The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 38 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.73% 2.40% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.23% 8.25% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
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£300 £225 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £194 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £271 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +34.65%
Degree
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
179 97 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.68% 29.13% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 24
Average daily rate £328 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) User Experience
3 18 (26.47%) Customer Insight
4 17 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 14 (20.59%) HTML
5 14 (20.59%) CSS
5 14 (20.59%) Rapid Prototyping
6 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 12 (17.65%) Finance
8 10 (14.71%) Change Management
8 10 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (14.71%) ITIL
8 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
8 10 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) Project Management
9 9 (13.24%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.76%) StarTeam
10 8 (11.76%) CMMI
10 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.29%) SDLC
11 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.29%) HP
11 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.29%) Windows
11 7 (10.29%) SQL
11 7 (10.29%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) DHCP
1 2 (2.94%) DNS
1 2 (2.94%) 3G
1 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) StarTeam
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.41%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.41%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.47%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Designer
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) UX Designer
4 8 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) CSS
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) Java SE
2 3 (4.41%) Java EE
2 3 (4.41%) Java EE 5
3 1 (1.47%) jBPM
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) User Experience
2 17 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.88%) Psychology
5 4 (5.88%) Human Factors
6 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.94%) NHS
8 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.47%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) VME
3 4 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Customer Insight
3 14 (20.59%) Rapid Prototyping
4 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 10 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (14.71%) Change Management
5 10 (14.71%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 9 (13.24%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.76%) CMMI
7 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 7 (10.29%) SDLC
8 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.82%) Release Management
10 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Usability Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) OCAJ
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) OCP
3 3 (4.41%) OCA
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMP
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CISA
5 1 (1.47%) CISMP
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) MOM
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.29%) HP
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Borland
2 4 (5.88%) ICL
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) AppSense
5 1 (1.47%) Cerner
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