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 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 50 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 108 111 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.45% 4.48% 4.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.60% 16.23% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 51
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £20.00 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
931 684 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.73% 27.60% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 388 443
Average daily rate £420 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 64
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.95% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Wiltshire -8 32 £500 +24.22% 24
Bristol -14 26 £425 +6.25% 80
Devon +4 18 £450 +38.46% 18
Gloucestershire -17 17 £350 -4.76% 25
Dorset -13 8 £288 -17.85% 24
Somerset -6 4 £350 +16.66% 21
Cornwall - - - - 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 61 (27.35%) Security Cleared
2 50 (22.42%) Computer Science
3 41 (18.39%) SC Cleared
4 39 (17.49%) Java
5 37 (16.59%) Finance
6 36 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (13.45%) HTML
8 27 (12.11%) Project Management
8 27 (12.11%) CSS
8 27 (12.11%) JavaScript
9 26 (11.66%) Microsoft
10 25 (11.21%) Internet
11 24 (10.76%) Mathematics
12 22 (9.87%) Management Information System
13 21 (9.42%) C++
13 21 (9.42%) Software Engineering
14 20 (8.97%) Telecoms
14 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.07%) SQL
16 17 (7.62%) ISEB
16 17 (7.62%) HTML5
17 16 (7.17%) ITIL
17 16 (7.17%) Linux
18 15 (6.73%) Windows
18 15 (6.73%) PRINCE2
18 15 (6.73%) MS Excel
18 15 (6.73%) ISO 9001
18 15 (6.73%) CSS3
19 14 (6.28%) User Experience
19 14 (6.28%) Electronics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.69%) IIS
2 6 (2.69%) CMS
2 6 (2.69%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.79%) Apache
4 3 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.35%) iPlanet
4 3 (1.35%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.90%) SAS
5 2 (0.90%) Lync
6 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.45%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.45%) Railo
6 1 (0.45%) Liferay
6 1 (0.45%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.28%) MS Office
3 10 (4.48%) Photoshop
3 10 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.14%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Summit
2 6 (2.69%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Shopify
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.45%) Agresso
3 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) PaaS
1 1 (0.45%) GitHub
1 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.21%) Internet
2 8 (3.59%) Firewall
2 8 (3.59%) LTE
3 7 (3.14%) GSM
3 7 (3.14%) UMTS
4 6 (2.69%) GPRS
4 6 (2.69%) LAN
4 6 (2.69%) WAN
5 5 (2.24%) WCDMA
5 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.24%) IPv4
5 5 (2.24%) Network Security
6 4 (1.79%) 4G
6 4 (1.79%) SSL
6 4 (1.79%) VPN
6 4 (1.79%) HTTP
6 4 (1.79%) SMS
7 3 (1.35%) DMZ
7 3 (1.35%) Intranet
7 3 (1.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.14%) MySQL
3 7 (3.14%) Big Data
4 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.90%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.45%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.79%) Maven
3 3 (1.35%) JIRA
3 3 (1.35%) Spock
3 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.35%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.90%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.45%) Selenium
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) PVCS
5 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 37 (16.59%) Finance
2 20 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.28%) Marketing
3 14 (6.28%) Electronics
4 7 (3.14%) Legal
4 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.14%) Military
5 6 (2.69%) Banking
6 4 (1.79%) Retail
7 3 (1.35%) Billing
7 3 (1.35%) Law
7 3 (1.35%) Publishing
7 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Avionics
9 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (17.04%) Analyst
2 29 (13.00%) Developer
3 22 (9.87%) Architect
4 18 (8.07%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.73%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.28%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.83%) Designer
8 8 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.69%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.69%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.69%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.24%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.24%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.24%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.24%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.24%) Consultant
10 5 (2.24%) Senior Manager
11 4 (1.79%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.45%) HTML
2 27 (12.11%) CSS
3 17 (7.62%) HTML5
4 15 (6.73%) CSS3
5 13 (5.83%) XML
6 12 (5.38%) .NET
7 11 (4.93%) jQuery
8 10 (4.48%) Web Services
9 8 (3.59%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.14%) Ajax
11 5 (2.24%) Spring
11 5 (2.24%) RESTful
12 4 (1.79%) SOAP
12 4 (1.79%) XHTML
12 4 (1.79%) Middleware
12 4 (1.79%) REST
13 3 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (1.35%) Apache Camel
13 3 (1.35%) LAMP
13 3 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.42%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.76%) Mathematics
3 22 (9.87%) Management Information System
4 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.28%) User Experience
6 9 (4.04%) Physics
6 9 (4.04%) Open Source
7 6 (2.69%) RIA
8 4 (1.79%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.35%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.35%) DTV
9 3 (1.35%) MPEG
9 3 (1.35%) W3C
9 3 (1.35%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.35%) Statistics
9 3 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.90%) STB
10 2 (0.90%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.17%) Linux
2 15 (6.73%) Windows
3 9 (4.04%) Android
4 6 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.79%) AIX
5 4 (1.79%) Solaris
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.35%) zOS
6 3 (1.35%) UNIX
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.11%) Project Management
3 21 (9.42%) Software Engineering
4 16 (7.17%) ITIL
5 15 (6.73%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.28%) Business Analysis
6 14 (6.28%) Information Security
7 13 (5.83%) Line Management
8 12 (5.38%) Validation
9 11 (4.93%) Business Transformation
10 9 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (4.04%) Migration
10 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.04%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.04%) Requirements Management
11 8 (3.59%) Content Management
11 8 (3.59%) Scrum
11 8 (3.59%) UML
11 8 (3.59%) ERP
11 8 (3.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.49%) Java
2 27 (12.11%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.42%) C++
4 18 (8.07%) SQL
5 11 (4.93%) C#
6 10 (4.48%) C
7 7 (3.14%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.69%) PHP
9 5 (2.24%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.24%) Python
10 4 (1.79%) Scala
11 3 (1.35%) Groovy
11 3 (1.35%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.90%) Perl
12 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.90%) Ruby
12 2 (0.90%) PHP5
12 2 (0.90%) R
13 1 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 61 (27.35%) Security Cleared
2 41 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.62%) ISEB
4 11 (4.93%) HND
4 11 (4.93%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.04%) CISSP
6 6 (2.69%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.24%) HNC
7 5 (2.24%) SSCP
7 5 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.35%) APMP
9 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.35%) PMP
9 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.35%) CISM
10 2 (0.90%) CWNA
10 2 (0.90%) CCSA
10 2 (0.90%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) ISO 9001
2 14 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.28%) QA
3 12 (5.38%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) GxP
5 1 (0.45%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.45%) DO-160
5 1 (0.45%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) qmail
2 1 (0.45%) Squid
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.38%) SAP
3 7 (3.14%) Cisco
4 5 (2.24%) Borland
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle
5 4 (1.79%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.79%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.35%) Google
6 3 (1.35%) Dell
6 3 (1.35%) Adobe
6 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.90%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) HP
7 2 (0.90%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.45%) Huawei
8 1 (0.45%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.45%) RedPrairie
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £470 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-35 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago