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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 34 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Degree 30 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.88% 2.23% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.52% 14.42% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -25.00%
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
162 104 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.96% 15.45% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 56 60
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 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 2 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 23 (41.82%) Project Management
2 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
3 16 (29.09%) PRINCE2
4 15 (27.27%) MS Office
5 14 (25.45%) ITIL
5 14 (25.45%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (23.64%) QA
7 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (12.73%) UML
9 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
9 7 (12.73%) Social Media
9 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.91%) E-Discovery
10 6 (10.91%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) Rational Rose
11 5 (9.09%) Banking
11 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
12 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
12 4 (7.27%) Linux
12 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
12 4 (7.27%) UNIX
12 4 (7.27%) Perl
12 4 (7.27%) SQL
12 4 (7.27%) Web Services
12 4 (7.27%) SMTP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) Simulink
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SMTP
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
1 4 (7.27%) IMAP
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) MPLS
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) VLAN
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) DMZ
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Rational Rose
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Graduate
5 4 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
1 4 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) XSLT
3 1 (1.82%) XHTML
3 1 (1.82%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
3 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
3 1 (1.82%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.73%) Social Media
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) SCADA
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.82%) WURFL
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) UNIX
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Project Management
2 16 (29.09%) PRINCE2
3 14 (25.45%) ITIL
4 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) UML
5 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (10.91%) E-Discovery
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Workflow
9 3 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (5.45%) Line Management
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) User Stories
9 3 (5.45%) Use Case
9 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Perl
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) VBA
2 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CISM
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) IIBA
4 2 (3.64%) CBAP
5 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PhD
5 1 (1.82%) CCSA
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) P3O
2 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Lotus
3 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee
3 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Cognos
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Intel
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper
4 1 (1.82%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (1.82%) AccuRev
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