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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 57 52 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Degree 27 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.91% 2.70% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.89% 7.66% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.10% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.53 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% +39.68%
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
273 248 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.39% 35.18% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 172 86
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £271 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +52.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 21 £350 - 31
West Wales -2 4 £325 -4.41% 1
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Degree
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Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL
5 13 (24.07%) Project Management
6 12 (22.22%) HTML
7 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
8 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) MS Office
8 10 (18.52%) Windows
9 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.67%) Linux
9 9 (16.67%) Finance
9 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.81%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) Workflow
10 8 (14.81%) ITSM
11 7 (12.96%) jQuery
11 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) HTML5
12 6 (11.11%) CSS3
12 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 6 (11.11%) BPEL
12 6 (11.11%) Migration
12 6 (11.11%) SLA
13 5 (9.26%) VoIP
13 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (7.41%) FileNet
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.70%) ArcSDE
3 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS Project
4 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) VoIP
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) Firebird
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) InterBase
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.70%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Research Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Graduate
6 2 (3.70%) Junior
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) jQuery
4 6 (11.11%) CSS3
4 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 5 (9.26%) RESTful
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) .NET
6 4 (7.41%) JAX-RS
7 3 (5.56%) Spring
8 2 (3.70%) Ajax
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.70%) Java EE
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.70%) XHTML
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Drools
8 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) NHS
3 5 (9.26%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.41%) GIS
4 4 (7.41%) Replication
5 3 (5.56%) Human Factors
6 2 (3.70%) iSeries
6 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) LIMS
6 2 (3.70%) AS400
6 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.85%) PACS
7 1 (1.85%) SCADA
7 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) OS/400
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) ITSM
3 8 (14.81%) Workflow
3 8 (14.81%) Scrum
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.11%) BPEL
5 5 (9.26%) Business Development
5 5 (9.26%) Time Management
5 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.26%) Product Management
5 5 (9.26%) People Management
6 4 (7.41%) SDLC
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) UML
6 4 (7.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) C
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) COBOL
4 2 (3.70%) RPG
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.56%) PhD
4 3 (5.56%) ISEB
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) OCP
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) APMG
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) GCIA
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) HL7
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) BMC
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (3.70%) ESRI
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) EMC
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Progress
4 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Casewise
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JCW Search Ltd
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Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
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Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: From £30,500 to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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