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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 45 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 2.80% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.01% 23.29% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £43.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -53.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £20.00 £37.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £20.00 £48.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.60%
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
109 73 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.33% 12.01% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 29
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £127 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Banking
4 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) Workflow
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Spring
7 4 (12.90%) QA
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) UML
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) MS Office
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) Copywriting
8 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.45%) Automotive

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Simulink
3 1 (3.23%) Stateflow
3 1 (3.23%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) IMAP
2 1 (3.23%) ATM
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Rose
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) UI Programmer
3 4 (12.90%) UI Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.45%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) J2EE
1 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
3 2 (6.45%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (6.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Copywriting
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Workflow
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) UML
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.45%) MVVM
5 2 (6.45%) E-Discovery
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Product Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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