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 25 August 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 44 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.40% 1.91% 4.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% 10.22% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 14
Median daily rate £435 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £665 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +16.92%
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
169 137 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.09% 18.69% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 82
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +94.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Degree.

1 29 (46.77%) Computer Science
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) UML
4 17 (27.42%) ITIL
4 17 (27.42%) Project Management
4 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
6 15 (24.19%) C#
6 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
7 14 (22.58%) .NET
8 13 (20.97%) Finance
8 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
9 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
10 11 (17.74%) Oracle
10 11 (17.74%) V-Model
11 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) Windows
11 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
12 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.52%) Java
13 8 (12.90%) HTML
13 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
13 8 (12.90%) Web Services
13 8 (12.90%) Service Management
13 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Documentum
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Heroku
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) IPsec
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) MS Access
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.61%) Power BI
7 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.68%) Ant
3 6 (9.68%) Artifactory
3 6 (9.68%) ClearQuest
3 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) JUnit
3 6 (9.68%) Maven
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (9.68%) Toad
4 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) German Language
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
4 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) .NET Team Leader
2 11 (17.74%) Software Team Leader
2 11 (17.74%) Team Leader
3 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) .NET Software Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) Voice Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Informatica Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
3 8 (12.90%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) Web Services
4 6 (9.68%) Apache CXF
4 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
4 6 (9.68%) J2EE
4 6 (9.68%) JSP
4 6 (9.68%) Servlets
4 6 (9.68%) Spring
4 6 (9.68%) Struts
4 6 (9.68%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.61%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.61%) REST
7 1 (1.61%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.29%) Virtual Team
4 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.84%) Reference Data
6 3 (4.84%) Statistics
7 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.23%) NHS
7 2 (3.23%) PMI
7 2 (3.23%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) Informatics
8 1 (1.61%) Social Media
8 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) UML
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
3 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
5 11 (17.74%) V-Model
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
6 8 (12.90%) Service Management
6 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (9.68%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) OOP
8 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.06%) Change Management
8 5 (8.06%) ITSM
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) C#
3 9 (14.52%) Java
4 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.29%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) VB
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) OCPJP
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.06%) PMP
5 4 (6.45%) CCNA
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.23%) CISA
7 2 (3.23%) CISM
7 2 (3.23%) CISSP
7 2 (3.23%) IISP
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCP
8 1 (1.61%) MCSD
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.23%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) ISO27005
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.61%) vCloud
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) Avaya
5 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.84%) F5
5 3 (4.84%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) Informatica
5 3 (4.84%) Juniper
5 3 (4.84%) Sun
6 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.23%) Qualys
6 2 (3.23%) Tripwire
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Acronis
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) Zend