The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £281 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -65.33%
Benchmarking
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
989 586 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.85% 76.01% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 346 322
Median daily rate £325 £368 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +20.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.12% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £281 -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum-ban
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Service Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
1 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) IBM