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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.61% 3.73% 5.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 26.32% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £444 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
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
14 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.15% 14.18% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate £400 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Presales
3 3 (27.27%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas File System
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (9.09%) Clinical Data Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Director
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
3 3 (27.27%) Presales
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) CDISC
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas File System
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Opsware
2 1 (9.09%) Rally
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas