The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 75 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3G 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% - 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% - 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £268 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
3G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.02% 16.72% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 44
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £262 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the North East region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the North East region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

3G
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the North East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 19 (95.00%) HTML
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
1 19 (95.00%) ActionScript
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
1 19 (95.00%) Wi-Fi
1 19 (95.00%) jQuery
1 19 (95.00%) HTML5
1 19 (95.00%) 4G
2 18 (90.00%) Social Media
2 18 (90.00%) SEO
2 18 (90.00%) Content Management
2 18 (90.00%) Mac OS
2 18 (90.00%) CMS
2 18 (90.00%) RSS
2 18 (90.00%) Unix
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) FTP
3 17 (85.00%) VB
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) SDLC
4 16 (80.00%) Open Source
4 16 (80.00%) SSH
5 13 (65.00%) Change Control
5 13 (65.00%) GitLab
5 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (60.00%) Performance Management
7 10 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (90.00%) CMS
2 6 (30.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) 4G
1 19 (95.00%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (90.00%) FTP
3 16 (80.00%) SSH
4 5 (25.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) 2G
5 1 (5.00%) ATM
5 1 (5.00%) DWDM
5 1 (5.00%) RNC
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) GitLab
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) German Language
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (5.00%) ASP Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
1 19 (95.00%) HTML
1 19 (95.00%) HTML5
1 19 (95.00%) jQuery
2 18 (90.00%) RSS
3 6 (30.00%) Drush
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
1 18 (90.00%) Mac OS
1 18 (90.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Content Management
1 18 (90.00%) SEO
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) SDLC
3 16 (80.00%) Open Source
4 13 (65.00%) Change Control
4 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (60.00%) Performance Management
6 10 (50.00%) Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) ActionScript
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 17 (85.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (5.00%) BT
1 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (5.00%) Huawei
1 1 (5.00%) NEC
1 1 (5.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (5.00%) Nokia
1 1 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (5.00%) Nortel
1 1 (5.00%) Siemens
1 1 (5.00%) ZTE