The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
England / West Midlands
Rank 33 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 120 105 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.01% 4.36% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.10% 23.03% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 37
Median daily rate £350 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £549 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £43.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.35% +50.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.85 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £49.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
478 456 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.97% 18.92% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 242 230
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 56
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.10% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +11 34 £365 -7.59% 12
Coventry -5 30 £450 +50.00% 8
Birmingham -4 18 £300 -25.00% 28
Staffordshire +5 10 £300 -23.07% 11
Shropshire -2 5 £350 +3.70% 7
Worcestershire +7 3 £225 - 5
Wolverhampton - 2 - - 2
Walsall - 1 £425 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Degree.

1 78 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.44%) Computer Science
3 60 (22.99%) User Experience
4 52 (19.92%) Project Management
5 48 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (17.62%) Scrum
7 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
7 44 (16.86%) Psychology
8 41 (15.71%) Analytics
9 39 (14.94%) SQL
10 37 (14.18%) ITIL
10 37 (14.18%) Usability Testing
11 36 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 36 (13.79%) Data Centre
12 34 (13.03%) Finance
13 29 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 29 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 28 (10.73%) Service Design
15 27 (10.34%) Ethnography
16 25 (9.58%) Migration
17 24 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (9.20%) HTML
18 23 (8.81%) CSS
18 23 (8.81%) Windows
19 22 (8.43%) Linux
19 22 (8.43%) Automotive
19 22 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (8.43%) SC Cleared
19 22 (8.43%) Multivariate Testing
19 22 (8.43%) Mentoring

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.07%) Apache
2 7 (2.68%) IIS
3 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.53%) JBoss
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (1.53%) SAS
5 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) MindAlign
7 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.30%) MS Office
2 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.15%) Camtasia
4 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.77%) Simulink
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.51%) Network Security
2 15 (5.75%) LAN
3 7 (2.68%) Firewall
4 6 (2.30%) HTTP
4 6 (2.30%) Internet
4 6 (2.30%) SAN
4 6 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.92%) DNS
6 3 (1.15%) Broadband
6 3 (1.15%) GoToMeeting
6 3 (1.15%) WLAN
6 3 (1.15%) xDSL
7 2 (0.77%) ADSL2+
7 2 (0.77%) ATM
7 2 (0.77%) BGP
7 2 (0.77%) PPP
7 2 (0.77%) RIP
7 2 (0.77%) VDSL2
7 2 (0.77%) VLAN
7 2 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.07%) Big Data
3 7 (2.68%) MySQL
4 6 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.53%) QlikView
7 3 (1.15%) DB2
7 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.15%) Power BI
7 3 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.15%) Maven
3 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.77%) Selenium
3 2 (0.77%) Subversion
3 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.38%) VersionOne
General
1 34 (13.03%) Finance
2 29 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.43%) Automotive
4 19 (7.28%) Electronics
4 19 (7.28%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.36%) Marketing
6 10 (3.83%) Banking
7 8 (3.07%) Retail
8 5 (1.92%) Games
9 4 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.15%) Advertising
11 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.77%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.77%) German Language
11 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Legal
12 1 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (16.09%) Analyst
2 33 (12.64%) User Researcher
3 25 (9.58%) Developer
4 19 (7.28%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.13%) Designer
5 16 (6.13%) Digital User Researcher
6 14 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.36%) Consultant
7 12 (4.60%) Architect
8 9 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.07%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.68%) User Experience Researcher
11 6 (2.30%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.30%) Data Scientist
11 6 (2.30%) UX Designer
12 5 (1.92%) .NET Software Engineer
12 5 (1.92%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 5 (1.92%) Software Developer
13 4 (1.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.20%) HTML
2 23 (8.81%) CSS
3 18 (6.90%) .NET
4 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.68%) XML
6 6 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.92%) Web Services
8 4 (1.53%) jQuery
8 4 (1.53%) React
9 3 (1.15%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.15%) Java EE
9 3 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.15%) LINQ
9 3 (1.15%) Polymer
9 3 (1.15%) WinForms
10 2 (0.77%) LAMP
10 2 (0.77%) SAML
10 2 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (26.44%) Computer Science
2 60 (22.99%) User Experience
3 48 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (16.86%) Psychology
5 36 (13.79%) Data Centre
6 19 (7.28%) Management Information System
7 15 (5.75%) Mathematics
8 14 (5.36%) Mobile App
9 10 (3.83%) Visualisation
10 9 (3.45%) Statistics
11 7 (2.68%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.92%) FMCG
13 4 (1.53%) Ergonomics
13 4 (1.53%) Life Science
13 4 (1.53%) Physics
14 3 (1.15%) CLARiiON
14 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
14 3 (1.15%) PMI
14 3 (1.15%) Robotics
14 3 (1.15%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.81%) Windows
2 22 (8.43%) Linux
3 12 (4.60%) Unix
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.15%) Debian
5 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.92%) Project Management
3 46 (17.62%) Scrum
4 41 (15.71%) Analytics
5 37 (14.18%) ITIL
5 37 (14.18%) Usability Testing
6 36 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 28 (10.73%) Service Design
8 27 (10.34%) Ethnography
9 25 (9.58%) Migration
10 24 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (8.43%) Mentoring
11 22 (8.43%) Multivariate Testing
12 18 (6.90%) Change Management
13 17 (6.51%) PRINCE
14 16 (6.13%) Business Analysis
14 16 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.75%) Customer Insight
16 13 (4.98%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.94%) SQL
2 18 (6.90%) C#
3 12 (4.60%) Python
4 11 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.83%) Java
6 8 (3.07%) C
7 5 (1.92%) C++
7 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.53%) R
9 3 (1.15%) Perl
9 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.77%) VB
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.38%) VB6
11 1 (0.38%) VBA
11 1 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.13%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (4.98%) BICSI Certification
5 13 (4.98%) BICSI RCDD
6 12 (4.60%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.92%) ISEB
8 5 (1.92%) PMP
9 3 (1.15%) CCNA
9 3 (1.15%) CCNP
9 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.77%) CCDA
10 2 (0.77%) CCDP
10 2 (0.77%) CCIE
10 2 (0.77%) CISSP
10 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) SLA
2 7 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.30%) QA
4 5 (1.92%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.53%) GMP
6 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.38%) Basel II
7 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.38%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.15%) SRDF
2 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Kibana
2 1 (0.38%) logstash
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.90%) Oracle
3 14 (5.36%) HP
4 10 (3.83%) IBM
4 10 (3.83%) VMware
5 7 (2.68%) Tableau
6 6 (2.30%) Cisco
7 5 (1.92%) Adobe
7 5 (1.92%) Dell
7 5 (1.92%) Informatica
7 5 (1.92%) Veritas
8 4 (1.53%) EMC
9 3 (1.15%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.15%) Citrix
9 3 (1.15%) NetApp
9 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (1.15%) Teradata
10 2 (0.77%) AirMagnet
10 2 (0.77%) Brocade
10 2 (0.77%) Google
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