The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Benchmarking
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £281 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £416 £420
% change year-on-year -8.10% -0.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £13.00

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 335 1249 491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.47% 87.65% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 3647 1476
Median daily rate £400 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 283 62
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +78.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.70 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Tyne and Wear

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Benchmarking in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Tyne and Wear