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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 36 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 108 106 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.82% 3.24% 4.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.38% 22.36% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 40
Median daily rate £386 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £12.10 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.30 £66.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +23.07%
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
443 474 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.79% 14.47% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 242 296
Median daily rate £325 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +14 46 £475 +26.66% 12
Glasgow -1 19 £440 +35.38% 14
Renfrewshire -2 19 £330 -14.28% 4
Fife +6 4 £325 - 1
Dundee +3 4 £110 -66.66% 3
Inverclyde - 4 £400 -
Highlands - 4 - -
West Lothian +5 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 121 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 89 (32.60%) Security Cleared
3 75 (27.47%) Microsoft
4 74 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (23.44%) SC Cleared
6 63 (23.08%) Windows
7 61 (22.34%) Java
8 52 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (19.05%) Finance
9 47 (17.22%) Project Management
9 47 (17.22%) PowerShell
10 45 (16.48%) HP
10 45 (16.48%) ITIL
11 42 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 40 (14.65%) MS Excel
12 40 (14.65%) Scrum
13 39 (14.29%) OpenStack
14 38 (13.92%) Windows Server
14 38 (13.92%) Python
15 37 (13.55%) JavaScript
16 36 (13.19%) SQL Server
17 35 (12.82%) SQL
18 29 (10.62%) MCSE
18 29 (10.62%) Office 365
18 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (9.89%) Migration
19 27 (9.89%) Linux
20 26 (9.52%) MS Exchange
21 25 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
21 25 (9.16%) ESRI

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 39 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 26 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 25 (9.16%) GeoServer
4 24 (8.79%) SharePoint
5 21 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (6.96%) Skype for Business
7 18 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (5.49%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (3.30%) Apache
9 9 (3.30%) JBoss
10 8 (2.93%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (2.56%) IIS
11 7 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.56%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.10%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) MS Office
4 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.62%) Office 365
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.59%) Skype
2 9 (3.30%) DNS
2 9 (3.30%) SAN
3 8 (2.93%) NetScaler
4 6 (2.20%) Firewall
4 6 (2.20%) WAN
5 5 (1.83%) HTTP
5 5 (1.83%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.83%) LAN
6 4 (1.47%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.47%) LDAP
6 4 (1.47%) Network Security
6 4 (1.47%) VPN
6 4 (1.47%) X.500
7 3 (1.10%) SSL
7 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.73%) IPsec
8 2 (0.73%) SNMP
9 1 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.49%) GIS
3 12 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.56%) MarkLogic
7 7 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.20%) DB2
8 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.47%) MySQL
11 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.10%) QlikView
12 2 (0.73%) Big Data
12 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (6.96%) JIRA
2 14 (5.13%) Maven
3 13 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 13 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.40%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.40%) Gradle
4 12 (4.40%) JBehave
5 9 (3.30%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.10%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.73%) Ant
8 2 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.37%) JUnit
9 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.37%) MSI
9 1 (0.37%) Selenium
9 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 52 (19.05%) Finance
2 12 (4.40%) Banking
2 12 (4.40%) Legal
3 8 (2.93%) French Language
3 8 (2.93%) German Language
3 8 (2.93%) Retail
4 5 (1.83%) Games
5 4 (1.47%) Marketing
5 4 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Front Office
7 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Avionics
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (24.18%) Developer
2 29 (10.62%) Analyst
3 21 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.33%) Architect
5 17 (6.23%) Java Developer
6 13 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 12 (4.40%) Junior
8 10 (3.66%) Data Architect
9 9 (3.30%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.93%) Consultant
11 7 (2.56%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (2.56%) Designer
11 7 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.56%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.20%) Junior Project Manager
13 5 (1.83%) .NET Developer
13 5 (1.83%) Analyst Developer
13 5 (1.83%) Software Developer
13 5 (1.83%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (1.83%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.16%) Leaflet
1 25 (9.16%) OpenLayers
1 25 (9.16%) PostGIS
2 23 (8.42%) .NET
3 21 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 14 (5.13%) XML
5 13 (4.76%) Spring
6 12 (4.40%) CSS
7 9 (3.30%) J2EE
8 8 (2.93%) jQuery
8 8 (2.93%) JSP
9 7 (2.56%) Apache Commons
9 7 (2.56%) Drools
9 7 (2.56%) Ext JS
9 7 (2.56%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.56%) jBPM
9 7 (2.56%) Servlets
10 6 (2.20%) HTML
10 6 (2.20%) Web Services
10 6 (2.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 121 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.23%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.76%) User Experience
5 13 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 11 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.93%) Clustering
8 7 (2.56%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.83%) PKI
9 5 (1.83%) Replication
10 4 (1.47%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.10%) CESG
11 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.10%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.10%) LIMS
11 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.10%) Physics
11 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.08%) Windows
2 38 (13.92%) Windows Server
3 27 (9.89%) Linux
4 25 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.23%) Unix
7 8 (2.93%) Android
7 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.56%) AIX
9 6 (2.20%) Solaris
10 4 (1.47%) HPUX
11 3 (1.10%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.37%) OS/390
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.22%) Project Management
3 45 (16.48%) ITIL
4 40 (14.65%) Scrum
5 27 (9.89%) Migration
6 22 (8.06%) Analytics
7 21 (7.69%) Open Source
8 19 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (6.59%) Load Balancing
10 17 (6.23%) BDD
10 17 (6.23%) Workflow
11 16 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.49%) Change Management
12 15 (5.49%) Software Distribution
12 15 (5.49%) TDD
13 14 (5.13%) ITIL V3
13 14 (5.13%) User Stories
13 14 (5.13%) Web Development
14 13 (4.76%) Information Architecture
14 13 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.34%) Java
2 47 (17.22%) PowerShell
3 38 (13.92%) Python
4 37 (13.55%) JavaScript
5 35 (12.82%) SQL
6 23 (8.42%) C#
7 10 (3.66%) Perl
8 9 (3.30%) VBScript
9 8 (2.93%) C++
10 7 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.20%) C
12 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.47%) PHP
13 4 (1.47%) VB
14 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.73%) RPG
15 2 (0.73%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.73%) VBA
16 1 (0.37%) COBOL
16 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (32.60%) Security Cleared
2 64 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 52 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (10.62%) MCSE
5 8 (2.93%) ISEB
6 7 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.20%) MCTS
8 5 (1.83%) CISSP
8 5 (1.83%) MCP
8 5 (1.83%) PMP
9 4 (1.47%) CISMP
9 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.10%) MBA
10 3 (1.10%) MCITP
11 2 (0.73%) CCNP
11 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.37%) CCDA
12 1 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.03%) JSP 440
1 11 (4.03%) QA
2 9 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.10%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) RMADS
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.93%) XenApp
2 8 (2.93%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) Docker
5 2 (0.73%) Firmware
5 2 (0.73%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.73%) UAG
6 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) Samba
6 1 (0.37%) Squid
6 1 (0.37%) vCloud
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) Ansible
2 11 (4.03%) SCCM
3 9 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.30%) OVPA
4 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.10%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.73%) Mesos
7 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.37%) Oozie
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.48%) HP
3 25 (9.16%) ESRI
4 24 (8.79%) Oracle
5 22 (8.06%) Citrix
6 21 (7.69%) VMware
7 13 (4.76%) AppSense
8 12 (4.40%) IronPort
9 7 (2.56%) Nintex
10 5 (1.83%) Adobe
10 5 (1.83%) Sybase
11 4 (1.47%) Apple
12 3 (1.10%) Cisco
12 3 (1.10%) IBM
12 3 (1.10%) Samsung
13 2 (0.73%) CA
13 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds
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