The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Degree
Scotland / Dundee
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 27.78% 11.11% 20.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £185 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -31.40% +27.22%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dundee
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 38.89% 11.11% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £185 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Dundee

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Dundee.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Dundee

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Degree.

1 8 (88.89%) Android
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Data Structures
2 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 5 (55.56%) SOLID
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) Games
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) WebGL
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (11.11%) Lua
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WebGL
2 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Android
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) OOD
1 5 (55.56%) SOLID
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Lua
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) HND