Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered 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.

Academic Degree
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 102 76 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.87% 8.98% 12.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.00% 21.41% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 209
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £378 £448 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.64% +57.02% -27.85%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £205
90th Percentile £638 £630 £440
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £445 £285
% change year-on-year -15.73% +56.14% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £31.00 £47.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +70.82% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -35.19% +70.82% +43.59%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 355 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.92% 41.96% 56.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 274 932
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £360 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.65% -12.78%
10th Percentile £192 £263 £218
90th Percentile £541 £548 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £373 £360 £315
% change year-on-year +3.47% +14.29% -11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 85
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.14% +25.00% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.38 £20.38 £17.09
90th Percentile £39.25 £48.92 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +21.43% +9.80%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Degree.

1 54 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) Windows
3 36 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 35 (34.31%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 26 (25.49%) Linux
9 25 (24.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 24 (23.53%) Analytics
11 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
12 21 (20.59%) Project Management
13 20 (19.61%) Citrix
14 19 (18.63%) Finance
14 19 (18.63%) Psychology
14 19 (18.63%) Market Research
15 18 (17.65%) VMware
15 18 (17.65%) SQL
15 18 (17.65%) Mentoring
16 17 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (16.67%) ITIL
16 17 (16.67%) DHCP
16 17 (16.67%) DNS
17 16 (15.69%) Scrum
17 16 (15.69%) XenApp
17 16 (15.69%) Usability Testing
17 16 (15.69%) Ivanti
18 15 (14.71%) Open Source
18 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
18 15 (14.71%) Active Directory

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.88%) IIS
2 5 (4.90%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.90%) SAS
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) JBoss
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SPSS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.82%) Datadog
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Force.com
5 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.67%) DHCP
1 17 (16.67%) DNS
2 11 (10.78%) NetScaler
3 6 (5.88%) SAN
3 6 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.90%) 3G
5 4 (3.92%) Firewall
5 4 (3.92%) WAN
6 3 (2.94%) BGP
6 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.94%) Network Security
6 3 (2.94%) OSPF
6 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.94%) VPN
7 2 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (0.98%) LAN
8 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.92%) Big Data
5 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) SpecFlow
2 8 (7.84%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.96%) Gradle
5 2 (1.96%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Legal
4 5 (4.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) User Researcher
3 13 (12.75%) C# Developer
4 9 (8.82%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Designer
6 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Interaction Designer
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Senior User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET
2 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (7.84%) HTML
5 6 (5.88%) CSS
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.94%) Kafka
8 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.96%) Angular 2
8 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.96%) JPA
8 2 (1.96%) Spring
8 2 (1.96%) Web Services
9 1 (0.98%) jQuery
9 1 (0.98%) Qt
9 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.98%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 36 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 34 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.80%) User Experience
5 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.84%) Blog
7 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.90%) Fat Client
7 5 (4.90%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.94%) PKI
9 2 (1.96%) Clustering
9 2 (1.96%) CMDB
9 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.98%) Arduino
10 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.98%) e-Health
10 1 (0.98%) Life Science
10 1 (0.98%) NHS
10 1 (0.98%) PACS
10 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Linux
3 14 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.90%) Unix
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.96%) Android
8 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.98%) AIX
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (23.53%) Analytics
4 21 (20.59%) Project Management
5 19 (18.63%) Market Research
5 19 (18.63%) Psychology
6 18 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 17 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (16.67%) ITIL
8 16 (15.69%) Scrum
8 16 (15.69%) Usability Testing
9 15 (14.71%) BDD
9 15 (14.71%) Open Source
10 14 (13.73%) DevOps
11 13 (12.75%) Prototyping
11 13 (12.75%) TDD
12 12 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (10.78%) High Availability
13 11 (10.78%) MVC
14 10 (9.80%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) C#
2 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 14 (13.73%) Python
4 12 (11.76%) Java
5 11 (10.78%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.82%) C
6 9 (8.82%) C++
7 8 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.84%) Perl
7 8 (7.84%) Ruby
8 5 (4.90%) R
9 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.96%) Java 8
10 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 25 (24.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.86%) Master's Degree
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.92%) OCP
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.94%) CCDP
7 3 (2.94%) CCIE
7 3 (2.94%) CCNP
7 3 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.94%) CISM
7 3 (2.94%) CISSP
8 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) IFRS
1 5 (4.90%) IFRS 9
2 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) HL7
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) XenApp
2 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.78%) XenDesktop
5 8 (7.84%) vSphere
6 5 (4.90%) Docker
6 5 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.90%) XenServer
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Ansible
2 9 (8.82%) Nagios
2 9 (8.82%) Puppet
3 4 (3.92%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.92%) Packer
3 4 (3.92%) SCCM
3 4 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.92%) Terraform
4 2 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) Citrix
3 18 (17.65%) VMware
4 16 (15.69%) Ivanti
5 9 (8.82%) New Relic
5 9 (8.82%) Splunk
6 7 (6.86%) Oracle
6 7 (6.86%) SAP
7 6 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (4.90%) ThinPrint
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco
9 3 (2.94%) McAfee
9 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.96%) Apple
10 2 (1.96%) Symantec
11 1 (0.98%) BT
11 1 (0.98%) Cerner
11 1 (0.98%) Informatica
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com