The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 38 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 28 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.88% 4.55% 5.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.98% 17.57% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £277 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £478 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £13.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +85.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £25.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.69%
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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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
255 148 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.32% 25.87% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 71
Average daily rate £450 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 11
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.56 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 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
South Wales +3 22 £331 -17.18% 19
West Wales -8 4 £265 -13.11% 2
North Wales - 2 - - 4
Mid Wales - - - -
Degree
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Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
3 12 (26.09%) ISEB
4 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) Windows
5 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 9 (19.57%) Validation
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
7 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
7 8 (17.39%) QA
7 8 (17.39%) Service Management
7 8 (17.39%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.04%) IBM
9 6 (13.04%) MS Office
9 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.87%) UNIX
10 5 (10.87%) Linux
10 5 (10.87%) UML
10 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.87%) SLA
10 5 (10.87%) PMI
10 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
10 5 (10.87%) Finance

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (6.52%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Project
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.35%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.17%) FrameMaker
4 1 (2.17%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (2.17%) InDesign
4 1 (2.17%) Solid Edge
4 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Firebird
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.17%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) jQuery
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (2.17%) WSDL
3 1 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) VXML
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) Zend Framework
3 1 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.17%) CakePHP
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) PMI
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.52%) NHS
6 2 (4.35%) AS400
6 2 (4.35%) CESG
6 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 2 (4.35%) RMADS
6 2 (4.35%) iSeries
7 1 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.17%) Statistics
7 1 (2.17%) Physics
7 1 (2.17%) Human Factors
7 1 (2.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) OS/400
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 10 (21.74%) ITIL
4 9 (19.57%) Validation
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
5 8 (17.39%) Service Management
6 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.87%) UML
8 5 (10.87%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.87%) Coaching
9 4 (8.70%) Analytics
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.70%) RUP
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
3 2 (4.35%) C++
3 2 (4.35%) COBOL
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) RPG
4 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ISEB
2 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.87%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) CISM
7 1 (2.17%) MBA
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Certification
7 1 (2.17%) HND
7 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) SLA
3 3 (6.52%) ISO 9000
3 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.52%) GxP
4 2 (4.35%) HL7
5 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Avaya
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Carmarthenshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago