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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 59 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 112 124 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.16% 3.01% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.58% 14.55% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 44
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.48% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £29.72 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.51 £57.75 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £37.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +14.10%
Degree
England

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
637 852 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.97% 20.69% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 474 323
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 64 55
Median hourly rate £14.86 £38.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +70.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £57.75 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 23 August 2016.

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 23 August 2016.

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 23 August 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
Manchester -7 40 £315 -17.10% 69
Cheshire -1 26 £425 +13.33% 21
Merseyside +16 17 £400 - 11
Lancashire +6 15 £300 -28.57% 16
Cumbria +4 2 - - 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Degree.

1 88 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.76%) Computer Science
3 67 (28.76%) Finance
4 49 (21.03%) .NET
4 49 (21.03%) Microsoft
5 48 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (20.17%) Project Management
7 44 (18.88%) Java
8 42 (18.03%) Windows
9 39 (16.74%) MS Excel
10 35 (15.02%) TDD
11 33 (14.16%) ITIL
12 31 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (12.88%) Software Engineering
14 29 (12.45%) SQL
15 28 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (11.59%) Test Automation
17 25 (10.73%) C#
18 24 (10.30%) JIRA
18 24 (10.30%) DevOps
19 23 (9.87%) Banking
19 23 (9.87%) XML
20 21 (9.01%) Oracle
20 21 (9.01%) SQL Server
20 21 (9.01%) TestComplete
20 21 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (9.01%) SpecFlow
21 20 (8.58%) Code Coverage
22 19 (8.15%) JavaScript
22 19 (8.15%) Scrum

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 9 (3.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.58%) IIS
3 6 (2.58%) SAS
4 4 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.72%) CMS
4 4 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.29%) WordPress
6 2 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) Kinematics
7 1 (0.43%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (16.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.87%) MS Office
3 10 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.00%) MS Project
6 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.86%) SPSS
7 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Magento
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.86%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Unica
4 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.29%) GitHub
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.86%) Engine Yard
3 2 (0.86%) Google Play
3 2 (0.86%) Heroku
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) Internet
2 9 (3.86%) HTTP
3 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.58%) LAN
5 5 (2.15%) Firewall
6 4 (1.72%) DNS
6 4 (1.72%) FTP
6 4 (1.72%) tcpdump
6 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.72%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.29%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.29%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.86%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.86%) Wireless
9 1 (0.43%) DVB
9 1 (0.43%) UMTS
9 1 (0.43%) VoIP
9 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.15%) MySQL
3 8 (3.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.58%) Big Data
4 6 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.72%) GIS
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.29%) Redis
8 2 (0.86%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.43%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.43%) QlikView
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (10.30%) JIRA
2 21 (9.01%) SpecFlow
2 21 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.01%) TestComplete
3 14 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.15%) Selenium
5 11 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.43%) Subversion
9 6 (2.58%) Gradle
10 5 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.15%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.72%) Mockito
11 4 (1.72%) NUnit
11 4 (1.72%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.29%) FindBugs
12 3 (1.29%) Moq
General
1 67 (28.76%) Finance
2 23 (9.87%) Banking
3 9 (3.86%) Marketing
3 9 (3.86%) Retail
3 9 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.43%) Games
5 7 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.58%) Legal
7 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.72%) Electronics
9 3 (1.29%) Law
10 2 (0.86%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.86%) Front Office
10 2 (0.86%) Local Government
10 2 (0.86%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Military
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (21.03%) Analyst
2 34 (14.59%) Developer
3 30 (12.88%) Architect
4 18 (7.73%) Consultant
5 15 (6.44%) Software Developer
6 13 (5.58%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (5.15%) DevOps Consultant
7 12 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.72%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.72%) Integration Consultant
8 11 (4.72%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.86%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 9 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.43%) Designer
11 8 (3.43%) Security Analyst
12 7 (3.00%) UX Designer
13 6 (2.58%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.03%) .NET
2 23 (9.87%) XML
3 17 (7.30%) jQuery
4 13 (5.58%) CSS
4 13 (5.58%) HTML
4 13 (5.58%) Web Services
5 12 (5.15%) SOAP
6 11 (4.72%) Spring
7 10 (4.29%) JSON
8 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.58%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.58%) HTML5
10 6 (2.58%) JDBC
10 6 (2.58%) Middleware
10 6 (2.58%) REST
11 5 (2.15%) Autofac
11 5 (2.15%) SAML
11 5 (2.15%) Servlets
11 5 (2.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 74 (31.76%) Computer Science
2 48 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.86%) User Experience
5 8 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.58%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.58%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.15%) Mobile Games
7 5 (2.15%) Statistics
8 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.72%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.29%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.29%) NHS
9 3 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.03%) Windows
2 15 (6.44%) Unix
3 11 (4.72%) Linux
4 7 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.72%) Android
5 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.29%) VME
7 2 (0.86%) AIX
7 2 (0.86%) CentOS
7 2 (0.86%) Solaris
7 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.43%) HPUX
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.17%) Project Management
3 35 (15.02%) TDD
4 33 (14.16%) ITIL
5 31 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (12.88%) Software Engineering
7 28 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (11.59%) Test Automation
9 24 (10.30%) DevOps
10 20 (8.58%) Code Coverage
11 19 (8.15%) Scrum
12 18 (7.73%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (7.73%) E-Commerce
13 16 (6.87%) Analytics
13 16 (6.87%) Information Security
14 15 (6.44%) Risk Management
15 14 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (6.01%) PRINCE2
15 14 (6.01%) Service Delivery
15 14 (6.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.88%) Java
2 29 (12.45%) SQL
3 25 (10.73%) C#
4 19 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.01%) PHP
5 14 (6.01%) Ruby
6 12 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.29%) Python
8 6 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.72%) C++
9 4 (1.72%) VB
10 3 (1.29%) COBOL
10 3 (1.29%) FQL
11 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.86%) C
11 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) Delphi
12 1 (0.43%) Go
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.30%) ISEB
3 9 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.43%) CISSP
5 7 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.58%) CISM
6 6 (2.58%) HNC
7 5 (2.15%) CCEA
7 5 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.15%) GCFA
7 5 (2.15%) GIAC
7 5 (2.15%) HND
8 4 (1.72%) CFCE
8 4 (1.72%) EnCE
8 4 (1.72%) GCFE
9 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.30%) QA
2 9 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.72%) COBIT
4 4 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.72%) ISO20022
5 3 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.86%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) COSO
7 1 (0.43%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.15%) Puppet
3 4 (1.72%) EnCase
4 2 (0.86%) Ansible
4 2 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.86%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.86%) Nagios
4 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.43%) OPNET
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.01%) Oracle
3 11 (4.72%) HP
4 9 (3.86%) VMware
5 8 (3.43%) IBM
6 7 (3.00%) Citrix
7 6 (2.58%) Adobe
7 6 (2.58%) Google
7 6 (2.58%) SAP
8 5 (2.15%) Perforce
9 4 (1.72%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.72%) Cisco
9 4 (1.72%) FireEye
9 4 (1.72%) Rapid7
9 4 (1.72%) Splunk
10 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.86%) EMC
11 2 (0.86%) F5
11 2 (0.86%) Facebook
11 2 (0.86%) Twitter
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