The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 100 19 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.83% 14.07% 17.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.81% 16.24% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 13 29
Average daily rate
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£373 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 117 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.70% 86.67% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 59 138
Average daily rate £365 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.90 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 85 (45.95%) Java
2 75 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (35.68%) HTML
4 62 (33.51%) CSS
5 57 (30.81%) C#
6 50 (27.03%) JavaScript
7 45 (24.32%) Scala
8 43 (23.24%) HTML5
9 39 (21.08%) CSS3
10 35 (18.92%) Ruby
10 35 (18.92%) Oracle
11 34 (18.38%) Python
11 34 (18.38%) REST
12 32 (17.30%) .NET
13 31 (16.76%) SQL
14 30 (16.22%) Ajax
15 28 (15.14%) UNIX
16 27 (14.59%) ASP.NET
17 26 (14.05%) Spring
17 26 (14.05%) JSON
18 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
19 23 (12.43%) SAS
19 23 (12.43%) RESTful
20 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
21 21 (11.35%) Unit Testing
21 21 (11.35%) Relational Database
22 20 (10.81%) Security Cleared
22 20 (10.81%) Web Development
22 20 (10.81%) Finance
22 20 (10.81%) Configuration Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.43%) SAS
2 19 (10.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.24%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.24%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.70%) Apache
5 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.16%) CMS
6 4 (2.16%) WordPress
7 3 (1.62%) Drupal
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.62%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.08%) Mule
8 2 (1.08%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Office
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) Intranet
2 11 (5.95%) HTTP
3 9 (4.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) Extranet
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.35%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.24%) DB2
7 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.08%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.65%) Subversion
3 14 (7.57%) Visual Studio
4 12 (6.49%) JUnit
5 7 (3.78%) Maven
6 5 (2.70%) Selenium
6 5 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.70%) Hudson
7 3 (1.62%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.54%) Toad
9 1 (0.54%) ERwin
9 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 20 (10.81%) Finance
2 12 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.78%) Marketing
4 6 (3.24%) Electronics
4 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (35.68%) HTML
2 62 (33.51%) CSS
3 43 (23.24%) HTML5
4 39 (21.08%) CSS3
5 34 (18.38%) REST
6 32 (17.30%) .NET
7 30 (16.22%) Ajax
8 27 (14.59%) ASP.NET
9 26 (14.05%) Spring
9 26 (14.05%) JSON
10 23 (12.43%) RESTful
11 19 (10.27%) jQuery
12 18 (9.73%) Web Services
13 17 (9.19%) JMS
14 15 (8.11%) Play Framework
15 13 (7.03%) J2EE
16 12 (6.49%) Apache CXF
17 9 (4.86%) JSF
18 8 (4.32%) XML
19 7 (3.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Visualisation
2 6 (3.24%) DTV
3 5 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.70%) GIS
4 4 (2.16%) Open Source
5 3 (1.62%) W3C
5 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.62%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) iPad
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.14%) UNIX
2 18 (9.73%) Linux
3 16 (8.65%) Windows
4 13 (7.03%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.62%) zOS
5 3 (1.62%) Android
5 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.08%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (11.35%) Unit Testing
3 20 (10.81%) Web Development
3 20 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 19 (10.27%) Line Management
5 17 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (9.19%) Automated Testing
6 15 (8.11%) Web Design
6 15 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 15 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (7.57%) Scrum
7 14 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (5.95%) CRM
8 11 (5.95%) MVC
8 11 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (4.86%) TDD
11 8 (4.32%) SOA
11 8 (4.32%) Integration Testing
12 7 (3.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (45.95%) Java
2 57 (30.81%) C#
3 50 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 45 (24.32%) Scala
5 35 (18.92%) Ruby
6 34 (18.38%) Python
7 31 (16.76%) SQL
8 12 (6.49%) C++
9 11 (5.95%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.41%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.78%) VB
12 5 (2.70%) VBScript
12 5 (2.70%) VBA
13 3 (1.62%) COBOL
14 2 (1.08%) Perl
14 2 (1.08%) PHP
14 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.54%) VC++
15 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (18.92%) Oracle
2 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.73%) JBoss
4 7 (3.78%) SAP
5 6 (3.24%) IBM
6 3 (1.62%) HP
6 3 (1.62%) CA
6 3 (1.62%) Informatica
6 3 (1.62%) Lotus
6 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.08%) Adobe
7 2 (1.08%) Siebel
7 2 (1.08%) Axway
7 2 (1.08%) hybris
7 2 (1.08%) WSO2
8 1 (0.54%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) Talend
8 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.54%) Sun
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