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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 17 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.93% 12.59% 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.86% 22.37% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £433 £424 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +30.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.56% +15.34%
Degree
Devon

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
59 76 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 58.42% 56.30% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 14
Average daily rate £420 £398 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +44.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (40.00%) Spock
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) ISO 14001
4 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Groovy
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Confluence
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) IntelliJ
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (40.00%) Spock
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 14001
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian