The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Solihull region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 11 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.29% 3.75% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £438 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +250.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -32.14%
Qualifications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 17.14% 16.25% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate £325 £373 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +30.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
Degree
West Midlands

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 11 July 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 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VBA
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Web Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Rational Rose
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (13.33%) Automotive
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
1 2 (13.33%) LINQ
1 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
2 1 (6.67%) Mechatronics
2 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) Web Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Design
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt