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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £450 £251
% change year-on-year
-52.22% +79.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.93% -
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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
630 260 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.45% 72.22% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 125 132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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