The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Lothian 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.17% 4.08% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 40.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £365 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.79% 10.20% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 16
Average daily rate £414 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -5.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the West Lothian region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the West Lothian region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 3 £365 +2.81% 1
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) sed
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) sed
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Munin
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware