The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 41 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 3.81% 4.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 6.85% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £330 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £350 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.56% +15.34%
Degree
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
234 292 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.66% 55.62% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 156 55
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.91% +111.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £30.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.14 £44.85 £40.00
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 Gloucestershire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury -1 3 £280 - 1
Cheltenham 0 2 - - 14
Cirencester 0 1 £425 -
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 9 (23.08%) C++
4 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 9 (23.08%) Finance
5 8 (20.51%) C#
5 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
7 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 6 (15.38%) HNC
7 6 (15.38%) HND
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.38%) MVVM
7 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (15.38%) WCF
7 6 (15.38%) WPF
8 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Information Management
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 5 (12.82%) MS Project
3 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) Broadband
3 1 (2.56%) GSM
3 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.56%) IPv4
3 1 (2.56%) IPv6
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) MPLS
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) UMTS
3 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) JBehave
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) JMeter
3 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Avionics
3 1 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Integration Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Support Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) webMethods Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
1 6 (15.38%) WCF
1 6 (15.38%) WPF
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) JSF
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (2.56%) Leaflet
4 1 (2.56%) RichFaces
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Struts
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.69%) PMI
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.56%) Fintech
7 1 (2.56%) NHS
7 1 (2.56%) Social Media
7 1 (2.56%) Statistics
7 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) MVVM
3 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) Information Management
4 5 (12.82%) SDLC
4 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C++
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (5.13%) VB6
5 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) HNC
3 6 (15.38%) HND
4 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) ISEB
6 3 (7.69%) APMG
6 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (5.13%) MAPM
7 2 (5.13%) MBA
8 1 (2.56%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (2.56%) BICSI RCDD
8 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) Basel II
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) webMethods
4 3 (7.69%) ESRI
5 2 (5.13%) CA
5 2 (5.13%) Capita
5 2 (5.13%) Casewise
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Teradata
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) BT
6 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) VMware