The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 25 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.39% 7.72% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.27% 18.42% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £311 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
Degree
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Qualifications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 114 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.11% 41.91% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 92 33
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £470 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +213.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Devon region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Devon region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -7 10 £330 -19.51% 7
Plymouth - 1 - - 3
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) QA
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) JIRA
7 2 (9.52%) Dojo
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) .NET

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
1 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Spock
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) QA Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Web Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) GUI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) Dojo
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Linked Data
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Apple