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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.55% 3.37% 4.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 50.00% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£463 £325 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -15.38%
Degree
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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
22 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.67% 6.74% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 15
Average daily rate £340 £345 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Pega
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) MBA
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) MBA
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) LANDesk