Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 49 104
Rank change year-on-year -27 +55 +21
Contract jobs citing SFIA 4 52 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.43% 4.91% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 5.60% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 85 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £525 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +26.89% -42.93%
10th Percentile £413 £283 £381
90th Percentile £542 £687 £494
North East median daily rate £500 £525 £414
% change year-on-year -4.76% +26.89% -42.93%
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 790 928 1,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.41% 87.71% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 662 701
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £580 £536
North East median daily rate £425 £381 £370
% change year-on-year +11.48% +3.04% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 41
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.32% -43.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.84 £12.19
90th Percentile £44.43 £43.75 £43.00
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -39.66% +7.41%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 -22 4 £500 -4.76%
SFIA
North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (25.00%) Slack
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making

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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Interaction Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISMP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus