The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 8 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 14.29% 17.65% 13.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 75.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.53 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% +39.68%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Qualifications Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 28.57% 23.53% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Trac
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Opsware
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Trac
3 1 (14.29%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Opsware