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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 30 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 38 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.99% 2.55% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.43% 11.35% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £281 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.77%
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
186 185 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.41% 22.45% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 122 63
Median daily rate £363 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 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 4 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 4 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 28 (44.44%) Project Management
2 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
2 22 (34.92%) Finance
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
4 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Banking
8 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.70%) QA
9 8 (12.70%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
10 7 (11.11%) Windows
10 7 (11.11%) MS Office
10 7 (11.11%) Java
10 7 (11.11%) SQL
10 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 7 (11.11%) Service Management
10 7 (11.11%) Change Management
10 7 (11.11%) Avaya
10 7 (11.11%) Change Control
10 7 (11.11%) Analytics
11 6 (9.52%) Informatica
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (9.52%) PMP
11 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification

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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) Documentum
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (11.11%) MS Office
4 5 (7.94%) MS Project
5 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
1 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Heroku
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) WAN
2 5 (7.94%) LAN
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.59%) DHCP
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) Extranet
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) Intranet
5 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.59%) IPsec
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) DTS
4 3 (4.76%) MS Access
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.52%) Legal
5 4 (6.35%) German Language
6 2 (3.17%) Billing
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Back Office
7 1 (1.59%) Electronics
7 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.59%) Games
7 1 (1.59%) Retail
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 6 (9.52%) Architect
2 6 (9.52%) Informatica Consultant
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
4 4 (6.35%) Voice Specialist
5 3 (4.76%) Developer
5 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Junior
6 2 (3.17%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Data Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) SOAP
4 3 (4.76%) EDI
4 3 (4.76%) HTML5
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.59%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.59%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) WCF
6 1 (1.59%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.52%) Reference Data
5 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.35%) PMI
7 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.76%) Statistics
8 2 (3.17%) NHS
8 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
8 2 (3.17%) Social Media
9 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.59%) Derivative
9 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.59%) Life Science
9 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Project Management
2 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
4 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 7 (11.11%) Analytics
7 7 (11.11%) Change Control
7 7 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (11.11%) Service Management
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.94%) SOA
10 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.35%) CRM
10 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Java
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) VB
4 3 (4.76%) XPath
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 6 (9.52%) PMP
1 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) CISA
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CISM
4 2 (3.17%) CISSP
4 2 (3.17%) IISP
5 1 (1.59%) MBA
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) SLA
3 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.17%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.17%) ISO27005
4 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.59%) NFS
1 1 (1.59%) Samba
1 1 (1.59%) vCloud
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Avaya
3 6 (9.52%) Informatica
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) Sun
6 3 (4.76%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) F5
7 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.17%) Juniper
7 2 (3.17%) NICE Systems
7 2 (3.17%) Qualys
7 2 (3.17%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.17%) VMware