Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 20 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 65 82 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.67% 9.45% 10.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.62% 23.63% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 184
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £439 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +37.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £350 £288 £176
90th Percentile £638 £588 £439
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £439 £320
% change year-on-year -3.13% +37.11% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £47.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.82% +33.33%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +70.82% +33.33%

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 264 347 1,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.13% 39.98% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 275 857
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% -12.75%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £593 £532 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 79
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.53% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.75 £15.80
90th Percentile £31.18 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.44% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (44.62%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (38.46%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 22 (33.85%) Psychology
5 22 (33.85%) Analytics
6 21 (32.31%) Market Research
6 21 (32.31%) Mentoring
7 18 (27.69%) Usability Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (23.08%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.92%) SQL
11 11 (16.92%) Linux
12 10 (15.38%) Python
12 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 10 (15.38%) Prototyping
13 9 (13.85%) Open Source
13 9 (13.85%) Windows
14 8 (12.31%) ITIL
14 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
14 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
14 8 (12.31%) Web Design
14 8 (12.31%) Blog
14 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) Web Analytics
14 8 (12.31%) User Experience
14 8 (12.31%) DevOps
14 8 (12.31%) Qualitative Research
14 8 (12.31%) Ansible

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 5 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SPSS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Datadog
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Force.com
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) DHCP
1 4 (6.15%) DNS
1 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.62%) 3G
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) WAN
3 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) BGP
4 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) OSPF
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Big Data
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.54%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.54%) Ant
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) Mockito
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.54%) Spock
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) User Researcher
2 9 (13.85%) Senior User Researcher
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) DBA
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Junior
7 3 (4.62%) Migration Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared DBA
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) CSS
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 2 (3.08%) J2EE
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) REST
4 2 (3.08%) SOAP
4 2 (3.08%) Spring
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) CSS3
5 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) JSON
5 1 (1.54%) Kafka
5 1 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.31%) Blog
3 8 (12.31%) User Experience
4 5 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.54%) CMDB
7 1 (1.54%) e-Health
7 1 (1.54%) LIMS
7 1 (1.54%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) PACS
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (38.46%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 22 (33.85%) Analytics
4 22 (33.85%) Psychology
5 21 (32.31%) Market Research
5 21 (32.31%) Mentoring
6 18 (27.69%) Usability Testing
7 17 (26.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (15.38%) Prototyping
9 9 (13.85%) Open Source
10 8 (12.31%) DevOps
10 8 (12.31%) ITIL
10 8 (12.31%) Qualitative Research
10 8 (12.31%) Quantitative Research
10 8 (12.31%) Strategic Thinking
10 8 (12.31%) Web Analytics
10 8 (12.31%) Web Design
11 7 (10.77%) Decision-Making
11 7 (10.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) Python
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) R
5 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.54%) Korn
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Master's Degree
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) OCP
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) CCDP
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CISM
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) IFRS
1 5 (7.69%) IFRS 9
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.62%) Docker
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Ansible
2 4 (6.15%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.15%) Nagios
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.15%) Puppet
3 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.08%) Packer
4 2 (3.08%) Terraform
5 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) New Relic
4 4 (6.15%) Splunk
5 3 (4.62%) Ivanti
5 3 (4.62%) ThinPrint
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) BT
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) Axway
7 1 (1.54%) Cerner
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) Meraki
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Solace