The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills 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 Internet over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 58 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 19 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.06% 0.64% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 3.88% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £421 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
Internet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.91% 16.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the North East region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Internet
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 Internet within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 18 £400 -11.40% 3
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Unix
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) .NET
4 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (32.61%) HTML
6 14 (30.43%) C#
6 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (30.43%) Python
7 13 (28.26%) CSS
8 11 (23.91%) Web Accessibility
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 10 (21.74%) Mac OS X
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle
10 9 (19.57%) C++
10 9 (19.57%) Open Source
11 7 (15.22%) Node.js
11 7 (15.22%) VB
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.22%) Windows
11 7 (15.22%) Ruby
12 6 (13.04%) ITIL
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.04%) HTML5
13 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
13 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (10.87%) Git (software)

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) Node.js
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) FishEye
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Digital Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Scala Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.52%) ETL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Customer Service Advisor
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) HTML
3 13 (28.26%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.04%) HTML5
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 4 (8.70%) CAML
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
7 4 (8.70%) XHTML
8 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.35%) CSS3
9 2 (4.35%) EJB
9 2 (4.35%) JDBC
9 2 (4.35%) JSP
9 2 (4.35%) Swing
9 2 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.17%) LAMP
10 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
1 21 (45.65%) Unix
2 10 (21.74%) Mac OS X
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Fedora
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Web Accessibility
3 9 (19.57%) Open Source
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Data Management
6 4 (8.70%) ITSM
6 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) Web Design
7 3 (6.52%) ETL
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Content Management
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) Python
3 9 (19.57%) C++
4 7 (15.22%) Ruby
4 7 (15.22%) VB
5 4 (8.70%) FQL
5 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.70%) Scala
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) R
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.52%) StatsD
2 1 (2.17%) DameWare
2 1 (2.17%) logstash
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.52%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) Apigee
5 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Mashery
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Tableau
5 2 (4.35%) Teradata
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk