The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 33 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.26% 6.08% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.96% 28.17% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£625 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.25% +23.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 71 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.30% 21.58% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £22.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +124.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £27.16 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Southampton region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Southampton region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Subversion
6 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Electronics
7 3 (12.00%) Simulink
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) C++
7 3 (12.00%) C
8 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (8.00%) MS Excel

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Simulink
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
1 10 (40.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) MVC
1 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
1 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Video Processing
4 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) System Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Embarcadero
3 1 (4.00%) Intel