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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 54 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 127 134 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.24% 3.64% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% 17.87% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 46
Median daily rate £400 £388 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £287 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Median hourly rate £47.39 £19.94 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.66% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £14.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £39.53 £55.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
826 750 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.09% 20.36% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 344 331
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £508 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 84 78
Median hourly rate £37.48 £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.35% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £59.00 £45.00
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 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 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
Cheshire +12 67 £425 +6.25% 34
Manchester -29 34 £350 +11.11% 99
Merseyside -3 8 £319 -1.92% 13
Cumbria +5 7 - - 1
Lancashire -21 6 £238 -40.62% 16
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 North West region with a requirement for Degree.

1 105 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (35.74%) Finance
3 65 (26.10%) Computer Science
4 55 (22.09%) Java
5 53 (21.29%) Project Management
6 50 (20.08%) Microsoft
7 44 (17.67%) Software Engineering
8 43 (17.27%) .NET
9 41 (16.47%) MS Excel
9 41 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (15.26%) Windows
10 38 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (15.26%) TDD
11 32 (12.85%) ITIL
12 31 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (11.65%) SQL
14 28 (11.24%) JavaScript
15 27 (10.84%) XML
15 27 (10.84%) Test Automation
16 25 (10.04%) DevOps
16 25 (10.04%) HTML
17 22 (8.84%) Oracle
17 22 (8.84%) TestComplete
17 22 (8.84%) Banking
17 22 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (8.84%) SpecFlow
18 21 (8.43%) Programme Management
18 21 (8.43%) JIRA
18 21 (8.43%) Code Coverage
19 20 (8.03%) SQL Server

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 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (1.61%) IIS
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.20%) SAS
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.80%) CMS
5 2 (0.80%) Mule
5 2 (0.80%) Node.js
5 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.23%) MS Office
3 8 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.81%) MS Project
5 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) Primavera
2 3 (1.20%) SAP PS
2 3 (1.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (0.80%) Engine Yard
2 2 (0.80%) GitHub
2 2 (0.80%) Heroku
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) HTTP
1 9 (3.61%) Internet
2 8 (3.21%) LAN
3 4 (1.61%) DNS
3 4 (1.61%) Firewall
4 3 (1.20%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) DHCP
5 2 (0.80%) Network Security
5 2 (0.80%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.80%) SAN
5 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.80%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.40%) 4G
6 1 (0.40%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) PABX
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.21%) MySQL
3 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.61%) Big Data
5 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.80%) DB2
7 2 (0.80%) GIS
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.80%) Redis
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (8.84%) SpecFlow
1 22 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (8.84%) TestComplete
2 21 (8.43%) JIRA
3 15 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.82%) Selenium
4 12 (4.82%) Subversion
5 11 (4.42%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.01%) Gradle
8 4 (1.61%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.61%) Checkstyle
8 4 (1.61%) FindBugs
8 4 (1.61%) Hudson
8 4 (1.61%) Maven
8 4 (1.61%) Mockito
8 4 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.61%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (35.74%) Finance
2 22 (8.84%) Banking
3 14 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (4.02%) Retail
6 6 (2.41%) Games
6 6 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.01%) Legal
7 5 (2.01%) Marketing
8 4 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Military
9 3 (1.20%) Back Office
9 3 (1.20%) Electronics
9 3 (1.20%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Advertising
10 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 48 (19.28%) Analyst
2 42 (16.87%) Developer
3 29 (11.65%) Architect
4 20 (8.03%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.83%) Consultant
5 17 (6.83%) Java Developer
5 17 (6.83%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.42%) DevOps Consultant
7 10 (4.02%) Integration Consultant
8 8 (3.21%) Agile Developer
8 8 (3.21%) Designer
8 8 (3.21%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.21%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.21%) Test Analyst
9 7 (2.81%) .NET Developer
9 7 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.81%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.41%) Security Analyst
10 6 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.27%) .NET
2 27 (10.84%) XML
3 25 (10.04%) HTML
4 20 (8.03%) CSS
5 14 (5.62%) Spring
5 14 (5.62%) Web Services
6 13 (5.22%) HTML5
6 13 (5.22%) jQuery
7 11 (4.42%) JSON
8 9 (3.61%) SOAP
9 8 (3.21%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.21%) XSLT
10 7 (2.81%) CSS3
10 7 (2.81%) Java EE
10 7 (2.81%) JDBC
10 7 (2.81%) REST
11 6 (2.41%) Ajax
11 6 (2.41%) JSP
11 6 (2.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.10%) Computer Science
2 41 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.22%) User Experience
4 12 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.82%) PMI
5 11 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.41%) NHS
7 5 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.01%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.61%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.20%) New Media
9 3 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.20%) Psychology
9 3 (1.20%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.20%) Statistics
9 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.26%) Windows
2 13 (5.22%) Linux
3 7 (2.81%) Unix
4 5 (2.01%) AIX
5 4 (1.61%) Android
6 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.80%) CentOS
7 2 (0.80%) Solaris
7 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) VME
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.29%) Project Management
3 44 (17.67%) Software Engineering
4 38 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (15.26%) TDD
5 32 (12.85%) ITIL
6 31 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (10.84%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.04%) DevOps
9 21 (8.43%) Code Coverage
9 21 (8.43%) Programme Management
10 19 (7.63%) Service Delivery
11 18 (7.23%) Risk Management
11 18 (7.23%) Scrum
12 17 (6.83%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.02%) Integration Testing
13 15 (6.02%) MVC
14 14 (5.62%) Time Management
15 13 (5.22%) Change Management
15 13 (5.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.09%) Java
2 29 (11.65%) SQL
3 28 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.83%) C#
5 15 (6.02%) C++
5 15 (6.02%) Ruby
6 11 (4.42%) PHP
7 8 (3.21%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.81%) C
8 7 (2.81%) Python
9 6 (2.41%) VB
10 5 (2.01%) Go
11 4 (1.61%) Ada
11 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.20%) FQL
13 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.80%) XPath
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.22%) ISEB
3 12 (4.82%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.61%) HND
5 7 (2.81%) CCEA
5 7 (2.81%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (2.81%) MBA
5 7 (2.81%) PgMP
5 7 (2.81%) PMP
6 6 (2.41%) CISSP
6 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.01%) CISM
7 5 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.61%) CIPD
8 4 (1.61%) HNC
8 4 (1.61%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.03%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) COBIT
2 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) COSO
5 1 (0.40%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) HDFS
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Ansible
2 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.80%) Cobbler
2 2 (0.80%) EnCase
2 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Nagios
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.40%) OPNET
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.84%) Oracle
3 18 (7.23%) SAP
4 9 (3.61%) Citrix
5 7 (2.81%) HP
6 6 (2.41%) VMware
7 5 (2.01%) Adobe
7 5 (2.01%) IBM
7 5 (2.01%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.61%) Cisco
8 4 (1.61%) Google
8 4 (1.61%) Perforce
9 3 (1.20%) BMC
10 2 (0.80%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.80%) FireEye
10 2 (0.80%) Rapid7
10 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.80%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.80%) Splunk
11 1 (0.40%) Palo Alto
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