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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 63 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.35% 5.00% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.23% 16.23% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £100 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £575 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.21 £16.45 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.98% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.22 £16.45 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £16.45 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
249 154 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.51% 30.80% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 72 55
Average daily rate £350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £513 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.26 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.39 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 27 November 2014.

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
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 27 November 2014. 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 -21 13 £400 +45.45% 29
North Wales -3 1 £250 +150.00% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) ISEB
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
6 7 (18.42%) QA
6 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.79%) Coaching
7 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) UML
8 5 (13.16%) PMI
8 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
8 5 (13.16%) IBM
8 5 (13.16%) Finance
8 5 (13.16%) Publishing
8 5 (13.16%) Service Management
8 5 (13.16%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Validation
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 4 (10.53%) J2EE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) SAS
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Windchill
3 1 (2.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) IPv4
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) OLAP
1 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
1 1 (2.63%) DataStage
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.63%) Hudson
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
1 5 (13.16%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Test Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Content Editor
4 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Server Support
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Operations Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) J2EE
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) JMS
4 1 (2.63%) XHTML
4 1 (2.63%) Struts
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) MDX
4 1 (2.63%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) JPA
4 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) PMI
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) AS400
4 3 (7.89%) Statistics
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Coaching
4 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Test Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
3 5 (13.16%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCA
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MBA
5 1 (2.63%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9000
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) ESRI
3 1 (2.63%) Open Text
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Ventyx
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