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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 68 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing NATURAL 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.19% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.47% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+36.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NATURAL
England

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
287 213 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.41% 40.57% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 129 29
Average daily rate £350 £278 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +3.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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

NATURAL
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

NATURAL
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 NATURAL within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Durham -13 1 - -
NATURAL
England

NATURAL
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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%) Adabas
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) REXX

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) REXX