The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for NATURAL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Software AG NATURAL
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 61
Contract jobs citing NATURAL 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £248 £480
% change year-on-year - -48.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NATURAL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 307 314 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.40% 35.97% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 199 167
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

NATURAL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing NATURAL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for NATURAL in the North East

NATURAL
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 NATURAL in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NATURAL in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 3 (100.00%) Adabas
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) AIX

NATURAL
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Adabas DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX