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 26 February 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Wales / South Wales
Rank 32 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.97% 3.09% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.35% 10.84% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 12
Median daily rate £270 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £219 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +36.76%

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
170 166 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.14% 28.47% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 115 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +204.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +24 19 £300 -7.69% 5
Newport -2 1 £190 -8.43% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £263 - 1
Degree
Wales

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Degree.

1 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
1 10 (30.30%) Service Management
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) NHS
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 5 (15.15%) Informatics
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) R
5 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.12%) HL7
5 4 (12.12%) Use Case
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Statistics
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.09%) JCAPS
1 3 (9.09%) SAS
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.06%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Stata
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP MRS
2 1 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 2 (6.06%) Spatial Data
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Product Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (9.09%) XSLT
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XML Schema
3 2 (6.06%) XSD
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) NHS
4 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
1 10 (30.30%) Service Management
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) Informatics
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Change Control
4 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Statistics
4 4 (12.12%) Use Case
4 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) R
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Postgraduate
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) HL7
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Fiorano
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) InterSystems
3 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) ESRI
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Prism