The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 83 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 35 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.49% 2.28% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.00% 15.64% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 21
Average daily rate
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£340 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.01% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
250 307 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.67% 14.58% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 149 205
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £34.65 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.26% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.93 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
England

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -5 27 £340 +7.93% 55
South Yorkshire -4 5 £315 -5.97% 19
North Yorkshire - - - - 16
East Yorkshire - - - - 7
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 16 (19.51%) Project Management
3 15 (18.29%) Finance
4 14 (17.07%) ITIL
5 12 (14.63%) ISEB
5 12 (14.63%) NHS
5 12 (14.63%) Marketing
6 11 (13.41%) HTML
7 10 (12.20%) OO
7 10 (12.20%) Change Management
7 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
8 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
8 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.98%) Java
8 9 (10.98%) C++
8 9 (10.98%) CSS
9 8 (9.76%) C#
9 8 (9.76%) SQL
9 8 (9.76%) Service Management
9 8 (9.76%) QA
9 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.54%) Web Development
10 7 (8.54%) Internet
10 7 (8.54%) MySQL
10 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.54%) XML
10 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) WordPress
2 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (6.10%) MS Office
4 2 (2.44%) SPSS
5 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project
5 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.88%) Intranet
3 4 (4.88%) DVB
3 4 (4.88%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) MySQL
1 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Marketing
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 2 (2.44%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Analyst
2 19 (23.17%) Developer
3 8 (9.76%) Coordinator
4 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (3.66%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Tester
8 2 (2.44%) Junior
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) HTML
2 9 (10.98%) CSS
3 7 (8.54%) XML
4 6 (7.32%) .NET
5 5 (6.10%) Web Services
5 5 (6.10%) jQuery
6 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.66%) Symfony
7 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.44%) Java EE
7 2 (2.44%) Series 60
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.22%) Middleware
8 1 (1.22%) J2EE
8 1 (1.22%) JSP
8 1 (1.22%) Servlets
8 1 (1.22%) Spring
8 1 (1.22%) Ajax
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.63%) NHS
3 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.32%) Statistics
5 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.88%) MPEG
6 4 (4.88%) IPTV
6 4 (4.88%) Video on Demand
6 4 (4.88%) Physics
6 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.44%) PMI
8 2 (2.44%) Firmware
8 2 (2.44%) STB
8 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.44%) Online Games
8 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.22%) Blog
9 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Project Management
2 14 (17.07%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) OO
3 10 (12.20%) Change Management
4 8 (9.76%) Service Management
4 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.54%) Web Development
5 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.54%) Analytics
6 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
6 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
7 5 (6.10%) OOP
8 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.88%) MVC
8 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) C++
1 9 (10.98%) Java
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) C#
3 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) C
4 6 (7.32%) PHP
5 5 (6.10%) Ruby
5 5 (6.10%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) Tcl
6 4 (4.88%) Perl
7 3 (3.66%) PHP5
8 2 (2.44%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.44%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.22%) Delphi
9 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) ISEB
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.44%) CIPD
7 1 (1.22%) APMP
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) COBIT
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Foglight
1 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.88%) Apple
3 4 (4.88%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) Facebook
4 3 (3.66%) Twitter
4 3 (3.66%) Perforce
4 3 (3.66%) FatWire
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.44%) Capita
6 1 (1.22%) ESRI
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) BMC
6 1 (1.22%) Teradata
6 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 425 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago