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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 26 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.14% 4.16% 4.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% 20.55% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£149 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £239 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.76% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
-0.19% +43.44%
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
55 73 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.57% 20.22% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 20
Average daily rate £450 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £413 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.16 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £20.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) MS Project
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) RUP
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) AS400
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) iSeries
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
6 3 (15.79%) OS/400
6 3 (15.79%) NHS
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) InterBase
3 1 (5.26%) Firebird
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Principal Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) XHTML
2 1 (5.26%) WSDL
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
2 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
1 3 (15.79%) AS400
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) OS/400
5 2 (10.53%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) UML
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) RUP
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) COBOL
2 3 (15.79%) RPG
3 2 (10.53%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) Delphi
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Zend