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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.93% -
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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
503 168 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.48% 76.71% 66.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 85 99
Average daily rate £390 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.42 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.77% -19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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