The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 47 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Contract jobs citing Degree 72 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.83% 1.76% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.24% 11.73% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 21
Median daily rate £326 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.88% +16.40%
Degree
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
255 341 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.57% 15.00% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 198 133
Median daily rate £360 £390 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.63 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +43 64 £327 -23.17% 37
Halifax - 2 £380 -
Wakefield - 2 £150 - 2
Castleford - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £163 - 4
Degree
Yorkshire

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (22.54%) User Experience
3 32 (22.54%) Finance
4 26 (18.31%) Psychology
5 24 (16.90%) Human Factors
5 24 (16.90%) Usability Testing
5 24 (16.90%) Market Research
6 23 (16.20%) Service Design
7 22 (15.49%) Ethnography
7 22 (15.49%) Customer Insight
7 22 (15.49%) Guerrilla Research
8 21 (14.79%) Linux
9 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
10 18 (12.68%) SQL
10 18 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (10.56%) SAN
11 15 (10.56%) Project Management
11 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (9.86%) ITIL
12 14 (9.86%) VMware
13 13 (9.15%) Ubuntu
13 13 (9.15%) Java
13 13 (9.15%) NHS
13 13 (9.15%) VMware Server
13 13 (9.15%) CentOS
14 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
14 11 (7.75%) Analytics
14 11 (7.75%) CSS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.75%) ArcGIS
2 6 (4.23%) CMS
2 6 (4.23%) SAS
3 4 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.41%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.41%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.41%) WordPress
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (4.23%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.11%) MS Project
5 2 (1.41%) MS Office
5 2 (1.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.70%) InDesign
6 1 (0.70%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.11%) PaaS
2 3 (2.11%) SaaS
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) SAN
2 6 (4.23%) DNS
3 5 (3.52%) DHCP
4 3 (2.11%) LDAP
5 2 (1.41%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (1.41%) INAP
5 2 (1.41%) ISUP
5 2 (1.41%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.70%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) NAS
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
6 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.75%) GIS
3 9 (6.34%) IBM InfoSphere
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.63%) Star Schema
5 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.82%) MySQL
6 4 (2.82%) OLAP
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.41%) Big Data
8 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.41%) HBase
8 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.41%) Grunt
2 2 (1.41%) gulp
2 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Hudson
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Games
3 3 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) User Researcher
2 22 (15.49%) User Experience Researcher
3 21 (14.79%) Analyst
4 18 (12.68%) Developer
5 11 (7.75%) GIS Technician
6 9 (6.34%) Data Modeller
6 9 (6.34%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Data Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Designer
8 6 (4.23%) Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Data Modeller
8 6 (4.23%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.82%) Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Hardware Specialist
10 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Storage Specialist
10 4 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.11%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) CSS
2 9 (6.34%) .NET
2 9 (6.34%) HTML
2 9 (6.34%) Web Services
3 8 (5.63%) Ajax
4 7 (4.93%) jQuery
5 5 (3.52%) CSS3
5 5 (3.52%) HTML5
6 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.82%) LAMP
7 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.11%) ebXML
7 3 (2.11%) MDX
7 3 (2.11%) REST
7 3 (2.11%) SOAP
7 3 (2.11%) Web Services Management
8 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.41%) JSON
8 2 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (22.54%) User Experience
3 26 (18.31%) Psychology
4 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.15%) NHS
6 9 (6.34%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.93%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.93%) Taxonomies
8 5 (3.52%) Statistics
9 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.11%) Data Extraction
10 3 (2.11%) PKI
10 3 (2.11%) Smartcard
11 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.41%) Economics
11 2 (1.41%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.41%) Physics
11 2 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Linux
2 13 (9.15%) CentOS
2 13 (9.15%) Ubuntu
3 7 (4.93%) Windows
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.11%) Unix
5 2 (1.41%) Android
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.90%) Human Factors
2 24 (16.90%) Market Research
2 24 (16.90%) Usability Testing
3 23 (16.20%) Service Design
4 22 (15.49%) Customer Insight
4 22 (15.49%) Ethnography
4 22 (15.49%) Guerrilla Research
5 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (10.56%) Project Management
6 14 (9.86%) ITIL
7 11 (7.75%) Analytics
7 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
7 11 (7.75%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.75%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.04%) Time Management
9 9 (6.34%) Coaching
9 9 (6.34%) Data Management
9 9 (6.34%) Information Management
9 9 (6.34%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.68%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.15%) Java
4 9 (6.34%) C++
5 7 (4.93%) Python
6 6 (4.23%) PHP
7 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.82%) C#
7 4 (2.82%) R
7 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.11%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.11%) Ruby
9 2 (1.41%) C
9 2 (1.41%) Scala
10 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.70%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.52%) ISEB
2 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.82%) CCNP
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.82%) MBA
4 3 (2.11%) CISSP
4 3 (2.11%) MCSE
4 3 (2.11%) RHCE
5 2 (1.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.70%) CCIE
6 1 (0.70%) CCSP
6 1 (0.70%) HNC
6 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 3 (2.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Nagios
2 8 (5.63%) Grafana
3 2 (1.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Cacti
4 1 (0.70%) Graphite
4 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Opsview
4 1 (0.70%) Salt
4 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) VMware
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.34%) IBM
4 8 (5.63%) Adobe
4 8 (5.63%) Splunk
5 6 (4.23%) Google
6 4 (2.82%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.11%) HP
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle
8 2 (1.41%) Huawei
8 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.70%) Apple
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco
9 1 (0.70%) Dell
9 1 (0.70%) EMC
9 1 (0.70%) NetApp
9 1 (0.70%) Progress
9 1 (0.70%) Symantec
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas