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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 46 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.72% 3.44% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.18% 10.55% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
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£350 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +63.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.83%
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
167 199 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.68% 32.62% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 137 64
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £14.40 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £38.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Newport +11 10 £350 +55.55% 4
Cardiff -8 5 £363 -3.33% 19
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
5 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Workflow
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (17.14%) MS Office
7 6 (17.14%) UNIX
7 6 (17.14%) SLA
7 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) MS Project
8 5 (14.29%) ITSM
8 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) HTML5
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) Time Management
8 5 (14.29%) CSS3
9 4 (11.43%) BDD
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (11.43%) JAX-RS
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 4 (11.43%) FileNet
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Research Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) jQuery
2 5 (14.29%) HTML5
2 5 (14.29%) CSS3
3 4 (11.43%) JAX-RS
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Drools
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) Java SE
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) LIMS
4 1 (2.86%) PACS
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) OS/400
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Workflow
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM
4 5 (14.29%) Time Management
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) SOA
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) BPEL
6 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.57%) RUP
6 3 (8.57%) UML
6 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) RPG
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) ISEB
4 3 (8.57%) PhD
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) APMG
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) BMC
2 4 (11.43%) Remedy
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Progress
4 1 (2.86%) ESRI
4 1 (2.86%) Casewise
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