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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 34 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.82% 3.40% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.61% 16.90% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£425 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
112 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.94% 20.11% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 45 70
Average daily rate £363 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £245 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £22.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) MS Project
5 5 (17.24%) MS Office
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
6 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) Windows
6 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.79%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (10.34%) C
7 3 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Simulink
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Electronics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (17.24%) MS Project
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) Simulink
4 1 (3.45%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) QlikView
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Local Government
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
3 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Video Processing
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Intel
2 1 (3.45%) Embarcadero
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle