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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 54 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 23 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.57% 3.31% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.07% 9.47% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 10
Average daily rate £325 £331 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £145 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £446 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
Degree
UK

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
176 243 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.33% 35.01% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 112 70
Average daily rate £338 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Average hourly rate £48.00 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 18 £325 -1.88% 13
West Wales +19 2 £450 +51.96%
North Wales - 1 £252 - 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Business Analysis
3 14 (29.79%) Translating Business Requirements
4 13 (27.66%) ISEB
4 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
5 12 (25.53%) SQL
6 11 (23.40%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) Project Management
8 9 (19.15%) Internet
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.02%) MS Office
9 8 (17.02%) Subversion
9 8 (17.02%) TDD
9 8 (17.02%) ITSM
9 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.89%) Finance
10 7 (14.89%) Java
10 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 6 (12.77%) HTML
11 6 (12.77%) CSS
11 6 (12.77%) Scrum
11 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (10.64%) Analytics
12 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.64%) HTML5
12 5 (10.64%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 5 (10.64%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) iOS Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) NHS Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) CSS
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) HTML5
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) CSS3
3 4 (8.51%) RESTful
4 3 (6.38%) PostGIS
5 2 (4.26%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.13%) CGI
6 1 (2.13%) JPA
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) NHS
4 4 (8.51%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (6.38%) Replication
6 2 (4.26%) Informatics
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.13%) LIMS
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Android
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Business Analysis
3 14 (29.79%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 8 (17.02%) ITSM
6 8 (17.02%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) Analytics
8 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 5 (10.64%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
9 4 (8.51%) OOP
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) SOA
10 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
10 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.38%) Use Case
10 3 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) C
4 4 (8.51%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) CAPM
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PgMP
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) BMC
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Remedy
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian