The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for NATURAL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Software AG NATURAL
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 119 -
Rank change year-on-year +76 -  
Contract jobs citing NATURAL 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.78% 0.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £288 £363
% change year-on-year - -20.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NATURAL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 118 501 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.81% 35.16% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 829 333
Median daily rate £390 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £488 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 52 9
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.06% -9.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for NATURAL in Tyne and Wear

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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 NATURAL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NATURAL in Tyne and Wear

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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 NATURAL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunderland +6 3 - -
NATURAL
North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 3 (100.00%) Adabas
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) AIX

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Adabas
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Adabas DBA
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JCL