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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 38 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 157 125 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.25% 4.12% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.90% 25.10% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 51 53
Median daily rate £355 £365 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £516 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +65.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £30.30 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
717 498 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.00% 16.40% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 257 227
Median daily rate £335 £347 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 20
Median hourly rate £37.75 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
Renfrewshire -5 68 £335 -3.59% 5
Glasgow -11 27 £244 -35.00% 25
Edinburgh -12 26 £431 +11.29% 26
West Lothian +9 8 £376 -
Stirling +13 2 £224 -42.25%
Aberdeen +4 2 - -
Dundee +2 1 - - 1
Fife 0 1 £355 +4.41%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £180 -
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
Angus - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 121 (47.45%) Computer Science
2 91 (35.69%) Security Cleared
3 90 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 66 (25.88%) SC Cleared
5 64 (25.10%) Project Management
6 62 (24.31%) Windows
7 61 (23.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (21.57%) Finance
9 50 (19.61%) ITIL
10 47 (18.43%) PowerShell
10 47 (18.43%) OpenStack
11 46 (18.04%) Windows Server
12 44 (17.25%) MS Excel
13 42 (16.47%) HP
14 41 (16.08%) Active Directory
14 41 (16.08%) SQL Server
15 39 (15.29%) SQL
16 34 (13.33%) .NET
16 34 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (12.55%) SharePoint
17 32 (12.55%) MCSE
18 30 (11.76%) Migration
19 29 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
20 28 (10.98%) Office 365
21 27 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (10.20%) ITIL V3
23 25 (9.80%) C#
23 25 (9.80%) Change Management
24 24 (9.41%) Service Delivery
24 24 (9.41%) Java

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 47 (18.43%) OpenStack
2 32 (12.55%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.24%) MS Exchange
4 20 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 19 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (4.71%) IIS
9 8 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.75%) Apache
10 7 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.35%) CMS
12 4 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 44 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.92%) MS Office
3 8 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.78%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.78%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.39%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.06%) Skype
2 13 (5.10%) SAN
3 9 (3.53%) DNS
4 8 (3.14%) NetScaler
5 6 (2.35%) Firewall
6 5 (1.96%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.96%) LDAP
6 5 (1.96%) X.500
7 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.57%) HTTP
7 4 (1.57%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.18%) NAS
9 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.78%) IPsec
9 2 (0.78%) LAN
9 2 (0.78%) OSPF
9 2 (0.78%) SNMP
9 2 (0.78%) SSL
9 2 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.18%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.18%) QlikView
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) MySQL
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.35%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.35%) MSI
4 2 (0.78%) Ant
4 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.78%) JIRA
4 2 (0.78%) Maven
4 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.39%) Moq
5 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Toad
5 1 (0.39%) WatiN
General
1 55 (21.57%) Finance
2 13 (5.10%) Banking
3 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.35%) Legal
4 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.96%) Front Office
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.57%) Publishing
6 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.18%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Avionics
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (14.12%) Developer
2 29 (11.37%) Analyst
3 19 (7.45%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.67%) Consultant
5 11 (4.31%) Architect
6 10 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.53%) SharePoint Engineer
8 8 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (2.75%) BizTalk Developer
9 7 (2.75%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (2.35%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.35%) Test Analyst
11 5 (1.96%) .NET Developer
11 5 (1.96%) Active Directory Engineer
11 5 (1.96%) Junior
11 5 (1.96%) Storage Engineer
12 4 (1.57%) Engineering Specialist
12 4 (1.57%) Messaging Engineer
12 4 (1.57%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.33%) .NET
2 15 (5.88%) XML
3 14 (5.49%) CSS
3 14 (5.49%) Web Services
4 11 (4.31%) jQuery
5 9 (3.53%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.53%) HTML
6 7 (2.75%) Middleware
6 7 (2.75%) WPF
7 6 (2.35%) WinForms
7 6 (2.35%) XSD
7 6 (2.35%) XSLT
8 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.96%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.96%) Spring
9 4 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.57%) REST
10 3 (1.18%) Apache Commons
10 3 (1.18%) Ext JS
10 3 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 121 (47.45%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.92%) User Experience
5 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.35%) PKI
7 5 (1.96%) Clustering
7 5 (1.96%) Replication
8 4 (1.57%) LPAR
8 4 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.18%) DataPower
9 3 (1.18%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Life Science
10 2 (0.78%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.31%) Windows
2 46 (18.04%) Windows Server
3 29 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.06%) Linux
6 17 (6.67%) Unix
7 7 (2.75%) AIX
8 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.18%) Solaris
9 3 (1.18%) zOS
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.10%) Project Management
2 50 (19.61%) ITIL
3 34 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.76%) Migration
5 26 (10.20%) ITIL V3
6 25 (9.80%) Change Management
7 24 (9.41%) Service Delivery
8 22 (8.63%) Analytics
8 22 (8.63%) Six Sigma
9 21 (8.24%) Validation
10 16 (6.27%) OO
11 15 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 15 (5.88%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.71%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.71%) Content Management
13 12 (4.71%) SDLC
13 12 (4.71%) Service Management
13 12 (4.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.43%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.29%) SQL
3 25 (9.80%) C#
4 24 (9.41%) Java
5 13 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.31%) C
6 11 (4.31%) VBScript
7 9 (3.53%) C++
8 8 (3.14%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.75%) VB
10 6 (2.35%) COBOL
10 6 (2.35%) PL/1
11 5 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.78%) Perl
12 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.78%) Python
12 2 (0.78%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 91 (35.69%) Security Cleared
2 66 (25.88%) SC Cleared
3 61 (23.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (12.55%) MCSE
5 17 (6.67%) MCP
6 14 (5.49%) MCTS
7 9 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.75%) ISEB
9 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.18%) MBA
10 3 (1.18%) PMP
11 2 (0.78%) CCNA
11 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.78%) MCITP
11 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.39%) CCDA
12 1 (0.39%) CISSP
12 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.45%) JSP 440
2 9 (3.53%) QA
3 8 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.96%) COBIT
5 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.39%) GAMP
7 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.39%) ISO13485
System Software
1 41 (16.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.14%) XenApp
3 8 (3.14%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.57%) PowerHA
6 3 (1.18%) UAG
7 2 (0.78%) Docker
7 2 (0.78%) Firmware
7 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.78%) Squid
8 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) Samba
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) SCCM
2 8 (3.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.78%) Mesos
4 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.39%) Simpana
4 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 90 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.47%) HP
3 23 (9.02%) VMware
4 21 (8.24%) Citrix
4 21 (8.24%) Oracle
5 12 (4.71%) AppSense
6 11 (4.31%) IronPort
7 7 (2.75%) Adobe
7 7 (2.75%) Nintex
8 6 (2.35%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco
9 4 (1.57%) IBM
10 3 (1.18%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.18%) FrontRange
10 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.78%) Altiris
11 2 (0.78%) Apple
11 2 (0.78%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
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