The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GPG13 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GPG13
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
249 91 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.20% 9.78% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 66 47
Median daily rate £280 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £13.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.40 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing GPG13 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GPG13 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

GPG13
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GPG13 across the North East region.

GPG13 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GPG13 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for GPG13.

1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG
1 2 (100.00%) WAI
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) WAI
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) QA