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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 30 54 22
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Contract jobs citing Degree 64 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.04% 1.18% 5.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 5.30% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £305 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £93 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.24 £26.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £19.75 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.07% +46.66%
Degree
England

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
304 132 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.68% 22.34% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 94 40
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 12
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.63 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.91% -30.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.05 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.13 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +25 58 £405 -19.00% 41
Durham -7 2 £425 +400.00% 6
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (47.62%) User Experience
3 33 (31.43%) Mobile App
4 29 (27.62%) Rapid Prototyping
4 29 (27.62%) HTML
4 29 (27.62%) CSS
5 26 (24.76%) Customer Insight
6 17 (16.19%) Psychology
7 16 (15.24%) Finance
7 16 (15.24%) Market Research
7 16 (15.24%) Test Strategy
8 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 14 (13.33%) Human Factors
9 14 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
10 13 (12.38%) Usability Testing
11 12 (11.43%) Test Scripting
11 12 (11.43%) Web Design
11 12 (11.43%) Project Management
12 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
12 10 (9.52%) HP
13 9 (8.57%) Oracle
14 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
14 8 (7.62%) Java
14 8 (7.62%) SQL
14 8 (7.62%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
1 1 (0.95%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) DHCP
1 2 (1.90%) DNS
1 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.90%) 3G
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) Wireless
2 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.95%) Network Security
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.81%) StarTeam
2 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.86%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) Selenium
4 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Designer
2 29 (27.62%) UX Designer
3 17 (16.19%) Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Tester
8 3 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Test Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Desktop Support
9 2 (1.90%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.90%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (1.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (1.90%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) HTML
1 29 (27.62%) CSS
2 8 (7.62%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) Java SE
3 5 (4.76%) Java EE
3 5 (4.76%) Java EE 5
4 1 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) jBPM
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (47.62%) User Experience
2 33 (31.43%) Mobile App
3 17 (16.19%) Psychology
4 14 (13.33%) Human Factors
4 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.86%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.90%) NHS
8 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.95%) Informatics
9 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) VME
3 3 (2.86%) UNIX
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.95%) AIX
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) Rapid Prototyping
3 26 (24.76%) Customer Insight
4 16 (15.24%) Test Strategy
4 16 (15.24%) Market Research
5 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 14 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
6 14 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
7 13 (12.38%) Usability Testing
8 12 (11.43%) Test Scripting
8 12 (11.43%) Web Design
8 12 (11.43%) Project Management
9 8 (7.62%) SDLC
10 7 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.67%) ITIL
10 7 (6.67%) Change Management
11 4 (3.81%) Validation
11 4 (3.81%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) Java
1 8 (7.62%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.90%) COBOL
4 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) OCAJ
3 5 (4.76%) OCP
3 5 (4.76%) OCA
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.86%) MCSE
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.90%) PMP
5 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CISA
6 1 (0.95%) MBA
6 1 (0.95%) CISMP
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) MOM
1 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) HP
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) ICL
5 3 (2.86%) Borland
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) AppSense
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.95%) Cerner
7 1 (0.95%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.95%) Lotus
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
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