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 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 31 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.79% 2.32% 4.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.78% 9.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
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£300 £244 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £301 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.65% -50.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.55 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +30.29%
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
225 128 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.95% 24.71% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 96 36
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.26% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.87 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 July 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 2 July 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 +12 39 £300 +23.07% 35
Durham -15 1 £425 - 8
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) User Experience
3 18 (23.38%) Customer Insight
4 17 (22.08%) Mobile App
5 14 (18.18%) Rapid Prototyping
5 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (18.18%) HTML
5 14 (18.18%) CSS
6 13 (16.88%) Finance
7 11 (14.29%) Change Management
7 11 (14.29%) ITIL
7 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.69%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (11.69%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.69%) Project Management
10 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.39%) Windows
10 8 (10.39%) CMMI
10 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
10 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.39%) StarTeam
10 8 (10.39%) SDLC
11 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 7 (9.09%) SQL
11 7 (9.09%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (1.30%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.30%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) LAN
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) 3G
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) StarTeam
2 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.90%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.30%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.60%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Designer
3 14 (18.18%) UX Designer
4 8 (10.39%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.60%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) HTML
1 14 (18.18%) CSS
2 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) Java SE
2 3 (3.90%) Java EE
2 3 (3.90%) Java EE 5
3 1 (1.30%) jBPM
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) User Experience
2 17 (22.08%) Mobile App
3 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.79%) Psychology
5 6 (7.79%) Human Factors
6 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.60%) NHS
8 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.30%) Informatics
9 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) VME
3 4 (5.19%) UNIX
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Customer Insight
3 14 (18.18%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) Change Management
5 9 (11.69%) Project Management
5 9 (11.69%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (11.69%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.39%) SDLC
6 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
6 8 (10.39%) CMMI
7 6 (7.79%) Release Management
7 6 (7.79%) Usability Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Market Research
8 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) OCP
4 3 (3.90%) OCA
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.90%) MCSE
4 3 (3.90%) OCAJ
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) PMP
5 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISA
6 1 (1.30%) MBA
6 1 (1.30%) CISMP
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) MOM
1 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) HP
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Borland
3 4 (5.19%) ICL
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) AppSense
6 1 (1.30%) Cerner
6 1 (1.30%) Lotus
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) BT
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