The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Cardiff 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 31 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 4.20% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.81% 21.28% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £304 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -28.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £120 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £389 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.21% 19.75% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 25
Average daily rate £375 £370 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Degree
South Wales

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) UML
3 14 (48.28%) J2EE
4 12 (41.38%) Project Management
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Java
7 9 (31.03%) Ant
7 9 (31.03%) JUnit
7 9 (31.03%) SOAP
7 9 (31.03%) Struts
7 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 9 (31.03%) JMS
7 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
7 9 (31.03%) Spring
7 9 (31.03%) Maven
7 9 (31.03%) Java EE
7 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
7 9 (31.03%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) JPA
7 9 (31.03%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (27.59%) MS Project
8 8 (27.59%) MS Office
9 7 (24.14%) OO
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (24.14%) TestDirector

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Project
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DataStage
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Ant
1 9 (31.03%) JUnit
1 9 (31.03%) Maven
1 9 (31.03%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (24.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Java Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Development Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Lead Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) J2EE
2 9 (31.03%) SOAP
2 9 (31.03%) Struts
2 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) JMS
2 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
2 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 9 (31.03%) Java EE
2 9 (31.03%) Spring Web Flow
2 9 (31.03%) JPA
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mathematics
2 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (20.69%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
1 1 (3.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) UML
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Mobile Commerce
4 9 (31.03%) MVC
4 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
5 7 (24.14%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Content Management
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) Business Development
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) V-Model
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
3 1 (3.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCA
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Planview
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