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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 39 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Degree 93 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.77% 3.17% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.68% 17.69% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 16
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 £135 £177 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.88 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +48.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.39 £24.67 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.77 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.76% +44.44%
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
429 458 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.38% 17.92% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 218 147
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £172 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +9 32 £400 +1.26% 14
Coventry +7 19 £300 +18.81% 12
Birmingham -7 15 £325 -7.14% 35
Staffordshire -8 6 £420 +46.08% 11
Solihull -2 5 £385 +18.46% 6
Shropshire -5 2 £240 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £180 - 4
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 56 (29.32%) Project Management
2 47 (24.61%) Computer Science
3 43 (22.51%) Finance
4 40 (20.94%) Microsoft
5 37 (19.37%) SQL
5 37 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (18.85%) PRINCE2
7 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
8 29 (15.18%) Automotive
9 28 (14.66%) .NET
10 27 (14.14%) HTML
11 23 (12.04%) MS Office
11 23 (12.04%) Analytics
12 22 (11.52%) Change Management
13 21 (10.99%) Migration
14 19 (9.95%) CSS
14 19 (9.95%) ITIL
14 19 (9.95%) Windows
14 19 (9.95%) MS Excel
15 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (8.38%) Management Information System
16 16 (8.38%) Electronics
17 15 (7.85%) C#
17 15 (7.85%) T-SQL
17 15 (7.85%) Data Migration
17 15 (7.85%) Software Engineering
18 14 (7.33%) Marketing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.14%) IIS
2 6 (3.14%) SAS
3 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.05%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) Moodle
4 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (12.04%) MS Office
2 19 (9.95%) MS Excel
3 14 (7.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (4.71%) Photoshop
5 7 (3.66%) Simulink
6 5 (2.62%) MS Project
7 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
8 3 (1.57%) SPSS
8 3 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (1.05%) TargetLink
9 2 (1.05%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) Internet
2 5 (2.62%) 2G
2 5 (2.62%) FlexRay
3 4 (2.09%) Firewall
3 4 (2.09%) SAN
3 4 (2.09%) GSM
3 4 (2.09%) UMTS
4 3 (1.57%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.57%) WAN
4 3 (1.57%) Wireless
5 2 (1.05%) MPLS
5 2 (1.05%) Network Security
5 2 (1.05%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.05%) VPN
5 2 (1.05%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) SDH
6 1 (0.52%) VoIP
6 1 (0.52%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.19%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.14%) Big Data
9 6 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.62%) DataStage
10 5 (2.62%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.57%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.57%) OLAP
11 3 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.14%) Subversion
2 6 (3.14%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.05%) CANoe
6 1 (0.52%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.52%) Rational Rose
General
1 43 (22.51%) Finance
2 29 (15.18%) Automotive
3 16 (8.38%) Electronics
4 14 (7.33%) Marketing
5 13 (6.81%) Retail
6 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.66%) Games
8 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.62%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.05%) Back Office
10 2 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.05%) Cantonese Language
10 2 (1.05%) Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Military
11 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (17.80%) Analyst
2 29 (15.18%) Project Manager
3 28 (14.66%) Developer
4 11 (5.76%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.24%) Architect
6 8 (4.19%) Junior
6 8 (4.19%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.66%) Senior Manager
7 7 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.62%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.62%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (2.09%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.09%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.09%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (1.57%) Applications Support
11 3 (1.57%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.57%) Consultant
11 3 (1.57%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.66%) .NET
2 27 (14.14%) HTML
3 19 (9.95%) CSS
4 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.28%) XML
6 8 (4.19%) jQuery
7 7 (3.66%) Web Services
8 6 (3.14%) ADO.NET
8 6 (3.14%) HTML5
9 5 (2.62%) WinForms
9 5 (2.62%) Ajax
10 4 (2.09%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.09%) Cocoa
10 4 (2.09%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (1.57%) Core Animation
12 2 (1.05%) XSLT
12 2 (1.05%) XHTML
12 2 (1.05%) DHTML
12 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.61%) Computer Science
2 37 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.38%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.81%) NHS
5 11 (5.76%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.71%) User Experience
7 7 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (3.14%) CAN bus
9 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.62%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.09%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.57%) Mechatronics
11 3 (1.57%) Online Games
11 3 (1.57%) Physics
11 3 (1.57%) iPad
11 3 (1.57%) iPhone
11 3 (1.57%) Animation
11 3 (1.57%) SCADA
12 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.95%) Windows
2 5 (2.62%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.09%) Windows Phone
3 4 (2.09%) Android
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.05%) UNIX
5 2 (1.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Tizen
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.32%) Project Management
2 36 (18.85%) PRINCE2
3 23 (12.04%) Analytics
4 22 (11.52%) Change Management
5 21 (10.99%) Migration
6 19 (9.95%) ITIL
7 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (7.85%) Data Migration
8 15 (7.85%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.81%) Validation
10 13 (6.81%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.28%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.28%) Coaching
12 11 (5.76%) ETL
12 11 (5.76%) Six Sigma
12 11 (5.76%) Change Control
13 10 (5.24%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.37%) SQL
2 15 (7.85%) T-SQL
2 15 (7.85%) C#
3 14 (7.33%) VB
4 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.76%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.24%) MATLAB
6 10 (5.24%) C++
7 9 (4.71%) VB6
8 8 (4.19%) C
9 5 (2.62%) VBScript
9 5 (2.62%) R
10 4 (2.09%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.57%) VBA
11 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.05%) Java
12 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (2.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (2.09%) CCNP
3 4 (2.09%) CISSP
3 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.57%) PMP
4 3 (1.57%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.57%) ISEB
4 3 (1.57%) HND
4 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) CISM
5 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.05%) CISA
5 2 (1.05%) MCITP
5 2 (1.05%) MCSE
5 2 (1.05%) PhD
5 2 (1.05%) CCIE
5 2 (1.05%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) IEC 61508
2 6 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.14%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.52%) vCloud
4 1 (0.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (20.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.28%) Oracle
3 11 (5.76%) SAP
3 11 (5.76%) IBM
4 5 (2.62%) VMware
4 5 (2.62%) Talend
5 4 (2.09%) Google
6 3 (1.57%) PTC
6 3 (1.57%) Apple
6 3 (1.57%) Cisco
6 3 (1.57%) Adobe
7 2 (1.05%) HP
7 2 (1.05%) Dell
7 2 (1.05%) Juniper
7 2 (1.05%) Informatica
7 2 (1.05%) Lotus
7 2 (1.05%) BT
7 2 (1.05%) Netezza
7 2 (1.05%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.52%) Verint
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