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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 34 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 4.25% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 23.61% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £293 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +72.50%
Degree
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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
48 72 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.84% 18.00% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 19
Average daily rate £275 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £206 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.33 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.26% +26.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £20.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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%) Finance
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) MS Project
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (21.05%) iSeries
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
5 4 (21.05%) AS400
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) OS/400
5 4 (21.05%) DB2
5 4 (21.05%) RPG
5 4 (21.05%) COBOL
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) RUP
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) NHS
6 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Project
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) 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 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WSDL
2 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
2 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) OS/400
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) UML
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) RUP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) RPG
2 4 (21.05%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) Delphi
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) APMG
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Casewise
3 1 (5.26%) Zend