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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 26 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.16% 3.88% 8.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 24.32% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£488 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.35% +25.00%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.97% 15.95% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 9
Average daily rate £375 £418 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +35.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £175 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Average hourly rate £21.04 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.86% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.52 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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 3 £600 +9.09% 6
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - - 4
Weymouth - - - -
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) HNC
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Communications Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graphics Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (6.67%) DirectX
1 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) FMECA
3 1 (6.67%) Contact Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) HNC
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ARP4754
2 1 (6.67%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO