The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.49% 2.26% 5.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.03% 13.04% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.69%
Degree
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.68% 17.29% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 16
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) WCF
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) OLAP
4 5 (35.71%) VB
4 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (35.71%) Use Case
4 5 (35.71%) System Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) OLAP
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Back Office
4 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WCF
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) XHTML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Use Case
2 5 (35.71%) System Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) HP