The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / North West
Rank 44 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 104 119 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.95% 3.14% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.72% 16.90% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 60
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £313 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £26.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +34.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
502 704 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.08% 18.60% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 358 328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 57
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +2 52 £435 +14.32% 90
Lancashire +21 19 £650 +57.57% 7
Cheshire +15 19 £338 -15.62% 40
Merseyside +1 9 £350 -22.22% 9
Cumbria +2 3 £225 - 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Degree.

1 58 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 33 (17.10%) SQL
4 32 (16.58%) Scrum
5 29 (15.03%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.03%) Project Management
5 29 (15.03%) Computer Science
6 28 (14.51%) MS Excel
6 28 (14.51%) Service Management
7 27 (13.99%) Java
7 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
8 25 (12.95%) .NET
9 24 (12.44%) ITIL
9 24 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (11.92%) Risk Management
10 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
11 22 (11.40%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (10.36%) Software Engineering
12 20 (10.36%) CISSP
13 19 (9.84%) Python
13 19 (9.84%) Security Operations
14 17 (8.81%) SDLC
14 17 (8.81%) HTML
14 17 (8.81%) Migration
14 17 (8.81%) Open Source
15 16 (8.29%) C#
15 16 (8.29%) PRINCE2
16 15 (7.77%) WAN
16 15 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (7.77%) GeoServer
2 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.07%) CMS
3 4 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.04%) JBoss
4 2 (1.04%) SAS
4 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.70%) MS Office
4 7 (3.63%) MS Project
5 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.04%) FrameMaker
6 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.52%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.52%) Primavera
2 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) PaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) WAN
2 14 (7.25%) LAN
3 10 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.11%) Network Security
5 5 (2.59%) Firewall
5 5 (2.59%) VoIP
6 3 (1.55%) BGP
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.55%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.55%) H.323
6 3 (1.55%) Internet
6 3 (1.55%) OSPF
6 3 (1.55%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (1.55%) VLAN
6 3 (1.55%) Wireless
7 2 (1.04%) Broadband
7 2 (1.04%) WebEx
8 1 (0.52%) FTP
8 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.18%) GIS
3 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.11%) Spatial Data
4 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.59%) MySQL
5 4 (2.07%) Big Data
5 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.55%) DB2
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.04%) MS Access
7 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) JIRA
2 13 (6.74%) Gradle
2 13 (6.74%) Maven
3 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
3 11 (5.70%) JBehave
4 8 (4.15%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.11%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (2.59%) NUnit
7 5 (2.59%) VectorCAST
8 4 (2.07%) AccuRev
8 4 (2.07%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.55%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (1.04%) Ant
10 2 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.18%) Marketing
3 9 (4.66%) Banking
3 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.15%) Avionics
5 6 (3.11%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
6 3 (1.55%) Military
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Billing
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (20.21%) Developer
2 27 (13.99%) Architect
3 20 (10.36%) Analyst
4 16 (8.29%) Consultant
5 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (6.22%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.18%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 9 (4.66%) Head of Cybersecurity
8 9 (4.66%) Head of Security
8 9 (4.66%) Operational Security Manager
8 9 (4.66%) Operations Manager
8 9 (4.66%) Security Manager
8 9 (4.66%) Security Operations Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) Head of Operations
9 8 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.63%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.63%) SOC Manager
11 6 (3.11%) GIS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.95%) .NET
2 17 (8.81%) HTML
3 15 (7.77%) Leaflet
3 15 (7.77%) OpenLayers
3 15 (7.77%) PostGIS
4 14 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.22%) Web Services
6 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.18%) REST
6 10 (5.18%) XML
7 9 (4.66%) CSS
8 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.63%) WCF
10 6 (3.11%) WinForms
11 5 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.59%) J2EE
11 5 (2.59%) SOAP
11 5 (2.59%) WPF
12 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (5.18%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.15%) User Experience
7 7 (3.63%) NHS
8 6 (3.11%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.07%) Social Media
10 3 (1.55%) Fintech
10 3 (1.55%) RIA
11 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.04%) Life Science
11 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.04%) Replication
11 2 (1.04%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.52%) Blog
12 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.18%) Windows
2 7 (3.63%) Linux
3 5 (2.59%) Unix
3 5 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.58%) Scrum
3 29 (15.03%) Project Management
4 28 (14.51%) Service Management
5 24 (12.44%) ITIL
6 23 (11.92%) Risk Management
7 22 (11.40%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (10.36%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.84%) Security Operations
10 17 (8.81%) Migration
10 17 (8.81%) Open Source
10 17 (8.81%) SDLC
11 16 (8.29%) PRINCE2
12 15 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (7.77%) TDD
13 13 (6.74%) ITIL V3
13 13 (6.74%) MVC
13 13 (6.74%) TOGAF
14 11 (5.70%) Change Management
14 11 (5.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.10%) SQL
2 29 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.99%) Java
4 19 (9.84%) Python
5 16 (8.29%) C#
6 8 (4.15%) Ada
7 6 (3.11%) C
7 6 (3.11%) Perl
8 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.07%) C++
9 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.04%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.36%) CISSP
3 12 (6.22%) HND
4 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.15%) CCNP
7 7 (3.63%) CCIE
7 7 (3.63%) CCNA
8 4 (2.07%) ISEB
8 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.55%) HNC
10 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.52%) IIBA
11 1 (0.52%) PMP
11 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) Ansible
2 3 (1.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) logstash
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.77%) ESRI
3 14 (7.25%) Cisco
4 13 (6.74%) Oracle
5 10 (5.18%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.07%) Tableau
8 3 (1.55%) Apple
8 3 (1.55%) Dell
8 3 (1.55%) EMC
9 2 (1.04%) CA
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix
9 2 (1.04%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.04%) hybris
9 2 (1.04%) IBM
9 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.04%) Splunk
9 2 (1.04%) VMware
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 to £32,000 pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bupa
Rate: Competitive Package - 6 to 8 months fixed term contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £495.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago