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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 41 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 124 105 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.90% 3.73% 4.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.56% 12.53% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 66 48
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£438 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £268 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £19.23 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £35.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -12.69%
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
987 838 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.03% 29.74% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 471 451
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 53
Average hourly rate £44.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.50 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 -5 40 £450 +2.85% 64
Wiltshire +3 31 £548 +32.72% 16
Gloucestershire -3 21 £425 +39.80% 28
Devon +4 18 £398 +44.54% 20
Dorset -8 7 £375 +7.14% 20
Somerset -3 6 £350 +7.69% 22
Cornwall - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (26.61%) Security Cleared
2 52 (23.85%) Computer Science
3 42 (19.27%) Finance
4 36 (16.51%) Java
5 35 (16.06%) SC Cleared
6 31 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (13.30%) Project Management
8 27 (12.39%) JavaScript
9 26 (11.93%) HTML
10 24 (11.01%) CSS
10 24 (11.01%) Mathematics
11 23 (10.55%) SQL
12 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
12 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
13 20 (9.17%) Electronics
13 20 (9.17%) C++
14 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
14 18 (8.26%) ISEB
15 17 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (7.80%) Internet
16 15 (6.88%) Telecoms
16 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (6.42%) Business Transformation
17 14 (6.42%) PRINCE2
17 14 (6.42%) Windows
17 14 (6.42%) SAP
18 13 (5.96%) Linux
18 13 (5.96%) HTML5
19 12 (5.50%) DV Cleared
19 12 (5.50%) Marketing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.67%) SAS
3 6 (2.75%) CMS
3 6 (2.75%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.29%) IIS
5 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.38%) Liferay
6 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.38%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.92%) Lync
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.46%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Summit
2 6 (2.75%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.92%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Agresso
4 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.80%) Internet
2 8 (3.67%) Firewall
3 6 (2.75%) LAN
3 6 (2.75%) WAN
4 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.29%) IPv4
4 5 (2.29%) Network Security
5 4 (1.83%) VPN
5 4 (1.83%) UMTS
5 4 (1.83%) HTTP
5 4 (1.83%) WCDMA
5 4 (1.83%) GPRS
5 4 (1.83%) GSM
5 4 (1.83%) LTE
5 4 (1.83%) SSL
6 3 (1.38%) 4G
6 3 (1.38%) SMS
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.38%) 3G
6 3 (1.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.13%) MySQL
3 8 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.75%) Big Data
5 5 (2.29%) Base SAS
5 5 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.38%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Maven
2 5 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.83%) IntelliJ
3 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.83%) Spock
3 4 (1.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.92%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.92%) Subversion
4 2 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.46%) GCC
5 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) PVCS
5 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.46%) Rational Rose
General
1 42 (19.27%) Finance
2 20 (9.17%) Electronics
3 15 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.50%) Marketing
5 10 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.67%) Military
7 7 (3.21%) Banking
7 7 (3.21%) Local Government
8 5 (2.29%) Retail
9 4 (1.83%) Legal
10 3 (1.38%) Law
10 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.92%) Automotive
11 2 (0.92%) Publishing
11 2 (0.92%) Billing
12 1 (0.46%) Avionics
12 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (17.89%) Analyst
2 30 (13.76%) Developer
3 24 (11.01%) Architect
4 16 (7.34%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.96%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.13%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.21%) Designer
8 6 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (2.75%) Consultant
8 6 (2.75%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.29%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.29%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.29%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.29%) Technical Leader
10 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (1.83%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (1.83%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.93%) HTML
2 24 (11.01%) CSS
3 13 (5.96%) HTML5
4 11 (5.05%) CSS3
4 11 (5.05%) .NET
5 10 (4.59%) Web Services
5 10 (4.59%) XML
6 8 (3.67%) Middleware
7 7 (3.21%) Spring
7 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.21%) jQuery
8 5 (2.29%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.83%) RESTful
9 4 (1.83%) Ajax
9 4 (1.83%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.38%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.85%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.01%) Mathematics
3 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.13%) Physics
6 8 (3.67%) User Experience
7 7 (3.21%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.75%) RIA
9 4 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.83%) Open Source
9 4 (1.83%) Statistics
9 4 (1.83%) Linked Data
10 3 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.38%) DTV
10 3 (1.38%) MPEG
10 3 (1.38%) W3C
10 3 (1.38%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.92%) Clustering
11 2 (0.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.42%) Windows
2 13 (5.96%) Linux
3 5 (2.29%) UNIX
3 5 (2.29%) Solaris
3 5 (2.29%) Android
4 4 (1.83%) AIX
5 3 (1.38%) zOS
5 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.30%) Project Management
3 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
4 14 (6.42%) PRINCE2
4 14 (6.42%) Business Transformation
5 12 (5.50%) Validation
5 12 (5.50%) Information Security
6 11 (5.05%) Information Management
6 11 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (5.05%) Line Management
7 10 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (4.59%) Workflow
8 9 (4.13%) Risk Management
8 9 (4.13%) UML
8 9 (4.13%) ITIL
8 9 (4.13%) SOA
8 9 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (4.13%) Data Analysis
9 8 (3.67%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.51%) Java
2 27 (12.39%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.55%) SQL
4 20 (9.17%) C++
5 11 (5.05%) C
6 10 (4.59%) C#
7 7 (3.21%) VBA
7 7 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.29%) Python
9 4 (1.83%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.83%) PHP
9 4 (1.83%) Groovy
10 3 (1.38%) Scala
11 2 (0.92%) VC++
11 2 (0.92%) R
11 2 (0.92%) PHP5
11 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (26.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.26%) ISEB
4 12 (5.50%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.13%) CISSP
6 8 (3.67%) HND
7 5 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.29%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.83%) SSCP
9 3 (1.38%) CISM
9 3 (1.38%) HNC
9 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.38%) VCP4
9 3 (1.38%) APMP
9 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.92%) CCNP
10 2 (0.92%) CCNA
10 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.59%) QA
2 10 (4.59%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.59%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.46%) DO-160
4 1 (0.46%) GxP
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
1 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.42%) SAP
3 6 (2.75%) Cisco
4 5 (2.29%) Borland
4 5 (2.29%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle
5 4 (1.83%) Adobe
6 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.38%) Dell
6 3 (1.38%) VMware
7 2 (0.92%) Teradata
7 2 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.46%) Huawei
8 1 (0.46%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.46%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.46%) F5
8 1 (0.46%) McAfee
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £150 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago