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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 39 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Degree 108 76 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.86% 3.02% 4.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.64% 21.97% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 48
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -39.65%
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
477 346 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.05% 13.75% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 162 200
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +15 44 £383 +17.69% 23
Glasgow +8 25 £295 -21.33% 23
Aberdeen +6 16 £310 +13.24% 1
Renfrewshire +2 9 £344 -31.25%
Dundee +4 4 - - 3
Fife 0 2 £200 -38.46% 2
Stirling - 2 £398 -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
Inverclyde - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (30.80%) Computer Science
2 54 (24.11%) Windows
3 43 (19.20%) SQL
4 41 (18.30%) Finance
5 40 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 36 (16.07%) Java
7 32 (14.29%) Linux
8 31 (13.84%) Project Management
9 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 28 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (12.05%) .NET
11 26 (11.61%) JavaScript
12 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (10.71%) MS Office
13 24 (10.71%) UNIX
14 23 (10.27%) HTML
15 22 (9.82%) CSS
16 20 (8.93%) Banking
16 20 (8.93%) jQuery
17 19 (8.48%) MS Excel
17 19 (8.48%) Perl
18 18 (8.04%) Active Directory
18 18 (8.04%) Security Cleared
19 17 (7.59%) VMware
19 17 (7.59%) Oracle
20 16 (7.14%) C#
20 16 (7.14%) C++
20 16 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (7.14%) SC Cleared
21 15 (6.70%) Windows 7

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.02%) CMS
2 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.13%) IIS
4 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Node.js
7 1 (0.45%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.45%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
Applications
1 24 (10.71%) MS Office
2 19 (8.48%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.89%) InDesign
7 1 (0.45%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.45%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.45%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.68%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.89%) Tridion
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.36%) SAN
2 11 (4.91%) Firewall
3 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.02%) DNS
4 8 (3.57%) VPN
5 6 (2.68%) NAS
6 5 (2.23%) DHCP
7 4 (1.79%) LDAP
7 4 (1.79%) ATM
7 4 (1.79%) VoIP
7 4 (1.79%) Wireless
7 4 (1.79%) IPsec
8 3 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.34%) X.500
8 3 (1.34%) H.323
8 3 (1.34%) Internet
9 2 (0.89%) Intranet
9 2 (0.89%) SSL
9 2 (0.89%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.36%) Big Data
3 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.89%) IDOL
7 2 (0.89%) MySQL
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.45%) OLAP
8 1 (0.45%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.23%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.79%) Selenium
4 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.79%) Subversion
4 4 (1.79%) Maven
5 3 (1.34%) PVCS
5 3 (1.34%) MSI
5 3 (1.34%) JUnit
5 3 (1.34%) Hudson
6 2 (0.89%) NCrunch
6 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.89%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.45%) Toad
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 41 (18.30%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Banking
3 8 (3.57%) Retail
4 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.79%) Electronics
5 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Publishing
6 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Front Office
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (24.55%) Developer
2 44 (19.64%) Analyst
3 18 (8.04%) Consultant
4 13 (5.80%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 11 (4.91%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.91%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.91%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (4.02%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.02%) Web Developer
8 8 (3.57%) Tester
9 7 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.13%) Junior
9 7 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.68%) Design Engineer
10 6 (2.68%) Administrator
10 6 (2.68%) Graduate
10 6 (2.68%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.68%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (2.68%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.05%) .NET
2 23 (10.27%) HTML
3 22 (9.82%) CSS
4 20 (8.93%) jQuery
5 13 (5.80%) HTML5
6 11 (4.91%) CSS3
7 8 (3.57%) YUI
7 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.68%) Java EE
9 5 (2.23%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.23%) JSP
9 5 (2.23%) Web Services
10 4 (1.79%) J2EE
10 4 (1.79%) Application Packaging
11 3 (1.34%) JSTL
11 3 (1.34%) WinForms
11 3 (1.34%) Ext JS
11 3 (1.34%) Servlets
11 3 (1.34%) XSLT
11 3 (1.34%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 69 (30.80%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.02%) Statistics
3 9 (4.02%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.68%) Clustering
5 4 (1.79%) GIS
5 4 (1.79%) SCADA
5 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.79%) CMDB
6 3 (1.34%) iPad
6 3 (1.34%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.89%) Open Source
7 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.11%) Windows
2 32 (14.29%) Linux
3 24 (10.71%) UNIX
4 15 (6.70%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.79%) Solaris
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.34%) Android
9 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.84%) Project Management
2 28 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (6.70%) ITIL
3 15 (6.70%) Validation
4 12 (5.36%) Information Security
4 12 (5.36%) Security Testing
4 12 (5.36%) Test Automation
5 11 (4.91%) Time Management
5 11 (4.91%) Business Analysis
6 10 (4.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (4.46%) OO
6 10 (4.46%) Six Sigma
6 10 (4.46%) Product Management
7 9 (4.02%) Multithreading
7 9 (4.02%) Change Management
8 8 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.13%) Migration
9 7 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 7 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (2.68%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.20%) SQL
2 36 (16.07%) Java
3 26 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.48%) Perl
5 16 (7.14%) C#
5 16 (7.14%) C++
6 14 (6.25%) Python
7 13 (5.80%) PHP
8 9 (4.02%) VBScript
8 9 (4.02%) VB
9 7 (3.13%) VBA
10 5 (2.23%) C
10 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.89%) REXX
12 2 (0.89%) Tcl
13 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.45%) Ruby
13 1 (0.45%) X++
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.46%) HND
5 7 (3.13%) CISSP
5 7 (3.13%) MCTS
6 6 (2.68%) ISEB
6 6 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.23%) PMP
7 5 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.23%) MCP
7 5 (2.23%) HNC
8 4 (1.79%) CCNA
8 4 (1.79%) MCSE
8 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.89%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.89%) CISA
10 2 (0.89%) CISM
10 2 (0.89%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.34%) GAMP
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.45%) EMIR
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) Firmware
4 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.89%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (4.02%) SCCM
2 7 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.23%) SCOM
4 4 (1.79%) Netcool
5 3 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.59%) Oracle
2 17 (7.59%) VMware
3 13 (5.80%) HP
4 7 (3.13%) IBM
5 6 (2.68%) Citrix
5 6 (2.68%) Adobe
5 6 (2.68%) Twitter
6 5 (2.23%) Cisco
7 4 (1.79%) Veritas
7 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.34%) SolidWorks
8 3 (1.34%) NetApp
8 3 (1.34%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.34%) EMC
8 3 (1.34%) BMC
8 3 (1.34%) CA
9 2 (0.89%) Sun
9 2 (0.89%) SAP
9 2 (0.89%) Cognos
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