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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 38 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Degree 145 108 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.48% 4.28% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.39% 23.18% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 48 31
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £580 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 12
Median hourly rate £25.25 £31.44 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.30 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.88% +16.40%
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
711 466 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.96% 18.48% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 232 235
Median daily rate £380 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 34
Median hourly rate £24.75 £29.26 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% +36.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +5 46 £400 +28.00% 8
Shropshire -5 26 £330 +37.50% 7
Birmingham -4 25 £431 +23.21% 31
Warwickshire -11 21 £350 +13.82% 10
Staffordshire -7 5 £208 -50.59% 9
Worcestershire - 4 £338 - 2
Herefordshire - 3 £280 - 2
Solihull -3 2 - - 4
Wolverhampton 0 1 £465 +158.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £210 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 96 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.38%) User Experience
3 68 (26.98%) Computer Science
4 62 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (22.22%) Psychology
6 53 (21.03%) Usability Testing
7 52 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 48 (19.05%) SQL
9 44 (17.46%) Ethnography
10 43 (17.06%) Service Design
11 39 (15.48%) ITIL
12 35 (13.89%) Finance
12 35 (13.89%) Scrum
13 34 (13.49%) C#
13 34 (13.49%) Customer Insight
14 33 (13.10%) .NET
14 33 (13.10%) Project Management
14 33 (13.10%) Analytics
15 31 (12.30%) HTML
15 31 (12.30%) Software Engineering
16 30 (11.90%) Waterfall
16 30 (11.90%) UML
17 29 (11.51%) PRINCE2
18 28 (11.11%) Market Research
18 28 (11.11%) Human Factors
19 27 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (10.71%) MS Excel
20 26 (10.32%) Guerrilla Research
20 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
21 24 (9.52%) Windows

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 9 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.78%) IIS
2 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.59%) CMS
3 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.19%) Apache
4 3 (1.19%) JBoss
4 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) Documentum
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.40%) MindAlign
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.57%) MS Office
3 6 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) PTC Creo
4 3 (1.19%) Siemens NX
4 3 (1.19%) Simulink
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Google Drive
1 2 (0.79%) OneDrive
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) LAN
2 6 (2.38%) WAN
3 5 (1.98%) Network Security
4 4 (1.59%) DNS
4 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.59%) VPN
5 3 (1.19%) Firewall
5 3 (1.19%) GoToMeeting
6 2 (0.79%) Broadband
6 2 (0.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.79%) HTTP
6 2 (0.79%) Internet
6 2 (0.79%) Intranet
6 2 (0.79%) IPsec
6 2 (0.79%) SSL
6 2 (0.79%) xDSL
7 1 (0.40%) ADSL2+
7 1 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) VDSL2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) Data Mining
2 10 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.97%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (1.98%) MySQL
6 4 (1.59%) QlikView
7 2 (0.79%) Big Data
7 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) DataStage
7 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.79%) QualityStage
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.37%) Eclipse
3 11 (4.37%) JIRA
4 10 (3.97%) Maven
5 8 (3.17%) Ant
5 8 (3.17%) Artifactory
5 8 (3.17%) ClearQuest
5 8 (3.17%) JUnit
5 8 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (3.17%) Toad
6 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 11 (4.37%) Automotive
2 11 (4.37%) Manufacturing
2 11 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.57%) Marketing
4 8 (3.17%) Banking
5 5 (1.98%) German Language
5 5 (1.98%) Legal
5 5 (1.98%) Retail
6 4 (1.59%) Games
6 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.19%) Local Government
8 2 (0.79%) Advertising
8 2 (0.79%) Electronics
8 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (19.44%) User Researcher
2 43 (17.06%) Developer
3 30 (11.90%) Analyst
4 27 (10.71%) User Experience Researcher
5 18 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
5 18 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 14 (5.56%) Digital User Researcher
7 13 (5.16%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.16%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.37%) Designer
8 11 (4.37%) Software Team Leader
9 10 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (3.97%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.97%) Consultant
10 9 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
10 9 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
10 9 (3.57%) Lead C# Developer
10 9 (3.57%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.10%) .NET
2 31 (12.30%) HTML
3 22 (8.73%) CSS
4 21 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 15 (5.95%) XML
6 12 (4.76%) Web Services
7 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.97%) Hibernate
7 10 (3.97%) JSP
7 10 (3.97%) Servlets
7 10 (3.97%) Spring
8 8 (3.17%) Apache CXF
8 8 (3.17%) J2EE
8 8 (3.17%) Struts
9 6 (2.38%) jQuery
10 5 (1.98%) Ajax
10 5 (1.98%) REST
10 5 (1.98%) SOAP
11 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (27.38%) User Experience
2 68 (26.98%) Computer Science
3 62 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (22.22%) Psychology
5 20 (7.94%) Data Centre
6 14 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.59%) Informatics
9 4 (1.59%) Life Science
9 4 (1.59%) Neural Network
9 4 (1.59%) NHS
9 4 (1.59%) PMI
9 4 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.19%) Physics
10 3 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.52%) Windows
2 10 (3.97%) Unix
3 8 (3.17%) Linux
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.79%) Debian
5 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.03%) Usability Testing
3 44 (17.46%) Ethnography
4 43 (17.06%) Service Design
5 39 (15.48%) ITIL
6 35 (13.89%) Scrum
7 34 (13.49%) Customer Insight
8 33 (13.10%) Analytics
8 33 (13.10%) Project Management
9 31 (12.30%) Software Engineering
10 30 (11.90%) UML
10 30 (11.90%) Waterfall
11 29 (11.51%) PRINCE2
12 28 (11.11%) Human Factors
12 28 (11.11%) Market Research
13 27 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (10.32%) Guerrilla Research
15 19 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.54%) V-Model
16 18 (7.14%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.05%) SQL
2 34 (13.49%) C#
3 16 (6.35%) Java
4 15 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.16%) C++
6 10 (3.97%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.97%) Python
7 8 (3.17%) VB
8 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.38%) R
10 3 (1.19%) C
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
11 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.79%) VC++
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.17%) BICSI Certification
6 8 (3.17%) BICSI RCDD
6 8 (3.17%) OCPJP
6 8 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.78%) ISEB
7 7 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.38%) CCNA
9 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.98%) PMP
10 3 (1.19%) CISSP
10 3 (1.19%) HNC
10 3 (1.19%) HND
11 2 (0.79%) CISA
11 2 (0.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) GMP
4 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.19%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.79%) ISO26262
5 2 (0.79%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.40%) vCloud
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.75%) Oracle
3 9 (3.57%) Cisco
4 6 (2.38%) HP
4 6 (2.38%) IBM
5 5 (1.98%) Avaya
5 5 (1.98%) SAP
6 4 (1.59%) Adobe
7 3 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.19%) F5
7 3 (1.19%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.19%) Google
7 3 (1.19%) Juniper
7 3 (1.19%) Sun
7 3 (1.19%) Tableau
8 2 (0.79%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.79%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.79%) Qualys
8 2 (0.79%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.79%) VMware
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Rate: £38,896 to £52,219 a year
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £42 to £45 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, UK
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago