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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.87% 9.04% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 19.11% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% +46.66%
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
108 157 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.64% 47.29% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 132 46
Average daily rate £350 £395 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +213.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 -15 1 £310 -17.33% 2
Paignton - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - - 1
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) ISEB
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Tcl
7 1 (5.88%) NHS
7 1 (5.88%) Firmware
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) MS Office
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.88%) Broadband
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
1 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
1 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) QA Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.88%) Physics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Tcl
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
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