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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 57 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 89 119 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 3.65% 3.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.89% 12.04% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 81
Median daily rate £380 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £502 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £386 £366
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £41.12 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +209.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.43% +15.62%
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
817 988 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.89% 30.29% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 610 695
Median daily rate £388 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 42
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +21 35 £400 - 40
Gloucestershire -4 24 £388 -0.64% 12
Devon +2 14 £250 -28.57% 12
Wiltshire -22 6 £363 -9.37% 17
Dorset -1 2 £350 -3.44% 17
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 66 (31.43%) Finance
2 60 (28.57%) SQL
3 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (24.29%) Security Cleared
5 48 (22.86%) Computer Science
6 43 (20.48%) Project Management
7 42 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (17.62%) Java
9 36 (17.14%) HTML
10 34 (16.19%) C++
11 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
11 33 (15.71%) SC Cleared
12 32 (15.24%) ITIL
13 30 (14.29%) CSS
13 30 (14.29%) Analytics
14 27 (12.86%) SQL Server
14 27 (12.86%) JavaScript
15 23 (10.95%) C
15 23 (10.95%) Python
16 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (10.00%) Mathematics
17 20 (9.52%) Software Engineering
17 20 (9.52%) MATLAB
18 19 (9.05%) PRINCE2
19 18 (8.57%) MS Excel
19 18 (8.57%) Management Information System
19 18 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (8.57%) TOGAF
19 18 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (8.57%) R

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 14 (6.67%) SAS
2 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Drupal
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.95%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.71%) MS Office
3 8 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.33%) SPSS
5 6 (2.86%) MS Project
6 3 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.43%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.48%) Revit
7 1 (0.48%) Simulink
7 1 (0.48%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.95%) Primavera
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.86%) IaaS
3 5 (2.38%) SaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.95%) Heroku
5 2 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.62%) Firewall
2 10 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.29%) BGP
4 8 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (3.81%) Network Security
5 7 (3.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (3.33%) VPN
6 6 (2.86%) WAN
7 5 (2.38%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.38%) OSPF
8 4 (1.90%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 4 (1.90%) Internet
8 4 (1.90%) LAN
8 4 (1.90%) PuTTY
8 4 (1.90%) SAN
8 4 (1.90%) Skype
8 4 (1.90%) SSH
8 4 (1.90%) Telnet
9 3 (1.43%) IPsec
9 3 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.19%) Big Data
5 13 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.71%) Data Mining
6 12 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.76%) QlikView
7 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.90%) OLAP
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.90%) Star Schema
11 4 (1.90%) Xcelsius
12 3 (1.43%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.38%) JIRA
4 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.43%) Subversion
6 2 (0.95%) Ant
6 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.95%) JBehave
6 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.95%) Maven
6 2 (0.95%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.48%) Mocha
7 1 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 66 (31.43%) Finance
2 12 (5.71%) Marketing
3 8 (3.81%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.86%) Billing
5 6 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.38%) Military
7 4 (1.90%) Automotive
7 4 (1.90%) Electronics
8 3 (1.43%) Avionics
8 3 (1.43%) Games
9 2 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.95%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (20.95%) Developer
2 33 (15.71%) Analyst
3 17 (8.10%) Architect
3 17 (8.10%) Data Scientist
4 15 (7.14%) Consultant
5 14 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.24%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (3.81%) QlikView Developer
10 8 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.86%) DBA
11 6 (2.86%) Designer
11 6 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (2.86%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.14%) HTML
2 30 (14.29%) CSS
3 16 (7.62%) .NET
4 14 (6.67%) HTML5
4 14 (6.67%) REST
5 11 (5.24%) AngularJS
5 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.24%) Web Services
6 8 (3.81%) CSS3
6 8 (3.81%) Spring
7 7 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.86%) Dojo
8 6 (2.86%) jQuery
8 6 (2.86%) JSON
8 6 (2.86%) RESTful
9 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.90%) LINQ
9 4 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.90%) WCF
9 4 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 42 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 18 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.29%) User Experience
7 7 (3.33%) NHS
7 7 (3.33%) Physics
8 6 (2.86%) Statistics
9 4 (1.90%) ASTM
9 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.90%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.90%) Social Media
10 3 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.43%) CESG
11 2 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.95%) Informatics
11 2 (0.95%) Life Science
11 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.71%) Windows
2 11 (5.24%) Linux
3 7 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (0.95%) NetWare
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.48%) Project Management
3 32 (15.24%) ITIL
4 30 (14.29%) Analytics
5 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 19 (9.05%) PRINCE2
8 18 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.57%) TOGAF
9 17 (8.10%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.14%) MODAF
10 15 (7.14%) UML
11 14 (6.67%) Change Management
11 14 (6.67%) ETL
12 13 (6.19%) Machine Learning
12 13 (6.19%) Requirements Management
13 12 (5.71%) Data Analytics
14 11 (5.24%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.76%) SysML
15 10 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.57%) SQL
2 37 (17.62%) Java
3 34 (16.19%) C++
4 27 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.95%) C
5 23 (10.95%) Python
6 20 (9.52%) MATLAB
7 18 (8.57%) R
8 17 (8.10%) C#
9 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.33%) PHP
11 5 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.38%) VBScript
12 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.43%) Lua
13 3 (1.43%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.43%) VBA
14 2 (0.95%) VB
14 2 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (24.29%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.62%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.19%) PhD
5 11 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (4.29%) CCNP
7 9 (4.29%) HND
7 9 (4.29%) ISEB
8 8 (3.81%) HNC
9 6 (2.86%) CISSP
10 5 (2.38%) CCIE
11 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.43%) BC Cleared
12 3 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.95%) CIPD
13 2 (0.95%) CISM
13 2 (0.95%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) QA
2 6 (2.86%) HL7
3 5 (2.38%) DO-160
4 4 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.43%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.95%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.95%) SDET
7 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.48%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.48%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.48%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.48%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.48%) RMADS
7 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) Nessus
2 1 (0.48%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.67%) Cisco
3 10 (4.76%) Oracle
4 8 (3.81%) IFS
5 6 (2.86%) Google
5 6 (2.86%) VMware
6 5 (2.38%) Teradata
7 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.90%) Omniture
8 3 (1.43%) Apple
8 3 (1.43%) HP
8 3 (1.43%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.43%) NEC
8 3 (1.43%) SAP
9 2 (0.95%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.95%) Juniper
9 2 (0.95%) Sage
9 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.95%) SonicWALL
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Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £22,500 - 25,000 per annum DOE
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
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IBM Client Innovation Centre - Thames Valley
Rate: From £33,899 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
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Rate: £35 - £37 per annum
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Rate: £35.00 per hour
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