Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 67 81 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.29% 8.84% 10.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.63% 23.75% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 187
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £431 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +34.77% -20.00%
10th Percentile £333 £288 £182
90th Percentile £633 £588 £440
North East median daily rate £425 £420 £320
% change year-on-year +1.19% +31.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.82% +33.33%
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +60.71% +86.67%

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 272 341 1,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.60% 37.23% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 267 867
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £291 £267 £220
90th Percentile £588 £532 £488
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £327
% change year-on-year +11.10% +10.10% -12.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 79
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +28.57% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.70 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.90 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.61 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -62.19% +28.57% +41.77%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -14 66 £425 -1.45% 41
Sunderland +1 1 £300 - 1
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (44.78%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (37.31%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 22 (32.84%) Analytics
5 22 (32.84%) Psychology
6 21 (31.34%) Market Research
6 21 (31.34%) Mentoring
7 18 (26.87%) Usability Testing
8 17 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (23.88%) Finance
10 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
11 13 (19.40%) SQL
12 11 (16.42%) Linux
13 10 (14.93%) Python
13 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
13 10 (14.93%) Prototyping
14 9 (13.43%) Master's Degree
14 9 (13.43%) Open Source
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.94%) ITIL
15 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.94%) Web Design
15 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
15 8 (11.94%) R
15 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
15 8 (11.94%) Physics
15 8 (11.94%) Blog
15 8 (11.94%) Web Analytics

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 5 (7.46%) SAS
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SPSS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Datadog
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Force.com
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DHCP
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.48%) 3G
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) BGP
4 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) OSPF
4 1 (1.49%) SMS
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Big Data
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.49%) Ant
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.49%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Mockito
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.49%) Spock
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
2 5 (7.46%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) User Researcher
2 9 (13.43%) Senior User Researcher
3 8 (11.94%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 5 (7.46%) IT Manager
4 5 (7.46%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) DBA
5 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.48%) Designer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Junior
6 3 (4.48%) Migration Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) CSS
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) J2EE
4 2 (2.99%) jQuery
4 2 (2.99%) REST
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) Spring
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.49%) CSS3
5 1 (1.49%) HTML5
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.49%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.49%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.49%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.94%) Blog
3 8 (11.94%) User Experience
4 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.49%) CMDB
7 1 (1.49%) e-Health
7 1 (1.49%) LIMS
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) PACS
7 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (37.31%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 22 (32.84%) Analytics
4 22 (32.84%) Psychology
5 21 (31.34%) Market Research
5 21 (31.34%) Mentoring
6 18 (26.87%) Usability Testing
7 17 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (14.93%) Prototyping
9 9 (13.43%) Open Source
10 8 (11.94%) DevOps
10 8 (11.94%) ITIL
10 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.94%) Physics
10 8 (11.94%) Quantitative Research
10 8 (11.94%) Statistics
10 8 (11.94%) Strategic Thinking
10 8 (11.94%) Web Analytics
10 8 (11.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.94%) R
4 7 (10.45%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.48%) C
6 3 (4.48%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.49%) Korn
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) Master's Degree
3 8 (11.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) OCP
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.49%) CCDP
6 1 (1.49%) CCIE
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) MBA
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) IFRS
1 5 (7.46%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.48%) Docker
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.97%) Nagios
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.99%) Packer
4 2 (2.99%) Terraform
5 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 4 (5.97%) New Relic
4 4 (5.97%) Splunk
5 3 (4.48%) Ivanti
5 3 (4.48%) Tableau
5 3 (4.48%) ThinPrint
5 3 (4.48%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) BT
6 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) Cerner
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) Meraki
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.49%) Solace