The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 22 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.78% 12.87% 3.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 24.07% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £385 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% -7.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.07% +46.66%
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 Exeter region.

Qualifications Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 108 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 39.58% 53.47% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 92 21
Average daily rate £360 £378 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Degree
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 9 (69.23%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (7.69%) User Experience
7 1 (7.69%) Confluence
7 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.69%) Broadband
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
1 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) QA Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Atlassian