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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 35 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 165 113 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.69% 3.78% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.33% 22.29% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 37 57
Median daily rate £330 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £24.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.45% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £11.35 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £32.65 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
739 507 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.48% 16.95% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 248 245
Median daily rate £335 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 31
Median hourly rate £38.00 £28.22 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.65% +56.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.19 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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
Renfrewshire -3 75 £325 -6.53% 3
Glasgow -14 28 £300 -20.00% 21
Edinburgh -14 25 £431 +11.29% 36
West Lothian +2 5 £355 -
Dundee +4 2 £210 -
Fife +3 2 £338 - 2
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Stirling - 2 £224 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £180 -
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 119 (45.77%) Computer Science
2 94 (36.15%) Security Cleared
3 84 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 66 (25.38%) SC Cleared
5 65 (25.00%) Project Management
6 64 (24.62%) Windows
7 58 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (21.92%) Finance
9 51 (19.62%) ITIL
10 49 (18.85%) PowerShell
11 46 (17.69%) OpenStack
11 46 (17.69%) Windows Server
12 43 (16.54%) Active Directory
13 42 (16.15%) MS Excel
14 41 (15.77%) HP
15 40 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 39 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (14.23%) SQL
18 32 (12.31%) MCSE
19 31 (11.92%) .NET
20 30 (11.54%) SharePoint
20 30 (11.54%) Migration
20 30 (11.54%) Office 365
21 29 (11.15%) Windows Server 2003
22 28 (10.77%) Java
23 26 (10.00%) MS Exchange
23 26 (10.00%) Change Management
23 26 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (9.62%) C#
25 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008

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 46 (17.69%) OpenStack
2 30 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 26 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 21 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (8.08%) Skype for Business
5 18 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.77%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (3.85%) IIS
8 9 (3.46%) Apache
9 7 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.31%) CMS
10 6 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.92%) JBoss
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.54%) MS Office
4 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.77%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.77%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.77%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.38%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Eikon
4 1 (0.38%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.31%) Skype
2 13 (5.00%) SAN
3 9 (3.46%) DNS
4 8 (3.08%) NetScaler
5 6 (2.31%) Firewall
6 5 (1.92%) HTTP
6 5 (1.92%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.54%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.54%) LDAP
7 4 (1.54%) X.500
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.15%) Network Security
8 3 (1.15%) SSL
8 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.15%) WAN
9 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.77%) LAN
9 2 (0.77%) NAS
9 2 (0.77%) SNMP
9 2 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.69%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.54%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.15%) QlikView
9 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.77%) DB2
9 2 (0.77%) GIS
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) DTS
10 1 (0.38%) MySQL
10 1 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.92%) MSI
4 4 (1.54%) JIRA
5 3 (1.15%) Maven
6 2 (0.77%) Ant
6 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.77%) Selenium
6 2 (0.77%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.38%) Gradle
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) Moq
7 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (21.92%) Finance
2 14 (5.38%) Banking
3 12 (4.62%) Legal
4 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Front Office
5 5 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Marketing
6 4 (1.54%) Publishing
6 4 (1.54%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Avionics
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (15.38%) Developer
2 33 (12.69%) Analyst
3 22 (8.46%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.15%) Consultant
5 11 (4.23%) Architect
6 9 (3.46%) Java Developer
6 9 (3.46%) Junior
7 7 (2.69%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (2.69%) Business Analyst
7 7 (2.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (2.69%) SharePoint Engineer
7 7 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (2.69%) Test Analyst
8 6 (2.31%) Junior Project Manager
8 6 (2.31%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (1.92%) .NET Developer
10 4 (1.54%) Data Analyst
10 4 (1.54%) Service Analyst
10 4 (1.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.92%) .NET
2 16 (6.15%) Web Services
3 15 (5.77%) CSS
3 15 (5.77%) XML
4 11 (4.23%) jQuery
5 10 (3.85%) HTML
6 9 (3.46%) Middleware
7 8 (3.08%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.69%) WPF
9 6 (2.31%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.31%) XSLT
10 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.92%) J2EE
10 5 (1.92%) Spring
10 5 (1.92%) WinForms
10 5 (1.92%) XSD
11 4 (1.54%) Drools
11 4 (1.54%) Ext JS
11 4 (1.54%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.54%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 119 (45.77%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.62%) User Experience
5 9 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.69%) Clustering
7 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.92%) PKI
7 5 (1.92%) Replication
8 4 (1.54%) LPAR
8 4 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.15%) DataPower
9 3 (1.15%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.15%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.15%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.62%) Windows
2 46 (17.69%) Windows Server
3 29 (11.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.46%) Linux
6 20 (7.69%) Unix
7 9 (3.46%) AIX
8 6 (2.31%) Solaris
9 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.15%) zOS
11 2 (0.77%) Android
11 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) OS/390
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.00%) Project Management
2 51 (19.62%) ITIL
3 39 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.54%) Migration
5 26 (10.00%) Change Management
6 24 (9.23%) Analytics
6 24 (9.23%) ITIL V3
7 21 (8.08%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 18 (6.92%) Validation
10 17 (6.54%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.15%) Integration Testing
11 16 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.77%) OO
12 15 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.38%) Workflow
14 12 (4.62%) SDLC
15 11 (4.23%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.85%) PowerShell
2 37 (14.23%) SQL
3 28 (10.77%) Java
4 25 (9.62%) C#
5 17 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.62%) VBScript
7 11 (4.23%) C
8 10 (3.85%) C++
9 7 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.31%) VB
11 5 (1.92%) COBOL
11 5 (1.92%) PL/1
12 4 (1.54%) Perl
12 4 (1.54%) Python
13 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.77%) RPG
13 2 (0.77%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (36.15%) Security Cleared
2 66 (25.38%) SC Cleared
3 58 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (12.31%) MCSE
5 13 (5.00%) MCP
6 10 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.85%) MCTS
7 7 (2.69%) ISEB
8 5 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.54%) CISSP
9 4 (1.54%) PMP
10 3 (1.15%) CISMP
10 3 (1.15%) MBA
10 3 (1.15%) MCITP
11 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.38%) GIAC
12 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.38%) OCP
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.92%) JSP 440
2 10 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (3.08%) QA
4 5 (1.92%) COBIT
5 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.77%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.77%) SLA
7 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.38%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 43 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.08%) XenApp
2 8 (3.08%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.54%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.15%) UAG
6 2 (0.77%) Docker
6 2 (0.77%) Firmware
6 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.77%) Squid
7 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) Samba
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.85%) SCCM
2 9 (3.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.77%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.77%) Mesos
4 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.38%) OpenView
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.38%) Simpana
4 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.77%) HP
3 23 (8.85%) Oracle
4 22 (8.46%) VMware
5 20 (7.69%) Citrix
6 12 (4.62%) AppSense
6 12 (4.62%) IronPort
7 7 (2.69%) Adobe
7 7 (2.69%) Nintex
8 6 (2.31%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.92%) IBM
10 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.15%) Cisco
10 3 (1.15%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.15%) FrontRange
11 2 (0.77%) Altiris
11 2 (0.77%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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