The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 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 Somerset 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 45 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.37% 2.58% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 9.26% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.61% -27.85%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
187 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 51.37% 27.84% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 17 31
Average daily rate £350 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% +9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £19.50 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
Degree
South West

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Somerset region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Somerset region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Taunton -16 4 £105 -70.00%
Street - 1 £450 -
Templecombe - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 15
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (18.18%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) GIS
6 4 (18.18%) Legal
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Subversion
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 4 (18.18%) SWOT Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) QMS
6 4 (18.18%) Use Case

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
2 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Trello
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Avionics
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Graduate
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
4 3 (13.64%) LESS
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 3 (13.64%) Ext JS
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) EJB
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) Servlets
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 4 (18.18%) SWOT Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) QMS
2 4 (18.18%) Use Case
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft