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 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / South West
Rank 50 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 87 130 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.37% 4.50% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.93% 13.14% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 83 59
Median daily rate £436 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 12
Median hourly rate £46.25 £39.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £37.50 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%

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
876 989 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.90% 34.21% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 626 540
Median daily rate £410 £383 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 53
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +6.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £46.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +4 27 £443 +18.00% 12
Bristol -23 21 £363 +7.40% 58
Gloucestershire +4 15 £500 +48.14% 19
Devon +8 12 £443 +2.31% 12
Somerset 0 4 £375 +36.36% 11
Dorset -13 4 £400 +18.51% 9
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 50 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.43%) Security Cleared
3 36 (20.57%) Finance
4 35 (20.00%) SQL
4 35 (20.00%) Project Management
5 33 (18.86%) Mathematics
6 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
7 27 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (14.86%) Computer Science
9 25 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 25 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 24 (13.71%) Requirements Management
11 23 (13.14%) ITIL
11 23 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (12.57%) DV Cleared
13 21 (12.00%) SC Cleared
13 21 (12.00%) PRINCE2
13 21 (12.00%) Management Information System
14 19 (10.86%) Java
14 19 (10.86%) Physics
15 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (10.29%) User Experience
15 18 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (9.71%) Change Management
16 17 (9.71%) Big Data
17 16 (9.14%) Analytics
17 16 (9.14%) C
18 15 (8.57%) ISEB

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 (6.29%) SAS
2 6 (3.43%) CMS
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.14%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.43%) MS Office
4 4 (2.29%) MS Project
4 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) Stata
6 1 (0.57%) Simulink
6 1 (0.57%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Primavera
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) Firewall
1 4 (2.29%) SAN
2 3 (1.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.71%) Network Security
2 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) ATM
4 1 (0.57%) BGP
4 1 (0.57%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.57%) Extranet
4 1 (0.57%) IPsec
4 1 (0.57%) OSPF
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.71%) Big Data
4 15 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (6.86%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.14%) QlikView
8 8 (4.57%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.29%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 4 (2.29%) OLAP
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.29%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.71%) GIS
12 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.29%) JIRA
2 4 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.29%) Subversion
3 2 (1.14%) Ant
3 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.14%) JBehave
3 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.14%) Maven
3 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.57%) Mocha
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
4 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.57%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 36 (20.57%) Finance
2 8 (4.57%) Marketing
3 5 (2.86%) Military
3 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.71%) Advertising
5 3 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.71%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.14%) Analyst
2 28 (16.00%) Developer
3 16 (9.14%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.57%) Consultant
5 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.86%) Architect
6 12 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.57%) QlikView Developer
8 8 (4.57%) User Researcher
9 7 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.43%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Designer
10 6 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (2.86%) DBA
11 5 (2.86%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Senior QlikView Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) CSS
1 12 (6.86%) HTML
2 10 (5.71%) .NET
3 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.57%) Spring
4 5 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.86%) HTML5
4 5 (2.86%) REST
4 5 (2.86%) XML
5 3 (1.71%) jQuery
5 3 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.71%) Symfony
5 3 (1.71%) Web Services
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.14%) CSS3
6 2 (1.14%) Doctrine
6 2 (1.14%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.14%) JSON
6 2 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.86%) Mathematics
2 27 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (14.86%) Computer Science
4 21 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 19 (10.86%) Physics
6 18 (10.29%) User Experience
7 9 (5.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (5.14%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.86%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.86%) Statistics
9 4 (2.29%) BYOD
9 4 (2.29%) CESG
10 3 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.71%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.71%) PKI
11 2 (1.14%) Biology
11 2 (1.14%) Chemistry
11 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.14%) Linux
1 9 (5.14%) Unix
2 8 (4.57%) Windows
3 3 (1.71%) Solaris
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.57%) NetWare
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.00%) Project Management
3 25 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 24 (13.71%) Requirements Management
5 23 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (13.14%) ITIL
6 21 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 18 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (9.71%) Change Management
9 16 (9.14%) Analytics
10 15 (8.57%) TOGAF
10 15 (8.57%) Validation
11 13 (7.43%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.43%) ETL
11 13 (7.43%) UML
12 11 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.29%) MODAF
12 11 (6.29%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.29%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.00%) SQL
2 19 (10.86%) Java
3 16 (9.14%) C
4 14 (8.00%) C++
5 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.14%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.57%) C#
8 6 (3.43%) Python
9 4 (2.29%) PHP
9 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.29%) VBScript
10 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.71%) R
10 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.14%) Ruby
12 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (27.43%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.57%) DV Cleared
3 21 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.57%) ISEB
5 9 (5.14%) HNC
6 8 (4.57%) ISTQB
7 7 (4.00%) CISSP
8 5 (2.86%) APMP
8 5 (2.86%) BC Cleared
8 5 (2.86%) CISM
8 5 (2.86%) HND
9 4 (2.29%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (2.29%) CISA
9 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.71%) CLAS
11 2 (1.14%) CCIE
11 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.14%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.71%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.14%) GxP
4 2 (1.14%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.14%) P3O
4 2 (1.14%) RMADS
4 2 (1.14%) SDET
5 1 (0.57%) Basel II
5 1 (0.57%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.57%) ISO19770
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) LXC
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.71%) Nessus
2 3 (1.71%) Nmap
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Kibana
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 7 (4.00%) IFS
3 7 (4.00%) Teradata
4 5 (2.86%) VMware
5 4 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.71%) Qualys
6 3 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.14%) Citrix
7 2 (1.14%) EMC
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Sage
7 2 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) CA
8 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) i2
8 1 (0.57%) Informatica
8 1 (0.57%) Xilinx
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