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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 47 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 94 107 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.69% 4.05% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.67% 22.29% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 39
Average daily rate £350 £347 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £150 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £16.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +86.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £26.60 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.80 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.98% +15.34%
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
478 480 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.76% 18.15% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 268 159
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +45.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire +12 30 £330 -5.03% 1
Glasgow +13 28 £130 -51.85% 34
Edinburgh -39 20 £494 +31.66% 36
Stirling +5 4 £485 +17.57%
West Lothian +2 3 £400 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 - - 2
Fife +1 1 £320 +60.00% 1
Dundee 0 1 £135 -35.71%
Angus - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (37.24%) Computer Science
2 52 (26.53%) Finance
3 51 (26.02%) Microsoft
3 51 (26.02%) Project Management
4 38 (19.39%) ITIL
5 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared
6 33 (16.84%) SQL Server
7 28 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (13.78%) SQL
9 26 (13.27%) .NET
9 26 (13.27%) Windows
9 26 (13.27%) Validation
10 25 (12.76%) SC Cleared
11 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (11.73%) Service Delivery
13 21 (10.71%) Java
13 21 (10.71%) Oracle
13 21 (10.71%) Banking
14 20 (10.20%) Six Sigma
14 20 (10.20%) Windows Server
15 19 (9.69%) Change Management
15 19 (9.69%) ITIL V3
16 18 (9.18%) HP
16 18 (9.18%) C
16 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
17 17 (8.67%) MS Office
17 17 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (8.16%) MCP
19 15 (7.65%) SharePoint
19 15 (7.65%) Service Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.12%) OpenStack
3 11 (5.61%) IIS
4 5 (2.55%) Apache
4 5 (2.55%) CMS
5 4 (2.04%) Drupal
5 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.53%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.53%) SAS
6 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) WordPress
8 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.67%) MS Office
3 9 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.02%) Edge Animate
6 2 (1.02%) InDesign
6 2 (1.02%) MS Project
7 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.02%) Maximo
3 2 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.02%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.51%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.51%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) SAN
1 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.57%) SSL
3 5 (2.55%) SNMP
4 4 (2.04%) DNS
5 3 (1.53%) Firewall
5 3 (1.53%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.53%) LDAP
5 3 (1.53%) X.500
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.02%) LAN
6 2 (1.02%) NAS
6 2 (1.02%) VoIP
6 2 (1.02%) WAN
6 2 (1.02%) WebEx
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) DHCP
7 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.51%) RS-232
7 1 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.04%) QlikView
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.02%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (1.02%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.57%) MSI
3 4 (2.04%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.04%) Selenium
4 3 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.02%) Log4j
6 1 (0.51%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.51%) Moq
6 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.51%) WatiN
General
1 52 (26.53%) Finance
2 21 (10.71%) Banking
3 6 (3.06%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.04%) Private Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Publishing
5 4 (2.04%) Retail
6 3 (1.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Front Office
7 2 (1.02%) German Language
7 2 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (18.37%) Analyst
2 28 (14.29%) Developer
3 14 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.12%) Architect
5 11 (5.61%) Consultant
6 10 (5.10%) SharePoint Engineer
7 8 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.06%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.06%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.55%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.04%) Administrator
11 4 (2.04%) Data Manager
11 4 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.04%) Junior
11 4 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.27%) .NET
2 11 (5.61%) .NET Framework
3 10 (5.10%) HTML
4 9 (4.59%) CSS
5 8 (4.08%) XML
6 7 (3.57%) WinForms
6 7 (3.57%) WPF
6 7 (3.57%) XSD
7 6 (3.06%) jQuery
7 6 (3.06%) Web Services
8 4 (2.04%) HTML5
8 4 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.53%) CSS3
9 3 (1.53%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.53%) REST
9 3 (1.53%) Spring
9 3 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.53%) YUI
10 2 (1.02%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 73 (37.24%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.57%) User Experience
5 6 (3.06%) NHS
6 5 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.53%) DataPower
7 3 (1.53%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.53%) PKI
7 3 (1.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.53%) SCADA
7 3 (1.53%) Statistics
8 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.02%) e-Health
8 2 (1.02%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.02%) LPAR
8 2 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.27%) Windows
2 20 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.61%) Linux
4 8 (4.08%) Unix
4 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.55%) AIX
6 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.53%) Solaris
7 3 (1.53%) zOS
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.02%) Project Management
2 38 (19.39%) ITIL
3 26 (13.27%) Validation
4 23 (11.73%) Service Delivery
5 20 (10.20%) Six Sigma
6 19 (9.69%) Change Management
6 19 (9.69%) ITIL V3
7 17 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.65%) Service Management
9 14 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.63%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.63%) Investment Management
10 13 (6.63%) Test Scripting
11 12 (6.12%) OO
11 12 (6.12%) SDLC
12 11 (5.61%) Content Management
12 11 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.10%) ITSM
14 9 (4.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.78%) SQL
2 21 (10.71%) Java
3 18 (9.18%) C
4 14 (7.14%) C#
5 13 (6.63%) C++
6 9 (4.59%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.08%) VBScript
8 7 (3.57%) COBOL
8 7 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.57%) PL/1
9 5 (2.55%) VB
10 2 (1.02%) AWK
10 2 (1.02%) sed
10 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.02%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.76%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.16%) MCP
5 15 (7.65%) MCTS
6 9 (4.59%) ISEB
6 9 (4.59%) MCSE
7 6 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.02%) PMP
11 1 (0.51%) BICSI Certification
11 1 (0.51%) BICSI RCDD
11 1 (0.51%) CCNA
11 1 (0.51%) CISSP
11 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) JSP 440
2 7 (3.57%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.53%) COBIT
4 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.53%) GAMP
5 2 (1.02%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.51%) FATCA
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.51%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.51%) MiFID
6 1 (0.51%) MISRA
6 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.06%) Firmware
2 6 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.02%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.02%) XenApp
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) SCCM
2 5 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Simpana
Vendors
1 51 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.71%) Oracle
3 18 (9.18%) HP
4 10 (5.10%) VMware
5 9 (4.59%) Citrix
6 5 (2.55%) Adobe
7 4 (2.04%) Cisco
7 4 (2.04%) Google
8 3 (1.53%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.53%) IBM
8 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.53%) Symantec
8 3 (1.53%) Wonderware
9 2 (1.02%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.02%) Cognos
9 2 (1.02%) FrontRange
9 2 (1.02%) Lotus
9 2 (1.02%) McAfee
9 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.02%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £90 - £105 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago