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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 40 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Degree 103 72 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.75% 2.90% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.91% 19.30% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 33
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £186 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £433 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -36.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £33.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £14.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+114.10% -52.54%
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
470 373 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.09% 15.01% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 182 176
Average daily rate £339 £327 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Edinburgh +8 34 £403 +7.33% 25
Glasgow +7 26 £295 -21.33% 18
Aberdeen +5 15 £310 +25.25% 4
Renfrewshire - 6 £348 - 1
Dundee +7 4 - -
Fife +3 2 - - 4
Stirling - 2 £398 - 1
West Lothian +5 1 £375 +80.72% 3
Inverclyde - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 69 (31.94%) Computer Science
2 56 (25.93%) Windows
3 46 (21.30%) Finance
4 43 (19.91%) SQL
5 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 38 (17.59%) Java
7 32 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (14.35%) Project Management
9 28 (12.96%) .NET
9 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
10 27 (12.50%) Linux
10 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (11.57%) UNIX
12 21 (9.72%) MS Office
13 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
14 19 (8.80%) CSS
15 18 (8.33%) ITIL
15 18 (8.33%) Perl
15 18 (8.33%) C++
15 18 (8.33%) HTML
15 18 (8.33%) Oracle
16 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (7.41%) HP
17 16 (7.41%) C#
17 16 (7.41%) Firewall
18 15 (6.94%) VMware
18 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
18 15 (6.94%) Banking
18 15 (6.94%) Mathematics
18 15 (6.94%) jQuery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (4.17%) CMS
2 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.78%) IIS
4 4 (1.85%) SAS
5 3 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.46%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) Smallworld
Applications
1 21 (9.72%) MS Office
2 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.93%) InDesign
5 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.46%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.46%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.46%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.46%) Maximo
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.41%) Firewall
2 12 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.63%) VPN
4 9 (4.17%) DNS
5 5 (2.31%) SAN
5 5 (2.31%) LDAP
5 5 (2.31%) Wireless
6 4 (1.85%) X.500
6 4 (1.85%) DHCP
6 4 (1.85%) VoIP
7 3 (1.39%) ATM
7 3 (1.39%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.39%) H.323
8 2 (0.93%) Internet
8 2 (0.93%) SSL
8 2 (0.93%) SNMP
8 2 (0.93%) LAN
8 2 (0.93%) WAN
8 2 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) Big Data
3 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.46%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) OLAP
8 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.31%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.31%) JUnit
4 4 (1.85%) Maven
4 4 (1.85%) Subversion
4 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.39%) Selenium
5 3 (1.39%) Hudson
5 3 (1.39%) MSI
6 2 (0.93%) NCrunch
6 2 (0.93%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.93%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.93%) PVCS
7 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 46 (21.30%) Finance
2 15 (6.94%) Banking
3 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.78%) Retail
4 5 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.85%) Electronics
5 4 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.85%) Publishing
5 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.39%) Legal
6 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (24.07%) Developer
2 42 (19.44%) Analyst
3 20 (9.26%) Consultant
4 15 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.63%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 8 (3.70%) Tester
8 8 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.24%) Data Consultant
9 7 (3.24%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (2.78%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.78%) Administrator
10 6 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.78%) Junior
10 6 (2.78%) Architect
10 6 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.96%) .NET
2 19 (8.80%) CSS
3 18 (8.33%) HTML
4 15 (6.94%) jQuery
5 10 (4.63%) HTML5
6 7 (3.24%) CSS3
6 7 (3.24%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.78%) JSP
7 6 (2.78%) Java EE
8 5 (2.31%) Web Services
8 5 (2.31%) WinForms
9 4 (1.85%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.85%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.85%) YUI
10 3 (1.39%) Ext JS
10 3 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.39%) OSGi
10 3 (1.39%) JSTL
10 3 (1.39%) Spring
10 3 (1.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (31.94%) Computer Science
2 32 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.56%) Statistics
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.78%) CMDB
6 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.85%) GIS
6 4 (1.85%) Physics
6 4 (1.85%) SCADA
7 3 (1.39%) iPad
7 3 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.39%) Derivative
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.93%) Windows
2 27 (12.50%) Linux
3 25 (11.57%) UNIX
4 13 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.39%) Android
8 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.35%) Project Management
2 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (8.33%) ITIL
4 13 (6.02%) Validation
5 12 (5.56%) Change Management
6 11 (5.09%) Software Engineering
6 11 (5.09%) Test Automation
6 11 (5.09%) Security Testing
6 11 (5.09%) Information Security
7 10 (4.63%) OO
7 10 (4.63%) Multithreading
8 9 (4.17%) Product Management
8 9 (4.17%) Six Sigma
9 8 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.70%) Data Analysis
9 8 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 8 (3.70%) Data Mapping
9 8 (3.70%) Time Management
9 8 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.91%) SQL
2 38 (17.59%) Java
3 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.33%) Perl
4 18 (8.33%) C++
5 16 (7.41%) C#
6 13 (6.02%) Python
7 12 (5.56%) PHP
8 10 (4.63%) VB
8 10 (4.63%) VBA
9 9 (4.17%) VBScript
10 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.31%) C
11 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) REXX
12 2 (0.93%) Tcl
13 1 (0.46%) X++
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
13 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.09%) HND
4 8 (3.70%) CISSP
4 8 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.24%) PMP
6 6 (2.78%) MCP
6 6 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.78%) MCTS
7 5 (2.31%) ISEB
7 5 (2.31%) HNC
8 4 (1.85%) MCSE
8 4 (1.85%) CCNA
9 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.39%) MCSA
9 3 (1.39%) GIAC
10 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) SLA
1 6 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (1.39%) GAMP
2 3 (1.39%) EMIR
2 3 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.78%) Firmware
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.17%) SCCM
2 5 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.39%) SCOM
3 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.93%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.33%) Oracle
3 16 (7.41%) HP
4 15 (6.94%) VMware
5 8 (3.70%) Cisco
6 6 (2.78%) Adobe
6 6 (2.78%) Twitter
7 5 (2.31%) IBM
8 4 (1.85%) TSYS
9 3 (1.39%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.39%) BMC
9 3 (1.39%) CA
10 2 (0.93%) Symantec
10 2 (0.93%) SolidWorks
10 2 (0.93%) Sybase
10 2 (0.93%) SAP
10 2 (0.93%) EMC
10 2 (0.93%) Calypso
10 2 (0.93%) NetApp
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £601 - £800 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago