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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 29 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 22 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.61% 4.55% 5.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.77% 18.64% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Average daily rate
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£331 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £265 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £480 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +127.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.73%
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
149 118 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.24% 24.43% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 54
Average daily rate £450 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £15.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.56 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Cardiff +6 13 £338 +7.14% 9
Newport -2 3 £175 -58.82% 2
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (28.57%) ISEB
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Validation
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
5 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) QA
6 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) IBM
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 5 (14.29%) Coaching
8 5 (14.29%) UML
8 5 (14.29%) MS Office
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) UNIX
8 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.29%) PMI
8 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (8.57%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.86%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.86%) FrameMaker
4 1 (2.86%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.86%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) InterBase
2 1 (2.86%) Firebird
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Welsh Language
5 1 (2.86%) Military
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) QA Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) XHTML
3 1 (2.86%) WSDL
3 1 (2.86%) Zend Framework
3 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.86%) CakePHP
3 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) PMI
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) AS400
4 2 (5.71%) CESG
4 2 (5.71%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (5.71%) RMADS
4 2 (5.71%) iSeries
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) OS/400
5 2 (5.71%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Validation
3 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
4 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) UML
5 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) RUP
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) RPG
4 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) Delphi
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) CISM
7 2 (5.71%) CISSP
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) IBM Certification
8 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 9000
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 3 (8.57%) GxP
4 2 (5.71%) HL7
5 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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