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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 18 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.76% 3.37% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 18.75% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.07% +46.66%
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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
17 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.39% 17.98% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £354 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
3 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Director
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Extraction
2 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft