The table below looks at the statistics for Degree 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 Degree over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 22 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 34 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.33% 5.62% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.37% 14.08% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-0.19% +20.00%
Degree
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 213 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.95% 39.89% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 140 13
Average daily rate £323 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Tyne and Wear region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 32 £325 +44.44% 19
Sunderland -7 2 £223 - 2
Gateshead - - - - 4
South Shields - - - -
Degree
North East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) User Experience
3 23 (42.59%) Customer Insight
4 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (24.07%) Market Research
5 13 (24.07%) Mobile App
5 13 (24.07%) Usability Testing
5 13 (24.07%) Psychology
5 13 (24.07%) Human Factors
6 12 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (22.22%) HTML
6 12 (22.22%) CSS
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL
8 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.11%) Change Management
9 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.11%) StarTeam
9 6 (11.11%) CMMI
9 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.26%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (9.26%) Release Management
10 5 (9.26%) Project Management
10 5 (9.26%) UNIX
11 4 (7.41%) Oracle
11 4 (7.41%) HP
11 4 (7.41%) Finance
11 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) StarTeam
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
2 2 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Designer
2 12 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Developer
6 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
7 1 (1.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.85%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Tester
7 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Tester
7 1 (1.85%) Release Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) CSS
1 12 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) jBPM
2 1 (1.85%) Java SE
2 1 (1.85%) Java EE
2 1 (1.85%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) User Experience
2 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (24.07%) Mobile App
3 13 (24.07%) Psychology
3 13 (24.07%) Human Factors
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Open Source
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) HACMP
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Informatics
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) VME
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Customer Insight
3 13 (24.07%) Usability Testing
3 13 (24.07%) Market Research
4 12 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.11%) CMMI
7 6 (11.11%) Change Management
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.26%) Release Management
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
8 5 (9.26%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.56%) Validation
11 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Java
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) COBOL
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) OCP
3 1 (1.85%) OCA
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PMP
3 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.85%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
1 4 (7.41%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Borland
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) ICL
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Cerner
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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