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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 47 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 120 96 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.78% 4.30% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.13% 14.44% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £295 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.13 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.19% -67.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.75 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £40.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
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
914 665 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.81% 29.79% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 365 420
Average daily rate £388 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £256 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 72
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -10 37 £375 -14.77% 69
Devon +7 29 £395 +12.85% 8
Gloucestershire -15 19 £413 +13.79% 25
Wiltshire -24 14 £375 -5.06% 15
Dorset +6 8 £138 -68.45% 14
Somerset -23 1 £450 +34.32% 24
Avon - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 54 (22.31%) Finance
2 51 (21.07%) Computer Science
3 47 (19.42%) Security Cleared
4 43 (17.77%) Project Management
5 39 (16.12%) SC Cleared
6 38 (15.70%) Java
7 34 (14.05%) HTML
7 34 (14.05%) Microsoft
8 33 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 31 (12.81%) SQL
9 31 (12.81%) CSS
10 27 (11.16%) Software Engineering
11 25 (10.33%) Marketing
11 25 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (9.50%) Business Analysis
12 23 (9.50%) MS Excel
13 22 (9.09%) Validation
13 22 (9.09%) QA
14 21 (8.68%) Internet
14 21 (8.68%) SQL Server
15 19 (7.85%) PHP
15 19 (7.85%) Linux
16 18 (7.44%) PRINCE2
16 18 (7.44%) Web Services
16 18 (7.44%) MS Office
16 18 (7.44%) ISEB
17 17 (7.02%) C#
17 17 (7.02%) HTML5
17 17 (7.02%) Big Data
18 16 (6.61%) CSS3

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (4.13%) IIS
2 8 (3.31%) SAS
2 8 (3.31%) Apache
2 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.24%) Drupal
3 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.24%) Node.js
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.44%) MS Office
3 14 (5.79%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (4.13%) Fireworks
4 10 (4.13%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.07%) MS Project
6 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.83%) Simulink
8 1 (0.41%) SPSS
8 1 (0.41%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Summit
1 6 (2.48%) Google Analytics
1 6 (2.48%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.65%) Shopify
2 4 (1.65%) Magento
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.68%) Internet
2 9 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.31%) LDAP
3 8 (3.31%) DNS
4 7 (2.89%) SNMP
4 7 (2.89%) SMTP
4 7 (2.89%) LTE
5 5 (2.07%) UMTS
5 5 (2.07%) GSM
6 4 (1.65%) Firewall
6 4 (1.65%) Wireless
6 4 (1.65%) SMS
6 4 (1.65%) GPRS
7 3 (1.24%) WCDMA
7 3 (1.24%) DVB
8 2 (0.83%) 4G
8 2 (0.83%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.83%) LAN
8 2 (0.83%) WAN
9 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.02%) Big Data
3 14 (5.79%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.72%) MySQL
7 9 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.89%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.65%) Hazelcast
12 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.65%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.07%) Subversion
4 4 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.83%) JIRA
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.41%) Valgrind
General
1 54 (22.31%) Finance
2 25 (10.33%) Marketing
3 15 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.96%) Legal
5 10 (4.13%) Military
5 10 (4.13%) Electronics
6 7 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.89%) Banking
7 4 (1.65%) Retail
8 3 (1.24%) Back Office
8 3 (1.24%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) Avionics
9 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (23.14%) Developer
2 39 (16.12%) Analyst
3 20 (8.26%) Business Analyst
3 20 (8.26%) Architect
4 17 (7.02%) Designer
5 15 (6.20%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.20%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (3.72%) Consultant
8 8 (3.31%) Java Architect
8 8 (3.31%) Web Developer
8 8 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.31%) Software Developer
9 7 (2.89%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (2.89%) Tester
9 7 (2.89%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.48%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.48%) Web Designer
10 6 (2.48%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.48%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.05%) HTML
2 31 (12.81%) CSS
3 18 (7.44%) Web Services
4 17 (7.02%) HTML5
5 16 (6.61%) CSS3
6 15 (6.20%) XML
6 15 (6.20%) REST
7 14 (5.79%) jQuery
8 12 (4.96%) .NET
9 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.48%) RESTful
11 4 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (1.65%) JSON
11 4 (1.65%) Spring
11 4 (1.65%) Ajax
11 4 (1.65%) LAMP
12 3 (1.24%) MSMQ
12 3 (1.24%) SOAP
12 3 (1.24%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.13%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.72%) GIS
5 7 (2.89%) Social Media
5 7 (2.89%) Open Source
6 6 (2.48%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.07%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.65%) DTV
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.24%) NHS
9 3 (1.24%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.24%) RIA
9 3 (1.24%) Physics
9 3 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) IPTV
10 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.85%) Linux
2 10 (4.13%) CentOS
3 9 (3.72%) Windows
4 7 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.07%) UNIX
6 4 (1.65%) Android
7 3 (1.24%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.24%) Fedora
7 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.77%) Project Management
2 27 (11.16%) Software Engineering
3 25 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.50%) Business Analysis
5 22 (9.09%) Validation
6 18 (7.44%) PRINCE2
7 16 (6.61%) ITIL
8 15 (6.20%) Configuration Management
9 14 (5.79%) Data Analysis
10 13 (5.37%) Scrum
10 13 (5.37%) Time Management
11 12 (4.96%) Requirements Management
12 11 (4.55%) UML
12 11 (4.55%) OO
12 11 (4.55%) Change Management
13 10 (4.13%) Analytics
13 10 (4.13%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.13%) Web Development
13 10 (4.13%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.70%) Java
2 33 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.81%) SQL
4 19 (7.85%) PHP
5 17 (7.02%) C#
6 16 (6.61%) Python
7 13 (5.37%) Scala
8 10 (4.13%) Ruby
9 9 (3.72%) C++
9 9 (3.72%) Perl
9 9 (3.72%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.89%) C
10 7 (2.89%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.48%) PHP5
12 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.24%) Delphi
14 2 (0.83%) Fortran
14 2 (0.83%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.12%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.44%) ISEB
4 16 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.72%) HND
6 7 (2.89%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.48%) PMP
8 4 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.65%) SSCP
8 4 (1.65%) HNC
9 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.24%) CISSP
10 2 (0.83%) APMP
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) MCP
11 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.41%) MCSE
11 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.09%) QA
2 11 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.48%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.24%) SLA
5 3 (1.24%) MiFID
6 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) GMP
7 1 (0.41%) DO-160
7 1 (0.41%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.89%) NFS
2 7 (2.89%) qmail
2 7 (2.89%) Squid
3 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 34 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.61%) Oracle
3 11 (4.55%) VMware
4 10 (4.13%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.72%) Cisco
5 9 (3.72%) Google
6 7 (2.89%) NetApp
7 6 (2.48%) Casewise
7 6 (2.48%) SAP
7 6 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.07%) Zend
8 5 (2.07%) Omniture
9 4 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (0.83%) Facebook
10 2 (0.83%) Twitter
10 2 (0.83%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.83%) Adobe
10 2 (0.83%) Sun
11 1 (0.41%) Siebel
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £20 - £27 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Ripe4
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago