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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 79 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 81 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 2.70% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.37% 13.99% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 66
Median daily rate £466 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £940 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £28.63 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £49.65 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +30.00%
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
606 808 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.04% 19.30% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 454 318
Median daily rate £450 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 50
Median hourly rate £35.63 £31.35 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% +84.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.89 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +8 46 £525 +68.00% 64
Lancashire -6 18 £488 -44.28% 11
Cheshire -15 11 £400 +3.22% 30
Merseyside -1 3 £485 +55.20% 7
Cumbria - 2 £275 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 63 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 36 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (18.28%) Scrum
5 31 (16.67%) Java
5 31 (16.67%) Project Management
6 29 (15.59%) Finance
7 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
8 27 (14.52%) JavaScript
9 25 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (12.90%) .NET
10 24 (12.90%) ITIL
10 24 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 24 (12.90%) TDD
11 21 (11.29%) Migration
12 20 (10.75%) Service Management
12 20 (10.75%) Windows
12 20 (10.75%) SQL
12 20 (10.75%) JIRA
13 19 (10.22%) SQL Server
13 19 (10.22%) C#
13 19 (10.22%) Python
14 18 (9.68%) XML
15 17 (9.14%) HTML
15 17 (9.14%) Open Source
16 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
16 16 (8.60%) SDLC
16 16 (8.60%) AngularJS
17 15 (8.06%) Analytics
17 15 (8.06%) Leaflet

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 (8.06%) GeoServer
2 10 (5.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.23%) CMS
4 5 (2.69%) SAS
4 5 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 3 (1.61%) WordPress
7 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.08%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.45%) MS Project
4 10 (5.38%) MS Office
5 7 (3.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.08%) FrameMaker
6 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Unica
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.08%) Google Play
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) LAN
1 8 (4.30%) WAN
2 7 (3.76%) Internet
3 6 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.69%) FTP
4 5 (2.69%) HTTP
5 3 (1.61%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.61%) DNS
5 3 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.61%) Firewall
5 3 (1.61%) VoIP
6 2 (1.08%) Broadband
6 2 (1.08%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.08%) VLAN
6 2 (1.08%) WebEx
6 2 (1.08%) Wireless
6 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) GIS
3 8 (4.30%) Big Data
4 7 (3.76%) MySQL
4 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.23%) Spatial Data
6 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.61%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.08%) MS Access
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.08%) Redis
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (10.75%) JIRA
2 13 (6.99%) Cucumber
3 12 (6.45%) Gradle
4 11 (5.91%) JBehave
4 11 (5.91%) Maven
5 8 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.15%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.15%) Subversion
7 3 (1.61%) Moq
7 3 (1.61%) NUnit
8 2 (1.08%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.08%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) Xcode
9 1 (0.54%) CaliberRM
9 1 (0.54%) TestComplete
General
1 29 (15.59%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Banking
2 15 (8.06%) Marketing
3 7 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Games
4 4 (2.15%) Legal
5 3 (1.61%) Back Office
5 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.08%) Front Office
6 2 (1.08%) Local Government
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (22.04%) Developer
2 34 (18.28%) Analyst
3 25 (13.44%) Architect
4 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
4 10 (5.38%) Data Architect
5 9 (4.84%) Business Analyst
5 9 (4.84%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 9 (4.84%) Head of Security
5 9 (4.84%) Project Manager
5 9 (4.84%) Software Developer
6 8 (4.30%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (4.30%) Head of Operations
7 7 (3.76%) Consultant
7 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.23%) GIS Architect
8 6 (3.23%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.69%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (2.69%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.90%) .NET
2 18 (9.68%) XML
3 17 (9.14%) HTML
4 16 (8.60%) AngularJS
5 15 (8.06%) Leaflet
5 15 (8.06%) OpenLayers
5 15 (8.06%) PostGIS
6 14 (7.53%) CSS
7 13 (6.99%) SOAP
8 11 (5.91%) Web Services
9 9 (4.84%) jQuery
10 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.76%) JSON
11 6 (3.23%) HTML5
11 6 (3.23%) Spring
12 5 (2.69%) REST
12 5 (2.69%) WCF
12 5 (2.69%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (2.69%) WPF
13 4 (2.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 36 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.38%) User Experience
5 8 (4.30%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.23%) NHS
7 5 (2.69%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.69%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.69%) Social Media
8 4 (2.15%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.61%) Physics
9 3 (1.61%) RIA
9 3 (1.61%) Statistics
10 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.75%) Windows
2 12 (6.45%) Unix
3 9 (4.84%) Linux
4 5 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Android
6 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.28%) Scrum
3 31 (16.67%) Project Management
4 25 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (12.90%) ITIL
5 24 (12.90%) TDD
6 21 (11.29%) Migration
7 20 (10.75%) Service Management
8 17 (9.14%) Open Source
9 16 (8.60%) SDLC
10 15 (8.06%) Analytics
11 14 (7.53%) Data Migration
11 14 (7.53%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.99%) BDD
12 13 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (6.45%) Data Management
13 12 (6.45%) Validation
14 11 (5.91%) Web Development
15 10 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.67%) Java
2 27 (14.52%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.75%) SQL
4 19 (10.22%) C#
4 19 (10.22%) Python
5 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.69%) PHP
7 4 (2.15%) C++
8 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.91%) CISSP
3 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.30%) ISEB
5 6 (3.23%) CCIE
5 6 (3.23%) CCNP
6 5 (2.69%) CCNA
7 2 (1.08%) CFCE
7 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.08%) EnCE
7 2 (1.08%) GCFA
7 2 (1.08%) GCFE
7 2 (1.08%) GIAC
7 2 (1.08%) HND
7 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.54%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.23%) QA
3 5 (2.69%) ISO20022
4 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.69%) Ansible
3 2 (1.08%) EnCase
3 2 (1.08%) Puppet
3 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.06%) ESRI
3 14 (7.53%) Oracle
4 9 (4.84%) Cisco
5 6 (3.23%) Google
5 6 (3.23%) IBM
5 6 (3.23%) VMware
6 4 (2.15%) HP
6 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.15%) SAP
7 3 (1.61%) Adobe
7 3 (1.61%) Apple
7 3 (1.61%) F5
8 2 (1.08%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.08%) Facebook
8 2 (1.08%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.08%) Splunk
8 2 (1.08%) Tableau
8 2 (1.08%) Twitter
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