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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 50 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.88% 4.69% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.26% 16.27% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £494 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.80%
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
242 166 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.87% 28.82% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 85 77
Average daily rate £375 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.54 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.78% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 -11 18 £350 +11.82% 18
West Wales - 2 £340 - 1
North Wales - - - - 2
Mid Wales - - - - 2
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) UML
3 14 (29.79%) J2EE
4 13 (27.66%) Mathematics
5 12 (25.53%) Java
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) MVC
7 10 (21.28%) SOAP
7 10 (21.28%) Project Management
8 9 (19.15%) Mobile Commerce
8 9 (19.15%) JMS
8 9 (19.15%) Struts
8 9 (19.15%) Web Services
8 9 (19.15%) Ant
8 9 (19.15%) JUnit
8 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
8 9 (19.15%) Spring
8 9 (19.15%) Maven
8 9 (19.15%) Java EE
8 9 (19.15%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 9 (19.15%) JPA
8 9 (19.15%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (17.02%) OO
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.89%) .NET
10 7 (14.89%) MS Project

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Project
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Windchill
3 1 (2.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) IPv4
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) OLAP
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.13%) DataStage
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Maven
1 9 (19.15%) Ant
1 9 (19.15%) JUnit
1 9 (19.15%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (12.77%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Publishing
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Statistical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) J2EE
2 10 (21.28%) SOAP
3 9 (19.15%) Struts
3 9 (19.15%) Web Services
3 9 (19.15%) JMS
3 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
3 9 (19.15%) Spring
3 9 (19.15%) Java EE
3 9 (19.15%) Spring Web Flow
3 9 (19.15%) JPA
4 7 (14.89%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (12.77%) AS400
4 4 (8.51%) Statistics
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.26%) CESG
6 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.26%) Economics
6 2 (4.26%) Psychology
7 1 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) RMADS
7 1 (2.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) AIX
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) OS/400
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) UML
2 11 (23.40%) Scrum
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Project Management
3 10 (21.28%) MVC
4 9 (19.15%) Mobile Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.02%) OO
6 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Content Management
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) User Stories
8 4 (8.51%) Business Development
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.38%) ITIL
9 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) RPG
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) CCA
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) AAT
4 1 (2.13%) HNC
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 3 (6.38%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) ESRI
3 1 (2.13%) Open Text
3 1 (2.13%) Planview
3 1 (2.13%) Ventyx
Wales
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £18 - £21 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago