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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software AG NATURAL
England / North East
Rank 86 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing NATURAL 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.23% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £248 £480
% change year-on-year
- -48.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
338 349 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.32% 39.70% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 222 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing NATURAL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -12 2 - -
NATURAL
England

NATURAL
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 3 (100.00%) Adabas
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) AIX

NATURAL
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Adabas DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX