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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 31 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 39 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.99% 2.61% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.08% 10.50% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 13
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £63.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +103.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
185 200 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.66% 24.88% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 135 84
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 22 (36.67%) Project Management
2 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 20 (33.33%) Finance
3 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
4 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (18.33%) Windows
6 11 (18.33%) Java
6 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.33%) Service Management
7 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 10 (16.67%) SQL
7 10 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (15.00%) HTML
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle
8 9 (15.00%) Web Services
8 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (15.00%) Banking
9 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) Analytics
10 7 (11.67%) XML
10 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.67%) .NET
10 7 (11.67%) VB
10 7 (11.67%) Cisco

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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) Documentum
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS Project
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
1 1 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Heroku
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) WAN
2 5 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) Network Security
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Extranet
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.67%) IPsec
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) DTS
4 3 (5.00%) MS Access
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Ant
2 4 (6.67%) Artifactory
2 4 (6.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) JUnit
2 4 (6.67%) Maven
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.67%) Toad
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Legal
5 4 (6.67%) German Language
6 2 (3.33%) Billing
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Consultant
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Informatica Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Voice Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Junior
7 2 (3.33%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) HTML
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) Apache CXF
3 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.67%) J2EE
3 4 (6.67%) JSP
3 4 (6.67%) REST
3 4 (6.67%) Servlets
3 4 (6.67%) SOAP
3 4 (6.67%) Spring
3 4 (6.67%) Struts
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) EDI
4 3 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (5.00%) PMI
7 3 (5.00%) Statistics
8 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
8 2 (3.33%) NHS
8 2 (3.33%) Smartcard
8 2 (3.33%) Social Media
9 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.67%) Derivative
9 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.67%) Life Science
9 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Project Management
2 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (18.33%) Service Management
3 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.67%) Analytics
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) ITSM
7 5 (8.33%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) UML
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) VB
4 5 (8.33%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) C++
4 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) XPath
6 2 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.00%) PMP
3 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.67%) CCNA
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.67%) OCPJP
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.33%) CISA
5 2 (3.33%) CISM
5 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 2 (3.33%) IISP
6 1 (1.67%) MBA
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
3 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.33%) ISO27005
4 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.67%) vCloud
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Avaya
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Informatica
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) Sun
6 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.00%) F5
6 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.00%) Juniper
6 3 (5.00%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.33%) NICE Systems
7 2 (3.33%) Qualys
7 2 (3.33%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.33%) VMware