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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 43 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 34 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.62% 2.06% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.69% 17.78% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Average daily rate
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£403 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £302 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £445 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £15.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+93.38% -45.61%
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
104 135 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.02% 11.61% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 61
Average daily rate £364 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -49.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £34.40 £40.00
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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (20.00%) C++
4 13 (18.57%) Java
5 12 (17.14%) Python
5 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (15.71%) Big Data
6 11 (15.71%) Security Testing
6 11 (15.71%) UNIX
6 11 (15.71%) Linux
6 11 (15.71%) .NET
6 11 (15.71%) Perl
6 11 (15.71%) PHP
7 9 (12.86%) Banking
7 9 (12.86%) C#
7 9 (12.86%) Windows
7 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (10.00%) Statistics
9 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.00%) CSS
9 7 (10.00%) HTML
9 7 (10.00%) VBA
10 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (8.57%) SQL
10 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Information Security

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.71%) SAS
1 4 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.14%) MS Office
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.43%) InDesign
5 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Big Data
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.29%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Tester
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Junior
6 4 (5.71%) Fraud Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Junior Tester
6 4 (5.71%) UAT Tester
7 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.86%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (7.14%) jQuery
3 5 (7.14%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) CSS3
5 3 (4.29%) WinForms
6 2 (2.86%) XSLT
6 2 (2.86%) Ajax
6 2 (2.86%) JSP
6 2 (2.86%) DOM
6 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.86%) YUI
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.43%) XSL
7 1 (1.43%) XML
7 1 (1.43%) DHTML
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Statistics
4 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.29%) Derivative
7 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) UNIX
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Security Testing
3 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) Information Security
4 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
4 6 (8.57%) Product Management
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Benchmarking
6 4 (5.71%) Operations Research
6 4 (5.71%) Investment Management
6 4 (5.71%) Time Management
6 4 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
7 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.29%) Coaching
7 3 (4.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) C++
2 13 (18.57%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) Python
4 11 (15.71%) Perl
4 11 (15.71%) PHP
5 9 (12.86%) C#
6 7 (10.00%) VBA
7 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.57%) SQL
8 4 (5.71%) VB
9 2 (2.86%) C
10 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) HNC
1 4 (5.71%) HND
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PMP
2 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) IIBA
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) EMIR
2 3 (4.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.86%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) OpenView
2 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) TSYS
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) HP
4 2 (2.86%) EMC
4 2 (2.86%) NetApp
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.86%) Calypso
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) Altiris
5 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago