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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / Scotland
Rank 39 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 71 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.23% 3.84% 4.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.27% 20.72% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 45
Median daily rate £325 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £482 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £34.40 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%

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
281 473 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.76% 18.56% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 251 244
Median daily rate £340 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £26.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.25 £15.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.75 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +37 36 £281 -33.82% 30
Glasgow 0 19 £338 +27.35% 3
Renfrewshire -3 4 £325 +1.56%
Fife +2 3 £285 -10.93%
Dundee -1 3 £185 +37.03% 2
Aberdeen -7 3 £350 - 2
West Lothian -5 2 £338 +31.06% 1
Stirling +2 1 £105 -78.35%
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 110 (43.82%) Computer Science
2 80 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (23.51%) Microsoft
4 56 (22.31%) Java
4 56 (22.31%) Windows
5 52 (20.72%) Scrum
6 51 (20.32%) Security Cleared
7 44 (17.53%) Active Directory
8 42 (16.73%) SC Cleared
9 40 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 38 (15.14%) JavaScript
10 38 (15.14%) ITIL
11 37 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (14.34%) Finance
13 33 (13.15%) Project Management
13 33 (13.15%) Python
14 31 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (11.95%) HP
15 30 (11.95%) AngularJS
16 29 (11.55%) Windows Server
17 28 (11.16%) SQL
17 28 (11.16%) Migration
17 28 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (11.16%) ESRI
18 27 (10.76%) PostGIS
18 27 (10.76%) GeoServer
18 27 (10.76%) OpenLayers
18 27 (10.76%) Leaflet
19 26 (10.36%) PowerShell
19 26 (10.36%) TDD

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 27 (10.76%) GeoServer
2 22 (8.76%) OpenStack
3 17 (6.77%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.37%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.59%) IIS
6 8 (3.19%) JBoss
7 6 (2.39%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.59%) Apache
8 4 (1.59%) CMS
8 4 (1.59%) Moodle
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.59%) SAS
8 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.20%) Blackboard Learn
9 3 (1.20%) Jadu
Applications
1 40 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.38%) MS Office
3 9 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.56%) LAN
2 21 (8.37%) WAN
3 16 (6.37%) Skype
4 12 (4.78%) Firewall
4 12 (4.78%) Wireless
5 9 (3.59%) Internet
6 8 (3.19%) VLAN
7 7 (2.79%) HTTP
7 7 (2.79%) SAN
8 6 (2.39%) DHCP
8 6 (2.39%) DNS
8 6 (2.39%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.39%) Intranet
8 6 (2.39%) IPsec
8 6 (2.39%) NAS
8 6 (2.39%) VPN
9 5 (1.99%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.99%) Network Security
9 5 (1.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.37%) GIS
3 20 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.39%) MySQL
4 6 (2.39%) Spatial Data
5 5 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.59%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.80%) Big Data
8 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.80%) QlikView
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (9.56%) JIRA
2 16 (6.37%) Cucumber
2 16 (6.37%) Gradle
2 16 (6.37%) JBehave
2 16 (6.37%) Maven
3 11 (4.38%) Artifactory
3 11 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.20%) Moq
5 3 (1.20%) NUnit
5 3 (1.20%) Selenium
5 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.80%) Xcode
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) Grunt
7 1 (0.40%) gulp
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (14.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.38%) Banking
3 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.99%) Retail
5 4 (1.59%) Legal
5 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Games
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (27.49%) Developer
2 35 (13.94%) Analyst
3 24 (9.56%) Architect
4 15 (5.98%) Web Developer
5 14 (5.58%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.18%) Consultant
7 12 (4.78%) Data Architect
7 12 (4.78%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.38%) Analyst Developer
9 10 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.98%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.59%) Messaging Specialist
11 8 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.79%) Lync Specialist
12 7 (2.79%) Office 365 Specialist
12 7 (2.79%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.39%) GIS Architect
13 6 (2.39%) GIS Web Developer
13 6 (2.39%) Mobility Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.95%) AngularJS
2 27 (10.76%) Leaflet
2 27 (10.76%) OpenLayers
2 27 (10.76%) PostGIS
3 19 (7.57%) .NET
4 14 (5.58%) Web Services
5 13 (5.18%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.38%) HTML
7 10 (3.98%) CSS
7 10 (3.98%) XML
8 8 (3.19%) J2EE
8 8 (3.19%) JSP
8 8 (3.19%) WSDL
9 7 (2.79%) RESTful
9 7 (2.79%) Spring
9 7 (2.79%) XML Messaging
10 5 (1.99%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.99%) CSS3
10 5 (1.99%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 110 (43.82%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.16%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.57%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.58%) Mobile App
6 13 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.98%) Clustering
8 7 (2.79%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.79%) User Experience
9 6 (2.39%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.99%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.99%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.59%) Fintech
11 4 (1.59%) VLE
12 3 (1.20%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.20%) EPoS
12 3 (1.20%) LIMS
12 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.31%) Windows
2 29 (11.55%) Windows Server
3 25 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.56%) Linux
4 24 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.77%) Apple iOS
5 17 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.37%) Android
7 7 (2.79%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (2.39%) Solaris
9 2 (0.80%) Unix
10 1 (0.40%) CatOS
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.72%) Scrum
3 38 (15.14%) ITIL
4 33 (13.15%) Project Management
5 28 (11.16%) Migration
5 28 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (10.36%) TDD
7 23 (9.16%) BDD
7 23 (9.16%) Open Source
8 20 (7.97%) Web Development
9 19 (7.57%) PRINCE2
10 16 (6.37%) Business Analysis
10 16 (6.37%) Load Balancing
10 16 (6.37%) Network Design
10 16 (6.37%) OO
11 14 (5.58%) Software Distribution
12 13 (5.18%) OOD
12 13 (5.18%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.78%) Application Packaging
13 12 (4.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.31%) Java
2 38 (15.14%) JavaScript
3 33 (13.15%) Python
4 28 (11.16%) SQL
5 26 (10.36%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.98%) C#
7 5 (1.99%) C++
8 4 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (0.80%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.80%) C
9 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.40%) Lua
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) R
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (20.32%) Security Cleared
2 42 (16.73%) SC Cleared
3 37 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.37%) MCSE
5 11 (4.38%) CCNP
5 11 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.79%) CCIE
7 7 (2.79%) ISEB
7 7 (2.79%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.99%) CCNA
8 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.59%) MCTS
10 3 (1.20%) CCDP
10 3 (1.20%) CCIP
10 3 (1.20%) CCSA
10 3 (1.20%) CCSE
10 3 (1.20%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.20%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) QA
2 10 (3.98%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.20%) FATCA
4 3 (1.20%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) HDFS
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (4.38%) Ansible
3 8 (3.19%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.39%) Netcool
4 6 (2.39%) SCCM
4 6 (2.39%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.80%) Nagios
6 2 (0.80%) OVPA
7 1 (0.40%) Cacti
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 59 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.95%) HP
3 28 (11.16%) ESRI
4 15 (5.98%) Cisco
4 15 (5.98%) Oracle
5 10 (3.98%) Citrix
6 8 (3.19%) Juniper
7 7 (2.79%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.79%) VMware
8 6 (2.39%) IronPort
8 6 (2.39%) Veritas
9 5 (1.99%) AppSense
9 5 (1.99%) F5
10 4 (1.59%) Apple
10 4 (1.59%) Aruba
10 4 (1.59%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.59%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.59%) Tableau
11 3 (1.20%) Blackboard
11 3 (1.20%) Fortinet
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