The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 16 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.94% 3.36% 4.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 27.78% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Degree
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.34% 12.08% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Average daily rate £500 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £450 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Midlands region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Midlands region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (43.75%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) OLAP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) PLM
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Opsware
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas