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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 28 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.76% 6.07% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.62% 14.18% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Average daily rate £433 £424 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +54.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £363 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
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
103 134 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 37.73% 42.81% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 45
Average daily rate £415 £508 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +56.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.15% -3.63%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Devon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 7 £433 +2.06% 3
Exmouth - 2 £338 -
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) IntelliJ
5 7 (35.00%) Maven
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Spock
7 5 (25.00%) Groovy
7 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
7 5 (25.00%) ISO 14001
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) IntelliJ
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Maven
3 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) Spock
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Digital User Researcher
5 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) User Researcher
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Psychology
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Market Research
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Human Factors
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Groovy
5 4 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) R
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby
7 2 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) VMware