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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 36 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 456 442 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.48% 4.47% 5.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.00% 16.50% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 253 209
Median daily rate £386 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £551 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 30 29
Median hourly rate £25.25 £40.00 £29.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.87% +33.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.95 £61.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.18%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2073 2678 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 27.08% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1611 1228
Median daily rate £400 £398 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 116 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Berkshire +4 139 £375 -6.25% 56
Hampshire -2 83 £375 -11.76% 56
West Sussex +31 78 £366 -2.50% 18
Surrey +7 65 £438 +23.23% 58
Buckinghamshire +3 29 £363 -3.33% 24
Oxfordshire -24 26 £450 -11.76% 40
Kent +14 16 £550 +91.30% 9
East Sussex +5 9 £344 +1.02% 12
Middlesex -3 4 £375 -18.83% 1
Isle of Wight +2 2 - -
Sussex - 2 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 254 (26.38%) Computer Science
2 234 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (22.85%) Finance
4 186 (19.31%) Project Management
5 165 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
6 159 (16.51%) Microsoft
7 151 (15.68%) SQL
8 137 (14.23%) Windows
9 125 (12.98%) MS Excel
10 114 (11.84%) Java
11 109 (11.32%) Telecoms
12 106 (11.01%) Linux
13 95 (9.87%) ITIL
14 92 (9.55%) Web Services
15 86 (8.93%) SQL Server
16 82 (8.52%) HTML
17 80 (8.31%) CSS
17 80 (8.31%) QA
18 77 (8.00%) .NET
19 76 (7.89%) Mathematics
20 75 (7.79%) Marketing
21 74 (7.68%) C
21 74 (7.68%) Cisco
22 73 (7.58%) Analytics
23 72 (7.48%) Scrum
23 72 (7.48%) C#
23 72 (7.48%) PRINCE2
24 70 (7.27%) Software Engineering
25 68 (7.06%) C++
26 65 (6.75%) Management Information System

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 31 (3.22%) IIS
2 30 (3.12%) Confluence
3 27 (2.80%) Apache
4 24 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.18%) CMS
6 20 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.14%) JBoss
9 11 (1.14%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.83%) SAS
13 6 (0.62%) WordPress
14 5 (0.52%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.42%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 125 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.33%) MS Office
3 36 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 35 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.97%) MS Project
6 11 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.73%) Simulink
8 6 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.42%) SPSS
10 3 (0.31%) OrCAD
11 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.21%) Maya
11 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.21%) Stata
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.10%) CATIA
12 1 (0.10%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 9 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.73%) SAP BPC
3 6 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.52%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.52%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.21%) HFM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
1 39 (4.05%) Office 365
2 37 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.53%) SaaS
4 14 (1.45%) PaaS
5 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.73%) GitHub
8 4 (0.42%) Boomi
8 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.42%) IaaS
9 3 (0.31%) FinancialForce.com
9 3 (0.31%) Google Play
9 3 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.21%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.15%) Internet
1 40 (4.15%) VPN
2 35 (3.63%) Firewall
3 34 (3.53%) LAN
4 29 (3.01%) DNS
5 26 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.49%) WAN
7 23 (2.39%) HTTP
8 20 (2.08%) Network Security
8 20 (2.08%) Wireless
9 19 (1.97%) IPsec
10 18 (1.87%) DHCP
10 18 (1.87%) Intranet
10 18 (1.87%) SSL
11 17 (1.77%) SNMP
12 16 (1.66%) Radio Access Network
13 13 (1.35%) 3G
13 13 (1.35%) DVB
14 12 (1.25%) FTP
14 12 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (2.91%) Big Data
5 21 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.97%) Data Mining
7 18 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.77%) MySQL
9 16 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.93%) MS Access
11 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 46 (4.78%) Jenkins
2 41 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 34 (3.53%) JIRA
3 34 (3.53%) JUnit
4 31 (3.22%) Maven
5 30 (3.12%) SoapUI
6 20 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.08%) Gradle
6 20 (2.08%) Selenium
6 20 (2.08%) WebDriver
7 19 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.77%) Ant
8 17 (1.77%) Hudson
8 17 (1.77%) JMeter
9 16 (1.66%) jMock
10 15 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.25%) Subversion
12 11 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 220 (22.85%) Finance
2 109 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 75 (7.79%) Marketing
4 34 (3.53%) Retail
5 33 (3.43%) Legal
6 27 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.70%) German Language
8 23 (2.39%) Electronics
9 20 (2.08%) Banking
10 19 (1.97%) Automotive
11 18 (1.87%) Back Office
12 14 (1.45%) Advertising
12 14 (1.45%) Spanish Language
13 13 (1.35%) French Language
14 11 (1.14%) Brand Awareness
14 11 (1.14%) Publishing
15 10 (1.04%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.93%) Military
17 8 (0.83%) Law
18 7 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 151 (15.68%) Developer
