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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 48 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 106 92 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.72% 3.69% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.49% 19.05% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 24
Median daily rate £400 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.08 £16.00 £26.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £45.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
606 483 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.28% 19.37% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 284 204
Median daily rate £375 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 43
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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
Birmingham +18 39 £400 +6.66% 18
Coventry +7 22 £400 +33.33% 7
Warwickshire -9 17 £350 -12.50% 11
Shropshire -22 12 £388 +24.00% 2
Staffordshire +4 5 £325 -8.12% 9
Solihull -17 5 £390 +4.00% 5
Worcestershire -7 3 £338 - 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 64 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (23.00%) Finance
4 47 (22.07%) Computer Science
5 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
6 37 (17.37%) ITIL
6 37 (17.37%) User Experience
7 36 (16.90%) Project Management
8 34 (15.96%) Customer Insight
9 32 (15.02%) Psychology
10 30 (14.08%) Ethnography
10 30 (14.08%) PRINCE2
10 30 (14.08%) Human Factors
10 30 (14.08%) Usability Testing
10 30 (14.08%) Market Research
11 29 (13.62%) Service Design
12 27 (12.68%) MS Excel
12 27 (12.68%) HTML
13 26 (12.21%) SQL
14 23 (10.80%) Java
15 21 (9.86%) Oracle
15 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
15 21 (9.86%) Windows
16 20 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (8.45%) Management Information System
17 18 (8.45%) CSS
18 17 (7.98%) JavaScript
19 16 (7.51%) C#
19 16 (7.51%) .NET
19 16 (7.51%) Service Management

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 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.41%) CMS
5 2 (0.94%) Confluence
5 2 (0.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) SAS
5 2 (0.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.47%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.10%) MS Office
4 7 (3.29%) MS Project
5 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.47%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.94%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) GitHub
2 2 (0.94%) Google Drive
2 2 (0.94%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Heroku
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) LAN
2 6 (2.82%) DNS
2 6 (2.82%) WAN
3 5 (2.35%) Firewall
4 4 (1.88%) Network Security
4 4 (1.88%) VPN
5 2 (0.94%) CTI
5 2 (0.94%) Extranet
5 2 (0.94%) Intranet
5 2 (0.94%) IPsec
5 2 (0.94%) RTP
5 2 (0.94%) SSL
5 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.94%) VoIP
6 1 (0.47%) 2G
6 1 (0.47%) 3G
6 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.47%) DMZ
6 1 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (4.69%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.88%) Big Data
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.41%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.41%) DTS
10 3 (1.41%) MS Access
10 3 (1.41%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.94%) MySQL
11 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.10%) JUnit
1 13 (6.10%) Maven
2 12 (5.63%) Eclipse
3 10 (4.69%) JIRA
4 9 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.29%) Selenium
6 6 (2.82%) Ant
6 6 (2.82%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.82%) ClearQuest
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.82%) Toad
6 6 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (23.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Legal
4 7 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Automotive
5 5 (2.35%) German Language
5 5 (2.35%) Marketing
6 4 (1.88%) Games
6 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.41%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (14.55%) Developer
1 31 (14.55%) User Researcher
2 26 (12.21%) Analyst
3 25 (11.74%) User Experience Researcher
4 18 (8.45%) Architect
5 13 (6.10%) Consultant
6 11 (5.16%) Designer
7 10 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.23%) UX Designer
9 8 (3.76%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Administrator
10 7 (3.29%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.29%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.68%) HTML
2 18 (8.45%) CSS
3 16 (7.51%) .NET
4 14 (6.57%) Spring
4 14 (6.57%) Web Services
5 13 (6.10%) Hibernate
5 13 (6.10%) J2EE
6 12 (5.63%) Struts
7 11 (5.16%) JSP
7 11 (5.16%) Servlets
8 9 (4.23%) jQuery
8 9 (4.23%) XML
9 6 (2.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.82%) Apache CXF
10 5 (2.35%) REST
10 5 (2.35%) SOAP
11 4 (1.88%) Ajax
11 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.41%) HTML5
12 3 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (22.07%) Computer Science
3 37 (17.37%) User Experience
4 32 (15.02%) Psychology
5 18 (8.45%) Management Information System
6 15 (7.04%) Data Centre
6 15 (7.04%) Mathematics
7 10 (4.69%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.76%) Statistics
9 7 (3.29%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.82%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.82%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.82%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.88%) NHS
12 3 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.41%) Economics
12 3 (1.41%) Neural Network
12 3 (1.41%) Online Games
12 3 (1.41%) PMI
12 3 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.86%) Windows
2 7 (3.29%) Unix
3 6 (2.82%) Linux
4 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.41%) Android
5 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.37%) ITIL
3 36 (16.90%) Project Management
4 34 (15.96%) Customer Insight
5 30 (14.08%) Ethnography
5 30 (14.08%) Human Factors
5 30 (14.08%) Market Research
5 30 (14.08%) PRINCE2
5 30 (14.08%) Usability Testing
6 29 (13.62%) Service Design
7 20 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (7.51%) Service Management
9 14 (6.57%) ITIL V3
10 13 (6.10%) Analytics
10 13 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 13 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.10%) Information Security
10 13 (6.10%) UML
11 12 (5.63%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.21%) SQL
2 23 (10.80%) Java
3 17 (7.98%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.51%) C#
5 11 (5.16%) VB
6 10 (4.69%) C++
7 8 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.35%) C
8 5 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.88%) PHP
9 4 (1.88%) Python
9 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.88%) VB6
10 3 (1.41%) VBA
10 3 (1.41%) XPath
11 2 (0.94%) R
12 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (3.76%) Sun Certification
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.82%) CISSP
5 6 (2.82%) OCPJP
5 6 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.82%) PMP
6 5 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.88%) CCNA
7 4 (1.88%) ISEB
7 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.88%) MBA
8 3 (1.41%) CISM
9 2 (0.94%) CISA
9 2 (0.94%) ECDL
9 2 (0.94%) HNC
9 2 (0.94%) IISP
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) QA
2 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.35%) SLA
4 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.41%) COBIT
5 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.94%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.94%) WCAG
7 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.47%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) vCloud
2 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.86%) Oracle
3 13 (6.10%) SAP
4 11 (5.16%) Sun
5 9 (4.23%) Avaya
6 8 (3.76%) Cisco
7 6 (2.82%) IBM
7 6 (2.82%) Informatica
8 5 (2.35%) VMware
9 3 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.41%) EMC
9 3 (1.41%) F5
9 3 (1.41%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.41%) Juniper
9 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.94%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.94%) Google
10 2 (0.94%) Qualys
10 2 (0.94%) Tableau
10 2 (0.94%) Tripwire
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago