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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 43 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Degree 126 79 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.24% 2.61% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.65% 9.44% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 66
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.72 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -13.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
996 837 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.48% 27.65% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 492 607
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 37 56
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.79 £18.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Wiltshire +17 32 £400 +4.91% 14
Bristol -3 28 £385 +10.00% 38
Devon +11 22 £425 +112.50% 4
Dorset +6 17 £413 -22.16% 10
Gloucestershire 0 15 £400 +33.89% 15
Somerset +9 2 - - 12
Cornwall +9 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 71 (29.71%) Computer Science
2 63 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.36%) Finance
3 53 (22.18%) Security Cleared
4 46 (19.25%) SQL
5 43 (17.99%) HTML
6 42 (17.57%) JavaScript
7 40 (16.74%) Java
8 38 (15.90%) Project Management
9 37 (15.48%) SC Cleared
10 36 (15.06%) Python
10 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (14.64%) CSS
11 35 (14.64%) ITIL
11 35 (14.64%) Microsoft
11 35 (14.64%) Software Engineering
12 33 (13.81%) C++
13 29 (12.13%) C
14 27 (11.30%) SQL Server
15 26 (10.88%) C#
15 26 (10.88%) Scrum
16 25 (10.46%) PRINCE2
17 22 (9.21%) Firewall
17 22 (9.21%) Cisco
18 21 (8.79%) Telecoms
18 21 (8.79%) User Experience
19 20 (8.37%) MS Excel
20 19 (7.95%) Windows
20 19 (7.95%) .NET
20 19 (7.95%) MATLAB

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 12 (5.02%) SAS
2 9 (3.77%) IIS
3 4 (1.67%) CMS
4 2 (0.84%) Drupal
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) WordPress
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.42%) Node.js
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.77%) MS Office
3 6 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.51%) SPSS
4 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.84%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) CATIA
6 1 (0.42%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.84%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.42%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) IaaS
1 7 (2.93%) SaaS
2 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.21%) Firewall
2 14 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.02%) Internet
4 11 (4.60%) LAN
5 10 (4.18%) WAN
6 9 (3.77%) Network Security
7 8 (3.35%) HbbTV
8 7 (2.93%) BGP
8 7 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.93%) EIGRP
8 7 (2.93%) VPN
9 6 (2.51%) Broadband
9 6 (2.51%) MPLS
9 6 (2.51%) OSPF
9 6 (2.51%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (2.51%) Skype
10 5 (2.09%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.09%) SSH
10 5 (2.09%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.60%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.51%) Big Data
3 6 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.67%) MySQL
6 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) MS Access
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (7.95%) JIRA
2 11 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.18%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.77%) Maven
5 8 (3.35%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.93%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.09%) Spock
8 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.84%) GCC
9 2 (0.84%) JBehave
9 2 (0.84%) Subversion
10 1 (0.42%) Ant
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.42%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.42%) JUnit
10 1 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.42%) Zephyr
General
1 63 (26.36%) Finance
2 21 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.86%) Marketing
4 13 (5.44%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.18%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.18%) Billing
6 9 (3.77%) Military
7 8 (3.35%) Electronics
8 5 (2.09%) Automotive
8 5 (2.09%) Banking
8 5 (2.09%) Games
9 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.26%) Legal
10 3 (1.26%) Retail
11 2 (0.84%) Avionics
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.42%) Front Office
12 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (24.69%) Developer
2 31 (12.97%) Analyst
3 23 (9.62%) Architect
4 18 (7.53%) Software Developer
5 16 (6.69%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.86%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.44%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.02%) Development Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.18%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (4.18%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Data Scientist
10 9 (3.77%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.35%) Designer
11 8 (3.35%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.99%) HTML
2 35 (14.64%) CSS
3 19 (7.95%) .NET
4 17 (7.11%) REST
5 16 (6.69%) HTML5
5 16 (6.69%) Web Services
6 13 (5.44%) AngularJS
7 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.18%) CSS3
9 9 (3.77%) jQuery
10 6 (2.51%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.51%) Spring
10 6 (2.51%) WCF
11 5 (2.09%) Dojo
11 5 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (2.09%) LESS
12 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.67%) OCX
12 4 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (29.71%) Computer Science
2 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.79%) User Experience
4 16 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.69%) Mathematics
5 14 (5.86%) Mobile App
6 13 (5.44%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.35%) DTV
8 6 (2.51%) Life Science
9 5 (2.09%) ASTM
9 5 (2.09%) Economics
10 4 (1.67%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.67%) MPEG
10 4 (1.67%) NHS
10 4 (1.67%) Statistics
11 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.26%) IPTV
11 3 (1.26%) Psychology
11 3 (1.26%) Social Media
11 3 (1.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.95%) Windows
2 15 (6.28%) Linux
3 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.90%) Project Management
3 35 (14.64%) ITIL
3 35 (14.64%) Software Engineering
4 26 (10.88%) Scrum
5 25 (10.46%) PRINCE2
6 18 (7.53%) Data Analysis
7 16 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (6.28%) OO
8 15 (6.28%) Web Development
9 13 (5.44%) Analytics
9 13 (5.44%) Information Security
9 13 (5.44%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.44%) Migration
9 13 (5.44%) Use Case
10 12 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.02%) Line Management
10 12 (5.02%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.02%) Time Management
10 12 (5.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.25%) SQL
2 42 (17.57%) JavaScript
3 40 (16.74%) Java
4 36 (15.06%) Python
5 33 (13.81%) C++
6 29 (12.13%) C
7 26 (10.88%) C#
8 19 (7.95%) MATLAB
9 17 (7.11%) R
10 10 (4.18%) Ruby
11 8 (3.35%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.51%) PHP
13 6 (2.51%) VC++
14 5 (2.09%) Groovy
15 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.84%) Lua
16 2 (0.84%) VBA
17 1 (0.42%) F#
17 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (22.18%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.44%) CCNP
3 13 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (5.02%) HND
5 11 (4.60%) CISSP
6 8 (3.35%) ISEB
7 7 (2.93%) PhD
8 6 (2.51%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.09%) SANS
10 4 (1.67%) APMP
10 4 (1.67%) CREST Certified
10 4 (1.67%) GWAPT
10 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.67%) OSCE
10 4 (1.67%) OSCP
10 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
2 6 (2.51%) DO-160
2 6 (2.51%) HL7
3 5 (2.09%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.09%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.67%) OIPF
5 3 (1.26%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.26%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.84%) UCITS
7 1 (0.42%) COSO
7 1 (0.42%) ECSS
7 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.42%) MISRA
7 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.42%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.09%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Samba
3 1 (0.42%) vCloud
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.84%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) Nagios
3 1 (0.42%) Nessus
3 1 (0.42%) Nmap
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.21%) Cisco
3 8 (3.35%) Apple
3 8 (3.35%) SAP
4 6 (2.51%) Juniper
4 6 (2.51%) VMware
5 5 (2.09%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.09%) NEC
5 5 (2.09%) NetApp
5 5 (2.09%) Oracle
6 4 (1.67%) BMC
6 4 (1.67%) HP
6 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.26%) Nokia
8 2 (0.84%) Adobe
8 2 (0.84%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) IBM
8 2 (0.84%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.84%) Omniture
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago