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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 47 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 104 123 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.31% 3.81% 4.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.70% 11.94% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 47
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£384 £378 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% +14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 13
Average hourly rate £37.39 £39.75 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £30.30 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +60.00%
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
889 1030 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.29% 31.92% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 593 365
Average daily rate £405 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
Bristol +9 49 £413 +3.12% 52
Gloucestershire 0 21 £406 +35.41% 25
Wiltshire -3 12 £350 +22.27% 31
Devon -1 8 £200 -2.43% 15
Dorset -5 6 £530 +68.25% 12
Somerset -4 4 £306 -7.77% 23
Cornwall - 1 £225 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (29.38%) Security Cleared
2 45 (21.33%) Computer Science
3 44 (20.85%) Finance
4 40 (18.96%) SC Cleared
5 31 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (11.85%) Project Management
6 25 (11.85%) Windows
7 23 (10.90%) Java
8 22 (10.43%) SQL
9 21 (9.95%) HTML
9 21 (9.95%) Management Information System
10 20 (9.48%) JavaScript
10 20 (9.48%) Software Engineering
11 19 (9.00%) Mathematics
11 19 (9.00%) CSS
12 18 (8.53%) Electronics
13 17 (8.06%) C++
13 17 (8.06%) SQL Server
13 17 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 16 (7.58%) Microsoft
14 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (6.64%) ITIL
16 13 (6.16%) Internet
16 13 (6.16%) Manufacturing
16 13 (6.16%) Business Transformation
17 12 (5.69%) ISEB
17 12 (5.69%) C#
17 12 (5.69%) Linux
17 12 (5.69%) UML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.79%) SAS
3 6 (2.84%) IIS
4 4 (1.90%) CMS
4 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.42%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (1.42%) iPlanet
5 3 (1.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.95%) Lync
6 2 (0.95%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) Node.js
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Summit
2 6 (2.84%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.95%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) Internet
2 9 (4.27%) Firewall
3 6 (2.84%) SAN
3 6 (2.84%) LAN
3 6 (2.84%) WAN
3 6 (2.84%) Network Security
4 5 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (2.37%) IPv4
5 4 (1.90%) SSL
5 4 (1.90%) HTTP
5 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.95%) Multicast
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.47%) LTE
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.06%) SQL Server
1 17 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.84%) MS Access
2 6 (2.84%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.37%) Base SAS
3 5 (2.37%) Big Data
3 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.37%) MySQL
4 4 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.95%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Cucumber
1 6 (2.84%) Maven
2 5 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.90%) IntelliJ
3 4 (1.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.90%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Spock
3 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) NUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.47%) GCC
5 1 (0.47%) MSTest
5 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.47%) Toad
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (20.85%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Electronics
3 13 (6.16%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.27%) Banking
5 9 (4.27%) Marketing
5 9 (4.27%) Military
6 8 (3.79%) Retail
7 6 (2.84%) Local Government
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.42%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.95%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (16.59%) Analyst
2 25 (11.85%) Developer
3 20 (9.48%) Architect
4 12 (5.69%) Software Engineer
5 10 (4.74%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.27%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.27%) Administrator
7 8 (3.79%) Network Engineer
8 7 (3.32%) Designer
8 7 (3.32%) Desktop Support
9 6 (2.84%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (2.84%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.37%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.37%) Consultant
10 5 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.95%) HTML
2 19 (9.00%) CSS
3 11 (5.21%) HTML5
4 10 (4.74%) Web Services
4 10 (4.74%) .NET
5 9 (4.27%) CSS3
5 9 (4.27%) XML
5 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.79%) Middleware
7 6 (2.84%) jQuery
7 6 (2.84%) Spring
8 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.90%) RESTful
9 4 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.90%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Camel
10 3 (1.42%) Dojo
10 3 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 19 (9.00%) Mathematics
4 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.79%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.79%) User Experience
6 6 (2.84%) RIA
7 4 (1.90%) FMCG
7 4 (1.90%) Statistics
7 4 (1.90%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.42%) W3C
9 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) DTV
9 2 (0.95%) NHS
9 2 (0.95%) Open Source
9 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.95%) Physics
9 2 (0.95%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.85%) Windows
2 12 (5.69%) Linux
3 7 (3.32%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.90%) Solaris
5 4 (1.90%) UNIX
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.42%) zOS
6 3 (1.42%) AIX
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.85%) Project Management
3 20 (9.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.64%) ITIL
6 13 (6.16%) Business Transformation
7 12 (5.69%) UML
7 12 (5.69%) Information Management
8 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (5.21%) Validation
8 11 (5.21%) Information Security
9 10 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.74%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (4.27%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.27%) Workflow
11 8 (3.79%) MVC
11 8 (3.79%) Change Management
11 8 (3.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.90%) Java
2 22 (10.43%) SQL
3 20 (9.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.06%) C++
5 12 (5.69%) C#
6 10 (4.74%) C
7 6 (2.84%) VBA
8 5 (2.37%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.90%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) Groovy
10 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.95%) Python
10 2 (0.95%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.95%) Scala
10 2 (0.95%) PHP5
10 2 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (29.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) ISEB
3 12 (5.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.79%) HND
4 8 (3.79%) CISSP
5 4 (1.90%) HNC
5 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.42%) SSCP
6 3 (1.42%) CISM
7 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.95%) CCNA
7 2 (0.95%) APMP
7 2 (0.95%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.27%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.27%) ISO 14001
3 7 (3.32%) QA
4 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.95%) COREP
5 2 (0.95%) FINREP
6 1 (0.47%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.47%) GxP
6 1 (0.47%) GAMP
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) SCOM
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.21%) SAP
3 6 (2.84%) Cisco
4 5 (2.37%) Borland
5 4 (1.90%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle
5 4 (1.90%) Adobe
6 3 (1.42%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Dell
6 3 (1.42%) Juniper
6 3 (1.42%) Teradata
6 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (0.95%) McAfee
7 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.95%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) Green Hills
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago