The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 16 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 Walsall 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 5 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 6.67% - 23.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.50% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.00%
Qualifications Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 16.67% 11.11% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA