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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 25 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.99% 1.99% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.75% 5.06% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £455 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +68.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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 £32.00 £24.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.95% -25.38%
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
122 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.80% 39.30% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 46 9
Average daily rate £346 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.32% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 2
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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
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 23 January 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 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) User Experience
3 26 (66.67%) Customer Insight
4 22 (56.41%) Psychology
4 22 (56.41%) Human Factors
4 22 (56.41%) Usability Testing
4 22 (56.41%) Market Research
5 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
6 14 (35.90%) Rapid Prototyping
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) CSS
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 1 (2.56%) GPFS
9 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.56%) IIBA
9 1 (2.56%) CBAP
9 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.56%) Business Development
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) UX Designer
1 14 (35.90%) Designer
2 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
2 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
2 1 (2.56%) Analyst
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) User Experience
2 22 (56.41%) Psychology
2 22 (56.41%) Human Factors
3 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
5 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) AIX
1 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Customer Insight
3 22 (56.41%) Usability Testing
3 22 (56.41%) Market Research
4 14 (35.90%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (10.26%) User Stories
6 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.56%) IIBA
1 1 (2.56%) CBAP
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) IBM
1 1 (2.56%) HP
1 1 (2.56%) Red Hat