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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 45 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 115 100 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.63% 4.20% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.77% 23.09% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 13
Median hourly rate £25.12 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £28.61 £27.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £44.27 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
647 433 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.43% 18.20% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 265 201
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 33
Median hourly rate £25.06 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -2 27 £400 +37.93% 12
Birmingham -3 27 £450 +28.57% 44
Warwickshire -10 17 £350 -18.36% 17
Staffordshire +6 14 £252 -31.89% 10
Shropshire -20 11 - - 4
Worcestershire -1 3 £363 - 4
Solihull -17 3 £410 +9.33% 7
Herefordshire - 3 £280 -
Wolverhampton 0 1 £465 +158.33% 2
Walsall - 1 £350 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £210 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 82 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (28.44%) Computer Science
4 53 (23.56%) Microsoft
5 50 (22.22%) Finance
6 46 (20.44%) SQL
7 41 (18.22%) User Experience
8 37 (16.44%) Customer Insight
9 36 (16.00%) ITIL
10 33 (14.67%) Psychology
10 33 (14.67%) Usability Testing
10 33 (14.67%) Ethnography
11 32 (14.22%) Service Design
11 32 (14.22%) Human Factors
11 32 (14.22%) Market Research
11 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
11 32 (14.22%) C#
12 31 (13.78%) Project Management
12 31 (13.78%) Guerrilla Research
13 30 (13.33%) HTML
13 30 (13.33%) .NET
13 30 (13.33%) UML
14 28 (12.44%) PRINCE2
15 27 (12.00%) Waterfall
16 25 (11.11%) Software Engineering
17 24 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (9.78%) Windows
18 22 (9.78%) Java
18 22 (9.78%) CSS
19 20 (8.89%) Oracle

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 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.22%) CMS
4 4 (1.78%) IIS
5 3 (1.33%) JBoss
6 2 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.89%) SAS
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) WordPress
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Documentum
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.89%) MS Office
3 10 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.78%) MS Project
4 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.33%) PTC Creo
5 3 (1.33%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.89%) Simulink
6 2 (0.89%) SPSS
7 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) GitHub
2 2 (0.89%) Google Drive
2 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Heroku
3 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) LAN
2 7 (3.11%) WAN
3 6 (2.67%) DNS
4 5 (2.22%) Firewall
4 5 (2.22%) VPN
5 4 (1.78%) Network Security
6 2 (0.89%) HTTP
6 2 (0.89%) IPsec
6 2 (0.89%) SSL
6 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.44%) CTI
7 1 (0.44%) DHCP
7 1 (0.44%) DMZ
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.44%) RTP
7 1 (0.44%) SAN
7 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.11%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.33%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.22%) MySQL
9 4 (1.78%) Big Data
9 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.78%) QlikView
9 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.33%) MS Access
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.33%) JIRA
2 12 (5.33%) JUnit
2 12 (5.33%) Maven
3 11 (4.89%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.56%) Ant
4 8 (3.56%) Artifactory
4 8 (3.56%) ClearQuest
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.56%) Toad
5 4 (1.78%) Selenium
6 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Banking
3 8 (3.56%) Legal
4 7 (3.11%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.11%) Marketing
5 5 (2.22%) Games
5 5 (2.22%) German Language
6 4 (1.78%) Automotive
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Local Government
8 2 (0.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.89%) Electronics
8 2 (0.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (19.11%) Developer
2 36 (16.00%) Analyst
3 33 (14.67%) User Researcher
4 29 (12.89%) User Experience Researcher
5 17 (7.56%) .NET Team Leader
5 17 (7.56%) Team Leader
6 14 (6.22%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.89%) Architect
8 11 (4.89%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.44%) Consultant
9 10 (4.44%) Designer
9 10 (4.44%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.44%) Software Team Leader
10 9 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
10 9 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
10 9 (4.00%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Data Analyst
11 8 (3.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.33%) .NET
1 30 (13.33%) HTML
2 22 (9.78%) CSS
3 20 (8.89%) .NET Framework
4 15 (6.67%) Spring
4 15 (6.67%) Web Services
5 14 (6.22%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.33%) J2EE
6 12 (5.33%) JSP
6 12 (5.33%) Servlets
7 11 (4.89%) Struts
7 11 (4.89%) XML
8 8 (3.56%) Apache CXF
8 8 (3.56%) jQuery
9 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.22%) REST
10 5 (2.22%) RESTful
10 5 (2.22%) SOAP
11 4 (1.78%) Ajax
11 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (28.44%) Computer Science
3 41 (18.22%) User Experience
4 33 (14.67%) Psychology
5 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
6 15 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 13 (5.78%) Data Centre
8 11 (4.89%) Virtual Team
9 9 (4.00%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.67%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.67%) NHS
10 6 (2.67%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.67%) Statistics
11 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.78%) Informatics
12 3 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.33%) Neural Network
12 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.78%) Windows
2 8 (3.56%) Unix
3 6 (2.67%) Linux
4 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.33%) Android
5 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.44%) Customer Insight
3 36 (16.00%) ITIL
4 33 (14.67%) Ethnography
4 33 (14.67%) Usability Testing
5 32 (14.22%) Human Factors
5 32 (14.22%) Market Research
5 32 (14.22%) Service Design
6 31 (13.78%) Guerrilla Research
6 31 (13.78%) Project Management
7 30 (13.33%) UML
8 28 (12.44%) PRINCE2
9 27 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 25 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 24 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.00%) V-Model
13 16 (7.11%) Service Management
14 15 (6.67%) ITIL V3
15 14 (6.22%) Business Analysis
16 13 (5.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.44%) SQL
2 32 (14.22%) C#
3 22 (9.78%) Java
4 15 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.89%) C++
6 10 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.56%) VB
8 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.67%) Python
10 4 (1.78%) C
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
11 3 (1.33%) R
11 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.89%) Perl
12 2 (0.89%) VB6
12 2 (0.89%) VBA
13 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.56%) OCPJP
3 8 (3.56%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.22%) CCNA
5 5 (2.22%) ISEB
5 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.22%) PMP
5 5 (2.22%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.33%) HNC
7 3 (1.33%) HND
8 2 (0.89%) CISA
8 2 (0.89%) CISM
8 2 (0.89%) CISSP
8 2 (0.89%) MBA
8 2 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.67%) QA
2 6 (2.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) ISO27005
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.44%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.44%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.44%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) vCloud
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.89%) Oracle
3 9 (4.00%) Cisco
4 8 (3.56%) SAP
4 8 (3.56%) Sun
5 7 (3.11%) Avaya
6 6 (2.67%) IBM
6 6 (2.67%) Informatica
7 5 (2.22%) VMware
8 3 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.33%) F5
8 3 (1.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.33%) Juniper
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.89%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.89%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 2 (0.89%) Google
9 2 (0.89%) Qualys
9 2 (0.89%) Tripwire
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