The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 63 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Degree 80 135 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.95% 4.23% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.87% 13.09% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 87 59
Median daily rate £413 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Median hourly rate £56.75 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £37.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +30.00%
Degree
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
902 1031 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.28% 32.31% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 654 632
Median daily rate £400 £385 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 61 74
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.35 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the South West region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the South West region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -11 24 £416 +23.33% 46
Wiltshire -13 19 £425 +6.25% 6
Gloucestershire -3 17 £500 +25.00% 17
Devon +6 9 £421 +20.35% 7
Dorset -12 6 £400 +18.51% 9
Somerset +22 2 - - 13
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Degree.

1 53 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.95%) Security Cleared
3 41 (24.55%) Finance
4 39 (23.35%) SQL
4 39 (23.35%) Project Management
5 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
5 31 (18.56%) Computer Science
5 31 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (14.37%) Management Information System
7 23 (13.77%) HTML
7 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
8 22 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (13.17%) Analytics
9 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
9 21 (12.57%) ITIL
9 21 (12.57%) PRINCE2
10 20 (11.98%) Mathematics
11 19 (11.38%) CSS
12 18 (10.78%) Java
13 17 (10.18%) JavaScript
13 17 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.18%) DV Cleared
13 17 (10.18%) User Experience
14 16 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (9.58%) Software Engineering
14 16 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (8.38%) MS Excel
15 14 (8.38%) Oracle
15 14 (8.38%) Change Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (5.39%) SAS
2 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.20%) CMS
3 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) Drupal
4 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) Simulink
5 1 (0.60%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.20%) Primavera
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Heroku
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) Firewall
1 4 (2.40%) SAN
1 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.40%) VPN
2 3 (1.80%) BGP
2 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.80%) OSPF
3 2 (1.20%) Extranet
3 2 (1.20%) HSRP
3 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) Network Security
3 2 (1.20%) RIP
3 2 (1.20%) VLAN
4 1 (0.60%) ATM
4 1 (0.60%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.60%) IPsec
4 1 (0.60%) Skype
4 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (7.19%) Big Data
5 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (5.99%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.39%) QlikView
8 7 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 4 (2.40%) OLAP
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.40%) Star Schema
10 3 (1.80%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.40%) Subversion
4 3 (1.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.20%) Ant
5 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.20%) JBehave
5 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.20%) Maven
5 2 (1.20%) Selenium
5 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.60%) Mocha
6 1 (0.60%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 41 (24.55%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Marketing
3 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.40%) Military
4 3 (1.80%) Advertising
4 3 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.20%) Billing
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Avionics
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (19.76%) Analyst
2 32 (19.16%) Developer
3 14 (8.38%) Business Analyst
3 14 (8.38%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.19%) Consultant
5 11 (6.59%) Architect
6 9 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (4.79%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.79%) QlikView Developer
7 8 (4.79%) User Researcher
8 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) DBA
9 6 (3.59%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.99%) Data Scientist
10 5 (2.99%) Junior
10 5 (2.99%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Senior QlikView Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.77%) HTML
2 19 (11.38%) CSS
3 13 (7.78%) .NET
4 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.99%) HTML5
5 9 (5.39%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.19%) REST
7 5 (2.99%) CSS3
7 5 (2.99%) Dojo
7 5 (2.99%) jQuery
7 5 (2.99%) JSON
7 5 (2.99%) Spring
8 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.40%) Web Services
8 4 (2.40%) XML
9 3 (1.80%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.80%) RESTful
9 3 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (18.56%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.37%) Management Information System
3 20 (11.98%) Mathematics
4 17 (10.18%) User Experience
5 10 (5.99%) Visualisation
6 9 (5.39%) Physics
7 4 (2.40%) BYOD
7 4 (2.40%) Statistics
8 3 (1.80%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.80%) NHS
8 3 (1.80%) Psychology
8 3 (1.80%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.20%) Biology
9 2 (1.20%) CESG
9 2 (1.20%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.20%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.39%) Windows
2 8 (4.79%) Linux
2 8 (4.79%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) NetWare
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.35%) Project Management
3 22 (13.17%) Analytics
3 22 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (12.57%) ITIL
4 21 (12.57%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.58%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.38%) Change Management
8 13 (7.78%) ETL
8 13 (7.78%) TOGAF
9 12 (7.19%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.19%) Requirements Management
9 12 (7.19%) UML
10 11 (6.59%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.99%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.39%) MODAF
12 9 (5.39%) Scrum
12 9 (5.39%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.35%) SQL
2 18 (10.78%) Java
3 17 (10.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.78%) C
5 12 (7.19%) C++
6 11 (6.59%) C#
6 11 (6.59%) Python
7 10 (5.99%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.59%) PHP
10 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.40%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.40%) R
10 4 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.40%) VBScript
11 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) Perl
12 2 (1.20%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (26.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.18%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.78%) ISEB
5 9 (5.39%) HNC
6 7 (4.19%) HND
7 6 (3.59%) APMP
8 5 (2.99%) BC Cleared
8 5 (2.99%) CISSP
8 5 (2.99%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.40%) CISA
9 4 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.80%) CISM
10 3 (1.80%) PhD
11 2 (1.20%) CCIE
11 2 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.20%) GxP
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.20%) P3O
4 2 (1.20%) SDET
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
3 1 (0.60%) LXC
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.60%) Kibana
3 1 (0.60%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) Nmap
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.38%) Oracle
3 7 (4.19%) IFS
3 7 (4.19%) VMware
4 6 (3.59%) Teradata
5 4 (2.40%) Cisco
5 4 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.80%) Google
6 3 (1.80%) HP
6 3 (1.80%) Intel Security
6 3 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.20%) Citrix
7 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.20%) Sage
7 2 (1.20%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.60%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) CA
8 1 (0.60%) i2
8 1 (0.60%) Informatica
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