The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £450 £250
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +79.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 - £35.00
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 136 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.35% 72.73% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 69 106
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 13
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Tyne and Wear region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear