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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 38 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 35 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.19% 4.92% 7.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.13% 13.56% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 15
Average daily rate £375 £500 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +123.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £500 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.72 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.98% +15.34%
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
183 118 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.11% 36.31% 50.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 71 83
Average daily rate £350 £347 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% +41.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 17
Average hourly rate £28.00 £14.80 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -41.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £11.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £16.16 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 24 (34.29%) Market Research
3 24 (34.29%) Psychology
4 23 (32.86%) Human Factors
4 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (32.86%) Ethnography
5 21 (30.00%) Java
6 20 (28.57%) Finance
6 20 (28.57%) Usability Testing
7 19 (27.14%) Test Scripting
7 19 (27.14%) User Experience
8 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 16 (22.86%) Web Services
9 16 (22.86%) RDBMS
9 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 15 (21.43%) Oracle
10 15 (21.43%) Manufacturing
11 14 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 14 (20.00%) SDLC
12 12 (17.14%) Java SE
12 12 (17.14%) Java EE
12 12 (17.14%) Java EE 5
12 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
12 12 (17.14%) OCAJ
12 12 (17.14%) OCP
12 12 (17.14%) OCA
12 12 (17.14%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (14.29%) Customer Insight
13 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Firewall
1 3 (4.29%) LAN
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.43%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) RDBMS
2 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) User Researcher
2 20 (28.57%) Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Digital User Researcher
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) User Experience Researcher
7 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Scrum Master
8 2 (2.86%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco Support
9 1 (1.43%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Project Implementation Manager
9 1 (1.43%) Security Manager
9 1 (1.43%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.43%) Services Delivery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) Web Services
2 12 (17.14%) Java EE
2 12 (17.14%) Java EE 5
2 12 (17.14%) Java SE
3 5 (7.14%) SOAP
3 5 (7.14%) XML
4 4 (5.71%) JAX-RS
4 4 (5.71%) JSON
4 4 (5.71%) REST
4 4 (5.71%) Spring
4 4 (5.71%) XSLT
5 3 (4.29%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.43%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) HTML
7 1 (1.43%) jQuery
7 1 (1.43%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Psychology
2 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (27.14%) User Experience
4 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.86%) HACMP
7 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.43%) Statistics
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) AIX
2 2 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 24 (34.29%) Market Research
4 23 (32.86%) Ethnography
4 23 (32.86%) Human Factors
5 20 (28.57%) Usability Testing
6 19 (27.14%) Test Scripting
7 14 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 14 (20.00%) SDLC
8 10 (14.29%) Customer Insight
9 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (11.43%) Project Management
10 8 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (11.43%) Scrum
10 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.43%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL
12 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Jython
4 3 (4.29%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) COBOL
5 2 (2.86%) PL/1
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) OCA
1 12 (17.14%) OCAJ
1 12 (17.14%) OCP
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.71%) OCPJP
4 4 (5.71%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (2.86%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.43%) IIBA
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) MCTS
6 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) GPFS
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) HP
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco