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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 10 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.72% 13.64% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 39.47% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
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£385 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.00%
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
17 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 29.31% 34.55% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
Average daily rate £371 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 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 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Mechatronics
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (16.67%) WhereScape RED
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) BPCS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Transmission Planning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mechatronics
1 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo