The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 47 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.66% 5.51% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 18.01% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £306 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £176 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.61% -27.85%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 161 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.15% 30.61% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 77 92
Average daily rate £420 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
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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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -14 21 £363 +19.34% 13
Mid Wales - - - - 4
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 2
Degree
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Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) UML
3 16 (32.65%) J2EE
4 14 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.53%) Project Management
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 11 (22.45%) Java
7 10 (20.41%) OO
7 10 (20.41%) MS Project
7 10 (20.41%) MS Office
8 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.37%) JMS
8 9 (18.37%) Ant
8 9 (18.37%) JUnit
8 9 (18.37%) SOAP
8 9 (18.37%) Struts
8 9 (18.37%) Web Services
8 9 (18.37%) Mobile Commerce
8 9 (18.37%) TestDirector
8 9 (18.37%) MVC
8 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
8 9 (18.37%) Spring
8 9 (18.37%) Maven
8 9 (18.37%) Java EE
8 9 (18.37%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 9 (18.37%) JPA
8 9 (18.37%) Apache Ivy

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (10.20%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Project
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 8 (16.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) POP3
2 1 (2.04%) SMTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) OLAP
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.04%) DataStage
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) TestDirector
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
1 9 (18.37%) Ant
1 9 (18.37%) JUnit
1 9 (18.37%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Team Leader
3 8 (16.33%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (16.33%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Lead Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Statistical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) J2EE
2 9 (18.37%) SOAP
2 9 (18.37%) Struts
2 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 9 (18.37%) JMS
2 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
2 9 (18.37%) Spring
2 9 (18.37%) Java EE
2 9 (18.37%) Spring Web Flow
2 9 (18.37%) JPA
3 8 (16.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 8 (16.33%) AS400
2 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (12.24%) Statistics
4 4 (8.16%) Economics
5 3 (6.12%) Psychology
6 2 (4.08%) CESG
6 2 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) RMADS
7 1 (2.04%) iSeries
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) Human Factors
7 1 (2.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) AIX
2 1 (2.04%) OS/400
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) UML
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 10 (20.41%) OO
5 9 (18.37%) Mobile Commerce
5 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.29%) SOA
6 7 (14.29%) Content Management
6 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) User Stories
8 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) Service Management
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Business Development
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) RPG
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) CCA
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCEE
5 1 (2.04%) CCAA
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) HNC
5 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) PhD
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) XenApp
1 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.04%) XenServer
2 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Citrix
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) Planview
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
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