Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 65 136
Rank change year-on-year 0 +71 -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 24 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.71% 2.99% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.43% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 27
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £575 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +19.79% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £416
90th Percentile £688 £755 £591
North East median daily rate £525 £575 £490
% change year-on-year -8.70% +17.35% -
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 785 787 2,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.60% 87.15% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 549 1,587
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +9.01% -15.58%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £543 £518
North East median daily rate £407 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +11.13% +4.64% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 101
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +75.77%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.10 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.33 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +83.61%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 24 £525 -8.70% 1
SFIA
North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 9 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 7 (29.17%) Coaching
4 7 (29.17%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) Social Media
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) IT Governance
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2

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 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Slack
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Burp Suite
3 2 (8.33%) GitLab
3 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.33%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Interaction Designer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Product Owner
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Product Owner
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) Velocity
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (25.00%) Social Media
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) Coaching
4 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 7 (29.17%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISMP
2 3 (12.50%) CRISC
2 3 (12.50%) SANS
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) APMG
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (4.17%) PCI QSA
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) WCAG
3 1 (4.17%) ISAE 3402
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Grafana
1 2 (8.33%) Nessus
1 2 (8.33%) Prometheus
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Informatica
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Meraki
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat