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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / South West
Rank 48 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 103 114 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.84% 3.86% 3.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.56% 11.09% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 72 74
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £40.25 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.00 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £43.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +34.37%

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
891 1028 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.21% 34.84% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 657 608
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 66 47
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +5 27 £443 +16.06% 8
Bristol -19 26 £391 +8.68% 46
Devon +8 20 £475 +9.82% 16
Gloucestershire +16 17 £413 +9.27% 13
Somerset +2 4 £375 +66.66% 7
Dorset -9 3 £264 -4.09% 12
Cornwall - 1 £845 - 8
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 46 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.19%) Security Cleared
3 40 (21.51%) Finance
4 31 (16.67%) Project Management
4 31 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 31 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
5 28 (15.05%) SQL
6 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 23 (12.37%) ITIL
8 23 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (11.83%) Software Engineering
10 21 (11.29%) User Experience
11 20 (10.75%) Requirements Management
11 20 (10.75%) DV Cleared
11 20 (10.75%) CSS
11 20 (10.75%) HTML
12 19 (10.22%) SC Cleared
13 18 (9.68%) Java
13 18 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (9.68%) ISEB
13 18 (9.68%) Management Information System
14 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (9.14%) Physics
15 16 (8.60%) SQL Server
16 15 (8.06%) C
17 14 (7.53%) Big Data
18 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
18 13 (6.99%) Validation

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 7 (3.76%) CMS
2 6 (3.23%) SAS
3 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.15%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.15%) Apache
4 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.61%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.08%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.30%) MS Office
3 7 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.69%) MS Project
5 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.08%) Stata
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.30%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.61%) SaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.61%) ATM
3 3 (1.61%) Firewall
4 2 (1.08%) MPLS
4 2 (1.08%) Network Security
5 1 (0.54%) BGP
5 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.54%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.54%) Extranet
5 1 (0.54%) IPsec
5 1 (0.54%) OSPF
5 1 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.54%) RS-232
5 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
5 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.53%) Big Data
4 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.69%) QlikView
7 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.08%) GIS
10 2 (1.08%) QGIS
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Subversion
2 5 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.15%) Ant
3 4 (2.15%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.15%) JIRA
3 4 (2.15%) Maven
4 3 (1.61%) JBehave
5 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.54%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (21.51%) Finance
2 12 (6.45%) Marketing
3 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.69%) Legal
5 4 (2.15%) Advertising
5 4 (2.15%) Military
6 3 (1.61%) Billing
6 3 (1.61%) Electronics
6 3 (1.61%) Local Government
6 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.61%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (16.67%) Analyst
2 30 (16.13%) Developer
3 16 (8.60%) Business Analyst
3 16 (8.60%) Designer
3 16 (8.60%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.53%) Architect
5 11 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (4.30%) User Researcher
8 7 (3.76%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.76%) UX Designer
9 6 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Consultant
10 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (2.69%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.69%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.69%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.75%) CSS
1 20 (10.75%) HTML
2 9 (4.84%) .NET
3 8 (4.30%) Spring
4 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.23%) HTML5
4 6 (3.23%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.61%) jQuery
6 3 (1.61%) Middleware
6 3 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.61%) REST
7 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.08%) CSS3
7 2 (1.08%) JSON
7 2 (1.08%) WCF
7 2 (1.08%) WPF
8 1 (0.54%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.29%) User Experience
4 18 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.69%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.61%) BYOD
9 3 (1.61%) CESG
10 2 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.08%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.08%) PKI
10 2 (1.08%) PMI
10 2 (1.08%) RIA
10 2 (1.08%) VHDL
11 1 (0.54%) CMDB
11 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.76%) Linux
1 7 (3.76%) Unix
2 4 (2.15%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Solaris
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.54%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.54%) NetWare
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 31 (16.67%) Project Management
3 24 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (12.37%) ITIL
5 22 (11.83%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.75%) Requirements Management
7 17 (9.14%) Physics
7 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
8 13 (6.99%) SDLC
8 13 (6.99%) Service Design
8 13 (6.99%) Validation
9 12 (6.45%) Analytics
9 12 (6.45%) Change Management
9 12 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.91%) TOGAF
11 10 (5.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.05%) SQL
2 18 (9.68%) Java
3 15 (8.06%) C
4 12 (6.45%) C++
5 11 (5.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.76%) C#
6 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.23%) Python
8 4 (2.15%) PHP
8 4 (2.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.61%) R
9 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.75%) DV Cleared
3 19 (10.22%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.68%) ISEB
5 10 (5.38%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.76%) HNC
7 6 (3.23%) BC Cleared
7 6 (3.23%) CISSP
8 5 (2.69%) APMP
9 4 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (2.15%) CISA
9 4 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.15%) CISM
9 4 (2.15%) HND
9 4 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.08%) CCIE
11 2 (1.08%) CCNA
11 2 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.76%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.61%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.08%) GxP
3 2 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.08%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.08%) ISO19770
3 2 (1.08%) P3O
3 2 (1.08%) RMADS
3 2 (1.08%) SDET
4 1 (0.54%) Basel II
4 1 (0.54%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.54%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) Firmware
2 2 (1.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) LXC
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.08%) Nessus
2 2 (1.08%) Nmap
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle
3 4 (2.15%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 4 (2.15%) IFS
3 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.15%) SAP
3 4 (2.15%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.61%) Teradata
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe
5 2 (1.08%) Altera
5 2 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.08%) Citrix
5 2 (1.08%) EMC
5 2 (1.08%) Google
5 2 (1.08%) HP
5 2 (1.08%) Nortel
5 2 (1.08%) Qualys
5 2 (1.08%) Sage
6 1 (0.54%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.54%) Xilinx
Cornwall
itecopeople
Salary: Lots of perks available
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £19,899 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Spring Technology
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Plymouth
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago