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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 54 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 115 86 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 3.85% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 13.61% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
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
1012 632 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.41% 28.26% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 351 425
Average daily rate £395 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £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 69
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 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 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 19 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 -2 36 £375 -15.10% 57
Devon -4 26 £357 +2.00% 13
Gloucestershire -12 20 £400 +10.34% 35
Wiltshire -14 13 £483 +14.88% 35
Dorset +5 10 £138 -65.50% 25
Somerset -20 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 19 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 52 (22.41%) Finance
2 49 (21.12%) Computer Science
3 46 (19.83%) Security Cleared
3 46 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (17.24%) Project Management
4 40 (17.24%) Java
5 36 (15.52%) SC Cleared
6 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 32 (13.79%) HTML
7 32 (13.79%) SQL
8 29 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 28 (12.07%) CSS
9 28 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (11.21%) Marketing
11 24 (10.34%) QA
12 23 (9.91%) Software Engineering
12 23 (9.91%) Business Analysis
12 23 (9.91%) MS Excel
13 22 (9.48%) Internet
13 22 (9.48%) Telecoms
14 21 (9.05%) Validation
14 21 (9.05%) ISEB
15 20 (8.62%) SQL Server
16 18 (7.76%) Linux
16 18 (7.76%) User Experience
17 17 (7.33%) CSS3
17 17 (7.33%) ITIL
17 17 (7.33%) Oracle
17 17 (7.33%) HTML5
18 16 (6.90%) C#

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (4.74%) IIS
2 8 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.02%) Apache
4 5 (2.16%) SAS
5 3 (1.29%) CMS
5 3 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.29%) Node.js
5 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Liferay
7 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.43%) Railo
7 1 (0.43%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.47%) MS Office
3 12 (5.17%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.31%) Photoshop
4 10 (4.31%) Fireworks
4 10 (4.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Summit
2 6 (2.59%) WebTrends
2 6 (2.59%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.72%) Shopify
3 4 (1.72%) Magento
4 3 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.43%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.48%) Internet
2 11 (4.74%) LTE
3 10 (4.31%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.88%) GSM
4 9 (3.88%) UMTS
5 8 (3.45%) LDAP
5 8 (3.45%) GPRS
5 8 (3.45%) DNS
6 7 (3.02%) SNMP
6 7 (3.02%) WCDMA
6 7 (3.02%) SMTP
6 7 (3.02%) SMS
7 4 (1.72%) Wireless
7 4 (1.72%) Firewall
8 3 (1.29%) DVB
8 3 (1.29%) WAN
8 3 (1.29%) LAN
8 3 (1.29%) 4G
9 2 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.86%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.90%) Big Data
3 14 (6.03%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.02%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.16%) MySQL
11 4 (1.72%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.29%) Subversion
3 3 (1.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.86%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.43%) PVCS
5 1 (0.43%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (22.41%) Finance
2 26 (11.21%) Marketing
3 22 (9.48%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.03%) Electronics
5 12 (5.17%) Legal
6 8 (3.45%) Military
7 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.72%) Banking
9 3 (1.29%) Retail
9 3 (1.29%) Back Office
9 3 (1.29%) Advertising
10 2 (0.86%) Billing
10 2 (0.86%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Avionics
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (21.55%) Developer
2 40 (17.24%) Analyst
3 22 (9.48%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.19%) Architect
5 16 (6.90%) Designer
6 13 (5.60%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.88%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.45%) Consultant
9 8 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.02%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Technical Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.79%) HTML
2 28 (12.07%) CSS
3 17 (7.33%) CSS3
3 17 (7.33%) HTML5
4 15 (6.47%) Web Services
5 13 (5.60%) XML
5 13 (5.60%) REST
6 11 (4.74%) .NET
7 9 (3.88%) jQuery
8 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.59%) RESTful
9 5 (2.16%) Spring
10 4 (1.72%) Middleware
10 4 (1.72%) Ajax
11 3 (1.29%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.29%) JSON
11 3 (1.29%) Dojo
11 3 (1.29%) LAMP
11 3 (1.29%) MSMQ
11 3 (1.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.12%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.76%) User Experience
4 13 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.88%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.45%) GIS
7 7 (3.02%) Open Source
7 7 (3.02%) Social Media
8 6 (2.59%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.16%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.72%) DTV
10 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.29%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.29%) RIA
11 3 (1.29%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.29%) NHS
11 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.86%) MPEG
12 2 (0.86%) W3C
12 2 (0.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.76%) Linux
2 11 (4.74%) Windows
3 10 (4.31%) CentOS
4 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.16%) Android
6 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.72%) UNIX
7 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.29%) Fedora
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.24%) Project Management
3 23 (9.91%) Software Engineering
3 23 (9.91%) Business Analysis
4 21 (9.05%) Validation
5 17 (7.33%) ITIL
6 15 (6.47%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.60%) Time Management
7 13 (5.60%) Requirements Management
7 13 (5.60%) Scrum
8 12 (5.17%) Data Analysis
9 11 (4.74%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.31%) UML
10 10 (4.31%) Information Security
10 10 (4.31%) Test Scripting
11 9 (3.88%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (3.88%) OO
12 8 (3.45%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.24%) Java
2 32 (13.79%) SQL
3 29 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.90%) C#
5 13 (5.60%) Scala
5 13 (5.60%) Python
5 13 (5.60%) PHP
6 9 (3.88%) Perl
7 8 (3.45%) C
7 8 (3.45%) Ruby
8 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.02%) MATLAB
8 7 (3.02%) C++
9 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.72%) PHP5
10 3 (1.29%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.29%) Delphi
10 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.05%) ISEB
4 12 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.88%) HND
6 8 (3.45%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.59%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.16%) SSCP
8 5 (2.16%) PMP
9 4 (1.72%) HNC
9 4 (1.72%) CISSP
9 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.86%) MCSE
10 2 (0.86%) CCNP
10 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.43%) MCITP
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.34%) QA
2 12 (5.17%) ISO 9001
3 10 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.02%) ISO 14001
5 5 (2.16%) SLA
6 3 (1.29%) MiFID
7 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.43%) GMP
8 1 (0.43%) DO-160
8 1 (0.43%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.02%) Squid
2 7 (3.02%) qmail
2 7 (3.02%) NFS
3 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.43%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.33%) Oracle
3 11 (4.74%) VMware
4 10 (4.31%) Cisco
4 10 (4.31%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.02%) Google
5 7 (3.02%) NetApp
6 6 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.59%) SAP
7 5 (2.16%) Omniture
8 4 (1.72%) IBM
8 4 (1.72%) Zend
8 4 (1.72%) Casewise
9 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.86%) F5
10 2 (0.86%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.86%) HP
10 2 (0.86%) Sun
10 2 (0.86%) Adobe
10 2 (0.86%) JD Edwards
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £27 - £37 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £301345 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + doe
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £27 - £37 per hour + doe
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago