Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +34
Contract jobs citing Degree 87 231 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.43% 9.80% 6.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.97% 20.23% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 179 63
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £293 £170 £264
90th Percentile £588 £440 £1,000
North East median daily rate £423 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +32.03% -20.00% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.83 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.82% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £27.05 £16.20
90th Percentile £51.23 £41.40 £23.40
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +86.67% -20.00%

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 335 1142 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.29% 48.43% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 817 280
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £275 £218 £235
90th Percentile £533 £488 £535
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +10.61% -12.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 76 44
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +9.80% +39.73%
10th Percentile £10.60 £15.00 £14.27
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £41.73
North East median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year +42.86% +26.27% -19.36%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -2 86 £425 +32.81% 21
Sunderland +5 1 - - 2
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Degree.

1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.74%) HTML
4 23 (26.44%) Usability Testing
5 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (22.99%) User Experience
7 19 (21.84%) Prototyping
8 16 (18.39%) Psychology
8 16 (18.39%) Analytics
8 16 (18.39%) CSS
8 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.24%) Management Information System
9 15 (17.24%) Finance
9 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
11 13 (14.94%) Web Analytics
11 13 (14.94%) Computer Science
11 13 (14.94%) Project Management
11 13 (14.94%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (14.94%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (13.79%) Market Research
13 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.49%) Virtual Team
14 10 (11.49%) Translating Business Requirements
15 9 (10.34%) Service Design
15 9 (10.34%) Web Design
15 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
15 9 (10.34%) Windows

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 (5.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Internet
2 5 (5.75%) DHCP
2 5 (5.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) SMS
3 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Big Data
1 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.45%) ActiveReports
2 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Adabas
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MSI
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Designer
2 16 (18.39%) User Researcher
3 11 (12.64%) Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.64%) Senior Designer
4 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Interaction Designer
5 7 (8.05%) UX Designer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Interaction Designer
7 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior User Researcher
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) CRM Architect
8 4 (4.60%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Digital Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Digital UX Designer
8 4 (4.60%) UX Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) HTML
2 16 (18.39%) CSS
3 8 (9.20%) .NET
4 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.75%) HTML5
5 5 (5.75%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (5.75%) Node.js
5 5 (5.75%) React
6 2 (2.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.15%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.15%) JSON
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.15%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.99%) User Experience
3 15 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 13 (14.94%) Computer Science
5 10 (11.49%) Virtual Team
6 8 (9.20%) Blog
7 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.30%) Clustering
9 2 (2.30%) NHS
9 2 (2.30%) PKI
10 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Debian
6 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Usability Testing
3 19 (21.84%) Prototyping
4 16 (18.39%) Analytics
4 16 (18.39%) Psychology
4 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
6 13 (14.94%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (14.94%) Project Management
6 13 (14.94%) Web Analytics
7 12 (13.79%) Market Research
8 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.49%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (10.34%) DevOps
10 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 9 (10.34%) Service Design
10 9 (10.34%) Web Design
11 8 (9.20%) CRM
11 8 (9.20%) Project Governance
11 8 (9.20%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.90%) C#
2 6 (6.90%) SQL
3 5 (5.75%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) Scala
4 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.30%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) PMP
8 2 (2.30%) CAPM
8 2 (2.30%) CCDP
8 2 (2.30%) CCIE
8 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.30%) CISM
8 2 (2.30%) CISSP
8 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.15%) HND
9 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.45%) XenApp
3 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.45%) XenServer
4 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Piwik
2 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Citrix
2 5 (5.75%) VMware
3 3 (3.45%) AppSense
3 3 (3.45%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) HP
3 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) McAfee
4 2 (2.30%) Symantec
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Genesys
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle