The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Staffordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.97% 10.53% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 52.63% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Average daily rate £335 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £330 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -12.16%
Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.11% 20.00% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 18
Average daily rate £250 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £43.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +115.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Degree
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -2 2 - - 3
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £335 +1.51% 11
Tamworth - - - -
Burntwood - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 2
Cannock - - - - 1
Lichfield - - - - 1
Rugeley - - - -
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Physics
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
1 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
1 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Physics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (22.22%) System Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
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