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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 39 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.82% 5.24% 4.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.95% 21.13% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £461 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £14.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+114.10% -52.54%
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
88 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.86% 24.83% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 38
Average daily rate £360 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £220 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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
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 23 October 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) MS Project
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) CCA
6 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
6 4 (20.00%) AS400
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (15.00%) JPA
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.00%) DataStage
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Struts
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) JMS
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) Java EE
4 3 (15.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (15.00%) JPA
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) AS400
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Content Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) V-Model
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Business Development
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) IBM