Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 46 124
Rank change year-on-year -29 +78 -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 13 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.37% 4.92% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 5.64% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 72 23
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £555 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +16.60% -
10th Percentile £390 £413 £414
90th Percentile £688 £750 £597
North East median daily rate £525 £555 £476
% change year-on-year -5.41% +16.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

SFIA is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 850 798 1,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.66% 87.31% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 566 1,389
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.07% -14.63%
10th Percentile £280 £241 £230
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £405 £375 £352
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.69% -14.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 85
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.73% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.80 £14.05
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £26.58
% change year-on-year -35.63% -18.16% +51.86%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in Tyne and Wear

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SFIA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in Tyne and Wear

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in Tyne and Wear

SFIA
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 SFIA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 -30 13 £550 -0.90% 1
SFIA
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Coaching
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) UX Design
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Social Media
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi

SFIA
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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
1 2 (15.38%) Slack
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) GitLab
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Interaction Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Product Owner
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Velocity
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Social Media
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (38.46%) Coaching
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) UX Design
6 2 (15.38%) Product Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) APMG
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Grafana
1 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat