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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 48 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Degree 27 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.37% 3.38% 5.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.88% 11.48% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +45.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £301 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
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 £32.50 £33.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +67.50%
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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
304 244 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.91% 29.47% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 140 65
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £253 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.08 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.50 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 3 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
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 3 June 2015.

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 3 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 -12 20 £350 -12.50% 15
West Wales +18 3 - -
North Wales - 2 - - 3
Degree
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Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Windows
5 11 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (20.00%) MS Office
5 11 (20.00%) Project Management
5 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (18.18%) UNIX
6 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 9 (16.36%) ITIL
7 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
8 8 (14.55%) MS Project
8 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
8 8 (14.55%) Linux
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
8 8 (14.55%) Scrum
9 7 (12.73%) Service Management
9 7 (12.73%) UML
9 7 (12.73%) ISEB
9 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.73%) Java
9 7 (12.73%) User Experience
10 6 (10.91%) SDLC
10 6 (10.91%) Web Services
10 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.91%) SLA
10 6 (10.91%) RUP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) FileNet
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Lync
4 2 (3.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Office
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Project
3 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) InDesign
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) DB2
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) Firebird
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) InterBase
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
3 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Designer
5 3 (5.45%) Research Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) jQuery
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) RESTful
5 5 (9.09%) HTML5
5 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (7.27%) JAX-RS
6 4 (7.27%) XML
7 3 (5.45%) .NET
7 3 (5.45%) Spring
7 3 (5.45%) SOAP
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Drools
8 2 (3.64%) Java EE
8 2 (3.64%) JSON
8 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) NHS
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.27%) iSeries
5 4 (7.27%) Human Factors
5 4 (7.27%) AS400
5 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.64%) CESG
6 2 (3.64%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.64%) RMADS
6 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.82%) Physics
7 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.82%) SCADA
7 1 (1.82%) GIS
7 1 (1.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) UNIX
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) OS/400
5 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Project Management
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.73%) UML
5 7 (12.73%) Service Management
6 6 (10.91%) Validation
6 6 (10.91%) RUP
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) SDLC
7 5 (9.09%) Analytics
7 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (9.09%) BPEL
7 5 (9.09%) Usability Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 5 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) RPG
3 4 (7.27%) COBOL
3 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) C
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Delphi
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) PhD
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CISM
6 1 (1.82%) APMG
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) GxP
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Avaya
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.82%) ESRI
4 1 (1.82%) Casewise
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Sybase
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) HP