The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 42 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.61% 2.73% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% 22.58% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Average daily rate £350 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £108 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £415 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
110 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.94% 12.11% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Legal
4 6 (21.43%) Workflow
4 6 (21.43%) QA
4 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
4 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) MS Office
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) UML
6 4 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
8 2 (7.14%) Information Security
8 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.14%) Selenium
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security
8 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Documentum
2 1 (3.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
1 2 (7.14%) VLAN
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Multicast
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) DMZ
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.14%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Legal
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Sourcing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Itk
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Workflow
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 1 (3.57%) Android Development
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCSA
4 1 (3.57%) IIBA
4 1 (3.57%) CBAP
4 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.57%) P3O
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Wall Street Systems
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