The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 35 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.49% 1.97% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.63% 10.34% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 4
Average daily rate £225 £310 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.48% -25.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £310 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £312 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
224 58 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.11% 19.08% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 23 62
Average daily rate £245 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £261 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £462 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Degree
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 32 £225 - 20
Durham -1 2 £220 -29.03% 4
Cleveland - - - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) Finance
4 23 (41.07%) Oracle
5 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 18 (32.14%) C#
8 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
9 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 16 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 16 (28.57%) RDBMS
9 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 15 (26.79%) Java
11 13 (23.21%) Integration Testing
11 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
12 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 11 (19.64%) Multithreading
13 11 (19.64%) WPF
13 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
13 11 (19.64%) Wireless
13 11 (19.64%) UML
14 10 (17.86%) UNIX
15 9 (16.07%) VB
16 8 (14.29%) Windows
17 7 (12.50%) Linux
17 7 (12.50%) Tuxedo
17 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
17 7 (12.50%) SOA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (12.50%) Tuxedo
1 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Wireless
2 3 (5.36%) 3G
3 2 (3.57%) DSL
3 2 (3.57%) LTE
3 2 (3.57%) 4G
3 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) GSM
4 1 (1.79%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Programmer
4 5 (8.93%) DBA
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (7.14%) SOA Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Site Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
7 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Junior DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) WPF
3 7 (12.50%) Middleware
3 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) Java SE
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE
4 3 (5.36%) GWT
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE 5
5 2 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) UNIX
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) HPUX
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Integration Testing
1 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
2 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Multithreading
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) UML
4 7 (12.50%) SOA
5 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Change Control
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Service Management
9 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 15 (26.79%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) VB
5 3 (5.36%) C
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.36%) R
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) OCAJ
3 3 (5.36%) HND
3 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) OCP
3 3 (5.36%) OCA
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.14%) ISO 14001
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.07%) Oracle
3 7 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
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