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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 41 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing Degree 115 115 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.20% 4.49% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.56% 21.82% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 28
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £253 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £562 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £386 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £26.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £49.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +30.00%
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
588 527 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.46% 20.59% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 268 229
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 53
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £10.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry -3 36 £375 -10.17% 2
Shropshire +8 24 £330 -5.71% 4
Warwickshire -7 15 £380 -3.79% 11
Birmingham -26 12 £400 - 20
Staffordshire -3 8 £300 -28.57% 9
Worcestershire - 5 £363 - 6
Wolverhampton - 2 - - 3
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 89 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 59 (24.18%) User Experience
4 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
5 48 (19.67%) SQL
5 48 (19.67%) Psychology
6 46 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (18.03%) Scrum
8 43 (17.62%) Usability Testing
9 41 (16.80%) Analytics
10 40 (16.39%) Project Management
11 33 (13.52%) Ethnography
11 33 (13.52%) Service Design
12 29 (11.89%) Security Cleared
13 28 (11.48%) C#
13 28 (11.48%) .NET
13 28 (11.48%) PRINCE2
14 27 (11.07%) ITIL
15 26 (10.66%) Waterfall
16 25 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (10.25%) Software Engineering
16 25 (10.25%) HTML
16 25 (10.25%) Finance
17 23 (9.43%) SC Cleared
18 22 (9.02%) Multivariate Testing
18 22 (9.02%) CSS
18 22 (9.02%) MS Excel
19 21 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (8.20%) Automotive
20 20 (8.20%) Customer Insight

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 (3.28%) IIS
2 7 (2.87%) Apache
3 6 (2.46%) JBoss
3 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.46%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.23%) CMS
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.23%) SAS
5 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) MindAlign
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.28%) MS Office
3 5 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.23%) Camtasia
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.23%) Simulink
5 2 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.82%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.82%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.41%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) LAN
2 6 (2.46%) HTTP
2 6 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.64%) DNS
4 3 (1.23%) Broadband
4 3 (1.23%) Firewall
4 3 (1.23%) GoToMeeting
4 3 (1.23%) xDSL
5 2 (0.82%) ADSL2+
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) VDSL2
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.41%) IMAP
6 1 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.41%) Profibus
6 1 (0.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.28%) Big Data
3 7 (2.87%) MySQL
3 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.46%) QlikView
4 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.23%) Power BI
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 15 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.05%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.05%) JIRA
4 5 (2.05%) Maven
5 3 (1.23%) Subversion
6 2 (0.82%) Ant
6 2 (0.82%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.82%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.82%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.82%) JUnit
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.82%) Selenium
6 2 (0.82%) Toad
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.41%) VersionOne
General
1 25 (10.25%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Automotive
3 18 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.33%) Marketing
5 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.28%) Banking
7 6 (2.46%) Games
7 6 (2.46%) Retail
8 4 (1.64%) Electronics
8 4 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.82%) Advertising
10 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.82%) German Language
10 2 (0.82%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (15.57%) User Researcher
2 37 (15.16%) Analyst
3 34 (13.93%) Developer
4 16 (6.56%) Digital User Researcher
5 15 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.74%) .NET Team Leader
6 14 (5.74%) Software Engineer
6 14 (5.74%) Team Leader
7 13 (5.33%) Consultant
8 12 (4.92%) User Experience Researcher
9 11 (4.51%) Software Team Leader
10 10 (4.10%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (4.10%) Designer
11 9 (3.69%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Lead Software Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.48%) .NET
2 25 (10.25%) HTML
3 22 (9.02%) CSS
4 16 (6.56%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.51%) XML
6 9 (3.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.46%) jQuery
8 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.05%) Java EE
8 5 (2.05%) Web Services
9 4 (1.64%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.64%) JSP
9 4 (1.64%) React
9 4 (1.64%) REST
9 4 (1.64%) Servlets
9 4 (1.64%) SOAP
9 4 (1.64%) Spring
10 3 (1.23%) Polymer
10 3 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 59 (24.18%) User Experience
3 48 (19.67%) Psychology
4 46 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 16 (6.56%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.51%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.69%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.28%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.28%) Statistics
9 6 (2.46%) Credit Risk
10 5 (2.05%) FMCG
11 4 (1.64%) Informatics
11 4 (1.64%) Life Science
11 4 (1.64%) Physics
12 3 (1.23%) Ergonomics
12 3 (1.23%) NHS
12 3 (1.23%) PMI
12 3 (1.23%) Robotics
13 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.79%) Windows
2 12 (4.92%) Linux
3 9 (3.69%) Unix
4 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.23%) Debian
5 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.82%) Android
6 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.03%) Scrum
3 43 (17.62%) Usability Testing
4 41 (16.80%) Analytics
5 40 (16.39%) Project Management
6 33 (13.52%) Ethnography
6 33 (13.52%) Service Design
7 28 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 27 (11.07%) ITIL
9 26 (10.66%) Waterfall
10 25 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (10.25%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.02%) Multivariate Testing
12 21 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (8.20%) Customer Insight
14 19 (7.79%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.79%) UML
15 17 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.97%) Human Factors
16 16 (6.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.67%) SQL
2 28 (11.48%) C#
3 16 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.33%) Java
4 13 (5.33%) Python
5 8 (3.28%) C
6 7 (2.87%) C++
7 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.05%) R
9 4 (1.64%) VB
10 3 (1.23%) Perl
10 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) VB6
12 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (5.33%) BICSI Certification
4 13 (5.33%) BICSI RCDD
4 13 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.87%) ISEB
6 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) CISSP
8 2 (0.82%) HNC
8 2 (0.82%) HND
8 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.82%) MCTS
8 2 (0.82%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (0.82%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.64%) GMP
3 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.82%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.82%) QA
4 2 (0.82%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.74%) Oracle
3 7 (2.87%) Adobe
3 7 (2.87%) HP
4 6 (2.46%) Tableau
5 5 (2.05%) IBM
6 4 (1.64%) SAP
7 3 (1.23%) Informatica
8 2 (0.82%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.82%) Google
8 2 (0.82%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.41%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.41%) Coverity
9 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.41%) Orchard
9 1 (0.41%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
Telford
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
networx
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University of Birmingham
Rate: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago