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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 57 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 81 123 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.69% 4.15% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 12.92% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 68 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £146 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Average hourly rate £36.72 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £31.75 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.38 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +68.75%
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
817 952 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.17% 32.13% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 612 348
Average daily rate £400 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 35
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +3 29 £363 +9.59% 48
Gloucestershire -4 15 £388 +14.81% 19
Wiltshire -17 12 £388 +35.96% 27
Devon -1 9 £200 -60.00% 12
Somerset +2 5 £319 +79.57% 22
Dorset -3 4 £530 +562.50% 10
Cornwall - 1 £225 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 56 (27.86%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 37 (18.41%) Finance
4 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
5 26 (12.94%) SQL
5 26 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (12.44%) Project Management
7 21 (10.45%) Windows
8 19 (9.45%) HTML
8 19 (9.45%) Electronics
8 19 (9.45%) Mathematics
9 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 18 (8.96%) SQL Server
9 18 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
11 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
12 15 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (7.46%) ITIL
12 15 (7.46%) C#
12 15 (7.46%) C++
12 15 (7.46%) Microsoft
13 14 (6.97%) Java
13 14 (6.97%) CSS
14 13 (6.47%) JavaScript
14 13 (6.47%) QA
15 12 (5.97%) DV Cleared
15 12 (5.97%) MS Excel
15 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
15 12 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (5.97%) Validation

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.98%) SAS
3 4 (1.99%) IIS
4 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.49%) CMS
4 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (1.00%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.00%) Liferay
5 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) Node.js
6 1 (0.50%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.99%) Summit
3 2 (1.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.50%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) Firewall
2 6 (2.99%) LAN
2 6 (2.99%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) WAN
3 5 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (2.49%) SAN
4 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.99%) VPN
4 4 (1.99%) Network Security
5 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.49%) Wireless
5 3 (1.49%) HTTP
5 3 (1.49%) SSL
5 3 (1.49%) IPv4
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
7 1 (0.50%) LTE
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.50%) HSRP
7 1 (0.50%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.99%) MS Access
3 6 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.49%) Base SAS
4 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.49%) MySQL
5 4 (1.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.00%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) QlikView
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Selenium
2 8 (3.98%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.48%) WebDriver
4 6 (2.99%) Maven
5 5 (2.49%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.99%) Spock
6 4 (1.99%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.99%) JIRA
6 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.99%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.49%) MSTest
7 3 (1.49%) NUnit
7 3 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.00%) Ant
9 1 (0.50%) GCC
9 1 (0.50%) Subversion
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 37 (18.41%) Finance
2 19 (9.45%) Electronics
3 10 (4.98%) Military
3 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.98%) Marketing
4 9 (4.48%) Retail
5 6 (2.99%) Local Government
6 3 (1.49%) Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (19.40%) Analyst
2 27 (13.43%) Developer
3 18 (8.96%) Architect
4 11 (5.47%) Business Analyst
5 10 (4.98%) Project Manager
6 8 (3.98%) Administrator
6 8 (3.98%) Designer
7 7 (3.48%) Desktop Support
7 7 (3.48%) Software Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Support Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Network Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) .NET Developer
8 6 (2.99%) QA Analyst
9 5 (2.49%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.49%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.49%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.45%) HTML
2 14 (6.97%) CSS
3 11 (5.47%) Web Services
4 10 (4.98%) XML
5 9 (4.48%) .NET
6 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.48%) HTML5
7 7 (3.48%) Middleware
8 6 (2.99%) Spring
8 6 (2.99%) CSS3
9 5 (2.49%) jQuery
9 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.99%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.99%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.99%) SOAP
10 4 (1.99%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.99%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.99%) RESTful
11 3 (1.49%) Dojo
11 3 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.45%) Mathematics
3 18 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.96%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.98%) Data Integration
7 7 (3.48%) User Experience
8 4 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.99%) Statistics
8 4 (1.99%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.99%) FMCG
9 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.49%) Wiki
9 3 (1.49%) GIS
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.00%) NHS
10 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.00%) Physics
10 2 (1.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.45%) Windows
2 8 (3.98%) Linux
2 8 (3.98%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.99%) UNIX
3 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.49%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) Solaris
5 2 (1.00%) AIX
5 2 (1.00%) zOS
5 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.44%) Project Management
3 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
4 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
5 15 (7.46%) ITIL
6 12 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (5.97%) Validation
7 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.98%) UML
8 10 (4.98%) Information Security
8 10 (4.98%) Business Transformation
8 10 (4.98%) Data Analysis
8 10 (4.98%) Information Management
9 9 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (4.48%) Risk Management
10 8 (3.98%) Change Management
10 8 (3.98%) MVC
10 8 (3.98%) Web Design
10 8 (3.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.94%) SQL
2 15 (7.46%) C#
2 15 (7.46%) C++
3 14 (6.97%) Java
4 13 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.98%) C
6 6 (2.99%) VBA
7 5 (2.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.99%) PHP
8 4 (1.99%) Ruby
8 4 (1.99%) Groovy
9 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.00%) PHP5
10 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.50%) VB
10 1 (0.50%) COBOL
10 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (27.86%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.98%) ISEB
5 7 (3.48%) CISSP
6 6 (2.99%) HND
7 5 (2.49%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.49%) HNC
8 4 (1.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.00%) MCSE
10 2 (1.00%) MCSA
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.00%) SSCP
10 2 (1.00%) CISM
10 2 (1.00%) APMP
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.50%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) QA
2 7 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.99%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.00%) COREP
4 2 (1.00%) FINREP
4 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.48%) SAP
3 5 (2.49%) Cisco
4 4 (1.99%) Oracle
4 4 (1.99%) Juniper
4 4 (1.99%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.49%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.49%) Teradata
5 3 (1.49%) IBM
5 3 (1.49%) Borland
6 2 (1.00%) i2
6 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.00%) McAfee
6 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.50%) F5
7 1 (0.50%) Brocade
7 1 (0.50%) Green Hills
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £34 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £800 - 870 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Clevedon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £34 - £38 per hour + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago