Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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.

Software Delivery
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 68 85
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 20 19 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.21% 2.12% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.43% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 68
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £324 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.04% +22.84% -44.47%
10th Percentile £222 £239 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £340
North East median daily rate £525 £336 £263
% change year-on-year +56.13% +28.10% -43.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
North East median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 798 781 2,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.08% 87.26% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 536 1,584
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £261 £257 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £366 £330
% change year-on-year +9.22% +10.98% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 114
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £29.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.85% +4.46% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.31 £14.60
90th Percentile £38.50 £47.67 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £26.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year -48.57% -5.41% +85.00%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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 -7 20 £525 +62.04% 5
Software Delivery
North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) Terraform
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Docker
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Fat Client
6 7 (35.00%) XenApp
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
6 7 (35.00%) Puppet
6 7 (35.00%) Ansible
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (35.00%) GitLab
6 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (35.00%) Private Cloud
6 7 (35.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (35.00%) ThinPrint
6 7 (35.00%) Dynatrace
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) 3G
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) GitLab
2 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 7 (35.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (30.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (30.00%) Zuul
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (35.00%) Private Cloud
1 7 (35.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) CentOS
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) DC/OS
4 2 (10.00%) Mesosphere
4 2 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) SFIA
8 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Groovy
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Terraform
2 7 (35.00%) Ansible
2 7 (35.00%) Puppet
3 6 (30.00%) Consul
3 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Dynatrace
2 7 (35.00%) Ivanti
2 7 (35.00%) ThinPrint
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) OpenText