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 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / North West
Rank 51 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 86 106 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.31% 2.79% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.34% 14.64% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 56
Median daily rate £388 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £299 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £930 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £41.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.83 £32.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £50.25 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%

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
469 724 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.03% 19.07% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 391 318
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 51
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +79.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £46.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 44 £448 +19.33% 80
Lancashire +11 20 £432 -56.85% 10
Cheshire +21 11 £338 -15.62% 20
Merseyside +5 7 £450 - 12
Cumbria +9 2 £225 - 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 32 (17.11%) Computer Science
5 31 (16.58%) Java
5 31 (16.58%) Service Management
5 31 (16.58%) Finance
6 30 (16.04%) Scrum
7 27 (14.44%) MS Excel
8 26 (13.90%) Project Management
9 25 (13.37%) ITIL
9 25 (13.37%) SQL
10 24 (12.83%) JavaScript
11 23 (12.30%) .NET
11 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
11 23 (12.30%) Security Cleared
12 22 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (11.76%) SDLC
13 21 (11.23%) Windows
13 21 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (11.23%) Risk Management
14 20 (10.70%) CISSP
15 19 (10.16%) Security Operations
16 18 (9.63%) XML
16 18 (9.63%) Python
16 18 (9.63%) C#
16 18 (9.63%) Oracle
17 17 (9.09%) TDD
18 16 (8.56%) Migration
18 16 (8.56%) Management Information System

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 (8.02%) GeoServer
2 10 (5.35%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.67%) CMS
3 5 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.14%) IIS
4 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.07%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.07%) JBoss
5 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.42%) MS Office
3 12 (6.42%) MS Project
4 8 (4.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.07%) FrameMaker
5 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.53%) Unica
2 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.07%) Google Play
2 2 (1.07%) IaaS
2 2 (1.07%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) WAN
2 14 (7.49%) LAN
3 10 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.67%) FTP
5 5 (2.67%) HTTP
5 5 (2.67%) Internet
5 5 (2.67%) VoIP
6 4 (2.14%) Firewall
6 4 (2.14%) Network Security
6 4 (2.14%) VLAN
6 4 (2.14%) Wireless
7 3 (1.60%) BGP
7 3 (1.60%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.60%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) GIS
3 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.74%) MySQL
4 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.21%) Spatial Data
6 4 (2.14%) Big Data
7 3 (1.60%) DB2
7 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.07%) MS Access
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.53%) QlikView
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) JIRA
2 13 (6.95%) Gradle
2 13 (6.95%) Maven
3 11 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 11 (5.88%) JBehave
4 9 (4.81%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.21%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.21%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.67%) VectorCAST
7 4 (2.14%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.60%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.60%) Moq
8 3 (1.60%) NUnit
8 3 (1.60%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (1.60%) Subversion
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.07%) Ant
9 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Banking
3 11 (5.88%) Marketing
4 8 (4.28%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.21%) Avionics
6 5 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.67%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.60%) Military
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.07%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Developer
2 31 (16.58%) Architect
3 21 (11.23%) Analyst
4 13 (6.95%) .NET Developer
4 13 (6.95%) Consultant
5 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (5.35%) Data Architect
7 9 (4.81%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 9 (4.81%) Head of Security
7 9 (4.81%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (4.28%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.28%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Head of Operations
8 8 (4.28%) Operational Security Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Operations Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Security Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Security Operations Manager
8 8 (4.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.30%) .NET
2 18 (9.63%) XML
3 15 (8.02%) AngularJS
3 15 (8.02%) Leaflet
3 15 (8.02%) OpenLayers
3 15 (8.02%) PostGIS
4 14 (7.49%) HTML
4 14 (7.49%) SOAP
5 12 (6.42%) Web Services
6 10 (5.35%) CSS
7 8 (4.28%) REST
8 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.21%) WCF
9 5 (2.67%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.67%) HTML5
9 5 (2.67%) J2EE
9 5 (2.67%) jQuery
9 5 (2.67%) Spring
9 5 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (2.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.11%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.56%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.35%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (4.28%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.28%) User Experience
6 6 (3.21%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.21%) NHS
7 5 (2.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.14%) Social Media
8 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.60%) Fintech
9 3 (1.60%) Physics
9 3 (1.60%) RIA
10 2 (1.07%) Economics
10 2 (1.07%) Life Science
10 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.23%) Windows
2 13 (6.95%) Unix
3 10 (5.35%) Linux
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.07%) Android
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.58%) Service Management
3 30 (16.04%) Scrum
4 26 (13.90%) Project Management
5 25 (13.37%) ITIL
6 22 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (11.76%) SDLC
7 21 (11.23%) Risk Management
7 21 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.16%) Security Operations
9 17 (9.09%) TDD
10 16 (8.56%) Migration
11 15 (8.02%) Open Source
12 13 (6.95%) ITIL V3
12 13 (6.95%) TOGAF
13 12 (6.42%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.88%) BDD
14 11 (5.88%) Data Migration
14 11 (5.88%) Network Design
14 11 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.58%) Java
2 25 (13.37%) SQL
3 24 (12.83%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.63%) C#
4 18 (9.63%) Python
5 6 (3.21%) Ada
5 6 (3.21%) C
5 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.21%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.67%) Perl
7 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) C++
9 2 (1.07%) PHP
9 2 (1.07%) Ruby
9 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.70%) CISSP
3 13 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.35%) ISEB
5 9 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.74%) CCNA
6 7 (3.74%) CCNP
7 6 (3.21%) CCIE
7 6 (3.21%) HND
8 2 (1.07%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.53%) CISA
9 1 (0.53%) IIBA
9 1 (0.53%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.67%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Ansible
1 6 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) logstash
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.63%) Oracle
3 15 (8.02%) ESRI
4 12 (6.42%) Cisco
5 6 (3.21%) VMware
6 5 (2.67%) Tableau
7 4 (2.14%) Google
7 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.14%) SAP
7 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.60%) Apple
8 3 (1.60%) Dell
8 3 (1.60%) EMC
8 3 (1.60%) F5
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
9 2 (1.07%) Adobe
9 2 (1.07%) CA
9 2 (1.07%) Citrix
9 2 (1.07%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.07%) hybris
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