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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 25 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.27% 9.29% 9.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.14% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -31.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £48.14 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.43% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.69%
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
29 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.55% 18.58% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Average daily rate £363 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £155 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Average hourly rate £48.14 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.43% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Weymouth -1 3 - - 1
Bournemouth -2 1 £213 - 9
Dorchester - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 7
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) HNC
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Lync
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Communications Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graphics 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%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
1 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) People Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) FMECA
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Game Development
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) 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%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ARP4754
2 1 (6.67%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) VMware