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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 29 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 128 99 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.49% 3.46% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.89% 18.23% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 44
Median daily rate £330 £320 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £120 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £386 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +116.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +30.00%
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
459 543 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.29% 18.96% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 302 259
Median daily rate £330 £320 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 26
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.80 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 44 £400 -4.47% 31
Renfrewshire +3 37 £340 +11.47%
Glasgow +8 31 £325 +34.02% 8
Dundee +1 4 £120 - 2
Fife +3 3 £288 -10.15% 2
Aberdeen -10 2 - - 2
West Lothian -1 1 £325 +182.60%
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 104 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 99 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.78%) Java
4 63 (24.61%) Scrum
5 62 (24.22%) Windows
6 57 (22.27%) Microsoft
7 54 (21.09%) Security Cleared
8 48 (18.75%) Python
8 48 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 46 (17.97%) Active Directory
10 45 (17.58%) SC Cleared
11 39 (15.23%) ITIL
12 38 (14.84%) ESRI
13 37 (14.45%) MS Excel
13 37 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (14.45%) PostGIS
13 37 (14.45%) Leaflet
13 37 (14.45%) GeoServer
13 37 (14.45%) OpenLayers
14 34 (13.28%) AngularJS
15 33 (12.89%) HP
15 33 (12.89%) Finance
16 32 (12.50%) Project Management
17 31 (12.11%) SQL
17 31 (12.11%) TDD
18 30 (11.72%) JIRA
18 30 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (11.33%) Windows Server
19 29 (11.33%) Open Source
19 29 (11.33%) BDD

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 37 (14.45%) GeoServer
2 23 (8.98%) OpenStack
3 17 (6.64%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.64%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.52%) IIS
6 8 (3.13%) JBoss
7 6 (2.34%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.95%) Apache
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.56%) CMS
10 3 (1.17%) Jadu
10 3 (1.17%) SAS
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Office
2 6 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.39%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.20%) LAN
2 18 (7.03%) WAN
3 16 (6.25%) Skype
4 10 (3.91%) Firewall
5 9 (3.52%) Wireless
6 8 (3.13%) Internet
6 8 (3.13%) VLAN
7 7 (2.73%) HTTP
7 7 (2.73%) SAN
7 7 (2.73%) VPN
8 6 (2.34%) DHCP
8 6 (2.34%) DNS
8 6 (2.34%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.34%) Intranet
8 6 (2.34%) IPsec
8 6 (2.34%) NAS
9 5 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.95%) Network Security
10 4 (1.56%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.16%) GIS
2 22 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.34%) Spatial Data
6 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.95%) MarkLogic
6 5 (1.95%) MySQL
7 3 (1.17%) Big Data
7 3 (1.17%) DB2
7 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) HBase
8 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 30 (11.72%) JIRA
2 21 (8.20%) Cucumber
2 21 (8.20%) Gradle
2 21 (8.20%) JBehave
2 21 (8.20%) Maven
3 16 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 16 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.17%) Moq
5 3 (1.17%) NUnit
5 3 (1.17%) Selenium
5 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.78%) Xcode
7 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Grunt
7 1 (0.39%) gulp
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 33 (12.89%) Finance
2 10 (3.91%) Banking
3 6 (2.34%) Games
3 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.34%) Retail
4 5 (1.95%) French Language
4 5 (1.95%) German Language
5 4 (1.56%) Legal
5 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.17%) Front Office
6 3 (1.17%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (28.91%) Developer
2 29 (11.33%) Analyst
3 27 (10.55%) Architect
4 19 (7.42%) Web Developer
5 15 (5.86%) Data Architect
6 12 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 12 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.30%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.52%) Messaging Specialist
8 9 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (3.13%) Consultant
10 7 (2.73%) Designer
10 7 (2.73%) Lync Specialist
10 7 (2.73%) Office 365 Specialist
10 7 (2.73%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.34%) GIS Architect
11 6 (2.34%) GIS Web Developer
11 6 (2.34%) Mobility Specialist
11 6 (2.34%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.45%) Leaflet
1 37 (14.45%) OpenLayers
1 37 (14.45%) PostGIS
2 34 (13.28%) AngularJS
3 18 (7.03%) .NET
4 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.91%) Spring
5 10 (3.91%) XML
6 9 (3.52%) HTML
6 9 (3.52%) Web Services
7 8 (3.13%) CSS
7 8 (3.13%) J2EE
7 8 (3.13%) JSP
8 6 (2.34%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.34%) RESTful
9 5 (1.95%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.95%) Drools
9 5 (1.95%) Ext JS
9 5 (1.95%) jBPM
9 5 (1.95%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 104 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 30 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.42%) Data Centre
5 16 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 14 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.69%) User Experience
8 10 (3.91%) Clustering
9 8 (3.13%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.73%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.17%) EPoS
12 3 (1.17%) LIMS
13 2 (0.78%) 3D Printing
13 2 (0.78%) CESG
13 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.78%) iPad
13 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.22%) Windows
2 29 (11.33%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.55%) Linux
4 25 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.42%) Apple iOS
7 18 (7.03%) Android
8 17 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.52%) Solaris
10 7 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.34%) Unix
12 3 (1.17%) AIX
12 3 (1.17%) HPUX
13 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.61%) Scrum
3 39 (15.23%) ITIL
4 32 (12.50%) Project Management
5 31 (12.11%) TDD
6 29 (11.33%) BDD
6 29 (11.33%) Open Source
6 29 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (10.55%) Migration
8 21 (8.20%) Web Development
9 18 (7.03%) Software Distribution
10 16 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 16 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 16 (6.25%) OO
10 16 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (5.86%) Information Architecture
11 15 (5.86%) User Stories
12 13 (5.08%) ITIL V3
12 13 (5.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.78%) Java
2 48 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 48 (18.75%) Python
3 31 (12.11%) SQL
4 27 (10.55%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.08%) C#
6 6 (2.34%) Perl
6 6 (2.34%) PHP
7 4 (1.56%) C++
8 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.78%) VBA
9 1 (0.39%) Lua
9 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (21.09%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 37 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.20%) MCSE
5 11 (4.30%) ISEB
5 11 (4.30%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.52%) CCNP
6 9 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.95%) CCIE
7 5 (1.95%) CCNA
8 4 (1.56%) MCTS
9 3 (1.17%) BICSI Certification
9 3 (1.17%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.17%) MCAD
9 3 (1.17%) MCSD
9 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) QA
2 12 (4.69%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.17%) FATCA
4 3 (1.17%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Ansible
2 12 (4.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.52%) AirWatch
4 7 (2.73%) SCCM
5 6 (2.34%) Netcool
5 6 (2.34%) OVPA
5 6 (2.34%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.78%) Nagios
6 2 (0.78%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.39%) Cacti
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.39%) Oozie
7 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 57 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.84%) ESRI
3 33 (12.89%) HP
4 16 (6.25%) Oracle
5 12 (4.69%) Cisco
6 11 (4.30%) Citrix
7 8 (3.13%) VMware
8 6 (2.34%) IronPort
8 6 (2.34%) Veritas
9 5 (1.95%) Apple
9 5 (1.95%) AppSense
9 5 (1.95%) Juniper
9 5 (1.95%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.56%) Sybase
11 3 (1.17%) Adobe
11 3 (1.17%) Tableau
12 2 (0.78%) Cognos
12 2 (0.78%) F5
12 2 (0.78%) Red Hat