planning Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Pricing Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (20.83%) Swing
5 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) JSF
5 5 (20.83%) EJB
6 3 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) e-Health
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Content Management
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMFS
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
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