The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 66 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 3.35% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.19% 31.88% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 6
Average daily rate £488 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £97 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
Degree
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
148 138 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.50% 10.52% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 54
Average daily rate £353 £385 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.31% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £30.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.16% +88.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
3 13 (22.81%) Banking
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 10 (17.54%) Investment Management
6 9 (15.79%) Java
6 9 (15.79%) ITIL
6 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
8 7 (12.28%) Service Management
8 7 (12.28%) Migration
8 7 (12.28%) ISEB
9 6 (10.53%) CSS
9 6 (10.53%) Linux
9 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.53%) HTML
9 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.53%) jQuery
9 6 (10.53%) SDLC
10 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.77%) .NET
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle
10 5 (8.77%) AIX
10 5 (8.77%) Apache

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.26%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.26%) iPlanet
3 3 (5.26%) SAS
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.51%) Drupal
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) WordPress
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.51%) Edge Animate
4 2 (3.51%) InDesign
4 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Markit EDM
1 4 (7.02%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.75%) Eikon
3 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) WebEx
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Log4j
2 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.51%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) CSS
1 6 (10.53%) HTML
1 6 (10.53%) jQuery
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.26%) CSS3
4 3 (5.26%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.26%) YUI
5 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Wicket
5 2 (3.51%) GWT
5 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.51%) Java EE
5 2 (3.51%) JSF
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 2 (3.51%) Spring
5 2 (3.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) DataPower
3 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.51%) LPAR
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Economics
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.75%) Neural Network
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) AIX
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Solaris
3 3 (5.26%) zOS
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Project Management
2 10 (17.54%) Investment Management
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Service Management
6 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.02%) ERP
8 4 (7.02%) ITSM
8 4 (7.02%) Memory Management
8 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) C
5 3 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) AWK
6 2 (3.51%) sed
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) GIAC
3 1 (1.75%) IIBA
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) COBIT
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) FATCA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) MiFID
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) FrontRange
2 3 (5.26%) IBM
2 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.51%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe
3 2 (3.51%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) FactSet
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Progress
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.75%) Teradata
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
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