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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 52 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 116 84 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 3.73% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.25% 13.15% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £10.40 £12.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% -68.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £12.75 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £40.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
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
1031 639 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.73% 28.34% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 355 429
Average daily rate £393 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 68
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -1 36 £375 -15.43% 57
Devon -2 26 £357 +2.00% 11
Gloucestershire -12 21 £400 +10.34% 30
Wiltshire -13 13 £483 +14.88% 31
Dorset +6 10 £138 -65.50% 21
Somerset -16 2 £450 +40.62% 14
Avon - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 51 (22.17%) Finance
2 49 (21.30%) Computer Science
3 46 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (19.13%) Security Cleared
5 40 (17.39%) Project Management
5 40 (17.39%) Java
6 35 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 35 (15.22%) SC Cleared
7 32 (13.91%) HTML
8 31 (13.48%) SQL
9 29 (12.61%) JavaScript
10 28 (12.17%) CSS
10 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (11.30%) Marketing
12 24 (10.43%) QA
13 23 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 22 (9.57%) Internet
14 22 (9.57%) Telecoms
14 22 (9.57%) Software Engineering
15 21 (9.13%) ISEB
16 20 (8.70%) SQL Server
16 20 (8.70%) Validation
17 18 (7.83%) Linux
17 18 (7.83%) User Experience
18 17 (7.39%) CSS3
18 17 (7.39%) ITIL
18 17 (7.39%) HTML5
19 16 (6.96%) Oracle
19 16 (6.96%) C#

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (4.78%) IIS
2 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.04%) Apache
4 5 (2.17%) SAS
5 3 (1.30%) Node.js
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.30%) CMS
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.43%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.43%) Railo
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Liferay
7 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.52%) MS Office
3 12 (5.22%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.35%) Fireworks
4 10 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (4.35%) Photoshop
5 6 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.30%) MS Project
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Summit
2 6 (2.61%) WebTrends
2 6 (2.61%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.74%) Magento
3 4 (1.74%) Shopify
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.43%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.57%) Internet
2 11 (4.78%) LTE
3 10 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.91%) UMTS
4 9 (3.91%) GSM
5 8 (3.48%) LDAP
5 8 (3.48%) GPRS
5 8 (3.48%) DNS
6 7 (3.04%) WCDMA
6 7 (3.04%) SMTP
6 7 (3.04%) SMS
6 7 (3.04%) SNMP
7 4 (1.74%) Firewall
7 4 (1.74%) Wireless
8 3 (1.30%) LAN
8 3 (1.30%) WAN
8 3 (1.30%) DVB
8 3 (1.30%) 4G
9 2 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.96%) Big Data
3 14 (6.09%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.17%) MySQL
10 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.74%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.74%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
3 3 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.87%) JIRA
4 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.43%) PVCS
5 1 (0.43%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (22.17%) Finance
2 26 (11.30%) Marketing
3 22 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.09%) Electronics
5 12 (5.22%) Legal
6 7 (3.04%) Military
7 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.74%) Banking
9 3 (1.30%) Retail
9 3 (1.30%) Advertising
9 3 (1.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Billing
10 2 (0.87%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Avionics
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (21.74%) Developer
2 40 (17.39%) Analyst
3 22 (9.57%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.26%) Architect
5 16 (6.96%) Designer
6 13 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.91%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.48%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.48%) Consultant
9 8 (3.48%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.04%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (3.04%) Technical Manager
10 7 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.04%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.04%) Tester
11 6 (2.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.91%) HTML
2 28 (12.17%) CSS
3 17 (7.39%) HTML5
3 17 (7.39%) CSS3
4 15 (6.52%) Web Services
5 13 (5.65%) XML
5 13 (5.65%) REST
6 11 (4.78%) .NET
7 9 (3.91%) jQuery
8 6 (2.61%) RESTful
8 6 (2.61%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.17%) Spring
10 4 (1.74%) Ajax
10 4 (1.74%) Middleware
11 3 (1.30%) LAMP
11 3 (1.30%) MSMQ
11 3 (1.30%) XHTML
11 3 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.30%) SOAP
11 3 (1.30%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.30%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.83%) User Experience
4 13 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.91%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.48%) GIS
7 7 (3.04%) Open Source
7 7 (3.04%) Social Media
8 6 (2.61%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.17%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.74%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.74%) DTV
11 3 (1.30%) NHS
11 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.30%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.30%) RIA
11 3 (1.30%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.87%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.83%) Linux
2 11 (4.78%) Windows
3 10 (4.35%) CentOS
4 7 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.17%) Android
6 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.74%) UNIX
7 3 (1.30%) Fedora
7 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.39%) Project Management
3 23 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 22 (9.57%) Software Engineering
5 20 (8.70%) Validation
6 17 (7.39%) ITIL
7 15 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.65%) Scrum
8 13 (5.65%) Time Management
9 12 (5.22%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.22%) Requirements Management
10 11 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.35%) Information Security
11 10 (4.35%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.91%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (3.91%) UML
12 9 (3.91%) OO
13 8 (3.48%) Migration
13 8 (3.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.39%) Java
2 31 (13.48%) SQL
3 29 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.96%) C#
5 13 (5.65%) PHP
5 13 (5.65%) Python
5 13 (5.65%) Scala
6 9 (3.91%) Perl
7 8 (3.48%) C
7 8 (3.48%) Ruby
8 7 (3.04%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.04%) C++
9 6 (2.61%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.74%) PHP5
10 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.30%) Delphi
11 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.30%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 35 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.13%) ISEB
4 12 (5.22%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.35%) HND
6 8 (3.48%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.17%) PMP
8 5 (2.17%) SSCP
9 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.74%) HNC
9 4 (1.74%) CISSP
10 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.87%) CCNP
10 2 (0.87%) MCSE
11 1 (0.43%) MCSA
11 1 (0.43%) MCP
11 1 (0.43%) CCNA
11 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.43%) QA
2 12 (5.22%) ISO 9001
3 10 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.04%) ISO 14001
5 5 (2.17%) SLA
6 3 (1.30%) MiFID
7 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.43%) DO-160
8 1 (0.43%) P3O
8 1 (0.43%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.04%) qmail
2 7 (3.04%) NFS
2 7 (3.04%) Squid
3 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.96%) Oracle
3 10 (4.35%) Cisco
3 10 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.35%) VMware
4 7 (3.04%) NetApp
4 7 (3.04%) Google
5 6 (2.61%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.61%) SAP
6 5 (2.17%) Omniture
7 4 (1.74%) Casewise
7 4 (1.74%) Zend
7 4 (1.74%) IBM
8 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.87%) Adobe
9 2 (0.87%) Sun
9 2 (0.87%) HP
9 2 (0.87%) ForgeRock
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: DOA
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £34500 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West England
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150 - £215 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £27 - £37 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + doe
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £27 - £37 per hour + doe
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
South West England
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago