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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 46 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 2.45% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.77% 15.38% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £15.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+106.45% -49.18%
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
141 104 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.05% 15.90% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 55
Average daily rate £350 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, 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 21 (42.00%) Project Management
2 19 (38.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 14 (28.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (26.00%) MS Office
7 12 (24.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.00%) QA
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (14.00%) Social Media
13 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
13 6 (12.00%) E-Discovery
13 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (12.00%) Workflow
13 6 (12.00%) UML
14 5 (10.00%) OO
14 5 (10.00%) Web Services
14 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
14 5 (10.00%) Rational Rose
15 4 (8.00%) SMTP
15 4 (8.00%) DNS
15 4 (8.00%) Lotus
15 4 (8.00%) Intranet
15 4 (8.00%) UNIX
15 4 (8.00%) Windows

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) Simulink
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SMTP
1 4 (8.00%) Intranet
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) IMAP
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) ATM
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Graduate
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Database Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Technician
8 1 (2.00%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (6.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 2 (4.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) XSLT
5 1 (2.00%) XHTML
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (14.00%) Social Media
5 2 (4.00%) SCADA
5 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.00%) WURFL
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Project Management
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.00%) Workflow
6 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) E-Discovery
6 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) Line Management
9 3 (6.00%) User Stories
9 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (6.00%) Use Case
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Perl
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) VBA
3 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) IIBA
5 1 (2.00%) CBAP
5 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) PhD
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Lotus
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.00%) Intel
4 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee
4 1 (2.00%) AccuRev
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