The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Watford 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.58% 2.22% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.75% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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 £33.53 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.38% 13.33% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £234 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% -6.25%
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 £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
Hertfordshire

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 30 July 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
1 14 (82.35%) UNIX
2 13 (76.47%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Manufacturing
2 13 (76.47%) Retail
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 11 (64.71%) MQSeries
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) J2EE
5 9 (52.94%) ISEB
5 9 (52.94%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) System Testing
5 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (41.18%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
6 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 7 (41.18%) DB2
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) Flash
7 6 (35.29%) SOAP
7 6 (35.29%) MySQL
7 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
7 6 (35.29%) Content Management
7 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Adobe CQ

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (64.71%) MQSeries
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 6 (35.29%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DbVisualizer
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) Ant
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Log4j
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
1 13 (76.47%) Manufacturing
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) Flash
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) JMS
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Servlets
5 4 (23.53%) Struts
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) XSLT
5 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) XMLBeans
5 4 (23.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Web 2.0
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) HPUX
2 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 9 (52.94%) System Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Content Management
4 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) BCP
7 1 (5.88%) BPR
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Sun
4 4 (23.53%) Interwoven
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase