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 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 50 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 100 104 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.33% 3.81% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.14% 18.84% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.38 £11.38 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.16% -5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £15.35 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +34.65%
Degree
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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
473 552 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.73% 20.21% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 274 242
Average daily rate £338 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 18
Average hourly rate £29.17 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.05% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £22.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 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
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 1 July 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 1 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
Glasgow 0 39 £375 +21.35% 28
Edinburgh -5 30 £375 +3.44% 36
Renfrewshire +16 14 £337 +3.94%
West Lothian -3 9 £375 - 2
Fife -5 6 - - 4
North Lanarkshire - 6 £550 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Degree
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Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 (35.68%) Finance
2 61 (26.87%) Computer Science
3 46 (20.26%) SQL
4 41 (18.06%) Windows
4 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
5 38 (16.74%) Project Management
5 38 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (14.10%) ITIL
7 30 (13.22%) Linux
8 29 (12.78%) Banking
9 28 (12.33%) Security Cleared
9 28 (12.33%) Active Directory
10 26 (11.45%) Java
11 24 (10.57%) MS Excel
11 24 (10.57%) SC Cleared
12 23 (10.13%) .NET
13 22 (9.69%) SQL Server
14 21 (9.25%) HTML
14 21 (9.25%) PRINCE2
14 21 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (8.81%) SharePoint
16 18 (7.93%) JavaScript
16 18 (7.93%) XML
16 18 (7.93%) Data Modelling
16 18 (7.93%) Information Security
16 18 (7.93%) Data Analysis
17 17 (7.49%) MS Office
18 16 (7.05%) OO
19 15 (6.61%) Oracle
19 15 (6.61%) SAN

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.08%) SAS
2 7 (3.08%) CMS
3 6 (2.64%) IIS
4 5 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.76%) JBoss
6 3 (1.32%) Lync
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.49%) MS Office
3 10 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.08%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Maximo
1 2 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.44%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) SAN
2 10 (4.41%) Internet
2 10 (4.41%) IPsec
3 9 (3.96%) NAS
3 9 (3.96%) DNS
4 8 (3.52%) LDAP
5 6 (2.64%) DHCP
5 6 (2.64%) Intranet
6 4 (1.76%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.32%) VPN
7 3 (1.32%) Firewall
7 3 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.88%) IPv4
8 2 (0.88%) Network Security
8 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.88%) X.500
8 2 (0.88%) ATM
8 2 (0.88%) VoIP
9 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) QlikView
6 2 (0.88%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.88%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.64%) Cucumber
2 6 (2.64%) Hudson
3 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.32%) Ant
4 3 (1.32%) JUnit
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.88%) Toad
5 2 (0.88%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (35.68%) Finance
2 29 (12.78%) Banking
3 15 (6.61%) Marketing
4 10 (4.41%) Retail
5 8 (3.52%) Publishing
6 6 (2.64%) Law
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (21.15%) Analyst
2 41 (18.06%) Developer
3 13 (5.73%) Architect
4 11 (4.85%) Project Manager
5 9 (3.96%) Information Analyst
5 9 (3.96%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (3.52%) Data Analyst
7 7 (3.08%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.08%) Administrator
7 7 (3.08%) Security Analyst
7 7 (3.08%) Software Developer
7 7 (3.08%) Consultant
7 7 (3.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (3.08%) SAS Analyst
7 7 (3.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 6 (2.64%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (2.64%) Python Developer
8 6 (2.64%) Senior Developer
8 6 (2.64%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.13%) .NET
2 21 (9.25%) HTML
3 18 (7.93%) XML
4 14 (6.17%) CSS
5 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.08%) Web Services
6 7 (3.08%) HTML5
7 6 (2.64%) CSS3
7 6 (2.64%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.20%) jQuery
8 5 (2.20%) DOM
8 5 (2.20%) JAXB
8 5 (2.20%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.76%) Spring
9 4 (1.76%) J2EE
10 3 (1.32%) JSP
10 3 (1.32%) Cocoa
10 3 (1.32%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (1.32%) Core Animation
11 2 (0.88%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.87%) Computer Science
2 38 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.41%) Clustering
5 8 (3.52%) Copywriting
6 7 (3.08%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.64%) Wiki
8 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.76%) User Experience
9 4 (1.76%) Social Media
9 4 (1.76%) GIS
9 4 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.32%) PMI
10 3 (1.32%) Replication
10 3 (1.32%) Economics
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.06%) Windows
2 30 (13.22%) Linux
3 14 (6.17%) UNIX
4 12 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.41%) Solaris
5 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.64%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.88%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.74%) Project Management
2 32 (14.10%) ITIL
3 21 (9.25%) PRINCE2
3 21 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (7.93%) Information Security
4 18 (7.93%) Data Analysis
4 18 (7.93%) Data Modelling
5 16 (7.05%) OO
6 15 (6.61%) Change Management
6 15 (6.61%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.17%) Asset Management
7 14 (6.17%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.29%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.29%) SDLC
8 12 (5.29%) Time Management
9 11 (4.85%) TOGAF
9 11 (4.85%) Validation
9 11 (4.85%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.26%) SQL
2 26 (11.45%) Java
3 18 (7.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.41%) C#
5 8 (3.52%) Python
6 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.64%) C++
6 6 (2.64%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.64%) VBA
6 6 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.20%) VBScript
8 4 (1.76%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.17%) CISM
4 13 (5.73%) CISSP
4 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.96%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.52%) PMP
7 7 (3.08%) CISMP
8 6 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.64%) HND
9 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.20%) CISA
9 5 (2.20%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.20%) CRISC
10 4 (1.76%) MCITP
10 4 (1.76%) ISEB
10 4 (1.76%) MCSE
10 4 (1.76%) MCSA
11 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.76%) COBIT
4 3 (1.32%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.88%) SLA
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.88%) Samba
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.44%) Squid
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) UAG
5 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.08%) Netcool
2 7 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.76%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.44%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.61%) Oracle
3 14 (6.17%) HP
4 13 (5.73%) Citrix
5 9 (3.96%) VMware
6 8 (3.52%) Veritas
7 6 (2.64%) Cisco
8 5 (2.20%) Adobe
8 5 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.76%) Google
10 3 (1.32%) Sun
10 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.32%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.88%) Sybase
11 2 (0.88%) SAP
11 2 (0.88%) Cognos
11 2 (0.88%) CommVault
11 2 (0.88%) Dell
11 2 (0.88%) EMC
11 2 (0.88%) AppSense
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