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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / Scotland
Rank 33 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 84 97 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.80% 3.75% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.55% 20.46% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 48
Median daily rate £325 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £492 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £24.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +34.37%

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
275 474 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.71% 18.30% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 232 259
Median daily rate £338 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.75 £16.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £15.25 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.14 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +40 46 £225 -51.35% 23
Glasgow -4 23 £344 +37.50% 10
Dundee - 4 £185 - 3
Aberdeen -5 3 £350 - 1
Renfrewshire -6 3 £325 -14.47% 1
West Lothian -6 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Stirling +4 1 £105 -78.35%
Highlands -1 1 £385 -
Fife - 1 £320 - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 118 (48.16%) Computer Science
2 66 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.67%) Java
3 58 (23.67%) Microsoft
4 55 (22.45%) Windows
5 45 (18.37%) Security Cleared
6 44 (17.96%) Scrum
7 43 (17.55%) Finance
8 42 (17.14%) Active Directory
9 38 (15.51%) MS Excel
9 38 (15.51%) SC Cleared
10 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (14.29%) ITIL
12 34 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (13.06%) JavaScript
14 31 (12.65%) Project Management
15 30 (12.24%) SQL
16 29 (11.84%) Python
16 29 (11.84%) Linux
16 29 (11.84%) Management Information System
17 28 (11.43%) Migration
17 28 (11.43%) Windows Server
18 27 (11.02%) HP
19 26 (10.61%) PowerShell
20 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (9.80%) LAN
21 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
21 24 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (9.39%) AngularJS

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 22 (8.98%) OpenStack
2 19 (7.76%) GeoServer
3 17 (6.94%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.53%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.67%) IIS
6 6 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (2.45%) SAS
7 5 (2.04%) CMS
7 5 (2.04%) JBoss
8 4 (1.63%) Moodle
9 3 (1.22%) Blackboard Learn
9 3 (1.22%) Jadu
10 2 (0.82%) Confluence
11 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 38 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.90%) MS Office
3 6 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.35%) Office 365
2 4 (1.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.80%) LAN
2 21 (8.57%) WAN
3 16 (6.53%) Skype
4 14 (5.71%) Wireless
5 13 (5.31%) Firewall
6 9 (3.67%) Internet
7 8 (3.27%) VLAN
8 7 (2.86%) DHCP
8 7 (2.86%) DNS
8 7 (2.86%) HTTP
9 6 (2.45%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.45%) Intranet
9 6 (2.45%) IPsec
9 6 (2.45%) NAS
9 6 (2.45%) OSPF
9 6 (2.45%) SAN
10 5 (2.04%) BGP
10 5 (2.04%) BIG-IP
10 5 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.98%) Relational Database
1 22 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.94%) GIS
3 8 (3.27%) MySQL
4 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.45%) Spatial Data
5 5 (2.04%) Big Data
5 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.82%) QlikView
8 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (7.35%) JIRA
2 12 (4.90%) Cucumber
2 12 (4.90%) Gradle
2 12 (4.90%) JBehave
2 12 (4.90%) Maven
3 9 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.27%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.45%) Selenium
7 4 (1.63%) Subversion
8 3 (1.22%) Moq
8 3 (1.22%) NUnit
8 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.82%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.82%) Xcode
10 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (17.55%) Finance
2 11 (4.49%) Banking
3 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.04%) Marketing
4 4 (1.63%) Legal
4 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.22%) Games
5 3 (1.22%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (25.71%) Developer
2 33 (13.47%) Analyst
3 18 (7.35%) Architect
4 16 (6.53%) Consultant
5 13 (5.31%) Java Developer
6 11 (4.49%) Network Engineer
6 11 (4.49%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.08%) Junior
8 9 (3.67%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (3.67%) Data Analyst
8 9 (3.67%) Messaging Specialist
8 9 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.27%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.27%) Data Architect
10 7 (2.86%) Lync Specialist
10 7 (2.86%) Office 365 Specialist
11 6 (2.45%) GIS Architect
11 6 (2.45%) GIS Web Developer
11 6 (2.45%) Mobility Specialist
11 6 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.39%) AngularJS
2 19 (7.76%) .NET
2 19 (7.76%) Leaflet
2 19 (7.76%) OpenLayers
2 19 (7.76%) PostGIS
3 18 (7.35%) Web Services
4 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.90%) HTML
6 11 (4.49%) CSS
6 11 (4.49%) XML
7 10 (4.08%) Spring
8 8 (3.27%) WSDL
9 7 (2.86%) RESTful
9 7 (2.86%) XML Messaging
10 6 (2.45%) JSP
11 5 (2.04%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.04%) CSS3
11 5 (2.04%) HTML5
11 5 (2.04%) J2EE
12 4 (1.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 118 (48.16%) Computer Science
2 34 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (11.84%) Management Information System
4 21 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.90%) Mobile App
7 11 (4.49%) Clustering
8 9 (3.67%) User Experience
9 6 (2.45%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.45%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.45%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.45%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) Fintech
10 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.63%) VLE
11 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.22%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.82%) iPad
12 2 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.45%) Windows
2 29 (11.84%) Linux
3 28 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.35%) Apple iOS
7 17 (6.94%) Android
7 17 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (2.45%) Solaris
9 6 (2.45%) Unix
10 1 (0.41%) CatOS
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.96%) Scrum
3 35 (14.29%) ITIL
4 31 (12.65%) Project Management
5 28 (11.43%) Migration
6 25 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 22 (8.98%) TDD
9 20 (8.16%) Web Development
10 18 (7.35%) Analytics
11 17 (6.94%) BDD
12 16 (6.53%) Business Analysis
12 16 (6.53%) Network Design
12 16 (6.53%) Open Source
13 15 (6.12%) Load Balancing
14 14 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.71%) OO
14 14 (5.71%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.90%) Software Distribution
16 11 (4.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.67%) Java
2 32 (13.06%) JavaScript
3 30 (12.24%) SQL
4 29 (11.84%) Python
5 26 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.71%) C#
7 7 (2.86%) C++
8 4 (1.63%) PHP
9 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.22%) C
10 2 (0.82%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) Jython
11 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.51%) SC Cleared
3 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.57%) MCSE
5 12 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.49%) CCNP
7 9 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.86%) CCIE
9 6 (2.45%) CCNA
9 6 (2.45%) ISEB
9 6 (2.45%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.22%) CCDP
11 3 (1.22%) CCIP
11 3 (1.22%) CCSA
11 3 (1.22%) CCSE
11 3 (1.22%) CEH
11 3 (1.22%) CISSP
11 3 (1.22%) MCAD
11 3 (1.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
2 9 (3.67%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.22%) FATCA
4 1 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) Firmware
5 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 7 (2.86%) Ansible
3 6 (2.45%) Netcool
3 6 (2.45%) SCCM
3 6 (2.45%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Cacti
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 58 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.02%) HP
3 20 (8.16%) ESRI
4 16 (6.53%) Cisco
5 12 (4.90%) Oracle
6 8 (3.27%) Citrix
6 8 (3.27%) Juniper
7 7 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.45%) IronPort
8 6 (2.45%) Veritas
9 5 (2.04%) F5
9 5 (2.04%) VMware
10 4 (1.63%) AppSense
10 4 (1.63%) Aruba
10 4 (1.63%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.63%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.63%) Tableau
11 3 (1.22%) Blackboard
11 3 (1.22%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.22%) Splunk