Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 30 14
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 106 68 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.67% 7.30% 13.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.45% 20.12% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 57 199
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £445 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.61% +58.93% -25.33%
10th Percentile £256 £270 £199
90th Percentile £638 £623 £433
North East median daily rate £375 £440 £280
% change year-on-year -14.77% +57.14% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £47.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +70.82% +115.38%
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £28.67 £28.00
% change year-on-year +8.15% +2.38% +115.38%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 337 338 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.94% 36.27% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 251 814
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% -13.43%
10th Percentile £193 £263 £211
90th Percentile £549 £525 £450
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 86
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.76% +21.43% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.65 £18.05 £15.50
90th Percentile £37.60 £46.60 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -42.20% +14.29% +65.05%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 105 £380 -15.08% 32
Sunderland +1 1 £300 +9.09% 1
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Degree.

1 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.62%) Windows
3 40 (37.74%) Computer Science
4 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
5 33 (31.13%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (31.13%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
7 29 (27.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (25.47%) Linux
8 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
9 23 (21.70%) Citrix
9 23 (21.70%) Project Management
10 22 (20.75%) DHCP
10 22 (20.75%) DNS
10 22 (20.75%) Analytics
11 21 (19.81%) SQL
12 20 (18.87%) Finance
12 20 (18.87%) VMware
12 20 (18.87%) ITIL
13 18 (16.98%) Active Directory
13 18 (16.98%) XenApp
13 18 (16.98%) Market Research
13 18 (16.98%) Psychology
13 18 (16.98%) Ivanti
13 18 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (16.98%) Windows Server
14 17 (16.04%) Scrum
15 16 (15.09%) C#
15 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
15 16 (15.09%) Open Source

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (6.60%) IIS
2 5 (4.72%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.72%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) SPSS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.49%) Datadog
4 3 (2.83%) PaaS
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Force.com
5 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) DHCP
1 22 (20.75%) DNS
2 12 (11.32%) NetScaler
3 7 (6.60%) SAN
3 7 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.66%) 3G
5 4 (3.77%) BGP
5 4 (3.77%) Firewall
5 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (3.77%) Network Security
5 4 (3.77%) OSPF
5 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.77%) VPN
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 2 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.77%) Big Data
5 4 (3.77%) MySQL
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) SpecFlow
2 8 (7.55%) JIRA
3 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.89%) Gradle
5 2 (1.89%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.94%) Selenium
6 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Legal
4 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) User Researcher
3 14 (13.21%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Designer
8 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Junior
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) .NET
2 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (8.49%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (7.55%) HTML
6 6 (5.66%) CSS
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.83%) Kafka
9 2 (1.89%) Angular 2
9 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.89%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.89%) JPA
9 2 (1.89%) jQuery
9 2 (1.89%) Spring
10 1 (0.94%) QML
10 1 (0.94%) REST
10 1 (0.94%) SOAP
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.74%) Computer Science
2 33 (31.13%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.49%) User Experience
6 7 (6.60%) Blog
7 6 (5.66%) Fat Client
7 6 (5.66%) Thin Client
8 5 (4.72%) Credit Risk
8 5 (4.72%) PKI
9 2 (1.89%) Clustering
9 2 (1.89%) CMDB
9 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.94%) Arduino
10 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.94%) e-Health
10 1 (0.94%) Life Science
10 1 (0.94%) NHS
10 1 (0.94%) PACS
10 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Linux
3 18 (16.98%) Windows Server
4 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.72%) Unix
8 4 (3.77%) Android
8 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.94%) AIX
11 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (21.70%) Project Management
4 22 (20.75%) Analytics
5 20 (18.87%) ITIL
6 18 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (16.98%) Market Research
6 18 (16.98%) Psychology
7 17 (16.04%) Scrum
8 16 (15.09%) Open Source
8 16 (15.09%) Usability Testing
9 15 (14.15%) BDD
9 15 (14.15%) Decision-Making
10 14 (13.21%) DevOps
11 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.26%) Strategic Thinking
11 13 (12.26%) TDD
12 12 (11.32%) MVC
12 12 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (10.38%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) SQL
2 16 (15.09%) C#
3 15 (14.15%) PowerShell
4 14 (13.21%) Python
5 12 (11.32%) Java
6 11 (10.38%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.43%) C
8 9 (8.49%) C++
9 8 (7.55%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.55%) Perl
9 8 (7.55%) Ruby
10 5 (4.72%) R
11 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.89%) Java 8
12 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 29 (27.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.55%) Master's Degree
5 7 (6.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (3.77%) CCDP
8 4 (3.77%) CCIE
8 4 (3.77%) CCNP
8 4 (3.77%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.77%) CISM
8 4 (3.77%) CISSP
8 4 (3.77%) OCP
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.72%) IFRS
2 5 (4.72%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.94%) HL7
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) Active Directory
1 18 (16.98%) XenApp
2 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.32%) XenDesktop
4 9 (8.49%) vSphere
5 6 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.72%) Docker
6 5 (4.72%) XenServer
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Ansible
2 9 (8.49%) Nagios
2 9 (8.49%) Puppet
3 4 (3.77%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.77%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.77%) Packer
3 4 (3.77%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.77%) Terraform
4 3 (2.83%) SAP Afaria
4 3 (2.83%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.70%) Citrix
3 20 (18.87%) VMware
4 18 (16.98%) Ivanti
5 10 (9.43%) SAP
6 9 (8.49%) New Relic
6 9 (8.49%) Splunk
7 8 (7.55%) Oracle
8 7 (6.60%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) ThinPrint
10 5 (4.72%) McAfee
11 4 (3.77%) Apple
11 4 (3.77%) Cisco
12 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.89%) Symantec
13 1 (0.94%) Cerner
13 1 (0.94%) Informatica
13 1 (0.94%) Meraki
13 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com