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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 20 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 167 108 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.67% 3.37% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.81% 22.64% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 34
Median daily rate £338 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.70% -55.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.18%
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
509 477 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.39% 14.90% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 243 291
Median daily rate £325 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 33
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +12 62 £330 -4.34% 2
Edinburgh +25 53 £475 +18.75% 24
Glasgow -4 22 £325 +8.33% 20
Fife +6 5 £325 - 3
Dundee 0 5 £113 -65.90% 4
Highlands +3 4 - - 1
Inverclyde - 4 £400 - 2
West Lothian +4 2 £400 - 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 153 (48.57%) Computer Science
2 99 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 88 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 79 (25.08%) Windows
6 76 (24.13%) SC Cleared
7 71 (22.54%) Java
8 68 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 67 (21.27%) Active Directory
10 59 (18.73%) HP
10 59 (18.73%) ITIL
10 59 (18.73%) PowerShell
11 54 (17.14%) Scrum
12 51 (16.19%) OpenStack
13 50 (15.87%) Project Management
14 49 (15.56%) Python
14 49 (15.56%) Windows Server
15 44 (13.97%) JavaScript
15 44 (13.97%) Finance
16 43 (13.65%) MS Excel
17 42 (13.33%) SQL
18 38 (12.06%) SQL Server
18 38 (12.06%) MCSE
19 37 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 36 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
21 35 (11.11%) PostGIS
21 35 (11.11%) Leaflet
21 35 (11.11%) GeoServer
21 35 (11.11%) OpenLayers
21 35 (11.11%) MS Exchange

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 51 (16.19%) OpenStack
2 35 (11.11%) GeoServer
2 35 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.25%) Skype for Business
5 19 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.13%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (2.86%) IIS
7 9 (2.86%) JBoss
8 8 (2.54%) Apache
8 8 (2.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.22%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.27%) CMS
10 4 (1.27%) SAS
11 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.79%) Office 365
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.25%) Skype
2 10 (3.17%) HTTP
2 10 (3.17%) LAN
3 9 (2.86%) Firewall
3 9 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 9 (2.86%) SAN
4 8 (2.54%) DNS
4 8 (2.54%) IPsec
4 8 (2.54%) NetScaler
4 8 (2.54%) WAN
5 7 (2.22%) NAS
5 7 (2.22%) Network Security
6 4 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.27%) DHCP
6 4 (1.27%) VPN
6 4 (1.27%) Wireless
7 3 (0.95%) Internet
7 3 (0.95%) Intranet
7 3 (0.95%) SSL
7 3 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.98%) GIS
3 11 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.22%) MarkLogic
6 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.90%) DB2
7 6 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.27%) Big Data
8 4 (1.27%) MySQL
8 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (7.94%) JIRA
2 19 (6.03%) Maven
3 18 (5.71%) Artifactory
3 18 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.40%) Cucumber
4 17 (5.40%) Gradle
4 17 (5.40%) JBehave
5 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.63%) Ant
6 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
6 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.63%) Xcode
7 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.32%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
7 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 44 (13.97%) Finance
2 14 (4.44%) Banking
3 13 (4.13%) Legal
4 8 (2.54%) French Language
4 8 (2.54%) German Language
5 7 (2.22%) Retail
6 6 (1.90%) Games
6 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.95%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Front Office
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (24.44%) Developer
2 27 (8.57%) Analyst
3 22 (6.98%) Architect
4 20 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 16 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 13 (4.13%) Data Architect
8 12 (3.81%) Junior
9 10 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.17%) Consultant
10 9 (2.86%) Messaging Specialist
11 8 (2.54%) GIS Developer
11 8 (2.54%) GIS Web Developer
11 8 (2.54%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (2.22%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (2.22%) Lync Specialist
12 7 (2.22%) Office 365 Specialist
12 7 (2.22%) Test Analyst
13 6 (1.90%) Junior Project Manager
13 6 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.11%) Leaflet
1 35 (11.11%) OpenLayers
1 35 (11.11%) PostGIS
2 27 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 25 (7.94%) .NET
4 14 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.13%) Spring
6 10 (3.17%) XML
7 9 (2.86%) J2EE
8 8 (2.54%) CSS
8 8 (2.54%) JSP
9 7 (2.22%) Apache Commons
9 7 (2.22%) Drools
9 7 (2.22%) Ext JS
9 7 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.22%) jBPM
9 7 (2.22%) Servlets
9 7 (2.22%) Web Services
10 6 (1.90%) HTML
11 5 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 153 (48.57%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 17 (5.40%) Clustering
7 15 (4.76%) Mobile App
8 13 (4.13%) User Experience
9 12 (3.81%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.22%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.27%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.95%) CESG
12 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.95%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.95%) EPoS
12 3 (0.95%) iPad
12 3 (0.95%) LIMS
12 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.08%) Windows
2 49 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 37 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (9.52%) Linux
6 29 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (5.71%) Apple iOS
8 17 (5.40%) Android
9 12 (3.81%) Solaris
9 12 (3.81%) Unix
10 7 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.59%) AIX
12 4 (1.27%) HPUX
13 3 (0.95%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.32%) OS/390
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.73%) ITIL
3 54 (17.14%) Scrum
4 50 (15.87%) Project Management
5 32 (10.16%) Migration
6 27 (8.57%) Open Source
7 26 (8.25%) Load Balancing
8 25 (7.94%) BDD
8 25 (7.94%) Software Distribution
9 23 (7.30%) Analytics
9 23 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (7.30%) TDD
10 19 (6.03%) ITIL V3
10 19 (6.03%) Web Development
11 17 (5.40%) Service Delivery
11 17 (5.40%) Six Sigma
11 17 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.08%) User Stories
13 15 (4.76%) Application Packaging
13 15 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (22.54%) Java
2 59 (18.73%) PowerShell
3 49 (15.56%) Python
4 44 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.33%) SQL
6 19 (6.03%) C#
7 9 (2.86%) Perl
8 8 (2.54%) C++
8 8 (2.54%) VBScript
9 7 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.27%) C
10 4 (1.27%) PHP
11 3 (0.95%) VB
12 2 (0.63%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.63%) RPG
12 2 (0.63%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.63%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 99 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 76 (24.13%) SC Cleared
3 68 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (12.06%) MCSE
5 12 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.54%) ISEB
6 8 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.59%) CISSP
7 5 (1.59%) MCTS
7 5 (1.59%) PMP
8 4 (1.27%) CCNP
8 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.27%) CISMP
8 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.27%) MCP
8 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.95%) MCITP
10 2 (0.63%) CCIE
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
10 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.71%) JSP 440
2 11 (3.49%) QA
3 7 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.95%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 67 (21.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.54%) XenApp
4 8 (2.54%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.63%) Docker
6 2 (0.63%) Firmware
6 2 (0.63%) UAG
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Squid
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (6.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (5.71%) Ansible
3 15 (4.76%) SCCM
4 10 (3.17%) AirWatch
5 9 (2.86%) OVPA
6 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.90%) Netcool
7 6 (1.90%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.95%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.63%) Mesos
9 2 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.32%) OpenView
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 84 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 59 (18.73%) HP
3 35 (11.11%) ESRI
4 30 (9.52%) Citrix
5 23 (7.30%) Oracle
5 23 (7.30%) VMware
6 17 (5.40%) AppSense
7 11 (3.49%) IronPort
8 7 (2.22%) Apple
9 6 (1.90%) Cisco
9 6 (1.90%) Veritas
10 5 (1.59%) Sybase
11 3 (0.95%) Adobe
11 3 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.95%) Nintex
11 3 (0.95%) Samsung
11 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.63%) Tableau
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