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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 49 49 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.03% 3.21% 6.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 10.44% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £283 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £8.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +38.61%
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
312 249 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.32% 30.74% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 151 73
Average daily rate £363 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £27.75 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -10 18 £350 -6.66% 24
West Wales - 4 - -
North Wales - 2 - - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Project Management
5 11 (21.57%) MS Office
5 11 (21.57%) ITIL
5 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (19.61%) CSS
6 10 (19.61%) HTML
6 10 (19.61%) Windows
7 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 9 (17.65%) UNIX
7 9 (17.65%) Finance
7 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 8 (15.69%) jQuery
8 8 (15.69%) MS Project
9 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.73%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) ISEB
9 7 (13.73%) SLA
9 7 (13.73%) Service Management
9 7 (13.73%) Scrum
9 7 (13.73%) User Experience
10 6 (11.76%) SDLC
10 6 (11.76%) JIRA
10 6 (11.76%) NHS
10 6 (11.76%) Linux
10 6 (11.76%) UML
10 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) FileNet
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (3.92%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.92%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Office
2 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 8 (15.69%) MS Project
4 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.96%) InDesign
5 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Firebird
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.84%) TestDirector
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Military
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Research Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support
5 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Graduate
6 2 (3.92%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) HTML
1 10 (19.61%) CSS
2 8 (15.69%) jQuery
3 5 (9.80%) RESTful
3 5 (9.80%) HTML5
3 5 (9.80%) CSS3
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) .NET
4 4 (7.84%) JAX-RS
5 3 (5.88%) XML
5 3 (5.88%) Spring
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.92%) Java EE
6 2 (3.92%) JSON
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.92%) Drools
6 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 6 (11.76%) NHS
4 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Human Factors
5 4 (7.84%) iSeries
5 4 (7.84%) AS400
6 3 (5.88%) GIS
7 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.96%) Physics
8 1 (1.96%) Replication
8 1 (1.96%) IVR
8 1 (1.96%) PACS
8 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) UNIX
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) OS/400
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.73%) Service Management
4 7 (13.73%) Scrum
5 6 (11.76%) UML
5 6 (11.76%) SDLC
6 5 (9.80%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (9.80%) Usability Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
6 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 5 (9.80%) RUP
6 5 (9.80%) Workflow
6 5 (9.80%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) BPEL
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) RPG
3 4 (7.84%) COBOL
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) PhD
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) APMG
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) GxP
3 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 2 (3.92%) ESRI
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) BMC
4 1 (1.96%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Casewise