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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 46 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 89 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.49% 3.51% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.62% 20.30% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 24
Average daily rate
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£348 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £440 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 9
Average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £26.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.54 £37.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
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
478 404 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.75% 17.29% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 192 128
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Birmingham -2 24 £350 - 39
Warwickshire +9 20 £400 +33.33% 20
Coventry -6 10 £330 +17.85% 11
Staffordshire -14 7 £379 +11.39% 16
Solihull +3 3 £325 - 11
Wolverhampton - 2 £225 -
Worcestershire +3 1 - - 8
Shropshire -8 1 £313 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 39 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
3 37 (22.42%) Project Management
4 36 (21.82%) SQL
5 34 (20.61%) Finance
6 33 (20.00%) Automotive
6 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 29 (17.58%) HTML
9 27 (16.36%) .NET
10 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
11 22 (13.33%) CSS
12 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
12 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (11.52%) Management Information System
14 17 (10.30%) MS Office
15 16 (9.70%) C
15 16 (9.70%) Windows
16 15 (9.09%) Change Management
16 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
16 15 (9.09%) Analytics
17 14 (8.48%) Data Analysis
17 14 (8.48%) Software Engineering
17 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (8.48%) ITIL
17 14 (8.48%) Oracle
17 14 (8.48%) Electronics
17 14 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (7.88%) Migration

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) IIS
3 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.42%) SAS
4 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.30%) MS Office
3 13 (7.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (7.27%) Photoshop
5 9 (5.45%) MS Project
5 9 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (3.64%) Simulink
7 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.21%) TargetLink
8 2 (1.21%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.21%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) Internet
2 4 (2.42%) FlexRay
2 4 (2.42%) SAN
3 3 (1.82%) Wireless
3 3 (1.82%) 2G
3 3 (1.82%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.21%) MIMO
4 2 (1.21%) LTE
4 2 (1.21%) 4G
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (1.21%) 3G
4 2 (1.21%) IPv4
4 2 (1.21%) IPv6
4 2 (1.21%) Intranet
4 2 (1.21%) H.323
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.42%) Big Data
9 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.42%) MySQL
10 3 (1.82%) OLAP
10 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.21%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.21%) DB2
12 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.24%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (3.64%) Subversion
4 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.42%) JIRA
5 3 (1.82%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.82%) CANoe
6 2 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.21%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.61%) ERwin
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) Selenium
7 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (20.61%) Finance
2 33 (20.00%) Automotive
3 14 (8.48%) Electronics
4 13 (7.88%) Retail
5 12 (7.27%) Marketing
6 4 (2.42%) Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.21%) Billing
7 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.61%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 31 (18.79%) Analyst
2 28 (16.97%) Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 16 (9.70%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.24%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (4.24%) Senior Manager
6 7 (4.24%) Architect
7 6 (3.64%) Administrator
8 5 (3.03%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.03%) Software Development Team Leader
8 5 (3.03%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (2.42%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.42%) UI Developer
9 4 (2.42%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.42%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 4 (2.42%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.58%) HTML
2 27 (16.36%) .NET
3 22 (13.33%) CSS
4 13 (7.88%) XML
4 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.06%) jQuery
6 9 (5.45%) Web Services
7 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.24%) HTML5
9 6 (3.64%) Ajax
10 5 (3.03%) XSLT
10 5 (3.03%) Spring
11 4 (2.42%) ADO.NET
11 4 (2.42%) DHTML
11 4 (2.42%) J2EE
12 3 (1.82%) WinForms
13 2 (1.21%) Cocoa Touch
13 2 (1.21%) Core Animation
13 2 (1.21%) JSON
13 2 (1.21%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.52%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.06%) Open Source
5 9 (5.45%) NHS
5 9 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.45%) User Experience
6 7 (4.24%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.64%) Mechatronics
7 6 (3.64%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.03%) Telematics
8 5 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.03%) CAN bus
9 4 (2.42%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.42%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.42%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.82%) Statistics
10 3 (1.82%) Informatics
11 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.21%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.70%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Linux
3 6 (3.64%) Android
3 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.03%) UNIX
5 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.61%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.42%) Project Management
2 30 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.09%) Change Management
4 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 15 (9.09%) Analytics
5 14 (8.48%) Data Analysis
5 14 (8.48%) Software Engineering
5 14 (8.48%) ITIL
5 14 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.88%) Migration
7 12 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 12 (7.27%) Six Sigma
8 11 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.06%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.06%) UML
9 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.45%) SEO
10 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) SQL
2 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.70%) C
4 12 (7.27%) C#
4 12 (7.27%) Java
4 12 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.24%) VBScript
6 6 (3.64%) VB
6 6 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.64%) C++
6 6 (3.64%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.42%) R
7 4 (2.42%) VB6
8 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.21%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.21%) Python
9 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.21%) VBA
9 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (1.82%) HND
2 3 (1.82%) MCSE
2 3 (1.82%) ISEB
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.82%) PMP
2 3 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.82%) MCITP
2 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.21%) CCNP
3 2 (1.21%) CCIP
4 1 (0.61%) CISA
4 1 (0.61%) CISM
4 1 (0.61%) HNC
4 1 (0.61%) CCA
4 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.21%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.21%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.82%) Terminal Server
1 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.48%) Oracle
3 9 (5.45%) Google
4 8 (4.85%) SAP
5 6 (3.64%) Apple
6 5 (3.03%) VMware
6 5 (3.03%) IBM
7 3 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.82%) Dell
7 3 (1.82%) Informatica
7 3 (1.82%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.21%) Talend
8 2 (1.21%) Verint
8 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.21%) Netezza
8 2 (1.21%) Cerner
8 2 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) Adobe
8 2 (1.21%) Sybase
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Enterprise Partners
Rate: depending on your experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Camping and Caravanning Club
Rate: £19,000 - £23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Camping and Caravanning Club
Rate: £19,000 - £23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, West Midlands
University of Warwick
Rate: £24,775 - £27,864 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands
Walsall Housing Group
Rate: £30,673 pa
Posted: 24 days ago