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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 46 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.50% 1.90% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.41% 16.92% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -27.69%
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
107 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.80% 11.23% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 33
Average daily rate £358 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.00%) Spring
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Copywriting
7 2 (8.00%) WCF
7 2 (8.00%) QA
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) E-Discovery
7 2 (8.00%) Product Management
7 2 (8.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Simulink
2 1 (4.00%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ATM
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (16.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modeller
4 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Spring
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.00%) PMI
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Workflow
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) E-Discovery
4 2 (8.00%) Product Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PMP
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) P3O
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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