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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Degree 39 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.22% 2.29% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 8.74% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
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£300 £244 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £195 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £301 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.55 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +30.29%
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
182 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.03% 26.21% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 24
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 38 £300 +23.07% 31
Sunderland - 1 - -
Degree
North East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) User Experience
3 18 (25.71%) Customer Insight
4 17 (24.29%) Mobile App
5 14 (20.00%) HTML
5 14 (20.00%) CSS
5 14 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.14%) Finance
8 11 (15.71%) Change Management
8 11 (15.71%) ITIL
8 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
9 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 9 (12.86%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.86%) Project Management
10 9 (12.86%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (11.43%) StarTeam
11 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 8 (11.43%) CMMI
11 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
11 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
11 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.00%) SDLC
12 7 (10.00%) HP
12 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.00%) Windows
12 7 (10.00%) SQL
12 7 (10.00%) Oracle

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (1.43%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.43%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) StarTeam
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.29%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.43%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
1 16 (22.86%) Designer
2 14 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 8 (11.43%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.86%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) HTML
1 14 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) Java SE
2 3 (4.29%) Java EE
2 3 (4.29%) Java EE 5
3 1 (1.43%) jBPM
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) User Experience
2 17 (24.29%) Mobile App
3 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.71%) Psychology
6 4 (5.71%) Human Factors
7 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
7 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.86%) NHS
9 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) VME
3 4 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Customer Insight
3 14 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
4 11 (15.71%) Change Management
4 11 (15.71%) ITIL
5 9 (12.86%) Project Management
5 9 (12.86%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (12.86%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.43%) CMMI
6 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.00%) SDLC
8 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.57%) Release Management
9 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Market Research
10 4 (5.71%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) OCAJ
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) OCP
3 3 (4.29%) OCA
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.86%) PMP
4 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CISA
5 1 (1.43%) CISMP
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) APMP
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) MOM
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.00%) HP
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Borland
2 4 (5.71%) ICL
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) AppSense
5 1 (1.43%) Cerner
5 1 (1.43%) Lotus
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