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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 14 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing Degree 60 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.43% 0.56% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.99% 2.17% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £110 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £110 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £110 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +19.20%
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
207 92 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.55% 25.63% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 72 26
Average daily rate £328 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £263 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 £33.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.10%) User Experience
3 32 (31.37%) Mobile App
4 29 (28.43%) Rapid Prototyping
4 29 (28.43%) HTML
4 29 (28.43%) CSS
5 25 (24.51%) Customer Insight
6 16 (15.69%) Test Strategy
7 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 14 (13.73%) Risk Analysis
8 14 (13.73%) Knowledge Management
9 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Project Management
9 13 (12.75%) Finance
9 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.76%) Psychology
10 12 (11.76%) Market Research
11 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
11 11 (10.78%) Web Design
11 11 (10.78%) HP
12 10 (9.80%) Change Management
12 10 (9.80%) ITIL
12 10 (9.80%) Human Factors
12 10 (9.80%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.82%) Usability Testing
13 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
13 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
14 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (0.98%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) DHCP
1 2 (1.96%) DNS
1 2 (1.96%) 3G
1 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) StarTeam
2 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.94%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.98%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Designer
2 29 (28.43%) UX Designer
3 17 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Configuration Manager
5 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Tester
8 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 2 (1.96%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) UI Designer
9 2 (1.96%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (1.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) Desktop Support
9 2 (1.96%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.96%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) HTML
1 29 (28.43%) CSS
2 7 (6.86%) Web Services
3 4 (3.92%) Java SE
3 4 (3.92%) Java EE
3 4 (3.92%) Java EE 5
4 1 (0.98%) jBPM
4 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (45.10%) User Experience
2 32 (31.37%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.76%) Psychology
5 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
6 10 (9.80%) Human Factors
7 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.96%) NHS
10 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.98%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) VME
3 5 (4.90%) UNIX
4 3 (2.94%) Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) Rapid Prototyping
3 25 (24.51%) Customer Insight
4 16 (15.69%) Test Strategy
5 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
5 14 (13.73%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (13.73%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
6 13 (12.75%) Project Management
6 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.76%) Market Research
8 11 (10.78%) Web Design
9 10 (9.80%) ITIL
9 10 (9.80%) Change Management
9 10 (9.80%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.82%) Usability Testing
11 8 (7.84%) CMMI
11 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.84%) SDLC
12 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.84%) Java
2 7 (6.86%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.96%) COBOL
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) OCP
3 4 (3.92%) OCA
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.92%) OCAJ
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.94%) MCSE
5 2 (1.96%) PMP
5 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CISA
6 1 (0.98%) CISMP
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) MOM
1 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) HP
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Borland
3 4 (3.92%) ICL
4 3 (2.94%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) AppSense
6 1 (0.98%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.98%) Cerner
6 1 (0.98%) IBM