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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 48 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 107 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.56% 3.91% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.83% 20.31% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 27
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £19.40 £26.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
600 448 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.97% 19.25% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 277 180
Median daily rate £380 £345 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 June 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 28 June 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 +10 36 £400 +6.66% 25
Coventry +5 25 £400 +33.33% 3
Warwickshire -4 15 £380 -15.55% 11
Staffordshire +9 11 £300 -15.19% 6
Shropshire -22 9 - -
Worcestershire -6 3 £338 - 2
Solihull -23 2 £410 +9.33% 1
Walsall - 1 £350 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.52%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (25.24%) Finance
4 49 (23.33%) Computer Science
5 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 35 (16.67%) ITIL
7 33 (15.71%) Project Management
7 33 (15.71%) User Experience
8 31 (14.76%) SQL
9 30 (14.29%) Psychology
9 30 (14.29%) Customer Insight
10 29 (13.81%) Usability Testing
10 29 (13.81%) PRINCE2
10 29 (13.81%) Ethnography
11 28 (13.33%) Service Design
11 28 (13.33%) Human Factors
11 28 (13.33%) Market Research
12 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
13 23 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (10.48%) HTML
14 22 (10.48%) Oracle
15 21 (10.00%) C#
15 21 (10.00%) Windows
16 20 (9.52%) Java
17 19 (9.05%) UML
18 18 (8.57%) .NET
19 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.10%) Management Information System
19 17 (8.10%) Security Cleared
20 16 (7.62%) Waterfall

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 (3.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.43%) CMS
3 3 (1.43%) IIS
4 2 (0.95%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) SAS
4 2 (0.95%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) Documentum
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.19%) MS Office
3 12 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.38%) MS Project
5 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.95%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.95%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.95%) Simulink
6 2 (0.95%) SPSS
7 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.43%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.48%) Magento
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.48%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) GitHub
2 2 (0.95%) Google Drive
2 2 (0.95%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Heroku
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) LAN
2 7 (3.33%) WAN
3 6 (2.86%) DNS
4 5 (2.38%) Firewall
5 4 (1.90%) Network Security
5 4 (1.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.95%) Intranet
6 2 (0.95%) IPsec
6 2 (0.95%) SSL
6 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.48%) CTI
7 1 (0.48%) DHCP
7 1 (0.48%) DMZ
7 1 (0.48%) Extranet
7 1 (0.48%) HTTP
7 1 (0.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) RTP
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (2.38%) Big Data
9 5 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.43%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.43%) MS Access
11 3 (1.43%) MySQL
12 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.95%) QlikView
13 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (6.19%) JUnit
1 13 (6.19%) Maven
2 12 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (5.71%) JIRA
3 11 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.33%) Ant
5 7 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 7 (3.33%) ClearQuest
5 7 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (3.33%) Toad
6 6 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (25.24%) Finance
2 9 (4.29%) Banking
2 9 (4.29%) Legal
3 7 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.86%) Automotive
5 5 (2.38%) Games
5 5 (2.38%) German Language
5 5 (2.38%) Marketing
6 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Electronics
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (17.62%) Developer
2 32 (15.24%) Analyst
3 29 (13.81%) User Researcher
4 24 (11.43%) User Experience Researcher
5 14 (6.67%) Architect
6 12 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Consultant
7 10 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.33%) .NET Team Leader
9 7 (3.33%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.33%) Designer
9 7 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Lead C# Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Team Leader
10 6 (2.86%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.48%) HTML
2 18 (8.57%) .NET
3 15 (7.14%) CSS
4 14 (6.67%) Spring
5 13 (6.19%) Hibernate
5 13 (6.19%) J2EE
6 12 (5.71%) Struts
6 12 (5.71%) Web Services
7 11 (5.24%) JSP
7 11 (5.24%) Servlets
8 9 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.29%) jQuery
9 7 (3.33%) Apache CXF
9 7 (3.33%) XML
10 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.90%) Ajax
12 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.43%) CSS3
12 3 (1.43%) RESTful
12 3 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.52%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 33 (15.71%) User Experience
4 30 (14.29%) Psychology
5 17 (8.10%) Management Information System
6 16 (7.62%) Mathematics
7 14 (6.67%) Data Centre
8 12 (5.71%) Virtual Team
9 7 (3.33%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.33%) Statistics
10 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.86%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.86%) Smart Meter
11 5 (2.38%) NHS
12 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.43%) Online Games
13 3 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (3.33%) Unix
3 6 (2.86%) Linux
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.43%) Android
5 3 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.67%) ITIL
3 33 (15.71%) Project Management
4 30 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 29 (13.81%) Ethnography
5 29 (13.81%) PRINCE2
5 29 (13.81%) Usability Testing
6 28 (13.33%) Human Factors
6 28 (13.33%) Market Research
6 28 (13.33%) Service Design
7 23 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.05%) UML
9 16 (7.62%) Business Analysis
9 16 (7.62%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.67%) Service Management
12 13 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.71%) Analytics
13 12 (5.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.76%) SQL
2 21 (10.00%) C#
3 20 (9.52%) Java
4 14 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.24%) C++
6 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.29%) VB
7 6 (2.86%) Python
7 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.38%) C
9 4 (1.90%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.90%) VB6
10 3 (1.43%) R
10 3 (1.43%) VBA
11 2 (0.95%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.81%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.33%) OCPJP
4 7 (3.33%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.86%) PMP
6 5 (2.38%) CCNA
6 5 (2.38%) ISEB
6 5 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.90%) CISSP
7 4 (1.90%) MBA
8 3 (1.43%) CISM
8 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.95%) CISA
9 2 (0.95%) HNC
9 2 (0.95%) HND
9 2 (0.95%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.33%) QA
3 5 (2.38%) SLA
4 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.95%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.48%) COBIT
6 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.48%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.48%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.48%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.48%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.48%) vCloud
2 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.48%) Oracle
3 10 (4.76%) SAP
3 10 (4.76%) Sun
4 9 (4.29%) Cisco
5 7 (3.33%) Avaya
5 7 (3.33%) IBM
6 6 (2.86%) Informatica
7 5 (2.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.43%) F5
8 3 (1.43%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.43%) Juniper
8 3 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.95%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.95%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (0.95%) Google
9 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.95%) Qualys
9 2 (0.95%) Tripwire
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £23 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago