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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 43 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.91% 1.70% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 17.36% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £343 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +52.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £563 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -12.69%
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 Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 121 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.17% 9.82% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 61 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 37 (43.53%) Computer Science
2 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (23.53%) Java
3 20 (23.53%) Linux
4 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
4 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.35%) HTML
5 18 (21.18%) CSS
6 17 (20.00%) jQuery
7 16 (18.82%) SQL
8 14 (16.47%) HTML5
9 13 (15.29%) CSS3
9 13 (15.29%) Big Data
9 13 (15.29%) PHP
9 13 (15.29%) Python
9 13 (15.29%) UNIX
10 12 (14.12%) Perl
10 12 (14.12%) .NET
10 12 (14.12%) Security Testing
11 11 (12.94%) Banking
11 11 (12.94%) Time Management
11 11 (12.94%) C++
12 10 (11.76%) Finance
12 10 (11.76%) YUI
13 9 (10.59%) Product Management
14 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
15 7 (8.24%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.71%) MS Office
4 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) Big Data
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Ant
1 6 (7.06%) JUnit
2 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 2 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.18%) Xcode
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 11 (12.94%) Banking
2 10 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Tester
9 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) HTML
2 18 (21.18%) CSS
3 17 (20.00%) jQuery
4 14 (16.47%) HTML5
5 13 (15.29%) CSS3
6 12 (14.12%) .NET
7 10 (11.76%) YUI
8 7 (8.24%) Web Services
9 6 (7.06%) J2EE
10 4 (4.71%) XML
11 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.35%) DOM
12 2 (2.35%) JAXB
12 2 (2.35%) Ajax
12 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.35%) WCF
13 1 (1.18%) DHTML
13 1 (1.18%) JSON
13 1 (1.18%) Velocity
13 1 (1.18%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Computer Science
2 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.18%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Open Source
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.12%) Security Testing
3 11 (12.94%) Time Management
4 9 (10.59%) Product Management
5 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.24%) Web Development
7 6 (7.06%) Investment Management
7 6 (7.06%) TDD
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) Information Security
7 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.88%) Coaching
9 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.53%) Release Management
10 3 (3.53%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Scrum
10 3 (3.53%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) Java
2 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.82%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) PHP
4 13 (15.29%) Python
5 12 (14.12%) Perl
6 11 (12.94%) C++
7 7 (8.24%) C#
7 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) VB
8 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.35%) MCTS
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.35%) MCSE
3 2 (2.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.18%) HND
4 1 (1.18%) CCAB
4 1 (1.18%) IIBA
4 1 (1.18%) MCITP
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
1 2 (2.35%) SCOM
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Sun
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) EMC
5 1 (1.18%) NetApp
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: Competitive
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