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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 48 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.61% 4.17% 5.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.95% 13.71% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
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£350 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +67.50%
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
201 197 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.28% 30.45% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 120 49
Average daily rate £375 £384 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 -15 9 £325 -13.33% 2
Cardiff -1 5 £388 -3.12% 8
Bridgend - 1 - -
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) MS Office
4 9 (21.43%) UNIX
4 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Finance
6 7 (16.67%) UML
6 7 (16.67%) MS Project
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (16.67%) HTML
6 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) CSS
7 6 (14.29%) SLA
7 6 (14.29%) Validation
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) BPEL
8 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.90%) Linux
8 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
9 4 (9.52%) CSS3
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (9.52%) JAX-RS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) FileNet
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Project
3 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) InterBase
4 1 (2.38%) Firebird
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Research Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) RESTful
4 4 (9.52%) HTML5
4 4 (9.52%) CSS3
4 4 (9.52%) JAX-RS
5 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.76%) XML
6 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Drools
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) AS400
3 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) RMADS
4 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.76%) CESG
4 2 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Physics
5 1 (2.38%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.38%) PACS
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) UNIX
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) OS/400
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Validation
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) BPEL
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) RUP
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) IT Governance
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.52%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) COBOL
2 4 (9.52%) RPG
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Delphi
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) PhD
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) CISSP
4 2 (4.76%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) GxP
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Casewise
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase