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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 8 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.07% 2.80% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.87% 50.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.83% 5.61% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate £375 £475 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +53.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £455 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
1 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) User Experience
3 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 5 (21.74%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) HPUX
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) iPad
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 2 (8.70%) WorkSite
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe CQ
3 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 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Log4j
1 2 (8.70%) Xcode
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) PhoneGap
3 2 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (8.70%) Worklight
3 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) Servlets
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Struts
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) W3C
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) iPhone
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
1 4 (17.39%) HPUX
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Content Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
3 2 (8.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) XenServer
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Interwoven
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Nintex
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Metastorm