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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 36 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 109 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.20% 3.07% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.92% 18.06% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 30
Average daily rate £390 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £30.20 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% +141.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £20.13 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £35.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
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
521 371 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.08% 17.01% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 195 152
Average daily rate £400 £310 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.85 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.06% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire +8 27 £350 +21.73% 2
Birmingham +8 23 £463 +64.44% 44
Coventry +4 21 £325 +4.83% 10
Warwickshire -12 14 £385 +24.19% 22
Staffordshire -4 5 £370 +17.11% 4
Solihull -9 4 £325 -15.58% 5
Worcestershire +10 1 - - 10
Wolverhampton +2 1 £225 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £416 -
Kingswinford - 1 £413 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 55 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.96%) Project Management
3 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
4 41 (19.16%) Finance
4 41 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (17.76%) User Experience
6 34 (15.89%) MS Excel
6 34 (15.89%) Computer Science
7 29 (13.55%) Psychology
7 29 (13.55%) HTML
7 29 (13.55%) SQL Server
8 26 (12.15%) PRINCE2
9 25 (11.68%) Human Factors
9 25 (11.68%) Market Research
9 25 (11.68%) Ethnography
10 24 (11.21%) Customer Insight
10 24 (11.21%) JavaScript
11 23 (10.75%) Usability Testing
12 22 (10.28%) .NET
12 22 (10.28%) Windows
13 21 (9.81%) ITIL
13 21 (9.81%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (9.35%) CSS
15 19 (8.88%) MS Office
16 18 (8.41%) SQL
16 18 (8.41%) SharePoint
17 16 (7.48%) Change Management
18 15 (7.01%) Automotive
18 15 (7.01%) VB
18 15 (7.01%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (8.88%) MS Office
4 12 (5.61%) MS Project
5 9 (4.21%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.87%) Simulink
7 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.40%) Stateflow
7 3 (1.40%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.93%) SPSS
9 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.47%) FastStats
2 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) GitHub
1 2 (0.93%) Office 365
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) LAN
2 5 (2.34%) WAN
3 4 (1.87%) 2G
3 4 (1.87%) 3G
3 4 (1.87%) 4G
4 3 (1.40%) DNS
4 3 (1.40%) Extranet
4 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) FlexRay
4 3 (1.40%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.40%) VoIP
5 2 (0.93%) CTI
5 2 (0.93%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) Intranet
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
5 2 (0.93%) RTP
5 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.47%) LTE
6 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (3.27%) DTS
3 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.80%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.87%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.40%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.40%) MySQL
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.93%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.93%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Eclipse
1 5 (2.34%) JUnit
1 5 (2.34%) Maven
1 5 (2.34%) Selenium
2 4 (1.87%) JIRA
3 3 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (19.16%) Finance
2 15 (7.01%) Automotive
3 9 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.27%) Games
4 7 (3.27%) Marketing
5 6 (2.80%) Banking
5 6 (2.80%) Electronics
5 6 (2.80%) Retail
5 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.34%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.34%) Back Office
7 4 (1.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
8 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (11.21%) User Researcher
2 21 (9.81%) Analyst
3 20 (9.35%) Developer
4 18 (8.41%) Architect
4 18 (8.41%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.94%) Consultant
6 16 (7.48%) Designer
7 14 (6.54%) UX Designer
8 13 (6.07%) User Experience Researcher
9 8 (3.74%) Applications Architect
10 7 (3.27%) Administrator
10 7 (3.27%) Junior
11 6 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.34%) Digital User Researcher
12 5 (2.34%) Graduate
12 5 (2.34%) IT Consultant
12 5 (2.34%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (2.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (2.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.55%) HTML
2 22 (10.28%) .NET
3 20 (9.35%) CSS
4 10 (4.67%) HTML5
4 10 (4.67%) jQuery
5 8 (3.74%) Web Services
5 8 (3.74%) XML
6 7 (3.27%) EDI
6 7 (3.27%) REST
6 7 (3.27%) SOAP
7 6 (2.80%) WinForms
8 5 (2.34%) Ajax
8 5 (2.34%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.34%) J2EE
8 5 (2.34%) JSP
8 5 (2.34%) Servlets
8 5 (2.34%) Spring
8 5 (2.34%) Struts
9 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (17.76%) User Experience
3 34 (15.89%) Computer Science
4 29 (13.55%) Psychology
5 14 (6.54%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.61%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.67%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.74%) Data Centre
9 7 (3.27%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.80%) Online Games
11 5 (2.34%) Statistics
12 4 (1.87%) Blog
12 4 (1.87%) CAN bus
13 3 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.40%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.93%) Economics
14 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.93%) IVR
14 2 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.28%) Windows
2 7 (3.27%) Linux
3 6 (2.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.87%) Android
4 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.40%) Unix
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.96%) Project Management
3 26 (12.15%) PRINCE2
4 25 (11.68%) Ethnography
4 25 (11.68%) Human Factors
4 25 (11.68%) Market Research
5 24 (11.21%) Customer Insight
6 23 (10.75%) Usability Testing
7 21 (9.81%) ITIL
8 16 (7.48%) Change Management
9 14 (6.54%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.07%) CRM
10 13 (6.07%) Validation
11 12 (5.61%) Information Security
11 12 (5.61%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.14%) Analytics
12 11 (5.14%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (5.14%) Service Management
12 11 (5.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.21%) JavaScript
2 18 (8.41%) SQL
3 15 (7.01%) VB
4 14 (6.54%) Java
5 13 (6.07%) C#
6 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.27%) VB6
7 7 (3.27%) XPath
8 6 (2.80%) C
8 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.34%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.40%) C++
11 3 (1.40%) PHP
11 3 (1.40%) Python
12 2 (0.93%) Perl
12 2 (0.93%) VBA
12 2 (0.93%) VBScript
13 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.80%) CISSP
3 6 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.87%) ECDL
5 4 (1.87%) HNC
6 3 (1.40%) APMP
6 3 (1.40%) CCNA
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) HND
6 3 (1.40%) ISEB
6 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.40%) PMP
6 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CISM
7 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) MBA
8 1 (0.47%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) ISO26262
3 5 (2.34%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.87%) WCAG
5 3 (1.40%) COBIT
5 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.40%) MISRA
5 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.93%) P3O
6 2 (0.93%) SLA
7 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) NFS
2 1 (0.47%) Samba
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.01%) Oracle
3 12 (5.61%) SAP
4 8 (3.74%) Avaya
5 7 (3.27%) IBM
6 6 (2.80%) Sun
7 4 (1.87%) Citrix
7 4 (1.87%) Cognos
7 4 (1.87%) VMware
8 3 (1.40%) Cramer
8 3 (1.40%) EMC
8 3 (1.40%) Huawei
8 3 (1.40%) MathWorks
8 3 (1.40%) Nortel
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco
9 2 (0.93%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.93%) HP
9 2 (0.93%) Informatica
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
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