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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 153 107 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.89% 21.70% 22.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.66% 22.67% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 74
Average daily rate £350 £331 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
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
820 472 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.51% 95.74% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 299 305
Average daily rate £325 £344 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +24.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 43 5
Average hourly rate £26.54 £12.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.14% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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.

1 143 (46.43%) Java
2 138 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (32.47%) JavaScript
4 89 (28.90%) .NET
5 84 (27.27%) C#
5 84 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 79 (25.65%) HTML
7 70 (22.73%) CSS
8 65 (21.10%) ASP.NET
9 64 (20.78%) Oracle
10 55 (17.86%) Finance
11 52 (16.88%) Security Cleared
12 48 (15.58%) Web Services
13 43 (13.96%) SQL
14 42 (13.64%) Linux
14 42 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 41 (13.31%) TDD
16 40 (12.99%) XML
17 38 (12.34%) Test Scripting
18 37 (12.01%) Node.js
18 37 (12.01%) Relational Database
18 37 (12.01%) MVC
19 35 (11.36%) SDLC
20 34 (11.04%) HTML5
21 33 (10.71%) SC Cleared
21 33 (10.71%) VB
22 32 (10.39%) jQuery
23 30 (9.74%) Scrum
23 30 (9.74%) Web Development
24 28 (9.09%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (12.01%) Node.js
2 19 (6.17%) JBoss
3 15 (4.87%) Apache
4 11 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.25%) IIS
6 9 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.27%) Documentum
9 6 (1.95%) CICS
9 6 (1.95%) CMS
10 4 (1.30%) nginx
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.65%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.65%) Confluence
11 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.57%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.97%) Magento
4 3 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.97%) GitHub
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.17%) Internet
2 14 (4.55%) SSL
3 13 (4.22%) HTTP
4 7 (2.27%) FTP
5 6 (1.95%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) IPsec
7 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
7 1 (0.32%) PBX
7 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.32%) Skype
7 1 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.01%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.49%) RDBMS
4 19 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (5.52%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.19%) Oracle Database
8 13 (4.22%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.60%) MySQL
10 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.27%) MS Access
11 7 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (1.95%) DB2
12 6 (1.95%) Easytrieve
13 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.19%) Subversion
4 15 (4.87%) Eclipse
5 14 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.62%) Ant
7 5 (1.62%) CA Gen
7 5 (1.62%) JUnit
7 5 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.62%) Selenium
7 5 (1.62%) StarTeam
8 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.30%) Grunt
9 3 (0.97%) gulp
9 3 (0.97%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.97%) Maven
9 3 (0.97%) Mockito
9 3 (0.97%) PVCS
10 2 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 55 (17.86%) Finance
2 21 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.95%) Advertising
3 6 (1.95%) Banking
4 5 (1.62%) Marketing
5 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.65%) Electronics
6 2 (0.65%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (28.90%) .NET
2 79 (25.65%) HTML
3 70 (22.73%) CSS
4 65 (21.10%) ASP.NET
5 48 (15.58%) Web Services
6 40 (12.99%) XML
7 34 (11.04%) HTML5
8 32 (10.39%) jQuery
9 28 (9.09%) Spring
10 27 (8.77%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.49%) JSON
12 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (6.17%) J2EE
12 19 (6.17%) Java EE
13 18 (5.84%) .NET Framework
13 18 (5.84%) Hibernate
14 17 (5.52%) Java EE 5
14 17 (5.52%) Java SE
14 17 (5.52%) RESTful
15 16 (5.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.47%) Mobile App
2 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (1.95%) NHS
4 6 (1.95%) Statistics
4 6 (1.95%) User Experience
4 6 (1.95%) VSAM
5 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.97%) Blog
7 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.65%) iPad
8 2 (0.65%) iPhone
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.32%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.64%) Linux
2 23 (7.47%) Unix
3 19 (6.17%) Windows
4 14 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.95%) MVS
7 5 (1.62%) zOS
8 3 (0.97%) Android
8 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.65%) AIX
9 2 (0.65%) Solaris
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.32%) OS/390
10 1 (0.32%) VME
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (13.31%) TDD
3 38 (12.34%) Test Scripting
4 37 (12.01%) MVC
5 35 (11.36%) SDLC
6 30 (9.74%) Scrum
6 30 (9.74%) Web Development
7 22 (7.14%) BDD
7 22 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 21 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (6.49%) Mentoring
9 20 (6.49%) Open Source
10 19 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.17%) CRM
11 17 (5.52%) Microservices
12 15 (4.87%) Migration
13 13 (4.22%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.57%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.57%) Data Management
14 11 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 143 (46.43%) Java
2 100 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 84 (27.27%) C#
4 43 (13.96%) SQL
5 33 (10.71%) VB
6 25 (8.12%) Scala
7 14 (4.55%) Python
7 14 (4.55%) Ruby
7 14 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.90%) COBOL
8 12 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.90%) VBA
9 11 (3.57%) C++
9 11 (3.57%) JCL
9 11 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.25%) VB6
11 8 (2.60%) Perl
11 8 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.95%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 52 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.49%) Degree
4 19 (6.17%) Oracle Certification
5 18 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (5.52%) OCA
6 17 (5.52%) OCAJ
6 17 (5.52%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.32%) HL7
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.95%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Kibana
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (20.78%) Oracle
2 42 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.55%) Axway
3 14 (4.55%) Kofax
3 14 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.57%) CA
5 9 (2.92%) IBM
6 7 (2.27%) Micro Focus
7 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.62%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.30%) HP
8 4 (1.30%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.97%) OpenText
9 3 (0.97%) SAP
9 3 (0.97%) Tableau
9 3 (0.97%) Vignette
10 2 (0.65%) Informatica
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.32%) Genesys
11 1 (0.32%) webMethods
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