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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - 40 41
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.29% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +33.62%
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
655 249 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.70% 72.81% 65.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 116 133
Average daily rate £378 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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