Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 123 -
Rank change year-on-year +80 - -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 47 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.06% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 74 23 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £535 £476 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.39% - -
North East median daily rate £535 £476 -
% change year-on-year +12.39% - -
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 806 1920 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.76% 85.91% 85.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 1381 906
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -14.89% +9.67%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £261
90th Percentile £563 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £360 £413
% change year-on-year +4.17% -12.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 73 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +5.23%
10th Percentile £9.50 £13.20 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £39.15
North East median hourly rate £20.25 £27.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +58.82% -16.05%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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 +73 47 £535 +12.39% 1
SFIA
North East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) JIRA
2 20 (42.55%) BDD
3 19 (40.43%) Open Source
3 19 (40.43%) ITIL
4 18 (38.30%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) Confluence
5 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
6 15 (31.91%) Coaching
6 15 (31.91%) User Experience
6 15 (31.91%) DevOps
6 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
7 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
7 14 (29.79%) Microservices
7 14 (29.79%) Slack
8 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (27.66%) Service Management
9 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
9 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.53%) QA
9 12 (25.53%) SDLC
9 12 (25.53%) REST
10 11 (23.40%) Web Operations
10 11 (23.40%) Test Management
10 11 (23.40%) TDD
10 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
10 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (21.28%) SQL

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 18 (38.30%) Confluence
2 6 (12.77%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Slack
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
1 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Hive
2 6 (12.77%) Big Data
2 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (12.77%) Data Lake
2 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.77%) HBase
2 6 (12.77%) Pentaho
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) JIRA
2 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.02%) Burp Suite
4 8 (17.02%) HP UFT
4 8 (17.02%) JMeter
4 8 (17.02%) LoadRunner
5 6 (12.77%) ERwin
6 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.51%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Test Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Designer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Interaction Designer
4 6 (12.77%) Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Lead Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Lead Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Designer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) REST
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) User Experience
2 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) BDD
3 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 19 (40.43%) Open Source
4 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
5 15 (31.91%) Coaching
5 15 (31.91%) DevOps
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (29.79%) Microservices
7 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (27.66%) Service Management
8 12 (25.53%) SDLC
9 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
9 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (23.40%) TDD
9 11 (23.40%) Test Management
9 11 (23.40%) Web Operations
10 10 (21.28%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (19.15%) Front End Development
11 9 (19.15%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) CCDP
4 2 (4.26%) CCIE
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CISM
4 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
2 8 (17.02%) WCAG
3 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Nessus
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) CA
1 6 (12.77%) Informatica
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
1 6 (12.77%) Tableau
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco