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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPG13 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.074% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £600 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +65.51%
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
212 81 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.72% 10.44% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 58 23
Median daily rate £298 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 £313 -
GPG13
England

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) CESG
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) WCAG
1 6 (100.00%) WAI
1 6 (100.00%) OWASP
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Web Operations
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) OWASP
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Web Operations
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SFIA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) WAI
1 6 (100.00%) WCAG
2 5 (83.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP