The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 39 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Degree 118 121 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.30% 4.91% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.73% 33.70% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -54.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £21.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -26.08%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
598 359 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.77% 14.56% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 187 133
Average daily rate £347 £355 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 44 £300 - 20
Edinburgh -6 38 £370 -7.50% 23
Aberdeen -7 8 £421 +20.35% 4
Renfrewshire - 7 £349 -
West Lothian +2 6 £375 -9.14% 2
Dundee +7 2 - - 2
Fife - 2 £550 - 4
Highlands - 2 - - 3
Stirling -7 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Grampian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Ayrshire - - - -
Midlothian - - - - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 60 (27.78%) SQL
3 52 (24.07%) Finance
4 49 (22.69%) Project Management
5 40 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 35 (16.20%) .NET
7 33 (15.28%) Windows
8 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
9 26 (12.04%) JavaScript
10 25 (11.57%) CSS
11 24 (11.11%) UNIX
11 24 (11.11%) Java
12 22 (10.19%) Banking
13 21 (9.72%) jQuery
13 21 (9.72%) C#
13 21 (9.72%) Oracle
13 21 (9.72%) MS Office
14 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET
14 20 (9.26%) HTML
15 18 (8.33%) ITIL
16 17 (7.87%) HP
16 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (7.41%) Web Services
17 16 (7.41%) PRINCE2
17 16 (7.41%) Linux
17 16 (7.41%) CMS
17 16 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (6.94%) Security Cleared
18 15 (6.94%) Change Management
19 14 (6.48%) Active Directory

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (7.41%) CMS
2 12 (5.56%) IIS
3 6 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.85%) SAS
4 4 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (9.72%) MS Office
2 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.46%) InDesign
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (2.78%) Agresso
3 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.46%) Maximo
5 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) DNS
2 12 (5.56%) Firewall
3 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.24%) DHCP
4 6 (2.78%) WAN
4 6 (2.78%) VPN
4 6 (2.78%) SAN
5 5 (2.31%) LDAP
5 5 (2.31%) Wireless
6 4 (1.85%) X.500
6 4 (1.85%) LAN
7 3 (1.39%) VoIP
7 3 (1.39%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.39%) SSL
7 3 (1.39%) Internet
7 3 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.39%) Network Security
8 2 (0.93%) NAS
8 2 (0.93%) H.323
8 2 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.39%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
7 2 (0.93%) QlikView
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.46%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (3.70%) JUnit
3 7 (3.24%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.31%) Subversion
5 5 (2.31%) Maven
6 4 (1.85%) Hudson
6 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.93%) MSI
7 2 (0.93%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.46%) Ant
8 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.46%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.46%) Toad
8 1 (0.46%) ERwin
8 1 (0.46%) Trac
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 52 (24.07%) Finance
2 22 (10.19%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Publishing
5 6 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.85%) Electronics
7 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.39%) Legal
7 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (24.07%) Developer
2 39 (18.06%) Analyst
3 16 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.02%) Web Developer
4 13 (6.02%) Consultant
5 11 (5.09%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.63%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.63%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.17%) Tester
7 9 (4.17%) Administrator
8 8 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.24%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.24%) Junior
9 7 (3.24%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.78%) Technical Test Analyst
10 6 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.31%) Designer
11 5 (2.31%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.20%) .NET
2 25 (11.57%) CSS
3 21 (9.72%) jQuery
4 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 20 (9.26%) HTML
5 16 (7.41%) Web Services
6 13 (6.02%) HTML5
7 9 (4.17%) XHTML
8 6 (2.78%) JSP
8 6 (2.78%) Spring
8 6 (2.78%) CSS3
8 6 (2.78%) MooTools
9 5 (2.31%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.31%) Java EE
9 5 (2.31%) EDI
9 5 (2.31%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.31%) WinForms
9 5 (2.31%) XSLT
10 4 (1.85%) XML
10 4 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.02%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.78%) Derivative
4 6 (2.78%) Statistics
5 5 (2.31%) Physics
5 5 (2.31%) CMDB
6 4 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.85%) Mechatronics
6 4 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.39%) GIS
7 3 (1.39%) Firmware
7 3 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.39%) Equities
7 3 (1.39%) iPad
7 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.28%) Windows
2 24 (11.11%) UNIX
3 16 (7.41%) Linux
4 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
6 2 (0.93%) HPUX
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.69%) Project Management
2 18 (8.33%) ITIL
3 16 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 16 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (6.94%) Change Management
5 14 (6.48%) Content Management
6 13 (6.02%) Business Analysis
7 12 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 12 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 12 (5.56%) OO
8 11 (5.09%) Migration
9 10 (4.63%) Six Sigma
9 10 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.17%) OOD
10 9 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.17%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.70%) Data Management
11 8 (3.70%) Web Development
12 7 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.78%) SQL
2 26 (12.04%) JavaScript
3 24 (11.11%) Java
4 21 (9.72%) C#
5 10 (4.63%) VBA
6 9 (4.17%) C++
7 7 (3.24%) VBScript
8 6 (2.78%) C
9 5 (2.31%) VB
10 4 (1.85%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.39%) Perl
12 2 (0.93%) PHP
12 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.46%) Python
13 1 (0.46%) REXX
13 1 (0.46%) Tcl
13 1 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.56%) ISEB
5 10 (4.63%) HND
6 8 (3.70%) PMP
6 8 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.78%) MCSE
8 6 (2.78%) HNC
9 5 (2.31%) MCP
9 5 (2.31%) CCNA
9 5 (2.31%) CISSP
9 5 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.85%) MCTS
10 4 (1.85%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.39%) GIAC
11 3 (1.39%) IIBA
11 3 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) EMIR
2 5 (2.31%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (2.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.85%) vSphere
4 3 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.93%) KVM
5 2 (0.93%) RHEV
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) SCCM
2 5 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.93%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.72%) Oracle
3 17 (7.87%) HP
4 12 (5.56%) VMware
5 6 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.78%) Informatica
5 6 (2.78%) Cisco
5 6 (2.78%) Twitter
6 4 (1.85%) TSYS
6 4 (1.85%) Citrix
6 4 (1.85%) Adobe
7 3 (1.39%) Cognos
7 3 (1.39%) Sybase
8 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.93%) IBM
8 2 (0.93%) Calypso
8 2 (0.93%) EMC
8 2 (0.93%) BMC
8 2 (0.93%) CA
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