The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Stevenage region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.85% 17.65% 14.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 35.29% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £158
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 40.38% 50.00% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £413 £375 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +226.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £40.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
Hertfordshire

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) MathWorks
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) MathWorks