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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 46 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.84% 2.98% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.83% 10.47% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 3
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£323 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +53.65%
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
193 172 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.49% 28.48% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 118 23
Average daily rate £325 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £185 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +72.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +17 45 £323 +32.30% 26
Cleveland - 1 - -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) User Experience
3 21 (31.34%) Customer Insight
4 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (22.39%) Mobile App
6 13 (19.40%) HTML
6 13 (19.40%) CSS
6 13 (19.40%) Rapid Prototyping
7 11 (16.42%) Market Research
7 11 (16.42%) Usability Testing
7 11 (16.42%) Psychology
7 11 (16.42%) Human Factors
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL
8 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.94%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.45%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.45%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (10.45%) Finance
11 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.96%) CMMI
11 6 (8.96%) Change Management
11 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
12 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.46%) HP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) WAN
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
1 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.48%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.99%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Designer
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) UX Designer
4 6 (8.96%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Developer
6 2 (2.99%) UI Designer
6 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience Researcher
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (1.49%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) CSS
1 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) Java SE
2 2 (2.99%) Java EE
2 2 (2.99%) Java EE 5
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) jBPM
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) User Experience
2 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (22.39%) Mobile App
4 11 (16.42%) Psychology
4 11 (16.42%) Human Factors
5 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) HACMP
7 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.49%) Informatics
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) UNIX
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
1 5 (7.46%) VME
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.49%) AIX
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Customer Insight
3 13 (19.40%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (16.42%) Market Research
4 11 (16.42%) Usability Testing
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL
5 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
6 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) CMMI
8 6 (8.96%) Change Management
8 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Release Management
10 3 (4.48%) Validation
10 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) OCP
4 2 (2.99%) OCA
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.99%) OCAJ
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) CBAP
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.46%) HP
2 4 (5.97%) ICL
3 3 (4.48%) Borland
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) BT
4 1 (1.49%) Cerner
North East
Atos
Rate: £25,500 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Johnson Matthey plc
Rate: From £37,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago