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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 38 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 127 117 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.22% 3.66% 4.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.33% 11.87% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 62 67
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £48.14 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.98% +15.34%
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
1030 986 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.25% 30.86% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 605 392
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 40
Average hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +75.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 54 £338 -25.00% 58
Wiltshire -13 21 £365 -30.31% 25
Dorset +15 16 £338 +58.82% 17
Devon -8 13 £433 +2.06% 6
Gloucestershire -6 8 £371 +6.07% 27
Somerset +1 3 £225 -35.71% 8
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 59 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.48%) Finance
3 43 (17.48%) Security Cleared
4 41 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 38 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
6 36 (14.63%) SQL
6 36 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 35 (14.23%) HTML
8 32 (13.01%) MS Excel
9 31 (12.60%) C#
10 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (11.38%) .NET
12 26 (10.57%) CSS
12 26 (10.57%) SC Cleared
13 25 (10.16%) Python
13 25 (10.16%) HND
13 25 (10.16%) Windows
14 24 (9.76%) MS Office
14 24 (9.76%) Project Management
15 23 (9.35%) Firewall
15 23 (9.35%) ISEB
16 22 (8.94%) Java
17 21 (8.54%) Scrum
17 21 (8.54%) User Experience
18 19 (7.72%) C++
18 19 (7.72%) ASP.NET
18 19 (7.72%) Cisco
18 19 (7.72%) TCP/IP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (3.66%) IIS
2 7 (2.85%) SAS
3 4 (1.63%) CMS
4 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.81%) Apache
5 2 (0.81%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.76%) MS Office
3 17 (6.91%) MS Visio
4 11 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.35%) Firewall
2 19 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.69%) Internet
4 11 (4.47%) HbbTV
4 11 (4.47%) Network Security
5 9 (3.66%) Wireless
6 7 (2.85%) Broadband
6 7 (2.85%) MPLS
7 6 (2.44%) BGP
7 6 (2.44%) LAN
7 6 (2.44%) OSPF
7 6 (2.44%) VPN
8 5 (2.03%) 802.11
8 5 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.03%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.03%) IPsec
8 5 (2.03%) Wireless Security
9 4 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.63%) Junos
9 4 (1.63%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.85%) MS Access
4 6 (2.44%) Big Data
5 5 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.22%) QlikView
6 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.81%) MySQL
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Git (software)
1 14 (5.69%) JIRA
2 12 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.47%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (4.07%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.66%) Maven
6 8 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.85%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.03%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.03%) Selenium
8 5 (2.03%) Spock
9 4 (1.63%) JBehave
9 4 (1.63%) Subversion
10 3 (1.22%) Ant
10 3 (1.22%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.22%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.81%) JUnit
11 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (17.48%) Finance
2 14 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.28%) Military
4 8 (3.25%) Marketing
5 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 6 (2.44%) Electronics
5 6 (2.44%) Retail
6 5 (2.03%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.22%) Avionics
7 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Billing
8 2 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (23.58%) Developer
2 36 (14.63%) Analyst
3 20 (8.13%) Architect
4 19 (7.72%) Software Engineer
5 16 (6.50%) Consultant
6 13 (5.28%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.88%) Network Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) JavaScript Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.07%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.25%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.25%) Security Architect
10 8 (3.25%) Security Specialist
10 8 (3.25%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.85%) IT Security Specialist
11 7 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.85%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.44%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.23%) HTML
2 28 (11.38%) .NET
3 26 (10.57%) CSS
4 19 (7.72%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.10%) HTML5
6 9 (3.66%) Web Services
7 8 (3.25%) 802.1X
7 8 (3.25%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.25%) CSS3
8 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.85%) jQuery
8 7 (2.85%) REST
8 7 (2.85%) WCF
9 6 (2.44%) WPF
9 6 (2.44%) XML
10 5 (2.03%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.03%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.03%) LESS
11 4 (1.63%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.54%) User Experience
4 16 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.69%) Mobile App
6 13 (5.28%) Mathematics
7 11 (4.47%) DTV
8 10 (4.07%) Data Centre
9 9 (3.66%) NHS
10 7 (2.85%) Internet of Things
10 7 (2.85%) PKI
10 7 (2.85%) Statistics
11 6 (2.44%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (2.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (2.03%) MPEG
12 5 (2.03%) Psychology
13 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.63%) IPTV
13 4 (1.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.16%) Windows
2 13 (5.28%) Linux
3 9 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.63%) Android
4 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.63%) Unix
4 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 24 (9.76%) Project Management
4 21 (8.54%) Scrum
5 18 (7.32%) Information Security
5 18 (7.32%) Time Management
6 17 (6.91%) Mentoring
6 17 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.10%) ITIL
8 13 (5.28%) Business Analysis
8 13 (5.28%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (4.88%) MVC
9 12 (4.88%) Security Architecture
10 11 (4.47%) Coaching
10 11 (4.47%) High Availability
10 11 (4.47%) Information Management
11 10 (4.07%) Data Analysis
11 10 (4.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.45%) JavaScript
2 36 (14.63%) SQL
3 31 (12.60%) C#
4 25 (10.16%) Python
5 22 (8.94%) Java
6 19 (7.72%) C++
7 15 (6.10%) C
8 9 (3.66%) VBA
9 6 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.03%) Groovy
10 5 (2.03%) VB
11 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.22%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.22%) Ruby
12 3 (1.22%) VB6
13 2 (0.81%) PHP
13 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.16%) HND
4 23 (9.35%) ISEB
5 14 (5.69%) CISSP
6 13 (5.28%) HNC
7 12 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.47%) ISTQB
9 8 (3.25%) CCNP
9 8 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (3.25%) SANS
10 7 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (2.85%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.85%) GWAPT
10 7 (2.85%) OSCE
10 7 (2.85%) OSCP
11 6 (2.44%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.03%) APMP
12 5 (2.03%) CBAP
12 5 (2.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.03%) BS7799
3 5 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.03%) HMG Infosec
3 5 (2.03%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.03%) OIPF
3 5 (2.03%) SLA
4 4 (1.63%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.22%) Basel II
5 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.81%) UCITS
7 1 (0.41%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.41%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (2.44%) Firmware
2 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.81%) vCloud
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.81%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.81%) vMotion
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Nessus
3 1 (0.41%) Nmap
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.72%) Cisco
3 13 (5.28%) Oracle
4 7 (2.85%) Juniper
5 6 (2.44%) Apple
5 6 (2.44%) McAfee
6 5 (2.03%) HP
6 5 (2.03%) IBM
6 5 (2.03%) Intel
6 5 (2.03%) webMethods
7 4 (1.63%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.63%) Casewise
7 4 (1.63%) IronPort
7 4 (1.63%) VMware
7 4 (1.63%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.22%) Adobe
8 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.22%) ESRI
8 3 (1.22%) F5
8 3 (1.22%) Remedy
Bournemouth, Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago