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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 51 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.07% 1.86% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.25% 17.95% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £303 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
99 117 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.22% 10.38% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 48
Average daily rate £365 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £412 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.14 £18.13 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.01% -54.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (19.64%) C++
4 10 (17.86%) Banking
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.07%) .NET
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) C#
6 8 (14.29%) Windows
7 7 (12.50%) VBA
7 7 (12.50%) CSS
7 7 (12.50%) HTML
7 7 (12.50%) MS Office
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.71%) SQL
8 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.71%) UNIX
8 6 (10.71%) Linux
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Java
9 5 (8.93%) C
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.93%) Statistics
9 5 (8.93%) jQuery
9 5 (8.93%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.14%) SAS
1 4 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.79%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.79%) InDesign
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Agresso
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DHCP
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) MSI
3 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Tester
4 5 (8.93%) Junior
4 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) UAT Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Fraud Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) CSS
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) jQuery
3 5 (8.93%) HTML5
4 4 (7.14%) CSS3
5 3 (5.36%) WinForms
6 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.57%) YUI
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (3.57%) XSLT
6 2 (3.57%) JSP
6 2 (3.57%) DOM
7 1 (1.79%) Flash
7 1 (1.79%) XHTML
7 1 (1.79%) XSL
7 1 (1.79%) XML
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.79%) DHTML
7 1 (1.79%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Statistics
4 4 (7.14%) Mechatronics
4 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.36%) Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (1.79%) GIS
7 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
1 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 4 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (7.14%) Analytics
4 4 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 4 (7.14%) Time Management
4 4 (7.14%) Product Management
4 4 (7.14%) Operations Research
4 4 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 4 (7.14%) Change Management
4 4 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) C++
2 8 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) VBA
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.93%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) C
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) HNC
1 4 (7.14%) HND
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) IIBA
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
1 3 (5.36%) EMIR
1 3 (5.36%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.57%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) OpenView
2 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) TSYS
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Calypso
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
4 2 (3.57%) NetApp
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Altiris
5 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago