Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 45 91 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.02% 10.20% 7.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.24% 31.27% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 79 105
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -12.26%
10th Percentile £346 £298 £261
90th Percentile £578 £627 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £425 £340
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £47.08 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +74.35% +28.57%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.08 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +74.35% +50.00%

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 261 291 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.10% 32.62% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 225 572
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £272 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £409 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +2.19% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 45
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £24.25 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.38% +18.18% +5.77%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.55 £20.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £41.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.25 £32.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -25.38% +19.27% +6.86%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (48.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 20 (44.44%) Psychology
6 19 (42.22%) Market Research
7 18 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 16 (35.56%) Usability Testing
9 15 (33.33%) Analytics
10 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (20.00%) Decision-Making
12 8 (17.78%) Quantitative Research
12 8 (17.78%) Prototyping
12 8 (17.78%) Qualitative Research
12 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.56%) Blog
13 7 (15.56%) Web Analytics
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 7 (15.56%) Web Design
13 7 (15.56%) Strategic Thinking
14 6 (13.33%) User Experience
14 6 (13.33%) SQL
14 6 (13.33%) Service Management
15 5 (11.11%) Scrum
16 4 (8.89%) Web Development
16 4 (8.89%) HTML
16 4 (8.89%) Java
16 4 (8.89%) CSS
16 4 (8.89%) Web Services

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 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Datadog
2 1 (2.22%) Force.com
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Mockito
3 1 (2.22%) Spock
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) User Researcher
2 9 (20.00%) Senior User Researcher
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (2.22%) IT Support
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) jQuery
2 2 (4.44%) REST
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) Spring
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.22%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Blog
3 6 (13.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (48.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 20 (44.44%) Psychology
5 19 (42.22%) Market Research
6 18 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 16 (35.56%) Usability Testing
8 15 (33.33%) Analytics
9 14 (31.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (20.00%) Decision-Making
11 8 (17.78%) ITIL
11 8 (17.78%) Prototyping
11 8 (17.78%) Qualitative Research
11 8 (17.78%) Quantitative Research
12 7 (15.56%) Strategic Thinking
12 7 (15.56%) Web Analytics
12 7 (15.56%) Web Design
13 6 (13.33%) Service Management
14 5 (11.11%) Scrum
15 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) R
5 2 (4.44%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.22%) Korn
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Master's Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) OCP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Packer
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) Tableau
2 2 (4.44%) BT
2 2 (4.44%) Citrix
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) New Relic
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Solace
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk