Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 100 133 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.66% 6.74% 5.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.59% 17.03% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 107 57
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £276 £273 £300
90th Percentile £616 £550 £1,000
North East median daily rate £416 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +14.83% -9.38% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.83 - £21.00
North East median hourly rate £45.00 - £14.00

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 281 781 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.96% 39.56% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 561 274
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
90th Percentile £565 £525 £535
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £26.54 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.98% +6.15% +54.70%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.44 £14.51
90th Percentile £36.62 £42.70 £39.00
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +22.45% +16.67% -23.64%

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 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 February 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 +23 100 £425 +21.43% 44
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 60 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) User Experience
3 30 (30.00%) Psychology
4 28 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (27.00%) Usability Testing
6 26 (26.00%) Market Research
7 25 (25.00%) HTML
8 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (19.00%) ITIL
9 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (17.00%) Prototyping
11 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (15.00%) Project Management
12 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
12 15 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 15 (15.00%) Cognitive Psychology
13 14 (14.00%) SFIA
13 14 (14.00%) Analytics
13 14 (14.00%) CSS
14 13 (13.00%) Windows
14 13 (13.00%) Finance
15 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (11.00%) Collaborative Working
16 11 (11.00%) UX Design
16 11 (11.00%) Scrum
16 11 (11.00%) SAP
17 10 (10.00%) C#
17 10 (10.00%) 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 6 (6.00%) IIS
2 5 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) DHCP
1 9 (9.00%) DNS
2 7 (7.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (3.00%) Internet
5 2 (2.00%) Firewall
5 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.00%) BGP
6 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.00%) Network Security
6 1 (1.00%) OSPF
6 1 (1.00%) PBX
6 1 (1.00%) PSTN
6 1 (1.00%) Skype
6 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) Big Data
2 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.00%) ActiveReports
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.00%) Subversion
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) User Researcher
2 15 (15.00%) Designer
3 11 (11.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Interaction Designer
5 7 (7.00%) Senior Designer
5 7 (7.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.00%) UX Designer
8 4 (4.00%) UX Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Junior
9 3 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.00%) HTML
2 14 (14.00%) CSS
3 8 (8.00%) .NET
4 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.00%) HTML5
5 5 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (5.00%) Node.js
5 5 (5.00%) React
6 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.00%) jQuery
7 3 (3.00%) MFC
8 1 (1.00%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.00%) User Experience
2 28 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Blog
4 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.00%) PKI
8 1 (1.00%) PMI
8 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.00%) Psychology
3 27 (27.00%) Usability Testing
4 26 (26.00%) Market Research
5 19 (19.00%) ITIL
5 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.00%) Prototyping
7 15 (15.00%) Cognitive Psychology
7 15 (15.00%) Project Management
8 14 (14.00%) Analytics
8 14 (14.00%) SFIA
9 12 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (11.00%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (11.00%) Scrum
10 11 (11.00%) UX Design
11 10 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 10 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
11 10 (10.00%) Quantitative Research
11 10 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
11 10 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.00%) C#
3 6 (6.00%) SQL
4 5 (5.00%) Java
4 5 (5.00%) Scala
5 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) Korn
6 1 (1.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) Master's Degree
5 5 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.00%) CCDP
7 3 (3.00%) CCIE
7 3 (3.00%) CCNP
7 3 (3.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.00%) CISM
7 3 (3.00%) CISSP
7 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.00%) PMP
8 2 (2.00%) CAPM
9 1 (1.00%) APMP
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.00%) P3O
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.00%) vSphere
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.00%) XenApp
2 7 (7.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Matomo
2 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) SAP
3 9 (9.00%) Citrix
3 9 (9.00%) HP
4 8 (8.00%) VMware
5 6 (6.00%) Ivanti
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) Google
7 2 (2.00%) McAfee
7 2 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.00%) Genesys
8 1 (1.00%) Polycom
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.00%) TOWER Software