The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.50% 4.84% 5.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.89% 31.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£530 £80 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+562.50% -80.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.00% 15.59% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 19
Average daily rate £369 £303 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% +23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 11
Average hourly rate £30.08 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Bournemouth 0 2 £530 +562.50% 5
Wimborne - 1 - -
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) HNC
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
1 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Contact Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graphics Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (8.33%) DirectX
1 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Contact Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Game Development
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) HNC
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle