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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 43 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 1.91% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.30% 14.47% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate
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£294 £175 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £147 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £277 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.69%
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
115 76 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.25% 13.22% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 48
Average daily rate £325 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £18.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 - £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) J2EE
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Copywriting
5 3 (12.50%) Billing
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) TargetLink
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 4 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
1 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XSD
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
4 2 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) PMI
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Economics
5 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 3 (12.50%) Workflow
2 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (8.33%) Logistics
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Product Management
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) R
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VCP4
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (4.17%) P3O
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Cerner
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
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