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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 34 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.53% 1.41% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 6.67% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £313 £488 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +69.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £358 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £618 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
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
78 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.85% 21.13% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 25
Median daily rate £380 £319 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.21% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.65 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Southport - 4 £319 - 1
Liverpool -8 1 £125 -74.35% 8
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Struts
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) RAD
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
5 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Hudson
5 4 (36.36%) MapReduce
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) HDFS

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 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) Sage 1000
1 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
1 2 (18.18%) WinSCP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Bugzilla
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Hudson
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (18.18%) WATIR
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Struts
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Autofac
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) SAML
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) MapReduce
3 4 (36.36%) RAD
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 1 (9.09%) PLM
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens