The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 36 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.71% 4.37% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.84% 16.18% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £351 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.60%
Degree
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.89% 26.98% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 26
Average daily rate £325 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £501 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.16 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.16 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) AS400
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) InterBase
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Firebird
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCA
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase