The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 11 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.82% 7.50% 21.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £330 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.82% 7.50% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 18
Average daily rate £370 £330 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
Staffordshire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) TDD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) MXML
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe