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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.42% 4.93% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.25% 37.04% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +60.00%
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
16 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.96% 13.30% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 May 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) MCTS
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) B2B
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MBA
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) Pega