The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 50 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.20% 4.05% 4.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 13.38% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 9
Average daily rate £325 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £153 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £431 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%
Degree
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.71% 30.25% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 58
Average daily rate £325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Average hourly rate £51.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £8.75 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.81 £28.50 £16.16
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 South Wales

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Degree
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -4 17 £325 -3.70% 8
Newport -7 1 £208 +18.57% 2
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.91%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (25.58%) ISEB
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 9 (20.93%) Internet
6 9 (20.93%) Project Management
7 8 (18.60%) ITSM
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Subversion
7 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
8 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Finance
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) MS Office
8 7 (16.28%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) VoIP
9 6 (13.95%) CSS
9 6 (13.95%) HTML
9 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) MVC
10 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
10 5 (11.63%) Java
10 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 5 (11.63%) OO

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Internet
2 6 (13.95%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.60%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) CSS
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) HTML5
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) CSS3
3 4 (9.30%) RESTful
4 3 (6.98%) PostGIS
5 2 (4.65%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.33%) CGI
6 1 (2.33%) JPA
6 1 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (6.98%) NHS
5 3 (6.98%) Replication
6 2 (4.65%) Informatics
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.33%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.33%) LIMS
7 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.33%) Physics
7 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Android
4 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.91%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) ITSM
6 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Analytics
8 5 (11.63%) MVC
8 5 (11.63%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) Mobile Development
9 4 (9.30%) OOP
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) SOA
10 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
10 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.98%) Use Case
10 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) C
3 4 (9.30%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) CAPM
5 1 (2.33%) HND
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) PgMP
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) BMC
2 3 (6.98%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle