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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 18 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Degree 43 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.86% 3.49% -
As % of the Qualifications category 27.04% 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +60.71%
Degree
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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
159 141 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.07% 32.79% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 106 12
Average daily rate £331 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £188 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) User Experience
3 19 (30.65%) Customer Insight
4 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
5 13 (20.97%) HTML
5 13 (20.97%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) Rapid Prototyping
6 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
7 9 (14.52%) ITIL
7 9 (14.52%) Change Management
7 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
8 8 (12.90%) Finance
8 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.29%) Market Research
9 7 (11.29%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (11.29%) StarTeam
9 7 (11.29%) Psychology
9 7 (11.29%) Human Factors
9 7 (11.29%) Usability Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.29%) CMMI
9 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.68%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.68%) HP
10 6 (9.68%) Windows
10 6 (9.68%) SQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.61%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
1 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) 3G
1 1 (1.61%) DHCP
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Designer
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) UX Designer
3 7 (11.29%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Tester
8 1 (1.61%) Release Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) HTML
1 13 (20.97%) CSS
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) Java EE 5
2 2 (3.23%) Java SE
2 2 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (1.61%) jBPM
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) User Experience
2 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
3 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (11.29%) Psychology
5 7 (11.29%) Human Factors
6 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.23%) NHS
7 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.61%) Informatics
8 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) VME
3 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Customer Insight
3 13 (20.97%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
4 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 9 (14.52%) Change Management
5 8 (12.90%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.29%) Market Research
6 7 (11.29%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (11.29%) Usability Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.29%) CMMI
6 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
7 6 (9.68%) Release Management
7 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Validation
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) COBOL
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) OCP
4 2 (3.23%) OCA
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.23%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.61%) CISMP
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.68%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) ICL
4 3 (4.84%) Borland
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) AppSense
6 1 (1.61%) Cerner
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