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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 31 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 447 530 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.77% 5.55% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.59% 20.43% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 267 250
Median daily rate £393 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £55.00 £44.10
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1979 2594 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.53% 27.19% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1533 1450
Median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 144 141
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 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
Berkshire -7 127 £350 -15.15% 65
Hampshire +5 103 £418 +4.37% 60
Surrey -1 58 £415 -7.77% 36
West Sussex +29 56 £401 +0.12% 12
Buckinghamshire +23 35 £425 +21.42% 22
Oxfordshire -26 30 £430 -17.30% 31
Kent +10 14 £544 +141.66% 9
East Sussex -1 7 £284 -15.14% 10
Middlesex -3 7 £348 -15.75%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 South East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 215 (23.84%) Finance
2 214 (23.73%) Computer Science
3 213 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (19.18%) Project Management
5 150 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
6 142 (15.74%) Microsoft
7 135 (14.97%) SQL
8 115 (12.75%) MS Excel
9 113 (12.53%) Windows
10 112 (12.42%) Telecoms
11 95 (10.53%) Java
12 93 (10.31%) ITIL
13 92 (10.20%) Linux
14 75 (8.31%) Scrum
14 75 (8.31%) HTML
15 73 (8.09%) Cisco
16 72 (7.98%) Security Cleared
17 71 (7.87%) Marketing
17 71 (7.87%) PRINCE2
18 70 (7.76%) Web Services
19 69 (7.65%) CSS
19 69 (7.65%) .NET
20 68 (7.54%) Software Engineering
21 66 (7.32%) QA
21 66 (7.32%) C
21 66 (7.32%) C#
21 66 (7.32%) Oracle
21 66 (7.32%) Management Information System
22 62 (6.87%) SC Cleared
23 61 (6.76%) MS Office

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 (3.44%) Apache
2 28 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.77%) IIS
4 22 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.22%) CMS
6 18 (2.00%) Confluence
7 17 (1.88%) JBoss
7 17 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.55%) Skype for Business
9 12 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.22%) Drupal
11 10 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.00%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.00%) SAS
12 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.00%) WordPress
13 8 (0.89%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 115 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.76%) MS Office
3 44 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.88%) MS Project
6 13 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.11%) OrCAD
8 7 (0.78%) Simulink
9 6 (0.67%) Stata
10 4 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.33%) SPSS
12 2 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.22%) Maya
12 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.11%) InVision
13 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.55%) Infor M3
4 5 (0.55%) Oracle TCA
4 5 (0.55%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.44%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) Magento
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.11%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.55%) Office 365
3 19 (2.11%) SaaS
4 16 (1.77%) PaaS
5 10 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.89%) GitHub
8 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.67%) Google Play
9 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.33%) IaaS
11 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.22%) Heroku
11 2 (0.22%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.55%) Firewall
1 41 (4.55%) Internet
2 39 (4.32%) VPN
3 27 (2.99%) LAN
4 26 (2.88%) SSL
5 22 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.22%) SNMP
7 18 (2.00%) Intranet
7 18 (2.00%) VoIP
8 17 (1.88%) Ethernet
9 14 (1.55%) HTTP
9 14 (1.55%) Network Security
9 14 (1.55%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (1.55%) WAN
9 14 (1.55%) Wireless
10 13 (1.44%) SAN
11 12 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.33%) IPsec
12 11 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.77%) Big Data
4 18 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.88%) MySQL
6 15 (1.66%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.22%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.00%) MS Access
12 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.78%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 39 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.22%) JUnit
4 27 (2.99%) JIRA
5 24 (2.66%) Maven
6 19 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 19 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.66%) Gradle
9 14 (1.55%) Subversion
10 12 (1.33%) Selenium
11 11 (1.22%) JMeter
12 10 (1.11%) Ant
13 9 (1.00%) Hudson
13 9 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (1.00%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.89%) jMock
14 8 (0.89%) MSBuild
General
1 215 (23.84%) Finance
2 112 (12.42%) Telecoms
3 71 (7.87%) Marketing
4 45 (4.99%) Retail
5 44 (4.88%) Legal
6 41 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.44%) Electronics
8 21 (2.33%) Spanish Language
9 19 (2.11%) Automotive
9 19 (2.11%) Banking
9 19 (2.11%) German Language
10 16 (1.77%) Billing
11 15 (1.66%) Publishing
12 14 (1.55%) French Language
13 12 (1.33%) Back Office
13 12 (1.33%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.89%) Law
14 8 (0.89%) Military
15 7 (0.78%) Advertising
15 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (14.97%) Developer
2 127 (14.08%) Analyst
3 79 (8.76%) Project Manager
4 63 (6.98%) Architect
5 56 (6.21%) Consultant
6 44 (4.88%) Designer
7 34 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 27 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 24 (2.66%) Network Engineer
9 24 (2.66%) Software Engineer
10 22 (2.44%) C# Developer
10 22 (2.44%) Design Engineer
11 21 (2.33%) Senior Manager
12 20 (2.22%) Administrator
12 20 (2.22%) Marketing Manager
13 19 (2.11%) Java Developer
14 18 (2.00%) IT Manager
14 18 (2.00%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.00%) SQL Developer
14 18 (2.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.31%) HTML
2 70 (7.76%) Web Services
3 69 (7.65%) .NET
3 69 (7.65%) CSS
4 53 (5.88%) XML
5 40 (4.43%) REST
6 31 (3.44%) jQuery
7 29 (3.22%) ASP.NET
7 29 (3.22%) HTML5
8 24 (2.66%) Spring
9 22 (2.44%) JSON
10 18 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.77%) Middleware
12 15 (1.66%) Ajax
12 15 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (1.55%) Node.js
14 13 (1.44%) SOAP
14 13 (1.44%) WPF
15 12 (1.33%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 214 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 150 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 60 (6.65%) Mathematics
5 50 (5.54%) User Experience
6 40 (4.43%) Mobile App
7 38 (4.21%) Data Centre
8 31 (3.44%) Virtual Team
9 23 (2.55%) Statistics
10 21 (2.33%) Driving Licence
11 19 (2.11%) Visualisation
12 18 (2.00%) Psychology
13 16 (1.77%) Contactless
14 15 (1.66%) Economics
15 13 (1.44%) PKI
16 11 (1.22%) Physics
17 10 (1.11%) e-Learning
17 10 (1.11%) PMI
17 10 (1.11%) Smartcard
17 10 (1.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.53%) Windows
2 92 (10.20%) Linux
3 26 (2.88%) Unix
4 21 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.22%) Android
6 19 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.55%) CentOS
9 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.78%) Solaris
12 4 (0.44%) AIX
13 3 (0.33%) Debian
13 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.33%) VMS
13 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.22%) HPUX
14 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (19.18%) Project Management
3 93 (10.31%) ITIL
4 75 (8.31%) Scrum
5 71 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 68 (7.54%) Software Engineering
7 61 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 60 (6.65%) Analytics
9 59 (6.54%) Change Management
10 55 (6.10%) Migration
11 54 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (5.32%) Service Management
14 46 (5.10%) SDLC
15 45 (4.99%) Validation
16 44 (4.88%) Business Analysis
17 40 (4.43%) TDD
18 39 (4.32%) CRM
19 38 (4.21%) Service Delivery
20 34 (3.77%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 135 (14.97%) SQL
2 95 (10.53%) Java
3 66 (7.32%) C
3 66 (7.32%) C#
4 56 (6.21%) JavaScript
5 53 (5.88%) C++
6 50 (5.54%) Python
7 22 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.22%) R
9 18 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 15 (1.66%) Perl
11 13 (1.44%) PHP
11 13 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.33%) Ruby
13 11 (1.22%) Groovy
14 10 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.11%) VB
15 9 (1.00%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 62 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (2.99%) CISSP
5 24 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.55%) ISEB
7 21 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 20 (2.22%) CCNA
8 20 (2.22%) MBA
9 19 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 18 (2.00%) PMP
11 16 (1.77%) CCNP
11 16 (1.77%) CISM
11 16 (1.77%) PhD
12 15 (1.66%) Chartered Engineer
12 15 (1.66%) HND
13 13 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.33%) ISTQB
15 11 (1.22%) CCSP
16 10 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.32%) QA
2 54 (5.99%) SLA
3 33 (3.66%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (2.55%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.00%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.89%) COBIT
7 8 (0.89%) PA-DSS
8 7 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.55%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.44%) COSO
10 4 (0.44%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.44%) IEC 61508
10 4 (0.44%) SAS 70
11 3 (0.33%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.33%) GAAP
11 3 (0.33%) GxP
11 3 (0.33%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.44%) Firmware
4 13 (1.44%) vSphere
5 10 (1.11%) vCloud
6 9 (1.00%) Docker
7 4 (0.44%) HDFS
7 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.22%) NFS
9 2 (0.22%) Postfix
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.88%) Puppet
3 9 (1.00%) Ansible
4 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.67%) SCCM
6 5 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
6 5 (0.55%) SCOM
7 4 (0.44%) QRadar
7 4 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.22%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.22%) Nagios
9 2 (0.22%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.22%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 142 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.09%) Cisco
3 66 (7.32%) Oracle
4 38 (4.21%) SAP
5 33 (3.66%) VMware
6 24 (2.66%) CheckPoint
7 21 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.11%) HP
8 19 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.00%) Juniper
10 15 (1.66%) EMC
10 15 (1.66%) Ericsson
11 14 (1.55%) Google
11 14 (1.55%) IBM
12 13 (1.44%) Citrix
12 13 (1.44%) Splunk
13 10 (1.11%) F5
14 9 (1.00%) NetApp
14 9 (1.00%) Talend
15 8 (0.89%) Apple
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