The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / South East
Rank 32 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 392 433 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.37% 5.28% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.39% 19.22% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 232 245
Median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 53 37
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £60.62 £45.42
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2022 2253 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.68% 27.47% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1333 1223
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 128 115
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire 0 114 £325 -18.75% 79
Hampshire +8 102 £425 +13.33% 66
Surrey -3 59 £415 -7.77% 51
West Sussex +25 50 £400 -3.61% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 19 £420 +20.00% 20
Oxfordshire -16 16 £425 -18.26% 38
Middlesex +7 12 £348 -5.50%
Kent -9 10 £500 +143.90% 19
East Sussex +1 4 £225 -35.71% 12
M4 Corridor - 1 £500 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 225 (27.37%) Finance
2 193 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (21.65%) Computer Science
4 150 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
5 147 (17.88%) Project Management
6 116 (14.11%) Telecoms
6 116 (14.11%) Microsoft
7 100 (12.17%) ITIL
8 98 (11.92%) MS Excel
9 92 (11.19%) SQL
10 79 (9.61%) Windows
11 76 (9.25%) Java
12 75 (9.12%) PRINCE2
13 68 (8.27%) Security Cleared
14 67 (8.15%) Oracle
14 67 (8.15%) Scrum
15 66 (8.03%) HTML
15 66 (8.03%) Marketing
16 65 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (7.66%) Cisco
18 62 (7.54%) QA
19 58 (7.06%) CSS
20 57 (6.93%) Analytics
21 56 (6.81%) Web Services
21 56 (6.81%) Management Information System
22 55 (6.69%) C
22 55 (6.69%) SC Cleared
23 54 (6.57%) MS Office
24 53 (6.45%) Migration
24 53 (6.45%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.19%) Apache
2 18 (2.19%) IIS
3 16 (1.95%) CMS
4 15 (1.82%) JBoss
5 13 (1.58%) Drupal
5 13 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.46%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.09%) SAS
8 9 (1.09%) WordPress
9 8 (0.97%) Confluence
9 8 (0.97%) Joomla!
10 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.73%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 98 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.57%) MS Office
3 37 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.19%) MS Project
6 10 (1.22%) OrCAD
7 9 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.97%) Stata
9 6 (0.73%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.61%) Simulink
11 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.24%) Maya
12 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.12%) CATIA
13 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.61%) Infor M3
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.36%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.24%) Magento
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.12%) HFM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.28%) Office 365
2 23 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.70%) PaaS
5 12 (1.46%) SaaS
6 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.85%) GitHub
8 5 (0.61%) Google Play
9 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.24%) Heroku
11 2 (0.24%) Yammer
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) IaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.74%) Firewall
2 38 (4.62%) Internet
3 31 (3.77%) LAN
4 29 (3.53%) VPN
5 23 (2.80%) SSL
6 22 (2.68%) WAN
7 20 (2.43%) Intranet
8 17 (2.07%) Ethernet
8 17 (2.07%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.07%) VoIP
8 17 (2.07%) Wireless
9 16 (1.95%) SNMP
10 13 (1.58%) HTTP
11 12 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.46%) LTE
11 12 (1.46%) SAN
12 11 (1.34%) Skype
13 10 (1.22%) IPsec
13 10 (1.22%) RFID
13 10 (1.22%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.68%) Big Data
5 14 (1.70%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.70%) MySQL
6 11 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.85%) Power BI
10 6 (0.73%) GIS
10 6 (0.73%) HBase
10 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.73%) QlikView
10 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.68%) JIRA
4 19 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 17 (2.07%) JUnit
6 15 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.70%) Maven
8 13 (1.58%) Gradle
8 13 (1.58%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (1.22%) Selenium
10 10 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.97%) Ant
11 8 (0.97%) JMeter
11 8 (0.97%) Subversion
12 7 (0.85%) Android Studio
12 7 (0.85%) Hudson
12 7 (0.85%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.85%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 225 (27.37%) Finance
2 116 (14.11%) Telecoms
3 66 (8.03%) Marketing
4 48 (5.84%) Retail
5 47 (5.72%) Legal
6 35 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.55%) Billing
7 21 (2.55%) Spanish Language
8 19 (2.31%) Publishing
9 15 (1.82%) Automotive
9 15 (1.82%) German Language
10 14 (1.70%) Electronics
11 13 (1.58%) French Language
12 12 (1.46%) Banking
12 12 (1.46%) Italian Language
12 12 (1.46%) Law
13 10 (1.22%) Back Office
14 9 (1.09%) Advertising
14 9 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 119 (14.48%) Analyst
2 112 (13.63%) Developer
3 69 (8.39%) Project Manager
4 60 (7.30%) Architect
5 44 (5.35%) Consultant
6 42 (5.11%) Designer
7 39 (4.74%) Business Analyst
8 29 (3.53%) Network Engineer
9 26 (3.16%) User Researcher
10 22 (2.68%) Design Engineer
11 21 (2.55%) Java Developer
11 21 (2.55%) Software Engineer
12 20 (2.43%) .NET Developer
13 19 (2.31%) IT Manager
14 18 (2.19%) Junior
14 18 (2.19%) Senior Manager
15 17 (2.07%) Software Developer
16 16 (1.95%) Marketing Manager
17 15 (1.82%) Administrator
18 14 (1.70%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.03%) HTML
2 58 (7.06%) CSS
3 56 (6.81%) Web Services
4 51 (6.20%) .NET
5 47 (5.72%) XML
6 36 (4.38%) REST
7 25 (3.04%) HTML5
8 23 (2.80%) jQuery
9 22 (2.68%) ASP.NET
9 22 (2.68%) Spring
10 21 (2.55%) JSON
11 14 (1.70%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.70%) Node.js
12 13 (1.58%) Android SDK
13 11 (1.34%) Ajax
13 11 (1.34%) Middleware
14 10 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (1.09%) Hibernate
15 9 (1.09%) Java EE
15 9 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 178 (21.65%) Computer Science
2 150 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.81%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.96%) User Experience
5 43 (5.23%) Mathematics
6 39 (4.74%) Mobile App
7 33 (4.01%) Data Centre
8 26 (3.16%) Statistics
9 25 (3.04%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.43%) Driving Licence
11 18 (2.19%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.82%) Economics
13 12 (1.46%) Contactless
14 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.22%) Smartcard
15 9 (1.09%) PKI
16 8 (0.97%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.85%) PMI
17 7 (0.85%) Replication
17 7 (0.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.61%) Windows
2 52 (6.33%) Linux
3 27 (3.28%) Android
4 21 (2.55%) Unix
5 16 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.34%) CentOS
8 10 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.61%) Solaris
10 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.24%) AIX
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.24%) VMS
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (17.88%) Project Management
3 100 (12.17%) ITIL
4 75 (9.12%) PRINCE2
5 67 (8.15%) Scrum
6 65 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (6.93%) Analytics
8 53 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 53 (6.45%) Migration
9 50 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (5.84%) Change Management
11 47 (5.72%) Service Management
12 46 (5.60%) Mentoring
13 44 (5.35%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (5.11%) User Stories
14 42 (5.11%) Validation
15 41 (4.99%) Coaching
16 38 (4.62%) Customer Insight
16 38 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.19%) SQL
2 76 (9.25%) Java
3 55 (6.69%) C
4 44 (5.35%) C#
5 43 (5.23%) Python
6 41 (4.99%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.26%) C++
8 17 (2.07%) R
9 16 (1.95%) VB.NET
10 14 (1.70%) PHP
11 13 (1.58%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.34%) Groovy
14 10 (1.22%) Perl
15 9 (1.09%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.97%) VB
17 7 (0.85%) ABAP
17 7 (0.85%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 55 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.68%) CCNP
4 22 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 21 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.43%) ISEB
6 20 (2.43%) PMP
7 19 (2.31%) CCNA
8 18 (2.19%) CISSP
8 18 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (2.07%) MBA
10 16 (1.95%) HND
10 16 (1.95%) PhD
11 15 (1.82%) CCSE
11 15 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.58%) CISM
13 11 (1.34%) CCIE
13 11 (1.34%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.54%) QA
2 50 (6.08%) SLA
3 22 (2.68%) Data Quality
4 21 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.73%) PA-DSS
8 5 (0.61%) COBIT
8 5 (0.61%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.49%) GAAP
9 4 (0.49%) GMP
10 3 (0.36%) ARP4754
10 3 (0.36%) ARP4761
10 3 (0.36%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.36%) DO-254
10 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.36%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.36%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.24%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.46%) vSphere
4 9 (1.09%) Firmware
4 9 (1.09%) vCloud
5 8 (0.97%) Docker
6 7 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.49%) HDFS
8 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.24%) XenServer
10 1 (0.12%) GPFS
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.12%) NDS
10 1 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.97%) FortiGate
3 7 (0.85%) Ansible
3 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.85%) Puppet
4 6 (0.73%) SCCM
5 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.36%) SCOM
7 2 (0.24%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.24%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.24%) Nagios
7 2 (0.24%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.24%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.12%) Nessus
8 1 (0.12%) Nmap
8 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 116 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.15%) Oracle
3 63 (7.66%) Cisco
4 37 (4.50%) SAP
5 30 (3.65%) HP
6 23 (2.80%) VMware
7 22 (2.68%) CheckPoint
8 20 (2.43%) Juniper
9 16 (1.95%) F5
10 15 (1.82%) Apple
10 15 (1.82%) Google
10 15 (1.82%) IBM
10 15 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.70%) EMC
12 10 (1.22%) Cognos
12 10 (1.22%) Ericsson
13 9 (1.09%) Rackspace
13 9 (1.09%) Splunk
13 9 (1.09%) Tableau
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