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 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 45 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 3.27% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.19% 23.26% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.89%
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
108 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.05% 14.08% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 33
Average daily rate £384 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £90 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (33.33%) Project Management
3 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
4 13 (28.89%) ITIL
5 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) MS Office
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (17.78%) QA
9 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
10 7 (15.56%) Social Media
11 6 (13.33%) Workflow
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (11.11%) DNS
12 5 (11.11%) Web Services
12 5 (11.11%) UML
12 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.11%) Banking
12 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 4 (8.89%) Scrum
13 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
13 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
13 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
13 4 (8.89%) UNIX
13 4 (8.89%) Windows
13 4 (8.89%) Linux
13 4 (8.89%) Perl
13 4 (8.89%) SMTP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) TargetLink
4 1 (2.22%) Simulink
4 1 (2.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) SMTP
2 4 (8.89%) Intranet
2 4 (8.89%) IMAP
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) ATM
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Rational Rose
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Database Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Graduate
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.44%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Technician
7 1 (2.22%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) WCF
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (4.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.56%) Social Media
4 3 (6.67%) Copywriting
5 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Project Management
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) Workflow
7 5 (11.11%) UML
7 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) E-Discovery
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) User Stories
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
9 3 (6.67%) OO
10 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.44%) TDD
10 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Lotus
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) EMC
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
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