Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 20 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 32 119
Rank change year-on-year -46 +87 -14
Contract jobs citing SFIA 9 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.02% 6.31% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 7.24% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 85 20
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £550 £535 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +11.92% -26.46%
10th Percentile £374 £413 £409
90th Percentile £625 £687 £613
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £535 £478
% change year-on-year +2.80% +11.92% -26.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

SFIA 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 771 774 1,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.51% 87.26% 89.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 565 1,253
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £433 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 51
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.08% -7.14% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.05 £17.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -18.92% -32.73% +35.80%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) UX Design
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js

SFIA
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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Slack
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Interaction Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Product Owner
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Velocity
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 3 (33.33%) UX Design
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
4 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) APMG
2 1 (11.11%) CISMP
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat