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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 28 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.48% 3.69% 4.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.11% 9.38% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
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£200 £205 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -41.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +60.00%
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
61 96 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 26.52% 39.34% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 43
Average daily rate £315 £350 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £175.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.85% +332.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
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 24 April 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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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 +3 7 £200 -52.94% 5
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 12 (46.15%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) ISO 9001
6 9 (34.62%) ISO 14001
6 9 (34.62%) Summit
7 7 (26.92%) Line Management
8 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Information Security
8 6 (23.08%) Internet
8 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (23.08%) RIA
9 4 (15.38%) JIRA
9 4 (15.38%) Spring
9 4 (15.38%) Maven
9 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (15.38%) Groovy
9 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (15.38%) RESTful
9 4 (15.38%) CISSP
9 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
9 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
1 4 (15.38%) Maven
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (15.38%) Spock
1 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Auditor
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Auditor
4 3 (11.54%) Auditor
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
1 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (15.38%) RESTful
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
1 4 (15.38%) Spring Boot
2 3 (11.54%) CSS3
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) RIA
3 4 (15.38%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Line Management
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Web Design
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Groovy
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) SSCP
5 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) ISO 9001
1 9 (34.62%) ISO 14001
2 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Apple
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle