The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Worcestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 22 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.11% 10.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 46.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £44.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 29.47% 21.67% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Average daily rate £463 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £44.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.27% +92.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Worcestershire region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Worcestershire region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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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
Redditch +4 1 - - 1
Malvern - 1 £350 - 1
Worcester - - - - 1
Bromsgrove - - - - 1
Droitwich - - - -
Degree
West Midlands

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) MKS
1 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu