The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.31% 0.50% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.13% 7.69% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £264 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -47.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £264 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +68.75%
Degree
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.76% 6.53% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 19
Average daily rate £300 £298 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +5.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £219 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Process Management
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) DataStage
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Change Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Process Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA