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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 50 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 101 120 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.17% 4.35% 4.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.63% 20.03% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 44
Average daily rate
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£389 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £535 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £23.30 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
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
467 599 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.64% 21.70% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 291 187
Average daily rate £338 £348 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 26
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh -12 32 £375 +1.35% 36
Glasgow -9 28 £350 +16.66% 28
Renfrewshire +12 11 £384 +9.95% 1
North Lanarkshire -2 7 £550 -
West Lothian -6 7 £375 - 1
Fife -6 4 - - 2
Dundee -10 4 £450 - 1
Aberdeen -3 3 £356 -15.43% 2
Stirling +1 2 £325 -35.00% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 81 (35.84%) Finance
2 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
3 42 (18.58%) SQL
4 41 (18.14%) Microsoft
5 40 (17.70%) Windows
5 40 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (15.93%) Project Management
7 30 (13.27%) Banking
8 29 (12.83%) Linux
9 28 (12.39%) ITIL
9 28 (12.39%) Java
10 27 (11.95%) Active Directory
11 26 (11.50%) Security Cleared
12 22 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
12 22 (9.73%) PRINCE2
13 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
13 20 (8.85%) .NET
13 20 (8.85%) Data Modelling
13 20 (8.85%) SC Cleared
14 19 (8.41%) HTML
14 19 (8.41%) SharePoint
14 19 (8.41%) Information Security
15 18 (7.96%) OO
15 18 (7.96%) Data Analysis
16 17 (7.52%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.52%) JavaScript
17 16 (7.08%) VMware
17 16 (7.08%) Business Analysis
18 15 (6.64%) Citrix

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.10%) SAS
3 5 (2.21%) IIS
3 5 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.77%) CMS
5 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.33%) Lync
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) JBoss
6 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.88%) Drupal
6 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.75%) MS Office
3 8 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.65%) MS Project
5 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.88%) Maximo
1 2 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.75%) SAN
2 11 (4.87%) Internet
2 11 (4.87%) DNS
3 8 (3.54%) LDAP
3 8 (3.54%) IPsec
4 7 (3.10%) NAS
5 6 (2.65%) DHCP
5 6 (2.65%) Intranet
6 5 (2.21%) VPN
6 5 (2.21%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.77%) Firewall
8 3 (1.33%) X.500
9 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.88%) Network Security
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.88%) VoIP
9 2 (0.88%) WAN
9 2 (0.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.88%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.88%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.88%) QlikView
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Hudson
1 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.10%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.77%) Ant
5 3 (1.33%) JUnit
5 3 (1.33%) JIRA
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.88%) Trac
6 2 (0.88%) Toad
6 2 (0.88%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.44%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.44%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
General
1 81 (35.84%) Finance
2 30 (13.27%) Banking
3 13 (5.75%) Marketing
4 8 (3.54%) Publishing
5 7 (3.10%) Retail
6 6 (2.65%) Law
7 5 (2.21%) Legal
8 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (21.24%) Analyst
2 38 (16.81%) Developer
3 14 (6.19%) Architect
3 14 (6.19%) Project Manager
4 9 (3.98%) Java Developer
4 9 (3.98%) Information Analyst
5 8 (3.54%) Security Analyst
5 8 (3.54%) Data Analyst
5 8 (3.54%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (3.10%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (3.10%) Python Developer
6 7 (3.10%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 7 (3.10%) Consultant
6 7 (3.10%) SAS Analyst
7 6 (2.65%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.21%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.21%) Test Analyst
8 5 (2.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (2.21%) Administrator
8 5 (2.21%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.85%) .NET
2 19 (8.41%) HTML
3 14 (6.19%) CSS
3 14 (6.19%) XML
4 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.98%) Web Services
6 8 (3.54%) HTML5
7 7 (3.10%) CSS3
8 6 (2.65%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.21%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.21%) Spring
9 5 (2.21%) J2EE
9 5 (2.21%) jQuery
10 3 (1.33%) DOM
10 3 (1.33%) JAXB
10 3 (1.33%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.88%) YUI
11 2 (0.88%) Ajax
11 2 (0.88%) JSP
12 1 (0.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
2 40 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.98%) Clustering
5 8 (3.54%) Copywriting
6 7 (3.10%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.65%) Wiki
7 6 (2.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.65%) Replication
8 5 (2.21%) Statistics
9 4 (1.77%) User Experience
9 4 (1.77%) GIS
10 3 (1.33%) Economics
10 3 (1.33%) PKI
10 3 (1.33%) Social Media
10 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.70%) Windows
2 29 (12.83%) Linux
3 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.31%) UNIX
4 12 (5.31%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.54%) Solaris
7 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.77%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.33%) Android
10 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.93%) Project Management
2 28 (12.39%) ITIL
3 22 (9.73%) PRINCE2
3 22 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.85%) Data Modelling
5 19 (8.41%) Information Security
6 18 (7.96%) Data Analysis
6 18 (7.96%) OO
7 17 (7.52%) Software Engineering
8 16 (7.08%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.75%) Risk Management
9 13 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (5.75%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.31%) TDD
11 11 (4.87%) Asset Management
11 11 (4.87%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.87%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.87%) Time Management
12 10 (4.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.58%) SQL
2 28 (12.39%) Java
3 17 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.42%) C#
5 9 (3.98%) Python
6 7 (3.10%) C++
7 6 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.65%) VBA
8 5 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.77%) VBScript
9 4 (1.77%) C
10 3 (1.33%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) XPath
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.75%) CISSP
4 13 (5.75%) CISM
5 8 (3.54%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.10%) PMP
6 7 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.10%) MCSE
6 7 (3.10%) CISMP
7 6 (2.65%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.65%) HND
7 6 (2.65%) ISEB
7 6 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.21%) CISA
8 5 (2.21%) CRISC
9 4 (1.77%) Sun Certification
10 3 (1.33%) MCTS
11 2 (0.88%) MCITP
11 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (1.77%) COBIT
4 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (11.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.33%) XenApp
4 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.33%) vSphere
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.88%) Samba
5 2 (0.88%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) Squid
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.44%) UAG
6 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.21%) Netcool
2 5 (2.21%) SCCM
2 5 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.33%) Nagios
4 2 (0.88%) Puppet
4 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.44%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) VMware
3 15 (6.64%) Citrix
4 13 (5.75%) Oracle
5 10 (4.42%) Cisco
5 10 (4.42%) HP
6 6 (2.65%) Veritas
7 5 (2.21%) Adobe
8 4 (1.77%) Sun
8 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.77%) Remedy
9 3 (1.33%) AppSense
9 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.33%) Google
10 2 (0.88%) ESRI
10 2 (0.88%) Opsware
10 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.88%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.88%) NetApp
10 2 (0.88%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago