The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 44 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Degree 24 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 2.96% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.31% 15.08% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £63.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.22% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
Degree
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
195 126 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.99% 19.66% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 82 28
Average daily rate £340 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
7 4 (11.43%) Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Spring
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) SAS
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) J2EE
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.57%) PMP
8 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) ETL
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
8 3 (8.57%) SAP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (5.71%) H.323
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) MOLAP
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) ROLAP
4 1 (2.86%) HOLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) UI Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PMO Lead
8 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Spring
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) VXML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSD
3 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (2.86%) MDX
3 1 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) WPF
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Informatics
4 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 2 (5.71%) Health Informatics
4 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) R
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCIP
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCA
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.86%) P3O
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) Netezza
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Cerner
2 2 (5.71%) Informatica
2 2 (5.71%) Verint
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Lotus
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.86%) NEC