2 135 (14.02%) Analyst
3 80 (8.31%) Project Manager
4 74 (7.68%) Architect
5 52 (5.40%) Consultant
6 44 (4.57%) Designer
7 34 (3.53%) Business Analyst
8 32 (3.32%) Network Engineer
9 28 (2.91%) Software Engineer
9 28 (2.91%) Test Analyst
10 25 (2.60%) .NET Developer
11 24 (2.49%) Support Engineer
12 23 (2.39%) IT Manager
12 23 (2.39%) SQL Developer
13 22 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (2.18%) Administrator
14 21 (2.18%) C# Developer
14 21 (2.18%) Java Developer
14 21 (2.18%) Test Engineer
15 20 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (9.55%) Web Services
2 82 (8.52%) HTML
3 80 (8.31%) CSS
4 77 (8.00%) .NET
5 64 (6.65%) XML
6 53 (5.50%) REST
7 33 (3.43%) ASP.NET
7 33 (3.43%) jQuery
8 26 (2.70%) Spring
9 24 (2.49%) Ajax
10 21 (2.18%) JSON
11 19 (1.97%) Hibernate
11 19 (1.97%) HTML5
11 19 (1.97%) Java EE
12 18 (1.87%) JMS
12 18 (1.87%) SOAP
12 18 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (1.66%) Middleware
13 16 (1.66%) OpenGL
14 15 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 254 (26.38%) Computer Science
2 165 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 65 (6.75%) Management Information System
5 56 (5.82%) User Experience
6 54 (5.61%) Data Centre
7 52 (5.40%) Mobile App
8 29 (3.01%) Virtual Team
9 25 (2.60%) Statistics
10 22 (2.28%) Psychology
11 21 (2.18%) Driving Licence
11 21 (2.18%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (1.66%) Social Media
13 14 (1.45%) Economics
13 14 (1.45%) PMI
14 13 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (1.35%) Physics
14 13 (1.35%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 137 (14.23%) Windows
2 106 (11.01%) Linux
3 35 (3.63%) Unix
4 30 (3.12%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.87%) Android
7 12 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.04%) CentOS
8 10 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.83%) Solaris
9 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.73%) AIX
10 7 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.42%) VMS
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.31%) Debian
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (19.31%) Project Management
3 95 (9.87%) ITIL
4 73 (7.58%) Analytics
5 72 (7.48%) PRINCE2
5 72 (7.48%) Scrum
6 70 (7.27%) Software Engineering
7 65 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (5.71%) Migration
9 51 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (5.30%) Service Management
10 50 (5.19%) Change Management
11 48 (4.98%) SDLC
12 46 (4.78%) User Stories
13 45 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (4.57%) Business Analysis
14 44 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.36%) Service Delivery
16 40 (4.15%) Data Modelling
16 40 (4.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 151 (15.68%) SQL
2 114 (11.84%) Java
3 74 (7.68%) C
4 72 (7.48%) C#
5 68 (7.06%) C++
6 59 (6.13%) JavaScript
7 48 (4.98%) Python
8 29 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 26 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.18%) Perl
11 17 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.66%) Groovy
12 16 (1.66%) PHP
12 16 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.66%) VB
12 16 (1.66%) VBScript
13 14 (1.45%) R
13 14 (1.45%) Ruby
14 13 (1.35%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (3.43%) ISEB
6 32 (3.32%) PMI Certification
7 29 (3.01%) CISSP
8 26 (2.70%) PMP
9 24 (2.49%) CCNA
10 22 (2.28%) ISTQB
11 20 (2.08%) HND
11 20 (2.08%) MCSE
12 16 (1.66%) CCNP
13 15 (1.56%) CISM
14 13 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (1.25%) CCSP
15 12 (1.25%) MCTS
16 11 (1.14%) ACCA
16 11 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (8.31%) QA
2 48 (4.98%) SLA
3 33 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 28 (2.91%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.35%) COBIT
7 7 (0.73%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.62%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.62%) MiFID
9 5 (0.52%) COSO
9 5 (0.52%) PA-DSS
9 5 (0.52%) SAS 70
10 4 (0.42%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.42%) GxP
10 4 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.31%) FATCA
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 33 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.93%) Docker
5 9 (0.93%) vSphere
6 7 (0.73%) Firmware
7 4 (0.42%) HDFS
7 4 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.42%) XenServer
8 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) Postfix
9 2 (0.21%) vCloud
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
1 17 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.56%) Puppet
3 12 (1.25%) SCOM
4 8 (0.83%) Ansible
4 8 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.62%) Amdocs OSS
6 6 (0.62%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (0.62%) SCCM
7 5 (0.52%) QRadar
7 5 (0.52%) WMI
8 4 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.31%) Netcool
9 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.21%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 159 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.68%) Cisco
3 51 (5.30%) Oracle
4 46 (4.78%) SAP
5 38 (3.95%) VMware
6 26 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.39%) CheckPoint
8 22 (2.28%) Juniper
9 21 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.77%) Citrix
10 17 (1.77%) IBM
11 16 (1.66%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.66%) Rally
12 15 (1.56%) EMC
12 15 (1.56%) HP
13 12 (1.25%) Ericsson
13 12 (1.25%) Tableau
14 11 (1.14%) Intel Security
14 11 (1.14%) Marketo
14 11 (1.14%) Talend
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £167 - £168 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Networkers
Rate: £10.50 - £17.40 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: From £30,388 to £34,728 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £471 - £521 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago