Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 41 20
Rank change year-on-year +30 -21 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 129 69 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.46% 6.02% 10.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.13% 19.27% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 51 121
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.10% -3.88%
10th Percentile £255 £268 £209
90th Percentile £614 £593 £450
North East median daily rate £400 £405 £310
% change year-on-year -1.23% +30.65% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 - £33.50
North East median hourly rate £31.00 - £33.50

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 357 358 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.49% 31.21% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 240 549
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +11.82% -7.26%
10th Percentile £201 £212 £224
90th Percentile £538 £526 £475
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -4.79% +11.11% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.25 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.45% +10.71% +79.72%
10th Percentile £8.38 £14.38 £16.11
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £13.72 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.49% +5.36% +73.27%

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 May 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 23 May 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 +29 129 £400 -5.88% 32
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 74 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.88%) Windows
3 43 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (29.46%) Computer Science
6 37 (28.68%) Security Cleared
7 35 (27.13%) Market Research
7 35 (27.13%) Psychology
8 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 32 (24.81%) ITIL
10 31 (24.03%) Usability Testing
10 31 (24.03%) Computer Science Degree
11 28 (21.71%) Citrix
11 28 (21.71%) Project Management
12 27 (20.93%) SC Cleared
13 26 (20.16%) DHCP
13 26 (20.16%) DNS
13 26 (20.16%) User Experience
14 24 (18.60%) VMware
15 23 (17.83%) Linux
15 23 (17.83%) XenApp
15 23 (17.83%) Windows Server
16 22 (17.05%) Decision-Making
16 22 (17.05%) Ivanti
16 22 (17.05%) Active Directory
17 21 (16.28%) Scrum
17 21 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (14.73%) NetScaler
18 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop

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 13 (10.08%) IIS
2 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.55%) Apache
3 2 (1.55%) JBoss
3 2 (1.55%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.65%) Datadog
3 4 (3.10%) SaaS
4 3 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) DHCP
1 26 (20.16%) DNS
2 19 (14.73%) NetScaler
3 13 (10.08%) SAN
4 5 (3.88%) Firewall
4 5 (3.88%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.10%) 3G
5 4 (3.10%) BGP
5 4 (3.10%) IP Telephony
5 4 (3.10%) Network Security
5 4 (3.10%) OSPF
5 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.10%) VPN
5 4 (3.10%) WAN
5 4 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) PBX
7 1 (0.78%) PSTN
7 1 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) SpecFlow
2 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.55%) Gradle
4 2 (1.55%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.78%) Qt Creator
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.63%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) User Researcher
2 24 (18.60%) Developer
3 17 (13.18%) C# Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Designer
5 12 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Interaction Designer
9 7 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Architect
12 4 (3.10%) Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Junior
12 4 (3.10%) Senior Designer
12 4 (3.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) .NET
2 16 (12.40%) HTML
3 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.30%) CSS
5 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (3.10%) jQuery
8 3 (2.33%) MFC
9 2 (1.55%) Angular 2
9 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.55%) JPA
9 2 (1.55%) Kafka
9 2 (1.55%) Spring
10 1 (0.78%) QML
10 1 (0.78%) Qt
10 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (29.46%) Computer Science
3 26 (20.16%) User Experience
4 17 (13.18%) Management Information System
5 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.20%) Blog
7 5 (3.88%) PKI
8 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.55%) Clustering
10 2 (1.55%) CMDB
11 1 (0.78%) Arduino
11 1 (0.78%) Life Science
11 1 (0.78%) PMI
11 1 (0.78%) Social Media
11 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.88%) Windows
2 23 (17.83%) Linux
2 23 (17.83%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.33%) Android
6 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (27.13%) Market Research
3 35 (27.13%) Psychology
4 32 (24.81%) ITIL
5 31 (24.03%) Usability Testing
6 28 (21.71%) Project Management
7 22 (17.05%) Decision-Making
8 21 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (16.28%) Scrum
9 18 (13.95%) Analytics
9 18 (13.95%) Strategic Thinking
10 16 (12.40%) Business Continuity
10 16 (12.40%) Cognitive Psychology
10 16 (12.40%) Prototyping
10 16 (12.40%) Service Delivery
11 15 (11.63%) Qualitative Research
11 15 (11.63%) Quantitative Research
12 14 (10.85%) MVC
12 14 (10.85%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) C#
1 18 (13.95%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.75%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.43%) C
5 7 (5.43%) Java
6 6 (4.65%) C++
6 6 (4.65%) Perl
7 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.88%) Python
7 5 (3.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) Java 8
8 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (28.68%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (20.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.88%) CCDP
5 5 (3.88%) CCIE
5 5 (3.88%) CCNP
5 5 (3.88%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) CISM
5 5 (3.88%) CISSP
5 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.10%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.10%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.78%) P3O
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.83%) XenApp
2 22 (17.05%) Active Directory
3 19 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
4 15 (11.63%) vSphere
5 5 (3.88%) XenServer
6 4 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.33%) Docker
8 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Ansible
1 6 (4.65%) Nagios
1 6 (4.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.33%) Packer
2 3 (2.33%) SAP Afaria
2 3 (2.33%) Terraform
2 3 (2.33%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.55%) SCCM
3 2 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.55%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.71%) Citrix
3 24 (18.60%) VMware
4 22 (17.05%) Ivanti
5 19 (14.73%) SAP
6 14 (10.85%) HP
7 6 (4.65%) New Relic
7 6 (4.65%) Splunk
8 5 (3.88%) Cisco
8 5 (3.88%) McAfee
9 4 (3.10%) ThinPrint
10 3 (2.33%) Apple
10 3 (2.33%) Oracle
11 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.55%) Symantec
12 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.78%) IBM
12 1 (0.78%) Informatica
12 1 (0.78%) TOWER Software