The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.95% 2.46% 10.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.07% 21.43% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +19.56%
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.16% 11.48% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 11
Average daily rate £425 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -18.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £316 +5.31% 3
Lichfield - 1 - -
Stafford - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 2
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 2
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) XSLT
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) XML Schema

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) R
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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