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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 68 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Degree 53 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.06% 2.52% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.51% 17.11% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 31
Average daily rate £313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £12.00 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -12.16%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
321 304 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.48% 14.74% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 145 182
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £82.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -21 37 £320 +6.66% 68
South Yorkshire +4 8 £202 - 15
North Yorkshire -8 6 - - 13
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (29.84%) C++
2 35 (28.23%) PHP
3 34 (27.42%) Web Services
4 33 (26.61%) Software Engineering
5 32 (25.81%) DNS
6 31 (25.00%) Python
6 31 (25.00%) Internet
6 31 (25.00%) Ruby
7 29 (23.39%) TCP/IP
7 29 (23.39%) Linux
7 29 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (21.77%) Load Balancing
9 26 (20.97%) Client/Server
9 26 (20.97%) SSL
9 26 (20.97%) Bash Shell
9 26 (20.97%) Node.js
10 25 (20.16%) Finance
11 21 (16.94%) Project Management
12 16 (12.90%) C#
13 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
14 14 (11.29%) HTML
14 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
15 13 (10.48%) SQL
15 13 (10.48%) CSS
16 12 (9.68%) Change Management
17 11 (8.87%) NHS
17 11 (8.87%) MS Office
18 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
18 10 (8.06%) SQL Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (20.97%) Node.js
2 3 (2.42%) WordPress
3 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
3 6 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) CATIA
5 1 (0.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.81%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Heroku
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.81%) DNS
2 31 (25.00%) Internet
3 29 (23.39%) TCP/IP
4 26 (20.97%) SSL
5 8 (6.45%) Intranet
6 7 (5.65%) Firewall
7 3 (2.42%) SAN
8 2 (1.61%) VPN
8 2 (1.61%) DHCP
9 1 (0.81%) Wireless
9 1 (0.81%) VLAN
9 1 (0.81%) LAN
9 1 (0.81%) VoIP
9 1 (0.81%) WAN
9 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) MySQL
3 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.81%) DTS
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 7 (5.65%) Legal
4 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.23%) Electronics
6 3 (2.42%) Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Retail
7 2 (1.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.81%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.81%) Romanian Language
8 1 (0.81%) Slovak Language
8 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Developer
2 17 (13.71%) Analyst
2 17 (13.71%) Software Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Python Developer
4 12 (9.68%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 12 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.84%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.23%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) Web Services
2 14 (11.29%) HTML
3 13 (10.48%) CSS
4 9 (7.26%) .NET
5 5 (4.03%) XML
6 3 (2.42%) XHTML
6 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.42%) LAMP
6 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.42%) Ajax
6 3 (2.42%) NHibernate
6 3 (2.42%) Symfony
6 3 (2.42%) jQuery
6 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.42%) HTML5
6 3 (2.42%) CSS3
6 3 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.42%) MDX
7 2 (1.61%) WCF
7 2 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Client/Server
2 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.87%) NHS
4 9 (7.26%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.03%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.23%) Statistics
8 3 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.42%) Social Media
9 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.61%) VLE
9 2 (1.61%) Firmware
10 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.81%) DTV
10 1 (0.81%) GIS
10 1 (0.81%) Replication
10 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Solaris
5 4 (3.23%) Android
5 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.61%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.61%) Software Engineering
2 27 (21.77%) Load Balancing
3 21 (16.94%) Project Management
4 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.68%) Change Management
6 9 (7.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (6.45%) OO
7 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.65%) MVC
8 7 (5.65%) ITIL
8 7 (5.65%) Web Development
9 5 (4.03%) Automated Testing
9 5 (4.03%) OOP
9 5 (4.03%) Six Sigma
9 5 (4.03%) Service Management
10 4 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.23%) Business Transformation
10 4 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) C++
2 35 (28.23%) PHP
3 31 (25.00%) Python
3 31 (25.00%) Ruby
4 26 (20.97%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.90%) C#
6 13 (10.48%) SQL
7 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.65%) Java
9 5 (4.03%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.23%) PHP5
10 4 (3.23%) Perl
10 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.61%) VB
12 2 (1.61%) C
12 2 (1.61%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.61%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.81%) PHP4
13 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) ISEB
2 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.42%) PMP
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) CCDA
7 1 (0.81%) CCDP
7 1 (0.81%) CCDE
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) CIPD
7 1 (0.81%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.81%) Foglight
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) Cisco
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) NetApp
4 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.23%) VMware
4 4 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 4 (3.23%) Apple
5 3 (2.42%) Facebook
5 3 (2.42%) Twitter
5 3 (2.42%) Google
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.81%) Avaya
7 1 (0.81%) BMC
7 1 (0.81%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.81%) Lotus
7 1 (0.81%) Borland
7 1 (0.81%) LANDesk