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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 49 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 110 103 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.44% 3.36% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.78% 11.63% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 50
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.46% -47.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.10 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.74 £30.90 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
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
934 886 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.19% 28.88% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 566 352
Average daily rate £393 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 44
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +3 26 £385 +2.66% 24
Bristol -1 24 £375 +13.37% 42
Wiltshire +5 22 £375 +66.66% 30
Devon -6 13 £310 -22.50% 17
Dorset +2 8 £400 +63.26% 17
Somerset +3 6 £325 +209.52% 11
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (24.15%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.77%) Finance
3 40 (19.32%) Computer Science
4 35 (16.91%) SQL
5 31 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
7 27 (13.04%) Windows
8 26 (12.56%) C#
8 26 (12.56%) HTML
8 26 (12.56%) JavaScript
8 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (12.08%) Project Management
9 25 (12.08%) Mathematics
9 25 (12.08%) SC Cleared
10 23 (11.11%) C++
10 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 21 (10.14%) PRINCE2
11 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
12 20 (9.66%) DV Cleared
12 20 (9.66%) Python
13 19 (9.18%) Java
13 19 (9.18%) QA
14 18 (8.70%) MS Excel
15 17 (8.21%) ITIL
16 16 (7.73%) UNIX
16 16 (7.73%) .NET
16 16 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (7.73%) Selenium
17 15 (7.25%) Electronics
18 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.86%) SAS
3 5 (2.42%) JBoss
3 5 (2.42%) Apache
4 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.93%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.45%) Node.js
5 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.97%) CMS
6 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.97%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.48%) Drupal
7 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.48%) Liferay
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 18 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.90%) MS Office
3 6 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
6 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.97%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.97%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) Firewall
2 6 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (2.90%) Network Security
3 5 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (2.42%) LDAP
3 5 (2.42%) SAN
4 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.45%) Wireless
5 3 (1.45%) LAN
6 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 2 (0.97%) Broadband
6 2 (0.97%) Intranet
6 2 (0.97%) DHCP
7 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.48%) RIP
7 1 (0.48%) SNMP
7 1 (0.48%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.48%) SSH
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.90%) MySQL
5 6 (2.90%) MS Access
6 5 (2.42%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.97%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.97%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Selenium
2 10 (4.83%) Cucumber
2 10 (4.83%) WebDriver
2 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.86%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (3.38%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.42%) JIRA
6 5 (2.42%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.42%) JMeter
6 5 (2.42%) JBehave
6 5 (2.42%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (1.93%) Hudson
8 3 (1.45%) NUnit
8 3 (1.45%) Ant
8 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.45%) MSTest
8 3 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.97%) Maven
9 2 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 43 (20.77%) Finance
2 15 (7.25%) Electronics
3 13 (6.28%) Military
4 9 (4.35%) Retail
4 9 (4.35%) Marketing
5 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.42%) Banking
7 4 (1.93%) Local Government
7 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.97%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (25.60%) Analyst
2 28 (13.53%) Developer
3 16 (7.73%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.25%) Architect
5 13 (6.28%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) Designer
8 8 (3.86%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.86%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.38%) Administrator
9 7 (3.38%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.90%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.90%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.90%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.90%) Security Analyst
10 6 (2.90%) Systems Architect
11 5 (2.42%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.56%) HTML
2 16 (7.73%) .NET
3 14 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.28%) CSS
4 13 (6.28%) XML
5 7 (3.38%) Middleware
5 7 (3.38%) Spring
5 7 (3.38%) jQuery
6 6 (2.90%) HTML5
6 6 (2.90%) CSS3
7 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.42%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.42%) Web Services
8 4 (1.93%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.93%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.45%) REST
9 3 (1.45%) JSON
9 3 (1.45%) SOAP
10 2 (0.97%) STL
10 2 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.32%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.08%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.38%) DTV
6 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.90%) Economics
6 6 (2.90%) User Experience
6 6 (2.90%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.42%) Statistics
8 4 (1.93%) GIS
8 4 (1.93%) FMCG
9 3 (1.45%) Wiki
9 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.45%) NHS
9 3 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.97%) CESG
10 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.04%) Windows
2 16 (7.73%) UNIX
3 11 (5.31%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.83%) Linux
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.08%) Project Management
3 21 (10.14%) PRINCE2
3 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
4 17 (8.21%) ITIL
5 14 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.28%) UML
6 13 (6.28%) Validation
6 13 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.31%) SDLC
8 10 (4.83%) Scrum
8 10 (4.83%) Web Development
8 10 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.35%) SIEM
9 9 (4.35%) Analytics
9 9 (4.35%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.86%) Content Management
10 8 (3.86%) Web Design
10 8 (3.86%) TDD
10 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.91%) SQL
2 26 (12.56%) C#
2 26 (12.56%) JavaScript
3 23 (11.11%) C++
4 20 (9.66%) Python
5 19 (9.18%) Java
6 11 (5.31%) C
7 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.86%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.93%) Ruby
10 4 (1.93%) Perl
11 3 (1.45%) PHP
11 3 (1.45%) VBA
11 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.97%) VBScript
12 2 (0.97%) VB
13 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 50 (24.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.66%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.80%) ISEB
5 8 (3.86%) HNC
6 7 (3.38%) HND
6 7 (3.38%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.45%) CISSP
9 3 (1.45%) MCSE
9 3 (1.45%) MCSA
10 2 (0.97%) GCIA
10 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.45%) Basel II
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) COREP
3 2 (0.97%) FINREP
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.48%) DO-254
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) SCOM
1 3 (1.45%) Puppet
1 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.28%) Oracle
3 8 (3.86%) Cisco
4 6 (2.90%) SAP
4 6 (2.90%) Juniper
4 6 (2.90%) VMware
4 6 (2.90%) Teradata
4 6 (2.90%) ArcSight
5 5 (2.42%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.45%) i2
6 3 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.45%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.97%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.48%) hybris
8 1 (0.48%) F5
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
8 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - 425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £205 - £225 per annum, Benefits Petrol Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Fixed 12 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 18 days ago
Somerset, UK
Recruit121
Rate: £20,000 - £25,000 per year + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 26 days ago