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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 48 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.35% 3.58% 6.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 13.24% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £304 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 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 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +60.00%
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
299 204 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.53% 27.06% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 116 66
Average daily rate £408 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £16.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £25.00 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -7 18 £425 +6.25% 6
North Wales - 4 - - 1
West Wales +8 3 £358 -11.18% 1
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) MS Office
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) UNIX
6 8 (17.02%) Service Management
6 8 (17.02%) Finance
6 8 (17.02%) UML
6 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
6 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (14.89%) Linux
7 7 (14.89%) MS Project
8 6 (12.77%) ISEB
8 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (12.77%) Validation
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.77%) HTML
8 6 (12.77%) SLA
8 6 (12.77%) RUP
8 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
9 5 (10.64%) Analytics
9 5 (10.64%) User Experience
9 5 (10.64%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) Active Directory

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.13%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Project
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.26%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.13%) FrameMaker
4 1 (2.13%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (2.13%) InDesign
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Solid Edge
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) DB2
3 3 (6.38%) Firebird
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) InterBase
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Research Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
5 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Graduate
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) XHTML
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Dojo
5 1 (2.13%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.13%) CakePHP
5 1 (2.13%) VXML
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) JSF
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) NHS
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 4 (8.51%) iSeries
4 4 (8.51%) AS400
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) CESG
6 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.26%) Open Source
6 2 (4.26%) RMADS
6 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.26%) Human Factors
7 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (2.13%) SCADA
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) OS/400
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) UML
4 8 (17.02%) Service Management
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.77%) RUP
6 6 (12.77%) Validation
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) OO
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) DSDM
8 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) IT Governance
8 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.51%) COBOL
2 4 (8.51%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) RPG
3 3 (6.38%) C
4 2 (4.26%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) PhD
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.13%) HND
6 1 (2.13%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) GxP
3 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Avaya
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.13%) ESRI
4 1 (2.13%) Casewise
4 1 (2.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago