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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing Degree 57 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.83% 0.71% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.84% 2.97% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 2
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£410 £500 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +143.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% +46.66%
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
261 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.29% 23.82% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 74 24
Average daily rate £345 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £246 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +17 54 £405 -19.00% 48
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Degree
North East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.48%) User Experience
3 33 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 28 (28.28%) Rapid Prototyping
4 28 (28.28%) HTML
4 28 (28.28%) CSS
5 26 (26.26%) Customer Insight
6 16 (16.16%) Test Strategy
6 16 (16.16%) Psychology
7 15 (15.15%) Finance
7 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 15 (15.15%) Market Research
7 15 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (14.14%) Risk Analysis
8 14 (14.14%) Knowledge Management
9 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
9 13 (13.13%) Human Factors
9 13 (13.13%) Test Scripting
9 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
10 12 (12.12%) Usability Testing
10 12 (12.12%) Project Management
11 11 (11.11%) Web Design
12 10 (10.10%) Manufacturing
12 10 (10.10%) Oracle
12 10 (10.10%) HP
13 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.09%) Java
13 9 (9.09%) Web Services
13 9 (9.09%) SDLC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.01%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.02%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) DHCP
1 2 (2.02%) DNS
1 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.02%) 3G
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
2 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.04%) StarTeam
2 4 (4.04%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.03%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Designer
2 28 (28.28%) UX Designer
3 16 (16.16%) Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Tester
7 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (2.02%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.02%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (2.02%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.02%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.02%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.02%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) HTML
1 28 (28.28%) CSS
2 9 (9.09%) Web Services
3 6 (6.06%) Java SE
3 6 (6.06%) Java EE
3 6 (6.06%) Java EE 5
4 1 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) jBPM
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.48%) User Experience
2 33 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 16 (16.16%) Psychology
4 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (13.13%) Human Factors
6 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.03%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.03%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.01%) Informatics
10 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
1 6 (6.06%) VME
2 3 (3.03%) UNIX
3 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.28%) Rapid Prototyping
3 26 (26.26%) Customer Insight
4 16 (16.16%) Test Strategy
5 15 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 15 (15.15%) Market Research
6 14 (14.14%) Knowledge Management
6 14 (14.14%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Test Scripting
8 12 (12.12%) Usability Testing
8 12 (12.12%) Project Management
9 11 (11.11%) Web Design
10 9 (9.09%) SDLC
11 8 (8.08%) Integration Testing
12 7 (7.07%) Change Management
13 6 (6.06%) ITIL
14 4 (4.04%) CMMI
14 4 (4.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) Java
2 8 (8.08%) SQL
3 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.02%) COBOL
5 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) OCP
2 6 (6.06%) OCA
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (6.06%) OCAJ
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) PMP
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CISA
5 1 (1.01%) CISMP
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.01%) HNC
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) CISSP
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) MOM
1 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle
1 10 (10.10%) HP
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) ICL
4 3 (3.03%) Borland
4 3 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) VMware
5 2 (2.02%) AppSense
6 1 (1.01%) Apple
6 1 (1.01%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
6 1 (1.01%) Cerner
6 1 (1.01%) Lotus