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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 28 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.23% 2.71% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.60% 8.05% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£500 £455 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +68.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -15.38%
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
125 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.09% 33.72% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 12
Average daily rate £347 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.82% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 4
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £27.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 17 £500 +9.89% 28
Sunderland - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - -
Degree
North East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) User Experience
3 26 (66.67%) Customer Insight
4 22 (56.41%) Psychology
4 22 (56.41%) Human Factors
4 22 (56.41%) Usability Testing
4 22 (56.41%) Market Research
5 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
6 14 (35.90%) Rapid Prototyping
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) CSS
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 1 (2.56%) GPFS
9 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.56%) IIBA
9 1 (2.56%) CBAP
9 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.56%) Business Development
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) UX Designer
1 14 (35.90%) Designer
2 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
2 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
2 1 (2.56%) Analyst
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) User Experience
2 22 (56.41%) Psychology
2 22 (56.41%) Human Factors
3 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
5 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) AIX
1 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Customer Insight
3 22 (56.41%) Usability Testing
3 22 (56.41%) Market Research
4 14 (35.90%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (10.26%) User Stories
6 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.56%) IIBA
1 1 (2.56%) CBAP
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) IBM
1 1 (2.56%) HP
1 1 (2.56%) Red Hat