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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 28 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.20% 5.78% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.05% 12.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.57 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +19.56%
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
127 200 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.65% 48.19% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 125 13
Average daily rate £325 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Customer Insight
2 26 (47.27%) User Experience
3 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (34.55%) Market Research
4 19 (34.55%) Psychology
4 19 (34.55%) Human Factors
4 19 (34.55%) Usability Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
6 13 (23.64%) Rapid Prototyping
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
6 13 (23.64%) CSS
7 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.09%) Release Management
9 5 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (9.09%) StarTeam
9 5 (9.09%) CMMI
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) UNIX
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle
10 4 (7.27%) HP
10 4 (7.27%) Finance
10 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) StarTeam
2 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
2 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) UX Designer
1 13 (23.64%) Designer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Tester
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Service Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.82%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Tester
6 1 (1.82%) Release Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) CSS
1 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) jBPM
2 1 (1.82%) Java SE
2 1 (1.82%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (47.27%) User Experience
2 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (34.55%) Psychology
3 19 (34.55%) Human Factors
4 14 (25.45%) Mobile App
5 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.45%) Open Source
7 2 (3.64%) NHS
8 1 (1.82%) HACMP
8 1 (1.82%) Informatics
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) VME
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Customer Insight
3 19 (34.55%) Usability Testing
3 19 (34.55%) Market Research
4 13 (23.64%) Rapid Prototyping
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Release Management
7 5 (9.09%) CMMI
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) COBOL
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) OCP
3 1 (1.82%) OCA
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.82%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
1 4 (7.27%) HP
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
2 2 (3.64%) Borland
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) ICL
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Cerner