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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.23% 2.04% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 11.76% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.80%
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
10 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 16.13% 17.35% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £450 £248 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -13.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Rose
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Change Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C