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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 54 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 98 116 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 4.02% 4.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.12% 13.78% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 43
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£425 £378 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +21.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £37.33 £32.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.42 £12.70 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +19.56%
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
881 842 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.29% 29.15% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 456 408
Average daily rate £401 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 47
Average hourly rate £38.25 £25.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.54% -31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 March 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 41 £450 +2.85% 71
Wiltshire -1 18 £400 -3.03% 19
Gloucestershire -13 15 £425 +41.66% 25
Devon -3 9 £200 -27.27% 23
Somerset -9 7 £338 +1.88% 16
Dorset -2 6 £375 -31.81% 14
Cornwall - - - - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (28.04%) Security Cleared
2 50 (23.36%) Computer Science
3 42 (19.63%) Finance
4 37 (17.29%) SC Cleared
5 32 (14.95%) Java
6 31 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.02%) Project Management
8 26 (12.15%) JavaScript
9 25 (11.68%) HTML
9 25 (11.68%) SQL
10 24 (11.21%) Mathematics
11 23 (10.75%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.75%) CSS
12 21 (9.81%) Management Information System
13 20 (9.35%) C++
14 19 (8.88%) Windows
15 17 (7.94%) Microsoft
15 17 (7.94%) Electronics
16 16 (7.48%) Internet
16 16 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (7.01%) PRINCE2
18 14 (6.54%) DV Cleared
18 14 (6.54%) Business Transformation
19 13 (6.07%) Linux
19 13 (6.07%) SAP
19 13 (6.07%) ISEB
20 12 (5.61%) ITIL
20 12 (5.61%) C
20 12 (5.61%) C#

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.74%) SAS
3 6 (2.80%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.34%) IIS
5 4 (1.87%) CMS
5 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.40%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.40%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.93%) Liferay
7 2 (0.93%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.47%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Summit
2 6 (2.80%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.48%) Internet
2 9 (4.21%) Firewall
3 6 (2.80%) LAN
3 6 (2.80%) WAN
4 5 (2.34%) IPv4
4 5 (2.34%) Network Security
5 4 (1.87%) SSL
5 4 (1.87%) HTTP
5 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.87%) VPN
6 3 (1.40%) DMZ
6 3 (1.40%) DVB
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.93%) Multicast
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
7 2 (0.93%) 3G
7 2 (0.93%) 4G
8 1 (0.47%) DLNA
8 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.14%) MySQL
2 11 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.80%) Big Data
4 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.34%) Base SAS
4 5 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.87%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Maven
2 5 (2.34%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.87%) Spock
3 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.87%) JIRA
3 4 (1.87%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.93%) Selenium
4 2 (0.93%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) GCC
5 1 (0.47%) Toad
5 1 (0.47%) Ant
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (19.63%) Finance
2 17 (7.94%) Electronics
3 12 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.67%) Military
5 10 (4.67%) Marketing
6 8 (3.74%) Banking
7 6 (2.80%) Retail
7 6 (2.80%) Local Government
8 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.40%) Law
8 3 (1.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Avionics
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (16.36%) Analyst
2 30 (14.02%) Developer
3 23 (10.75%) Architect
4 16 (7.48%) Software Engineer
5 10 (4.67%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.21%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.27%) Administrator
7 7 (3.27%) Designer
8 6 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (2.80%) Software Developer
8 6 (2.80%) Consultant
8 6 (2.80%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.34%) Service Manager
9 5 (2.34%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.34%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.34%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.68%) HTML
2 23 (10.75%) CSS
3 11 (5.14%) .NET
3 11 (5.14%) XML
3 11 (5.14%) HTML5
4 9 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.21%) Web Services
4 9 (4.21%) CSS3
5 8 (3.74%) Middleware
6 6 (2.80%) jQuery
6 6 (2.80%) Spring
7 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.87%) Apache Camel
8 4 (1.87%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.87%) Ajax
8 4 (1.87%) RESTful
8 4 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.40%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.36%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.21%) Mathematics
3 21 (9.81%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.21%) Physics
6 7 (3.27%) User Experience
7 6 (2.80%) RIA
7 6 (2.80%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.87%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.87%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.87%) Open Source
8 4 (1.87%) DTV
8 4 (1.87%) Statistics
9 3 (1.40%) MPEG
9 3 (1.40%) W3C
9 3 (1.40%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.88%) Windows
2 13 (6.07%) Linux
3 6 (2.80%) UNIX
4 5 (2.34%) Solaris
5 4 (1.87%) AIX
5 4 (1.87%) Android
5 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.40%) zOS
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (14.02%) Project Management
3 23 (10.75%) Software Engineering
4 15 (7.01%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.54%) Business Transformation
6 12 (5.61%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (5.61%) ITIL
6 12 (5.61%) Validation
6 12 (5.61%) Information Security
7 11 (5.14%) UML
8 10 (4.67%) Information Management
9 9 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.21%) Workflow
9 9 (4.21%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.21%) Change Management
9 9 (4.21%) Line Management
10 8 (3.74%) DevOps
10 8 (3.74%) SOA
10 8 (3.74%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.95%) Java
2 26 (12.15%) JavaScript
3 25 (11.68%) SQL
4 20 (9.35%) C++
5 12 (5.61%) C
5 12 (5.61%) C#
6 7 (3.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.80%) VBA
8 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.87%) PHP
9 4 (1.87%) Python
9 4 (1.87%) Groovy
10 3 (1.40%) Scala
10 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.93%) PHP5
11 2 (0.93%) R
12 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 60 (28.04%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.54%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.07%) ISEB
5 9 (4.21%) CISSP
6 7 (3.27%) HND
7 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.40%) SSCP
9 3 (1.40%) CISM
9 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.40%) HNC
9 3 (1.40%) APMP
10 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.93%) CCSA
10 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.93%) CCSE
10 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.93%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.21%) QA
2 9 (4.21%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.21%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.47%) DO-160
4 1 (0.47%) GxP
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) SCOM
2 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.07%) SAP
3 5 (2.34%) Cisco
3 5 (2.34%) Borland
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle
4 4 (1.87%) Adobe
4 4 (1.87%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.87%) VMware
5 3 (1.40%) Dell
5 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) Citrix
6 2 (0.93%) IBM
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) McAfee
7 1 (0.47%) ESRI
7 1 (0.47%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec
7 1 (0.47%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.47%) RedPrairie
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Rate: £300 per day + .
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Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
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