Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 94 123
Rank change year-on-year +41 +29 -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 50 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.85% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 0.48% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 4 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £414 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.89% -36.35% -
10th Percentile £273 £381 £479
90th Percentile £688 £494 £800
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £414 £650
% change year-on-year +26.89% -36.35% -
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 892 825 1,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.60% 91.36% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 570 1,153
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +14.39% -9.28%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £378 £330
% change year-on-year +5.96% +14.39% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 61
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.35% +21.43% +107.41%
10th Percentile £9.35 £13.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -33.83% +18.75% +107.41%

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 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
3 19 (38.00%) Project Management
4 18 (36.00%) Coaching
5 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
5 17 (34.00%) ITIL
6 16 (32.00%) PRINCE2
6 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 14 (28.00%) Microservices
8 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
8 13 (26.00%) Scrum
8 13 (26.00%) JIRA
8 13 (26.00%) Confluence
8 13 (26.00%) BDD
9 12 (24.00%) Open Source
10 11 (22.00%) Degree
10 11 (22.00%) Resource Management
10 11 (22.00%) SDLC
10 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (20.00%) Decision-Making
11 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.00%) Service Management
12 9 (18.00%) Performance Management
12 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.00%) Product Management
12 9 (18.00%) REST

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 13 (26.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) SAS
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Slack
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
3 3 (6.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.00%) BGP
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (8.00%) OSPF
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) PBX
5 1 (2.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Big Data
1 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) HBase
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) JIRA
2 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) Burp Suite
3 8 (16.00%) HP UFT
3 8 (16.00%) JMeter
3 8 (16.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) ERwin
4 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) REST
2 3 (6.00%) Velocity
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) Kafka
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.00%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.00%) User Experience
4 7 (14.00%) Social Media
5 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.00%) Blog
7 1 (2.00%) CESG
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Project Management
3 18 (36.00%) Coaching
4 17 (34.00%) ITIL
4 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
5 16 (32.00%) PRINCE2
5 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (28.00%) Microservices
6 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (26.00%) BDD
7 13 (26.00%) Scrum
8 12 (24.00%) Open Source
9 11 (22.00%) Resource Management
9 11 (22.00%) SDLC
10 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.00%) Decision-Making
10 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.00%) Performance Management
11 9 (18.00%) Product Management
11 9 (18.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) R
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (12.00%) CISSP
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) CCDP
4 5 (10.00%) CCIE
4 5 (10.00%) CCNP
4 5 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.00%) CISM
4 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) CISMP
5 3 (6.00%) CRISC
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.00%) SANS
6 2 (4.00%) APMG
6 2 (4.00%) APMP
6 2 (4.00%) CIPD
6 2 (4.00%) ISEB
6 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) WCAG
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.00%) P3O
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Nessus
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Grafana
4 1 (2.00%) Graylog
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Informatica
5 2 (4.00%) Polycom
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau