The table below looks at the statistics for Degree 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 Degree over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 50 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing Degree 7 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.17% 5.08% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 19.39% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £164 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £19.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +70.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £26.65 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £32.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -25.00%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 98 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.20% 26.20% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 38 71
Average daily rate £355 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.75 £11.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% +123.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.20 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Degree
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 Degree within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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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
Durham -11 4 £85 -73.01% 9
Tyne and Wear -26 3 £500 +143.90% 20
Northumberland - - - - 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
5 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
6 4 (17.39%) BCP
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
6 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 3 (13.04%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) GSM
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) UMTS
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) GWT
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) AppFabric
4 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
1 4 (17.39%) BCP
1 4 (17.39%) Change Management
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (17.39%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
1 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) E-Procurement
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
2 3 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) VMware