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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 32 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 103 83 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.28% 3.37% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.82% 19.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £445 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £26.42 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.02 £37.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +19.20%
Degree
England

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
415 422 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.24% 17.14% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 194 157
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 27
Average hourly rate £31.97 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.69% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £7.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £37.00 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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
Warwickshire +16 26 £433 +23.57% 11
Coventry +12 21 £290 -19.44% 11
Birmingham -19 15 £350 - 32
Solihull +6 7 £375 +15.38% 2
Staffordshire -7 5 £370 +17.46% 12
Wolverhampton - 3 £180 - 3
Shropshire -2 2 £240 - 2
Worcestershire +4 1 - - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 51 (26.42%) Project Management
2 49 (25.39%) Computer Science
3 43 (22.28%) Finance
3 43 (22.28%) Microsoft
4 40 (20.73%) SQL
5 39 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (19.69%) SQL Server
7 37 (19.17%) PRINCE2
8 33 (17.10%) Automotive
9 32 (16.58%) .NET
10 30 (15.54%) HTML
11 25 (12.95%) MS Excel
12 24 (12.44%) Analytics
13 23 (11.92%) MS Office
14 22 (11.40%) CSS
14 22 (11.40%) Migration
14 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (9.84%) Management Information System
16 18 (9.33%) Change Management
16 18 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (9.33%) ITIL
16 18 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (8.81%) C#
17 17 (8.81%) E-Commerce
18 16 (8.29%) Windows
18 16 (8.29%) Marketing
18 16 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (8.29%) Data Analysis
18 16 (8.29%) Software Engineering
19 15 (7.77%) Retail

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.11%) IIS
2 6 (3.11%) SAS
3 3 (1.55%) CMS
3 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.04%) Moodle
4 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.92%) MS Office
3 15 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (5.70%) Photoshop
5 10 (5.18%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (4.66%) MS Project
7 7 (3.63%) Simulink
8 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.04%) SPSS
9 2 (1.04%) TargetLink
9 2 (1.04%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) Internet
2 4 (2.07%) 2G
2 4 (2.07%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.55%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) Wireless
3 3 (1.55%) SAN
3 3 (1.55%) WAN
3 3 (1.55%) GSM
3 3 (1.55%) UMTS
4 2 (1.04%) LAN
4 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.04%) VPN
4 2 (1.04%) SSL
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (1.04%) H.323
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.52%) MIMO
5 1 (0.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.63%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.11%) Big Data
9 6 (3.11%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.59%) DataStage
11 3 (1.55%) OLAP
11 3 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.63%) Subversion
3 6 (3.11%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.07%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.04%) CANoe
7 2 (1.04%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.52%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.52%) ERwin
8 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (22.28%) Finance
2 33 (17.10%) Automotive
3 16 (8.29%) Marketing
4 15 (7.77%) Electronics
4 15 (7.77%) Retail
5 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.59%) Games
8 4 (2.07%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.55%) Back Office
9 3 (1.55%) Billing
10 2 (1.04%) Law
10 2 (1.04%) Legal
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.52%) Military
11 1 (0.52%) Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.52%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 31 (16.06%) Analyst
2 30 (15.54%) Developer
2 30 (15.54%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.77%) Software Engineer
4 9 (4.66%) Architect
5 8 (4.15%) Senior Manager
5 8 (4.15%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (3.63%) Junior
6 7 (3.63%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.11%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 5 (2.59%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (2.59%) Software Development Team Leader
8 5 (2.59%) Administrator
8 5 (2.59%) Team Leader
8 5 (2.59%) SQL Developer
8 5 (2.59%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (2.59%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.07%) Data Scientist
9 4 (2.07%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.58%) .NET
2 30 (15.54%) HTML
3 22 (11.40%) CSS
4 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.22%) XML
6 10 (5.18%) jQuery
7 8 (4.15%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.15%) Web Services
8 7 (3.63%) HTML5
9 6 (3.11%) ADO.NET
10 5 (2.59%) Ajax
11 4 (2.07%) Cocoa
11 4 (2.07%) WinForms
11 4 (2.07%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (1.55%) Core Animation
13 2 (1.04%) VXML
13 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (1.04%) CSS3
13 2 (1.04%) XSLT
13 2 (1.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.39%) Computer Science
2 39 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.74%) NHS
5 11 (5.70%) User Experience
6 8 (4.15%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.63%) Data Integration
7 7 (3.63%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.59%) CAN bus
8 5 (2.59%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.07%) Mechatronics
9 4 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.55%) iPad
10 3 (1.55%) iPhone
10 3 (1.55%) Telematics
10 3 (1.55%) Animation
10 3 (1.55%) Informatics
11 2 (1.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.29%) Windows
2 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.59%) Android
4 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.07%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Linux
5 2 (1.04%) UNIX
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.52%) Tizen
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.42%) Project Management
2 37 (19.17%) PRINCE2
3 24 (12.44%) Analytics
4 22 (11.40%) Migration
4 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (9.33%) ITIL
5 18 (9.33%) Change Management
5 18 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (8.81%) E-Commerce
7 16 (8.29%) Data Analysis
7 16 (8.29%) Software Engineering
8 15 (7.77%) Data Migration
9 13 (6.74%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.74%) SDLC
10 12 (6.22%) Coaching
10 12 (6.22%) Validation
10 12 (6.22%) Six Sigma
10 12 (6.22%) Change Control
11 11 (5.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.73%) SQL
2 17 (8.81%) C#
3 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.74%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.22%) VB
6 9 (4.66%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.66%) C++
6 9 (4.66%) MATLAB
7 8 (4.15%) C
8 7 (3.63%) VB6
9 6 (3.11%) R
10 5 (2.59%) VBScript
10 5 (2.59%) Java
11 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.55%) PHP
12 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.04%) VBA
13 2 (1.04%) Python
13 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (3.11%) Security Cleared
1 6 (3.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (2.07%) ISEB
2 4 (2.07%) CISSP
3 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.55%) CISA
3 3 (1.55%) CISM
3 3 (1.55%) CCNP
3 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) MCITP
4 2 (1.04%) CCIP
4 2 (1.04%) HND
4 2 (1.04%) MCSE
4 2 (1.04%) PhD
4 2 (1.04%) PMP
4 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) IEC 61508
2 7 (3.63%) QA
3 6 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.04%) COBIT
4 2 (1.04%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.04%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.52%) vCloud
4 1 (0.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.22%) Oracle
3 10 (5.18%) IBM
4 9 (4.66%) SAP
5 6 (3.11%) Google
6 5 (2.59%) Talend
6 5 (2.59%) VMware
7 3 (1.55%) Apple
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco
8 2 (1.04%) Adobe
8 2 (1.04%) HP
8 2 (1.04%) Dell
8 2 (1.04%) PTC
8 2 (1.04%) Cerner
8 2 (1.04%) Informatica
8 2 (1.04%) Lotus
8 2 (1.04%) Verint
8 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.04%) Netezza
8 2 (1.04%) Ab Initio
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