The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 39 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.99% 1.63% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 6.25% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £225 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
Degree
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.10% 26.14% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 49
Average daily rate £400 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £745 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 3
Average hourly rate £57.00 £36.40 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.59% +81.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 11 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
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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
Bath -2 3 £225 -35.71% 3
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Web Design
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Information Management
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) ReSharper
4 5 (38.46%) Big Data
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) MFC
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) STL
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Design
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) Information Management
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) APMG
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Casewise
2 1 (7.69%) Civica