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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 3.55% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.40% 16.06% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £300 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £339 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £550 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £49.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%

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
125 137 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 22.10% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 78 57
Median daily rate £360 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 19 (42.22%) Computer Science
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
6 11 (24.44%) Migration
6 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.00%) Network Security
7 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) Electronics
8 8 (17.78%) .NET
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) UML
8 8 (17.78%) C#
9 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
9 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.56%) V-Model
10 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) Unix
10 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
11 5 (11.11%) Windows
11 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.89%) Life Science

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 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) MindAlign
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) 802.11
3 2 (4.44%) ATM
3 2 (4.44%) BGP
3 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.44%) Frame Relay
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) OSPF
3 2 (4.44%) PPP
3 2 (4.44%) RIP
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) VLAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) WLAN
4 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) QlikView
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.22%) VersionOne
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.78%) Electronics
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.67%) Retail
6 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.56%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) .NET Team Leader
2 7 (15.56%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Lead Software Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Software Team Leader
2 7 (15.56%) Team Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) JDBC
4 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.89%) Life Science
5 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.22%) Informatics
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Neural Network
6 1 (2.22%) Physics
6 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (2.22%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
3 8 (17.78%) UML
4 7 (15.56%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) V-Model
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Logistics
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) R
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) CCDA
1 2 (4.44%) CCDP
1 2 (4.44%) CCIE
1 2 (4.44%) CCNA
1 2 (4.44%) CCNP
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.44%) PMP
2 1 (2.22%) CISM
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GMP
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.22%) SRDF
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Kibana
1 1 (2.22%) logstash
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Veritas
5 2 (4.44%) AirMagnet
5 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.44%) CA
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.22%) Brocade
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) Teradata
6 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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