The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 20 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.96% 10.87% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.83% 62.50% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£318 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +35.10%
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 Watford region.

Qualifications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.56% 17.39% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £278 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -32.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £283 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 11 (47.83%) E-Commerce
2 10 (43.48%) IBM
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) J2EE
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Android
6 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
6 6 (26.09%) iPad
7 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) Change Control
7 5 (21.74%) User Experience
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
8 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 4 (17.39%) Quality Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (17.39%) WorkSite
4 2 (8.70%) Drupal
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Agresso
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) MPLS
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) DataStage
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Xcode
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
4 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
4 4 (17.39%) Worklight
4 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) LAMP
6 2 (8.70%) Symfony
6 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.35%) Sass
7 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) iPad
2 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 4 (17.39%) PMI
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (17.39%) iPhone
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.35%) DataPower
6 1 (4.35%) W3C
6 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) E-Commerce
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Android Development
6 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
6 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
6 4 (17.39%) Process Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Time Management
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
1 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) XenServer
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.70%) Nintex
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus
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