The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 47 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.39% 5.33% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.34% 18.97% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £304 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% -28.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £128 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £381 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
203 116 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.74% 28.09% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 59 51
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
Cardiff -8 14 £375 +23.45% 11
Newport -10 5 £225 - 1
Torfaen -4 1 - -
Caerphilly - - - - 3
Monmouthshire - - - -
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) UML
3 16 (34.04%) J2EE
4 14 (29.79%) Mathematics
5 13 (27.66%) Project Management
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.40%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) MS Project
8 10 (21.28%) MS Office
8 10 (21.28%) OO
9 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
9 9 (19.15%) Ant
9 9 (19.15%) JUnit
9 9 (19.15%) SOAP
9 9 (19.15%) Struts
9 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) Mobile Commerce
9 9 (19.15%) TestDirector
9 9 (19.15%) JMS
9 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
9 9 (19.15%) MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Java EE
9 9 (19.15%) Spring
9 9 (19.15%) Maven
9 9 (19.15%) Spring Web Flow
9 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
9 9 (19.15%) JPA
9 9 (19.15%) Apache Ivy

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (10.64%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Project
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 8 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) OLAP
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.13%) DataStage
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) TestDirector
1 9 (19.15%) Maven
1 9 (19.15%) Ant
1 9 (19.15%) JUnit
1 9 (19.15%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (12.77%) Lead Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Content Editor
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Statistical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) J2EE
2 9 (19.15%) SOAP
2 9 (19.15%) Struts
2 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) JMS
2 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
2 9 (19.15%) Spring
2 9 (19.15%) Java EE
2 9 (19.15%) Spring Web Flow
2 9 (19.15%) JPA
3 8 (17.02%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.02%) AS400
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (12.77%) Statistics
4 4 (8.51%) Economics
5 3 (6.38%) Psychology
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) CESG
6 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.13%) SCADA
7 1 (2.13%) RMADS
7 1 (2.13%) iSeries
7 1 (2.13%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) AIX
1 1 (2.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) UML
2 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) OO
6 9 (19.15%) MVC
6 9 (19.15%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.89%) SOA
7 7 (14.89%) Content Management
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) User Stories
9 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Business Development
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.38%) Service Management
11 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) RPG
3 1 (2.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) CCA
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) HNC
4 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) PhD
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
4 1 (2.13%) CEH
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) XenApp
1 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Planview
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