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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 44 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.02% 4.21% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.01% 14.09% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £10.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
233 149 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.48% 29.86% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 61
Average daily rate £450 £356 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.16 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 January 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
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 January 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 20 £331 -22.05% 24
West Wales - 1 £142 -
North Wales - - - - 2
Mid Wales - - - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (21.28%) Project Management
4 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 8 (17.02%) Windows
5 8 (17.02%) ISEB
5 8 (17.02%) Validation
5 8 (17.02%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) QA
5 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
6 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Service Management
7 6 (12.77%) IBM
7 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.64%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) SLA
8 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
8 5 (10.64%) UML
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) MS Office
8 5 (10.64%) PMI
8 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (6.38%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) Solid Edge
4 1 (2.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.13%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.13%) Windchill
4 1 (2.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.13%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) IPv4
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Firebird
2 1 (2.13%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Developer
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Test Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) XHTML
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Zend Framework
3 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.13%) CakePHP
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) WSDL
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) PMI
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) AS400
5 2 (4.26%) CESG
5 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (4.26%) iSeries
5 2 (4.26%) RMADS
6 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Physics
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) OS/400
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Project Management
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Validation
4 8 (17.02%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.89%) Service Management
6 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) Coaching
7 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
7 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) UML
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) COBOL
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) RPG
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) Delphi
4 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
5 2 (4.26%) HND
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) AAT
6 1 (2.13%) MBA
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) SLA
3 3 (6.38%) ISO 9000
3 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.38%) GxP
4 2 (4.26%) HL7
5 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Ventyx
4 1 (2.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Open Text
4 1 (2.13%) ESRI
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