The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.45% 3.23% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 18.18% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.53 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% +39.68%
Degree
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 23.64% 17.74% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate £400 £450 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £525 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) GSM
2 4 (33.33%) UMTS
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) 2G
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Mechatronics
5 1 (8.33%) SysML
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) GSM
1 4 (33.33%) UMTS
1 4 (33.33%) 2G
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) SysML
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft