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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.52% 4.79% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.83% 13.79% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £15.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+93.38% -47.45%
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
157 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 50.97% 34.73% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 41 27
Average daily rate £360 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 0 16 £324 -21.98% 8
Exmouth - - - - 1
Newton Abbot - - - -
Paignton - - - -
Plymouth - - - - 1
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) CSS3
4 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Web Development
6 7 (19.44%) QA
6 7 (19.44%) Fireworks
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
6 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
7 6 (16.67%) Information Security Management
7 6 (16.67%) Security Management
7 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.67%) Information Security
7 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 5 (13.89%) Coaching
8 5 (13.89%) User Experience
8 5 (13.89%) Information Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Summit
8 5 (13.89%) ISO 14001
8 5 (13.89%) Web Design

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
1 7 (19.44%) Fireworks
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Summit
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Web Designer
2 6 (16.67%) Designer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
2 10 (27.78%) HTML5
2 10 (27.78%) CSS3
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) WinForms
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 6 (16.67%) Security Management
4 5 (13.89%) Web Design
4 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Information Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.89%) Coaching
5 4 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SSCP
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.89%) ISO 14001
3 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) BT