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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.09% 4.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 42.31% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -22.95%
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
26 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.12% 9.57% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate £413 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £550
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 £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014, 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%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) UNIX
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
4 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
5 7 (30.43%) MQSeries
5 7 (30.43%) J2EE
5 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) HPUX
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) Change Control
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (17.39%) DbVisualizer

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) MQSeries
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) WorkSite
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Log4j
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.04%) Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Junior
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior UI Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) UX Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Designer
4 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) Flash
6 3 (13.04%) XMLBeans
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) Struts
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) Servlets
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) JMS
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Web 2.0
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) UNIX
2 5 (21.74%) HPUX
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) System Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Change Control
4 4 (17.39%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) XPath
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) XenServer
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Interwoven
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Sun
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Nintex