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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 26 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 29 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.95% 2.12% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.96% 8.16% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£468 £455 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% +68.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.60%
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
171 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.11% 25.93% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 31 20
Average daily rate £358 £307 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £191 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) User Experience
3 24 (66.67%) Customer Insight
4 19 (52.78%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (52.78%) Usability Testing
4 19 (52.78%) Market Research
4 19 (52.78%) Psychology
4 19 (52.78%) Human Factors
5 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 14 (38.89%) CSS
5 14 (38.89%) Rapid Prototyping
5 14 (38.89%) Mobile App
6 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 1 (2.78%) UNIX
9 1 (2.78%) Windows
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) Solaris
9 1 (2.78%) LAN
9 1 (2.78%) WAN
9 1 (2.78%) VPN
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.78%) HACMP
9 1 (2.78%) Middleware

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) UX Designer
1 14 (38.89%) Designer
2 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
2 1 (2.78%) Analyst
2 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) CSS
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) WF
2 1 (2.78%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) User Experience
2 19 (52.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (52.78%) Psychology
2 19 (52.78%) Human Factors
3 14 (38.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (13.89%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) HACMP
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) AIX
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Customer Insight
3 19 (52.78%) Usability Testing
3 19 (52.78%) Market Research
4 14 (38.89%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Development
7 1 (2.78%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (2.78%) IIBA
1 1 (2.78%) CBAP
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) GPFS
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) HP
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat