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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 34 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 471 405 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.32% 4.24% 5.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.77% 16.27% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 205 206
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
2382 2489 2396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.89% 26.03% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1463 1173
Median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 110 86
Median hourly rate £40.25 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.77% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +15 135 £400 - 63
Surrey +15 96 £445 +30.88% 55
Hampshire -5 84 £400 - 68
West Sussex +16 49 £365 +14.06% 22
Oxfordshire -4 35 £410 -3.52% 18
Kent +22 25 £443 +16.06% 10
Buckinghamshire -6 21 £417 +11.06% 21
East Sussex +22 16 £350 +27.27% 13
Middlesex +1 7 £400 +113.33% 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 276 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 218 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (21.35%) Finance
3 209 (20.47%) Project Management
4 188 (18.41%) Microsoft
5 167 (16.36%) SQL
6 164 (16.06%) Windows
7 143 (14.01%) MS Excel
8 142 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
9 129 (12.63%) Linux
10 124 (12.14%) Java
11 119 (11.66%) ITIL
12 118 (11.56%) Telecoms
13 101 (9.89%) SQL Server
14 94 (9.21%) Web Services
15 93 (9.11%) Security Cleared
16 89 (8.72%) C
17 87 (8.52%) SC Cleared
18 86 (8.42%) .NET
19 82 (8.03%) C#
20 81 (7.93%) HTML
20 81 (7.93%) Oracle
20 81 (7.93%) CSS
21 80 (7.84%) PRINCE2
22 79 (7.74%) Cisco
23 77 (7.54%) Mathematics
24 76 (7.44%) QA
25 73 (7.15%) XML
26 71 (6.95%) JavaScript
27 69 (6.76%) C++

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 32 (3.13%) IIS
2 25 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.35%) Confluence
4 22 (2.15%) CMS
5 18 (1.76%) Apache
5 18 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.27%) JBoss
8 10 (0.98%) SAS
8 10 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.69%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.59%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 143 (14.01%) MS Excel
2 66 (6.46%) MS Office
3 44 (4.31%) MS Project
4 33 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 31 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.59%) SPSS
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.20%) Simulink
9 2 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.20%) Weka
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.098%) InVision
10 1 (0.098%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
1 10 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.59%) HFM
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.49%) Cognos Planning
5 5 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.49%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 3 (0.29%) Aligne
7 3 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.29%) Maximo
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.23%) Office 365
4 30 (2.94%) SaaS
5 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.49%) GitHub
7 5 (0.49%) PaaS
8 4 (0.39%) Boomi
8 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.39%) IaaS
9 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.29%) FinancialForce.com
9 3 (0.29%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.20%) Google Play
11 1 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.27%) DNS
2 50 (4.90%) VPN
3 47 (4.60%) Firewall
4 38 (3.72%) LAN
4 38 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 36 (3.53%) DHCP
6 34 (3.33%) Internet
6 34 (3.33%) IPsec
7 33 (3.23%) HTTP
7 33 (3.23%) WAN
8 27 (2.64%) SSL
9 26 (2.55%) Network Security
9 26 (2.55%) Wireless
10 25 (2.45%) 3G
11 22 (2.15%) SAN
12 21 (2.06%) SNMP
13 20 (1.96%) BGP
13 20 (1.96%) IPv6
14 19 (1.86%) 4G
15 17 (1.67%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.96%) Big Data
6 20 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.76%) MySQL
9 15 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.27%) MS Access
12 12 (1.18%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.13%) Maven
4 31 (3.04%) JUnit
5 27 (2.64%) JIRA
6 25 (2.45%) SoapUI
6 25 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 21 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.86%) Selenium
10 15 (1.47%) NUnit
10 15 (1.47%) WebDriver
11 13 (1.27%) Gradle
12 12 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.18%) JMeter
13 11 (1.08%) Ant
13 11 (1.08%) Hudson
13 11 (1.08%) jMock
13 11 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 218 (21.35%) Finance
2 118 (11.56%) Telecoms
3 61 (5.97%) Marketing
4 32 (3.13%) Electronics
5 26 (2.55%) Legal
6 25 (2.45%) Retail
7 24 (2.35%) German Language
8 21 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.76%) Automotive
9 18 (1.76%) Banking
10 15 (1.47%) Back Office
11 14 (1.37%) Advertising
12 12 (1.18%) Brand Awareness
13 11 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.98%) French Language
15 9 (0.88%) Law
15 9 (0.88%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.78%) Front Office
16 8 (0.78%) Military
17 7 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (15.08%) Analyst
2 151 (14.79%) Developer
3 90 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 85 (8.33%) Architect
5 47 (4.60%) Consultant
6 42 (4.11%) Network Engineer
7 39 (3.82%) Designer
8 34 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 34 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 31 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (2.74%) Test Analyst
11 27 (2.64%) Java Developer
12 24 (2.35%) Administrator
12 24 (2.35%) SQL Developer
13 22 (2.15%) Software Engineer
14 21 (2.06%) .NET Developer
14 21 (2.06%) Network Architect
15 20 (1.96%) C# Developer
16 19 (1.86%) Junior
16 19 (1.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (9.21%) Web Services
2 86 (8.42%) .NET
3 81 (7.93%) CSS
3 81 (7.93%) HTML
4 73 (7.15%) XML
5 53 (5.19%) REST
6 36 (3.53%) jQuery
7 31 (3.04%) ASP.NET
7 31 (3.04%) HTML5
8 22 (2.15%) Spring
9 21 (2.06%) Ajax
9 21 (2.06%) Middleware
10 20 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (1.96%) J2EE
11 18 (1.76%) AngularJS
11 18 (1.76%) JSON
11 18 (1.76%) SOAP
12 17 (1.67%) Hibernate
12 17 (1.67%) Node.js
12 17 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 276 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 142 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (7.54%) Mathematics
4 69 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 64 (6.27%) Management Information System
6 46 (4.51%) User Experience
7 45 (4.41%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.15%) Physics
8 22 (2.15%) PKI
9 21 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 21 (2.06%) Psychology
9 21 (2.06%) Statistics
10 20 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (1.86%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.86%) Smart Meter
12 17 (1.67%) Social Media
12 17 (1.67%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.57%) STB
14 15 (1.47%) Public Cloud
15 14 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 164 (16.06%) Windows
2 129 (12.63%) Linux
3 57 (5.58%) Unix
4 44 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.35%) Android
5 24 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.15%) Solaris
7 13 (1.27%) CentOS
8 12 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.78%) AIX
10 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.29%) VMS
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
13 2 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (20.47%) Project Management
3 119 (11.66%) ITIL
4 80 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 67 (6.56%) Service Management
6 65 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 64 (6.27%) Software Engineering
8 60 (5.88%) Scrum
9 58 (5.68%) Change Management
10 56 (5.48%) SDLC
11 53 (5.19%) Migration
12 49 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (4.70%) Project Planning
14 46 (4.51%) Analytics
15 44 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (4.21%) Configuration Management
17 42 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (4.02%) Workflow
19 40 (3.92%) Process Improvement
20 39 (3.82%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 167 (16.36%) SQL
2 124 (12.14%) Java
3 89 (8.72%) C
4 82 (8.03%) C#
5 71 (6.95%) JavaScript
6 69 (6.76%) C++
7 49 (4.80%) Python
8 35 (3.43%) PowerShell
9 33 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.45%) VB
11 21 (2.06%) PHP
12 20 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.76%) Perl
13 18 (1.76%) VBScript
14 17 (1.67%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.47%) Assembly Language
15 15 (1.47%) R
16 14 (1.37%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 63 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.62%) PMI Certification
6 35 (3.43%) CISSP
7 33 (3.23%) MCTS
8 31 (3.04%) ISEB
9 30 (2.94%) PMP
10 29 (2.84%) MCITP
11 28 (2.74%) CCNA
12 26 (2.55%) MCSE
13 23 (2.25%) ACCA
14 22 (2.15%) HND
15 21 (2.06%) CIMA
15 21 (2.06%) ISTQB
16 20 (1.96%) CCNP
17 18 (1.76%) CISM
18 15 (1.47%) MCSD
19 13 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.44%) QA
2 33 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.35%) SLA
4 22 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.98%) COBIT
8 5 (0.49%) GxP
8 5 (0.49%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.39%) ISO27005
9 4 (0.39%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.39%) MiFID
10 3 (0.29%) COSO
10 3 (0.29%) FATCA
10 3 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.29%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 52 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.88%) vSphere
6 8 (0.78%) Firmware
7 6 (0.59%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.49%) Docker
8 5 (0.49%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.49%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.29%) UAG
11 2 (0.20%) GridGain
11 2 (0.20%) HDFS
11 2 (0.20%) Postfix
11 2 (0.20%) vCloud
11 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (1.27%) SCOM
3 12 (1.18%) Puppet
3 12 (1.18%) SCCM
3 12 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.88%) WSUS
6 8 (0.78%) Amdocs OSS
6 8 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.59%) Netcool
8 5 (0.49%) Ansible
8 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.49%) QRadar
8 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.49%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (0.49%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 188 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.93%) Oracle
3 79 (7.74%) Cisco
4 48 (4.70%) VMware
5 42 (4.11%) SAP
6 29 (2.84%) Juniper
7 28 (2.74%) Citrix
8 27 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 25 (2.45%) EMC
10 24 (2.35%) IBM
11 23 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (2.15%) CheckPoint
12 22 (2.15%) Hyperion
13 19 (1.86%) HP
14 16 (1.57%) Remedy
15 14 (1.37%) F5
15 14 (1.37%) Marketo
16 13 (1.27%) Intel Security
17 12 (1.18%) Sun
18 11 (1.08%) Talend
Newbury, Berkshire
FDM Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Parity Professionals
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
Methods Professional Services Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £230 - £260 per annum + Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: £39 - £43 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago