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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 38 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 113 92 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.06% 3.72% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.21% 24.53% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 29
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £237 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £430 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £11.50 £25.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -54.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
559 375 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.11% 15.18% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 191 156
Average daily rate £347 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +3 38 £248 -29.16% 14
Edinburgh +2 25 £390 -2.50% 30
Renfrewshire - 10 £348 -
Aberdeen -4 8 £310 +25.25% 4
Dundee +6 5 - - 1
West Lothian +4 5 £375 +316.66% 3
Fife +4 3 - - 2
Stirling -11 1 £500 +25.00%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 62 (31.79%) Computer Science
2 47 (24.10%) SQL
3 46 (23.59%) Finance
4 45 (23.08%) Windows
5 40 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 39 (20.00%) Project Management
7 29 (14.87%) .NET
8 28 (14.36%) Java
8 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 23 (11.79%) Linux
11 22 (11.28%) UNIX
12 21 (10.77%) CSS
12 21 (10.77%) MS Office
12 21 (10.77%) JavaScript
12 21 (10.77%) Oracle
13 20 (10.26%) ITIL
14 19 (9.74%) HTML
15 17 (8.72%) HP
15 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (8.21%) VMware
16 16 (8.21%) Firewall
16 16 (8.21%) jQuery
17 15 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (7.69%) C#
17 15 (7.69%) C++
18 14 (7.18%) Active Directory
18 14 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (6.67%) Banking
19 13 (6.67%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (6.67%) CMS
2 9 (4.62%) IIS
3 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.05%) SAS
5 3 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.51%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (10.77%) MS Office
2 12 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.51%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.51%) InDesign
5 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.03%) Agresso
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.21%) Firewall
2 12 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.64%) DNS
4 10 (5.13%) VPN
5 6 (3.08%) SAN
6 5 (2.56%) LDAP
6 5 (2.56%) DHCP
7 4 (2.05%) Wireless
7 4 (2.05%) X.500
8 3 (1.54%) NAS
8 3 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.54%) ATM
8 3 (1.54%) VoIP
8 3 (1.54%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.03%) SSL
9 2 (1.03%) SNMP
9 2 (1.03%) WAN
9 2 (1.03%) LAN
9 2 (1.03%) Internet
9 2 (1.03%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.05%) Big Data
5 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.51%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.51%) DB2
8 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.08%) JUnit
4 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.05%) Subversion
5 4 (2.05%) Maven
6 3 (1.54%) Hudson
6 3 (1.54%) MSI
6 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.03%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.03%) PVCS
7 2 (1.03%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.03%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 46 (23.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (3.59%) Electronics
4 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.56%) Publishing
6 4 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.05%) Back Office
6 4 (2.05%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.03%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (22.56%) Developer
2 36 (18.46%) Analyst
3 18 (9.23%) Consultant
4 13 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.64%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 9 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.10%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.10%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.08%) Junior
9 6 (3.08%) Tester
9 6 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Data Consultant
10 5 (2.56%) Technical Test Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.87%) .NET
2 21 (10.77%) CSS
3 19 (9.74%) HTML
4 16 (8.21%) jQuery
5 11 (5.64%) HTML5
5 11 (5.64%) Web Services
5 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.08%) JSP
6 6 (3.08%) XHTML
6 6 (3.08%) CSS3
7 5 (2.56%) Application Packaging
7 5 (2.56%) Java EE
7 5 (2.56%) WinForms
7 5 (2.56%) XSLT
8 4 (2.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.05%) MooTools
8 4 (2.05%) Spring
9 3 (1.54%) JSTL
9 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.54%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (31.79%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.62%) Statistics
5 6 (3.08%) Firmware
5 6 (3.08%) CMDB
6 5 (2.56%) Physics
6 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.05%) GIS
7 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.05%) Mechatronics
7 4 (2.05%) SCADA
8 3 (1.54%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.54%) Derivative
8 3 (1.54%) iPad
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.03%) PMI
9 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.08%) Windows
2 23 (11.79%) Linux
3 22 (11.28%) UNIX
4 7 (3.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.54%) Android
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) HPUX
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.00%) Project Management
2 20 (10.26%) ITIL
3 14 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (6.67%) Change Management
5 12 (6.15%) Validation
5 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.15%) Content Management
6 11 (5.64%) OO
7 10 (5.13%) Six Sigma
7 10 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.62%) Information Security
8 9 (4.62%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.10%) Software Testing
9 8 (4.10%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.10%) Multithreading
10 7 (3.59%) Data Mapping
10 7 (3.59%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.59%) Product Management
10 7 (3.59%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.10%) SQL
2 28 (14.36%) Java
3 21 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.69%) C#
4 15 (7.69%) C++
5 12 (6.15%) Perl
6 9 (4.62%) VBA
6 9 (4.62%) VBScript
7 7 (3.59%) VB
7 7 (3.59%) C
8 6 (3.08%) Python
8 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.56%) PHP
10 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.05%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.03%) REXX
11 2 (1.03%) Tcl
12 1 (0.51%) X++
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
12 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.13%) HND
5 8 (4.10%) CISSP
6 7 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.59%) PMP
6 7 (3.59%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.59%) ISEB
7 6 (3.08%) HNC
7 6 (3.08%) MCP
8 5 (2.56%) MCTS
8 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.56%) MCSE
9 4 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.05%) CCNA
9 4 (2.05%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.54%) GIAC
10 3 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.54%) GAMP
3 3 (1.54%) EMIR
3 3 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.03%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.54%) vSphere
4 3 (1.54%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.51%) RHEV
5 1 (0.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) SCCM
2 5 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.54%) SCOM
4 3 (1.54%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.03%) OpenView
5 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.03%) WSUS
6 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 40 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.77%) Oracle
3 17 (8.72%) HP
4 16 (8.21%) VMware
5 6 (3.08%) Twitter
6 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.56%) Cisco
6 5 (2.56%) IBM
6 5 (2.56%) Adobe
7 4 (2.05%) TSYS
8 3 (1.54%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.54%) Symantec
8 3 (1.54%) Cognos
8 3 (1.54%) BMC
8 3 (1.54%) CA
9 2 (1.03%) Sybase
9 2 (1.03%) SAP
9 2 (1.03%) NetApp
9 2 (1.03%) Calypso
9 2 (1.03%) Citrix
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