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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 35 60 27
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Contract jobs citing Degree 51 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.71% 1.05% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.69% 13.64% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.37 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.06% -17.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
147 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.68% 7.67% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 33
Average daily rate £348 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.42% -8.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 38 (44.71%) Computer Science
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.53%) Java
3 20 (23.53%) Linux
4 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
4 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.00%) HTML
6 16 (18.82%) CSS
7 15 (17.65%) jQuery
8 13 (15.29%) Big Data
8 13 (15.29%) PHP
8 13 (15.29%) SQL
8 13 (15.29%) Python
8 13 (15.29%) UNIX
9 12 (14.12%) Perl
9 12 (14.12%) .NET
9 12 (14.12%) Finance
9 12 (14.12%) HTML5
9 12 (14.12%) Security Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Banking
10 11 (12.94%) Time Management
10 11 (12.94%) CSS3
10 11 (12.94%) C++
11 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 10 (11.76%) YUI
12 9 (10.59%) Product Management
13 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
14 7 (8.24%) Information Security
14 7 (8.24%) Migration

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
2 6 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
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 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Ant
1 6 (7.06%) JUnit
2 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.18%) MSI
3 1 (1.18%) Xcode
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
1 12 (14.12%) Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
2 1 (1.18%) Marketing
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Tester
8 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.35%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) HTML
2 16 (18.82%) CSS
3 15 (17.65%) jQuery
4 12 (14.12%) HTML5
4 12 (14.12%) .NET
5 11 (12.94%) CSS3
6 10 (11.76%) YUI
7 7 (8.24%) Web Services
8 6 (7.06%) J2EE
9 4 (4.71%) XML
10 2 (2.35%) DOM
10 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.35%) JAXB
10 2 (2.35%) Ajax
10 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.35%) WCF
11 1 (1.18%) DHTML
11 1 (1.18%) JSON
11 1 (1.18%) Velocity
11 1 (1.18%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.71%) Computer Science
2 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
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%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
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
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) 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%) Investment Management
6 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 7 (8.24%) Information Security
6 7 (8.24%) Web Development
7 6 (7.06%) TDD
8 5 (5.88%) Coaching
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL
10 3 (3.53%) Change Management
10 3 (3.53%) Project Management
10 3 (3.53%) Release Management
11 2 (2.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) Java
2 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.29%) PHP
3 13 (15.29%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) Python
4 12 (14.12%) Perl
5 11 (12.94%) C++
6 7 (8.24%) C#
7 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.53%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) VBA
9 2 (2.35%) C
10 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%) CISSP
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Sun
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) Altiris
5 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.18%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.18%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) EMC
5 1 (1.18%) CA
5 1 (1.18%) NetApp
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 11 days ago