Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Software Delivery
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 77 120
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 11 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.04% 1.51% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.72% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £455 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +106.82% -41.33%
10th Percentile £356 £263 £190
90th Percentile £544 £488 £340
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £215
% change year-on-year +6.67% +74.42% -42.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £29.00
North East median hourly rate - - £29.00

Software Delivery 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 913 871 1,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.54% 87.63% 89.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 636 1,281
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £268
90th Percentile £556 £575 £530
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 53
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.78 £15.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -43.40% +35.90%
10th Percentile £9.88 £8.80 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.35 £36.88 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% -22.22% +28.57%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Delivery in Tyne and Wear

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 February 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 -3 7 £475 +4.40% 1
Gateshead - 4 £400 -
Software Delivery
North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
5 4 (36.36%) GitLab
5 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (36.36%) Dynatrace
5 4 (36.36%) Terraform
5 4 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (27.27%) Consul
6 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project

Software Delivery
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 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
1 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) GitLab
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) MSTest
3 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
3 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
1 3 (27.27%) Zuul
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Terraform
2 3 (27.27%) Consul
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Dynatrace
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian