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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 25 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.63% 2.63% 5.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.63% 12.90% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £201 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £452 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.73%
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
63 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.42% 20.39% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 18
Average daily rate £525 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.16 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.83% -2.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) MS Project
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) RUP
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) AS400
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
5 2 (12.50%) NHS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) SAS
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) InterBase
2 1 (6.25%) Firebird
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Welsh Language
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
2 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) iSeries
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) OS/400
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) RUP
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) RPG
3 1 (6.25%) Delphi
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) HL7
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Zend
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago