The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 July 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 39 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 116 102 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.63% 3.19% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.70% 21.43% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 53
Median daily rate £325 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £267 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £467 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.69% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.20 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £16.90 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Degree
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
511 476 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.37% 14.87% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 235 313
Median daily rate £325 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 41 £475 +26.66% 29
Glasgow +3 27 £325 -13.33% 17
Renfrewshire -3 27 £325 -15.30%
Dundee +4 5 £113 - 1
West Lothian +3 4 £385 +2.66%
Fife +5 2 £323 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £393 -
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Degree.

1 124 (45.26%) Computer Science
2 91 (33.21%) Security Cleared
3 76 (27.74%) Microsoft
4 69 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (24.09%) Windows
6 64 (23.36%) SC Cleared
7 56 (20.44%) Finance
8 54 (19.71%) Project Management
8 54 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 53 (19.34%) ITIL
9 53 (19.34%) Java
10 48 (17.52%) PowerShell
11 45 (16.42%) Active Directory
11 45 (16.42%) HP
12 42 (15.33%) OpenStack
13 40 (14.60%) MS Excel
14 39 (14.23%) Windows Server
15 38 (13.87%) SQL
16 36 (13.14%) SQL Server
17 33 (12.04%) Scrum
18 32 (11.68%) MCSE
19 31 (11.31%) JavaScript
20 29 (10.58%) Python
20 29 (10.58%) Migration
20 29 (10.58%) Office 365
21 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (9.85%) Linux
22 26 (9.49%) MS Exchange
22 26 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
23 25 (9.12%) C#

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (15.33%) OpenStack
2 26 (9.49%) MS Exchange
3 24 (8.76%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (7.30%) Skype for Business
6 18 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (6.57%) GeoServer
7 15 (5.47%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (2.92%) Apache
9 7 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.55%) IIS
9 7 (2.55%) JBoss
9 7 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.19%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.46%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Eikon
3 1 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.58%) Office 365
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.93%) Skype
2 10 (3.65%) SAN
3 9 (3.28%) DNS
4 8 (2.92%) NetScaler
5 7 (2.55%) Firewall
6 5 (1.82%) HTTP
6 5 (1.82%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.82%) WAN
7 4 (1.46%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.46%) LAN
7 4 (1.46%) LDAP
7 4 (1.46%) Network Security
7 4 (1.46%) X.500
8 3 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.09%) SSL
8 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.09%) VPN
9 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.73%) IPsec
9 2 (0.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.01%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.65%) GIS
4 9 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.55%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.19%) MarkLogic
8 5 (1.82%) DB2
8 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.09%) QlikView
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.73%) MySQL
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (4.74%) JIRA
2 11 (4.01%) Maven
2 11 (4.01%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.28%) Artifactory
3 9 (3.28%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.28%) Gradle
3 9 (3.28%) JBehave
3 9 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.09%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.73%) Ant
6 2 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.73%) MSI
6 2 (0.73%) Selenium
6 2 (0.73%) Subversion
7 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.36%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 56 (20.44%) Finance
2 15 (5.47%) Banking
3 12 (4.38%) Legal
4 7 (2.55%) French Language
4 7 (2.55%) German Language
5 6 (2.19%) Retail
6 5 (1.82%) Front Office
6 5 (1.82%) Games
7 4 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.46%) Marketing
8 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Avionics
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (21.90%) Developer
2 27 (9.85%) Analyst
3 23 (8.39%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.20%) Architect
5 14 (5.11%) Java Developer
6 12 (4.38%) Junior
7 9 (3.28%) Consultant
7 9 (3.28%) Web Developer
8 7 (2.55%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (2.55%) Business Analyst
8 7 (2.55%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (2.55%) Data Architect
8 7 (2.55%) Designer
9 6 (2.19%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.19%) Junior Project Manager
9 6 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.19%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (1.82%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (1.82%) Test Analyst
10 5 (1.82%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.12%) .NET
2 18 (6.57%) Leaflet
2 18 (6.57%) OpenLayers
2 18 (6.57%) PostGIS
3 15 (5.47%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.47%) XML
4 13 (4.74%) CSS
4 13 (4.74%) Web Services
5 11 (4.01%) Spring
6 9 (3.28%) Middleware
7 8 (2.92%) jQuery
8 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.55%) HTML
8 7 (2.55%) J2EE
9 6 (2.19%) Ext JS
9 6 (2.19%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.19%) JSP
9 6 (2.19%) Servlets
9 6 (2.19%) WPF
9 6 (2.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (45.26%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.20%) User Experience
5 15 (5.47%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.74%) Data Centre
7 11 (4.01%) Virtual Team
8 9 (3.28%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.55%) Clustering
10 6 (2.19%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.82%) PKI
11 5 (1.82%) Replication
12 4 (1.46%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.09%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.09%) Physics
13 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.73%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 66 (24.09%) Windows
2 39 (14.23%) Windows Server
3 27 (9.85%) Linux
4 26 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.30%) Unix
7 7 (2.55%) AIX
7 7 (2.55%) Android
7 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.19%) Solaris
9 4 (1.46%) HPUX
9 4 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) OS/390
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.71%) Project Management
3 53 (19.34%) ITIL
4 33 (12.04%) Scrum
5 29 (10.58%) Migration
6 23 (8.39%) Analytics
6 23 (8.39%) Change Management
7 19 (6.93%) ITIL V3
8 17 (6.20%) Load Balancing
8 17 (6.20%) Open Source
8 17 (6.20%) Service Delivery
9 16 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (5.84%) Workflow
10 15 (5.47%) OO
10 15 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (5.47%) Six Sigma
11 14 (5.11%) Integration Testing
11 14 (5.11%) TDD
12 13 (4.74%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.34%) Java
2 48 (17.52%) PowerShell
3 38 (13.87%) SQL
4 31 (11.31%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.58%) Python
6 25 (9.12%) C#
7 10 (3.65%) Perl
7 10 (3.65%) VBScript
8 9 (3.28%) C++
9 7 (2.55%) C
9 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.46%) PHP
11 4 (1.46%) VB
11 4 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.73%) COBOL
12 2 (0.73%) PL/1
12 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.73%) RPG
12 2 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (33.21%) Security Cleared
2 64 (23.36%) SC Cleared
3 54 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (11.68%) MCSE
5 8 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.92%) MCP
6 6 (2.19%) ISEB
7 5 (1.82%) CISSP
7 5 (1.82%) MCTS
8 4 (1.46%) CISMP
8 4 (1.46%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.46%) PMP
9 3 (1.09%) MBA
9 3 (1.09%) MCITP
10 2 (0.73%) CCNP
10 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) CCDA
11 1 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.74%) JSP 440
2 10 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.92%) QA
4 5 (1.82%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) RMADS
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.92%) XenApp
2 8 (2.92%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.09%) UAG
5 2 (0.73%) Docker
5 2 (0.73%) Firmware
5 2 (0.73%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.73%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) Samba
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.01%) SCCM
2 9 (3.28%) Ansible
2 9 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (2.55%) OVPA
4 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.73%) Mesos
4 2 (0.73%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.36%) Oozie
5 1 (0.36%) OpenView
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.42%) HP
3 23 (8.39%) Oracle
4 21 (7.66%) Citrix
4 21 (7.66%) VMware
5 18 (6.57%) ESRI
6 13 (4.74%) AppSense
7 12 (4.38%) IronPort
8 7 (2.55%) Nintex
9 6 (2.19%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.82%) Adobe
11 4 (1.46%) Cisco
11 4 (1.46%) Sybase
12 3 (1.09%) Apple
12 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.09%) FrontRange
12 3 (1.09%) IBM
12 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.73%) Altiris
13 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
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