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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 35 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.36% 3.66% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 15.91% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£250 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.69%
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
65 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.72% 23.04% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 33
Average daily rate £375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £17.64 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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
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 28 January 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
Liverpool -11 1 £250 -37.50% 12
Southport - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) HTML5
2 9 (60.00%) Umbraco
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Content Management
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) NHS
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.67%) Service Management
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Swing
6 1 (6.67%) EJB
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) JSF
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Content Management
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
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