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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 49 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 121 101 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.97% 3.15% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.08% 10.73% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 55 67
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £12.60 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.74 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
1002 941 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.88% 29.36% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 558 547
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £13.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 July 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
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 July 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 +9 35 £400 +6.66% 40
Wiltshire 0 26 £363 -6.45% 15
Devon +21 23 £425 +37.09% 5
Gloucestershire 0 20 £375 -1.31% 24
Dorset -2 8 £500 +25.00% 7
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 75 (32.89%) Finance
2 62 (27.19%) Computer Science
3 53 (23.25%) SQL
4 50 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 43 (18.86%) Project Management
7 41 (17.98%) ITIL
8 40 (17.54%) Java
9 39 (17.11%) C++
9 39 (17.11%) HTML
10 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
10 35 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (14.91%) JavaScript
11 34 (14.91%) Python
12 33 (14.47%) Microsoft
13 31 (13.60%) C
13 31 (13.60%) CSS
14 27 (11.84%) Software Engineering
15 23 (10.09%) MATLAB
16 22 (9.65%) Management Information System
16 22 (9.65%) SQL Server
16 22 (9.65%) PRINCE2
16 22 (9.65%) MS Excel
16 22 (9.65%) R
17 21 (9.21%) Analytics
18 20 (8.77%) C#
18 20 (8.77%) Cisco
18 20 (8.77%) Firewall
18 20 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (8.77%) Scrum

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 11 (4.82%) SAS
2 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.88%) CMS
4 2 (0.88%) Drupal
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.39%) MS Office
3 7 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.07%) SPSS
4 4 (1.75%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.32%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.44%) CATIA
7 1 (0.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.44%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) IaaS
2 7 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.07%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.32%) SaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Heroku
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.77%) Firewall
2 12 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.82%) LAN
4 9 (3.95%) Network Security
4 9 (3.95%) WAN
5 8 (3.51%) BGP
5 8 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.51%) Internet
5 8 (3.51%) VPN
6 7 (3.07%) EIGRP
6 7 (3.07%) OSPF
7 6 (2.63%) Skype
8 5 (2.19%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.19%) MPLS
8 5 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (2.19%) SSH
8 5 (2.19%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 4 (1.75%) PuTTY
9 4 (1.75%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.02%) Data Mining
3 10 (4.39%) Big Data
4 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.07%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.19%) MySQL
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (4.39%) JIRA
3 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.88%) GCC
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) JBehave
6 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.44%) Xcode
6 1 (0.44%) Zephyr
General
1 75 (32.89%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.14%) Marketing
4 13 (5.70%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.39%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.95%) Billing
7 7 (3.07%) Electronics
8 5 (2.19%) Automotive
9 4 (1.75%) Games
9 4 (1.75%) Military
9 4 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.32%) Avionics
10 3 (1.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.88%) Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Advertising
12 1 (0.44%) Back Office
12 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.44%) Front Office
12 1 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (20.18%) Developer
2 34 (14.91%) Analyst
3 23 (10.09%) Architect
4 17 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 16 (7.02%) Data Scientist
6 13 (5.70%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.39%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.39%) Consultant
7 10 (4.39%) Development Engineer
7 10 (4.39%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.95%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (3.51%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.07%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.07%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.07%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.11%) HTML
2 31 (13.60%) CSS
3 15 (6.58%) .NET
3 15 (6.58%) HTML5
3 15 (6.58%) REST
4 12 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 11 (4.82%) Web Services
6 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.95%) Dojo
7 8 (3.51%) WCF
8 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.63%) CSS3
9 6 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.63%) JSON
9 6 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.63%) RESTful
9 6 (2.63%) Spring
10 5 (2.19%) jQuery
11 4 (1.75%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.19%) Computer Science
2 35 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.65%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.02%) Mathematics
5 14 (6.14%) User Experience
6 11 (4.82%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.51%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.63%) Life Science
9 6 (2.63%) NHS
10 5 (2.19%) ASTM
10 5 (2.19%) Economics
10 5 (2.19%) Social Media
11 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.75%) Digital TV
11 4 (1.75%) Physics
11 4 (1.75%) Statistics
12 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.02%) Linux
2 15 (6.58%) Windows
3 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.75%) Unix
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.44%) NetWare
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.86%) Project Management
3 41 (17.98%) ITIL
4 27 (11.84%) Software Engineering
5 22 (9.65%) PRINCE2
6 21 (9.21%) Analytics
7 20 (8.77%) Scrum
7 20 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (7.46%) TOGAF
9 16 (7.02%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.14%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.14%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.14%) UML
10 14 (6.14%) Use Case
11 13 (5.70%) Change Management
11 13 (5.70%) Line Management
11 13 (5.70%) Machine Learning
11 13 (5.70%) Web Development
12 12 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 12 (5.26%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.25%) SQL
2 40 (17.54%) Java
3 39 (17.11%) C++
4 34 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.91%) Python
5 31 (13.60%) C
6 23 (10.09%) MATLAB
7 22 (9.65%) R
8 20 (8.77%) C#
9 10 (4.39%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.07%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.07%) PHP
10 7 (3.07%) Ruby
11 4 (1.75%) VC++
12 3 (1.32%) Lua
12 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.32%) VBA
12 3 (1.32%) VBScript
13 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.70%) PhD
5 11 (4.82%) CCNP
5 11 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.82%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.95%) HND
7 7 (3.07%) CISSP
8 6 (2.63%) ISEB
9 5 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.32%) CCIE
10 3 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.32%) HNC
10 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.88%) APMP
11 2 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) DO-160
2 6 (2.63%) HL7
3 3 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.88%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.44%) ECSS
5 1 (0.44%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.44%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.44%) MISRA
5 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.44%) OIPF
5 1 (0.44%) RMADS
5 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) Docker
1 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) Samba
3 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.77%) Cisco
3 9 (3.95%) SAP
3 9 (3.95%) VMware
4 8 (3.51%) Oracle
5 7 (3.07%) Apple
6 5 (2.19%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.19%) Google
6 5 (2.19%) Juniper
6 5 (2.19%) NEC
6 5 (2.19%) NetApp
7 4 (1.75%) BMC
7 4 (1.75%) HP
7 4 (1.75%) Omniture
7 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.32%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.88%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.88%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.88%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.44%) IFS
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £349 - £451 per day
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