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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 39 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.01% 3.86% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.17% 18.46% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 5
Average daily rate £325 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £146 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £441 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
99 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.35% 20.90% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 47 39
Average daily rate £325 £480 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.57% +8.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 12 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (32.35%) ISEB
5 9 (26.47%) Internet
5 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
6 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 8 (23.53%) Project Management
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 8 (23.53%) Subversion
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.65%) MS Office
8 6 (17.65%) VoIP
8 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) ITSM
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) iOS Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.94%) GIS Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) CSS3
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 3 (8.82%) PostGIS
4 2 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.94%) JPA
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (8.82%) NHS
6 2 (5.88%) Informatics
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.94%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.94%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 12 (35.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) ITSM
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Mobile Development
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) OOP
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Data Management
9 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle