The table below looks at the statistics for NATURAL 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 NATURAL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 66 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing NATURAL 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 1.43% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 5.10% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 98 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.35% 28.00% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 42 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 8
Average hourly rate £14.13 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.53% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NATURAL across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

NATURAL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

NATURAL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (50.00%) JCL

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL