The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 7 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.84% 3.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 46.15% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.70 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
Degree
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.31% 32.14% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Cygwin
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Avionics
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ANSI C
2 3 (50.00%) SpaceWire
3 2 (33.33%) ECSS
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) CMMI
3 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Doxygen
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) GCC
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Java Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Validation Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) OpenCV
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Mechatronics
3 1 (16.67%) Robotics
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) CMMI
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) SysML
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ANSI C
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ECSS
2 1 (16.67%) GLP
2 1 (16.67%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat