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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 2.96% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 9.38% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.30 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.98 £15.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+93.38% -47.45%
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
113 64 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.83% 31.53% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 38 52
Average daily rate £375 £339 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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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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 - - - - 13
Clevedon - - - - 3
Frome - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - - 6
Templecombe - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 2
Degree
South West

Degree
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft