Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 +36
Contract jobs citing Degree 103 258 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.37% 9.25% 5.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.06% 20.16% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 195 68
North East median daily rate £420 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £289 £194 £256
90th Percentile £588 £440 £1,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +86.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25.85 £27.10 £6.73
90th Percentile £51.23 £40.80 £22.20
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.08 £33.55
% change year-on-year +18.18% -19.29% +12.02%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 411 1280 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.41% 45.88% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 906 315
North East median daily rate £360 £326 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -13.13% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £225
90th Percentile £519 £488 £535
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 85 62
North East median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +41.77% -28.18%
10th Percentile £10.30 £14.48 £12.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in the North East

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in the North East

Degree
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 81 £431 +34.77% 21
Durham +15 21 £363 -3.33% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.33%) Project Management
3 23 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
5 21 (20.39%) Usability Testing
5 21 (20.39%) HTML
6 19 (18.45%) Computer Science
6 19 (18.45%) Prototyping
7 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
7 18 (17.48%) Windows
8 17 (16.50%) Finance
8 17 (16.50%) Analytics
9 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
9 16 (15.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
9 16 (15.53%) CSS
10 15 (14.56%) Scrum
10 15 (14.56%) User Experience
11 14 (13.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (13.59%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (13.59%) .NET
11 14 (13.59%) Psychology
12 13 (12.62%) Web Analytics
12 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
12 13 (12.62%) C#
12 13 (12.62%) DevOps
12 13 (12.62%) AngularJS
13 12 (11.65%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (9.71%) Market Research

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.85%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.88%) Confluence
2 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.97%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) PaaS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 6 (5.83%) DHCP
2 6 (5.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) Skype
3 1 (0.97%) SMS
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.85%) Big Data
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) ActiveReports
3 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.94%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.97%) Adabas
5 1 (0.97%) DB2
5 1 (0.97%) Lumira
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 5 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.85%) Subversion
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) MSI
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.94%) Automotive
5 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Designer
2 14 (13.59%) User Researcher
3 12 (11.65%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.68%) Architect
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Designer
5 9 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Interaction Designer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Interaction Designer
7 6 (5.83%) UX Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior User Researcher
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) HTML
2 16 (15.53%) CSS
3 14 (13.59%) .NET
4 13 (12.62%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.83%) Angular 2
6 5 (4.85%) HTML5
6 5 (4.85%) JSON
6 5 (4.85%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (4.85%) Node.js
6 5 (4.85%) React
7 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.94%) Middleware
9 1 (0.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.97%) ISPF
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.97%) Qt
9 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (18.45%) Computer Science
3 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
4 15 (14.56%) User Experience
5 10 (9.71%) Virtual Team
6 8 (7.77%) Blog
7 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.94%) Clustering
9 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.94%) NHS
9 2 (1.94%) PKI
10 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.97%) Debian
7 1 (0.97%) MVS
7 1 (0.97%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.97%) VMS
7 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) Project Management
3 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
4 21 (20.39%) Usability Testing
5 19 (18.45%) Prototyping
6 17 (16.50%) Analytics
7 16 (15.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
8 15 (14.56%) Scrum
9 14 (13.59%) Psychology
10 13 (12.62%) DevOps
10 13 (12.62%) Web Analytics
11 12 (11.65%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (9.71%) Market Research
12 10 (9.71%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (9.71%) Web Design
13 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.74%) Risk Management
13 9 (8.74%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) C#
1 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.71%) SQL
3 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.83%) Java
5 5 (4.85%) Scala
5 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.88%) C++
7 3 (2.91%) C
8 1 (0.97%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.97%) Pascal
8 1 (0.97%) REXX
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (13.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) PMP
7 2 (1.94%) CAPM
7 2 (1.94%) CCDP
7 2 (1.94%) CCIE
7 2 (1.94%) CCNP
7 2 (1.94%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CISM
7 2 (1.94%) CISSP
7 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.94%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.97%) HND
8 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.91%) XenApp
3 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.91%) XenServer
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) SCCM
2 3 (2.91%) Piwik
2 3 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.94%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.97%) Ansible
4 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) SAP
3 5 (4.85%) Citrix
3 5 (4.85%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) AppSense
4 3 (2.91%) Google
4 3 (2.91%) HP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.94%) McAfee
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) Symantec
5 2 (1.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) BMC
6 1 (0.97%) CA
6 1 (0.97%) Genesys
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Quark