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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 37 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 124 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.24% 4.21% 4.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.55% 22.34% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 33
Average daily rate
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£347 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.86 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.97% -55.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +19.56%
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
467 461 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.95% 18.84% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 219 177
Average daily rate £350 £327 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 11
Average hourly rate £29.09 £17.86 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.84% -55.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.75 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Glasgow +4 38 £363 +20.83% 27
Edinburgh -6 36 £325 +25.00% 34
Renfrewshire +6 19 £347 +39.41%
Stirling -4 6 £400 - 1
Aberdeen -5 5 £250 -28.57% 1
Fife -1 4 £340 - 4
West Lothian -3 3 - - 2
Dundee +4 2 £210 -20.00% 5
North Lanarkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £275 -26.66%
Ayrshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Degree
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Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 84 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 54 (22.69%) Finance
3 52 (21.85%) SQL
4 44 (18.49%) Windows
5 40 (16.81%) Linux
5 40 (16.81%) Project Management
6 39 (16.39%) HTML
7 36 (15.13%) Microsoft
8 35 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (13.87%) JavaScript
10 32 (13.45%) Java
11 30 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (12.18%) CSS
12 29 (12.18%) ITIL
13 28 (11.76%) .NET
13 28 (11.76%) Banking
14 27 (11.34%) MS Excel
15 26 (10.92%) Security Cleared
16 25 (10.50%) Active Directory
17 24 (10.08%) SQL Server
17 24 (10.08%) SC Cleared
18 20 (8.40%) jQuery
18 20 (8.40%) HTML5
19 18 (7.56%) CSS3
19 18 (7.56%) SAN
20 17 (7.14%) PRINCE2
20 17 (7.14%) Information Security
21 16 (6.72%) MS Office
21 16 (6.72%) Oracle
21 16 (6.72%) Time Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.94%) CMS
3 6 (2.52%) IIS
4 4 (1.68%) JBoss
5 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.84%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) Lync
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
Applications
1 27 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.72%) MS Office
3 10 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.10%) MS Project
5 4 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.84%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.84%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.42%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.42%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Tridion
1 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.56%) SAN
2 13 (5.46%) IPsec
3 12 (5.04%) NAS
4 11 (4.62%) Internet
5 6 (2.52%) DNS
5 6 (2.52%) LDAP
5 6 (2.52%) Intranet
6 4 (1.68%) DHCP
7 3 (1.26%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.26%) Firewall
7 3 (1.26%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.84%) Network Security
8 2 (0.84%) ATM
9 1 (0.42%) LAN
9 1 (0.42%) VoIP
9 1 (0.42%) WAN
9 1 (0.42%) SNMP
9 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.78%) Big Data
4 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.26%) MySQL
5 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.84%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.84%) IDOL
6 2 (0.84%) MS Access
6 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) JUnit
2 6 (2.52%) Ant
3 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.26%) Selenium
5 2 (0.84%) Toad
5 2 (0.84%) JIRA
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.42%) Xcode
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) PVCS
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (22.69%) Finance
2 28 (11.76%) Banking
3 6 (2.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.68%) Marketing
5 3 (1.26%) Legal
5 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (26.47%) Developer
2 46 (19.33%) Analyst
3 15 (6.30%) Java Developer
4 14 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.04%) Integration Engineer
7 11 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 11 (4.62%) Architect
8 10 (4.20%) Consultant
8 10 (4.20%) Administrator
9 9 (3.78%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.78%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.36%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.94%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.52%) Service Analyst
12 6 (2.52%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (2.52%) Information Analyst
13 5 (2.10%) Business Architect
13 5 (2.10%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.39%) HTML
2 29 (12.18%) CSS
3 28 (11.76%) .NET
4 20 (8.40%) jQuery
4 20 (8.40%) HTML5
5 18 (7.56%) CSS3
6 12 (5.04%) YUI
6 12 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.04%) XML
7 11 (4.62%) Web Services
8 7 (2.94%) J2EE
8 7 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.10%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.68%) Spring
11 3 (1.26%) Cocoa
11 3 (1.26%) Ajax
11 3 (1.26%) Core Animation
11 3 (1.26%) Cocoa Touch
12 2 (0.84%) JAXB
12 2 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 35 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.30%) Clustering
4 10 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.10%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.68%) Statistics
7 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.26%) User Experience
8 3 (1.26%) Open Source
8 3 (1.26%) Animation
8 3 (1.26%) NHS
8 3 (1.26%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) CESG
9 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.42%) iPhone
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.49%) Windows
2 40 (16.81%) Linux
3 15 (6.30%) UNIX
4 14 (5.88%) Solaris
5 11 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.10%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.26%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.81%) Project Management
2 30 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.18%) ITIL
4 17 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 17 (7.14%) Information Security
5 16 (6.72%) Time Management
6 15 (6.30%) Business Analysis
7 13 (5.46%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.04%) Change Management
8 12 (5.04%) OO
8 12 (5.04%) Data Modelling
8 12 (5.04%) Software Distribution
9 11 (4.62%) Validation
9 11 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.20%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.78%) Migration
11 9 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.78%) Web Development
11 9 (3.78%) Security Testing
12 8 (3.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.85%) SQL
2 33 (13.87%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.45%) Java
4 13 (5.46%) C#
4 13 (5.46%) Perl
5 11 (4.62%) C++
5 11 (4.62%) Python
6 10 (4.20%) PHP
6 10 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.68%) VBA
8 4 (1.68%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.68%) VBScript
8 4 (1.68%) VB
8 4 (1.68%) C
9 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.04%) CISSP
5 9 (3.78%) CISM
6 8 (3.36%) PMP
6 8 (3.36%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.36%) Sun Certification
7 6 (2.52%) HND
7 6 (2.52%) MCSE
7 6 (2.52%) CISMP
8 5 (2.10%) MCITP
9 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.68%) MCSA
9 4 (1.68%) ISEB
9 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) NFS
3 2 (0.84%) Samba
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) Squid
4 1 (0.42%) Firmware
4 1 (0.42%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (4.62%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.62%) Netcool
3 4 (1.68%) SCCM
3 4 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.72%) Oracle
3 14 (5.88%) Citrix
4 12 (5.04%) Veritas
5 9 (3.78%) VMware
6 8 (3.36%) Sun
6 8 (3.36%) HP
7 6 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.68%) Cisco
9 3 (1.26%) IBM
9 3 (1.26%) SAP
9 3 (1.26%) EMC
9 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.26%) NetApp
9 3 (1.26%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.84%) Google
10 2 (0.84%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.84%) Symantec
10 2 (0.84%) CommVault
10 2 (0.84%) Adobe
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