The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis 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 Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 55 62 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing Risk Analysis 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.08% 0.18% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.23% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£367 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 428 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.94% 75.62% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 265 89
Average daily rate £375 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +79.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analysis across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Risk Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Risk Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Risk Analysis
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Risk Analysis 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 Risk Analysis.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) VME
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) ICL
5 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) QA

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Risk Analysis 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 Risk Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) ICL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle