Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Defect Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Management over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Defect Management
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 79 150
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 0 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 1.18% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.35% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate - £369 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.06% -38.83%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £369 £315
% change year-on-year - +17.06% -38.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Defect Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 761 739 2,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.59% 87.35% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 526 1,491
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -18.52%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £326
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.21% -18.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £14.33 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £47.80 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -52.50% +7.14% +86.67%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Defect Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Defect Management in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in Newcastle upon Tyne