The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 West Yorkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 65 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.53% 2.18% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.12% 14.35% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £393 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.01% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -26.08%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 230 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.13% 15.16% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 106 140
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.07 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
Yorkshire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 18 £335 +11.66% 38
Halifax - 3 £450 -
Bradford +8 2 £275 -34.52% 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - - 6
Wetherby - - - -
Degree
Yorkshire

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.73%) Project Management
3 11 (18.64%) Finance
4 10 (16.95%) Change Management
4 10 (16.95%) ITIL
4 10 (16.95%) OO
4 10 (16.95%) ISEB
5 9 (15.25%) NHS
5 9 (15.25%) C++
6 8 (13.56%) Java
6 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.56%) Marketing
7 7 (11.86%) QA
7 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (11.86%) XML
7 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.86%) SQL
8 6 (10.17%) MySQL
8 6 (10.17%) C#
8 6 (10.17%) HTML
8 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) Ruby
9 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
9 5 (8.47%) Statistics
9 5 (8.47%) Software Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (5.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.69%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.39%) SPSS
5 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.69%) MS Project
5 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Ethernet
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
1 4 (6.78%) DVB
1 4 (6.78%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
1 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) MS Access
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Marketing
3 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Coordinator
4 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Junior
6 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) XML
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) jQuery
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 3 (5.08%) Symfony
5 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) Java EE
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) REST
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) NHS
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.47%) Statistics
5 4 (6.78%) IPTV
5 4 (6.78%) MPEG
5 4 (6.78%) Video on Demand
5 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.78%) Physics
6 2 (3.39%) Online Games
6 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.39%) VLE
6 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.39%) STB
7 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.69%) Informatics
7 1 (1.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Android
1 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Project Management
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) OO
2 10 (16.95%) Change Management
3 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.17%) Service Management
3 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
4 5 (8.47%) OOP
5 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.78%) MVC
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C++
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) Tcl
6 4 (6.78%) C
6 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 3 (5.08%) PHP5
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) ISEB
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.69%) CIPD
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) APMP
5 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.78%) Apple
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Google
4 3 (5.08%) Facebook
4 3 (5.08%) Twitter
5 2 (3.39%) Capita
5 2 (3.39%) Perforce
5 2 (3.39%) FatWire
6 1 (1.69%) Teradata
6 1 (1.69%) ESRI
6 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) Zend
6 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
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