The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 42 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 102 92 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.88% 3.87% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.94% 23.35% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 31
Average daily rate £309 £335 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £19.63 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.10 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
487 394 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.52% 16.59% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 231 171
Average daily rate £326 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.08 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Degree
UK

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 34 £240 -23.20% 26
Glasgow +6 33 £309 -4.92% 10
Aberdeen -1 10 £363 -14.20% 4
Renfrewshire - 7 £249 -
West Lothian 0 3 £365 +2.81%
Dundee - 3 £263 -
Fife +1 1 - - 2
Stirling -5 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £375 -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Scottish Borders - - - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 50 (28.90%) SQL
2 46 (26.59%) Computer Science
3 34 (19.65%) .NET
4 33 (19.08%) Microsoft
5 31 (17.92%) Windows
6 30 (17.34%) Finance
7 28 (16.18%) Project Management
7 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
8 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
9 22 (12.72%) HTML
9 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET
10 20 (11.56%) CSS
10 20 (11.56%) MS Office
10 20 (11.56%) Banking
11 18 (10.40%) C#
11 18 (10.40%) UNIX
11 18 (10.40%) Change Management
12 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
12 17 (9.83%) Oracle
13 16 (9.25%) Java
13 16 (9.25%) ITIL
13 16 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (8.67%) jQuery
14 15 (8.67%) Content Management
15 14 (8.09%) Data Management
15 14 (8.09%) Web Development
16 13 (7.51%) Software Engineering
16 13 (7.51%) Web Services
16 13 (7.51%) Linux
16 13 (7.51%) IIS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (7.51%) IIS
1 13 (7.51%) CMS
2 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.73%) Apache
6 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 20 (11.56%) MS Office
2 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.58%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Agresso
2 5 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.36%) WAN
2 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.05%) LAN
3 7 (4.05%) Firewall
4 5 (2.89%) DNS
5 4 (2.31%) DHCP
6 3 (1.73%) VPN
6 3 (1.73%) SAN
7 2 (1.16%) Internet
7 2 (1.16%) ATM
7 2 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.58%) NAS
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.58%) Modbus
8 1 (0.58%) Profibus
8 1 (0.58%) HSRP
8 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.89%) QlikView
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.31%) MySQL
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.73%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.73%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.16%) Informix
7 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.16%) Big Data
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Subversion
2 5 (2.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.31%) JIRA
4 3 (1.73%) JUnit
4 3 (1.73%) NUnit
5 2 (1.16%) Maven
5 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
6 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.58%) Trac
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.58%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.58%) Ant
6 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.58%) ERwin
6 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
General
1 30 (17.34%) Finance
2 20 (11.56%) Banking
3 9 (5.20%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Publishing
5 4 (2.31%) Electronics
6 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.73%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 40 (23.12%) Developer
2 29 (16.76%) Analyst
3 13 (7.51%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.36%) Web Developer
4 11 (6.36%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.78%) Administrator
6 9 (5.20%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.05%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Consultant
9 5 (2.89%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Architect
10 4 (2.31%) Tester
10 4 (2.31%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.65%) .NET
2 22 (12.72%) HTML
2 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.56%) CSS
4 15 (8.67%) jQuery
5 13 (7.51%) Web Services
6 12 (6.94%) XML
7 11 (6.36%) HTML5
8 9 (5.20%) XHTML
9 7 (4.05%) EDI
10 6 (3.47%) XSLT
11 5 (2.89%) Classic ASP
11 5 (2.89%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.31%) MooTools
13 3 (1.73%) JPA
13 3 (1.73%) SAP PI
13 3 (1.73%) WPF
13 3 (1.73%) Spring
13 3 (1.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.73%) Open Source
4 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.73%) Mechatronics
4 3 (1.73%) Derivative
5 2 (1.16%) Statistics
5 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.16%) Physics
5 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.16%) Equities
5 2 (1.16%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.16%) PMI
5 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.16%) Social Network
5 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.92%) Windows
2 18 (10.40%) UNIX
3 13 (7.51%) Linux
4 10 (5.78%) Windows XP
4 10 (5.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.89%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.16%) Android
8 2 (1.16%) AIX
8 2 (1.16%) HPUX
8 2 (1.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) Project Management
2 18 (10.40%) Change Management
3 16 (9.25%) ITIL
3 16 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (8.67%) Content Management
5 14 (8.09%) Data Management
5 14 (8.09%) Web Development
6 13 (7.51%) Software Engineering
7 12 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.94%) Migration
8 11 (6.36%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.78%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.78%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.20%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.20%) OOD
11 8 (4.62%) OO
11 8 (4.62%) Service Management
11 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.62%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.90%) SQL
2 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 18 (10.40%) C#
4 16 (9.25%) Java
5 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.31%) C++
7 3 (1.73%) C
7 3 (1.73%) PHP
7 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.73%) VBScript
7 3 (1.73%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.73%) VBA
8 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.16%) XQuery
8 2 (1.16%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.58%) AWK
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) SC Cleared
1 10 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.62%) ISEB
3 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.47%) MCSE
4 5 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.89%) CCNP
4 5 (2.89%) HND
5 3 (1.73%) CRISC
5 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.73%) CISA
5 3 (1.73%) CISM
5 3 (1.73%) MCDST
5 3 (1.73%) MCP
6 2 (1.16%) HNC
6 2 (1.16%) CCNA
6 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) QA
3 4 (2.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.16%) EMIR
4 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) XenApp
3 2 (1.16%) vSphere
3 2 (1.16%) KVM
3 2 (1.16%) RHEV
3 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) SCCM
2 3 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.58%) Cacti
4 1 (0.58%) Munin
4 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.83%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) HP
3 7 (4.05%) Informatica
4 5 (2.89%) Citrix
4 5 (2.89%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.31%) SAP
5 4 (2.31%) Cognos
5 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.31%) Remedy
5 4 (2.31%) VMware
6 2 (1.16%) Mitel
6 2 (1.16%) Charles River
6 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.16%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe
6 2 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
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