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 1 July 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 41 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.09% 2.88% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.39% 11.80% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 14
Median daily rate £445 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £63.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -6.42%
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
165 178 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.10% 24.38% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 123 89
Median daily rate £400 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
2 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) PRINCE2
3 18 (29.51%) Project Management
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.95%) SQL
6 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (19.67%) Windows
8 11 (18.03%) Oracle
8 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
8 11 (18.03%) Virtual Team
9 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
9 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
9 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) Java
10 9 (14.75%) UML
10 9 (14.75%) Service Management
11 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.11%) HTML
11 8 (13.11%) Web Services
11 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
12 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.48%) Banking
12 7 (11.48%) JIRA
12 7 (11.48%) WebLogic

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Documentum
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (9.84%) MS Office
4 5 (8.20%) MS Project
5 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
1 1 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Heroku
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) WAN
2 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 3 (4.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) Extranet
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.64%) IPsec
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) MS Access
6 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.64%) Power BI
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Eclipse
1 7 (11.48%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) Ant
2 6 (9.84%) Artifactory
2 6 (9.84%) ClearQuest
2 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.84%) JUnit
2 6 (9.84%) Maven
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (9.84%) Toad
3 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) German Language
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Local Government
6 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) Informatica Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Support Specialist
4 5 (8.20%) Voice Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) HTML
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Apache CXF
2 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.84%) J2EE
2 6 (9.84%) JSP
2 6 (9.84%) Servlets
2 6 (9.84%) Spring
2 6 (9.84%) Struts
2 6 (9.84%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.92%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.03%) Virtual Team
4 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
5 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (9.84%) Reference Data
6 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.92%) PMI
7 3 (4.92%) Statistics
8 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
8 2 (3.28%) NHS
8 2 (3.28%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.64%) Derivative
9 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.64%) Life Science
9 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
1 20 (32.79%) PRINCE2
2 18 (29.51%) Project Management
3 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
3 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Service Management
5 9 (14.75%) UML
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.84%) Change Management
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (9.84%) OO
8 6 (9.84%) OOP
9 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.20%) ITSM
9 5 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) C#
3 7 (11.48%) C++
3 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.84%) VB
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) OCPJP
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
3 6 (9.84%) PMP
3 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.28%) CISA
5 2 (3.28%) CISM
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) IISP
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MBA
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.64%) MCSD
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
3 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.28%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.28%) ISO27005
4 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.64%) vCloud
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) Avaya
4 6 (9.84%) Informatica
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.56%) Sun
6 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.92%) F5
6 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.28%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.28%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.28%) Qualys
7 2 (3.28%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) Acronis
8 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.64%) Zend