The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 12 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 166 143 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.31% 18.24% 19.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.69% 19.14% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 84
Median daily rate £333 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £501 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1058 747 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.21% 95.28% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 426 383
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 67 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.47 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 154 £325 - 55
Durham 0 6 £300 -2.83% 7
Northumberland -2 1 £400 +33.33%
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 164 (41.41%) Java
2 156 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 114 (28.79%) HTML
5 113 (28.54%) .NET
6 108 (27.27%) CSS
7 107 (27.02%) SQL Server
8 104 (26.26%) C#
9 86 (21.72%) Oracle
10 80 (20.20%) SQL
10 80 (20.20%) ASP.NET
11 65 (16.41%) Finance
12 59 (14.90%) MVC
13 58 (14.65%) Security Cleared
14 56 (14.14%) jQuery
15 53 (13.38%) Web Services
16 52 (13.13%) Web Development
17 48 (12.12%) TDD
18 47 (11.87%) XML
18 47 (11.87%) Microsoft
19 46 (11.62%) HTML5
20 44 (11.11%) Node.js
20 44 (11.11%) Spring
21 43 (10.86%) Linux
22 39 (9.85%) VB
22 39 (9.85%) Relational Database
23 37 (9.34%) AngularJS
24 35 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (8.84%) SC Cleared
25 34 (8.59%) Test Scripting

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 44 (11.11%) Node.js
2 26 (6.57%) JBoss
3 21 (5.30%) CMS
4 19 (4.80%) IIS
4 19 (4.80%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.04%) Apache
6 12 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.52%) CICS
8 6 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.01%) nginx
10 3 (0.76%) Documentum
10 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.51%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
11 2 (0.51%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.51%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.06%) Internet
2 15 (3.79%) HTTP
3 14 (3.54%) SSL
4 7 (1.77%) FTP
5 6 (1.52%) WinSCP
6 3 (0.76%) Intranet
7 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.25%) DHCP
8 1 (0.25%) DNS
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) IPsec
8 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.25%) LDAP
8 1 (0.25%) PBX
8 1 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.25%) Skype
8 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (27.02%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.85%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.03%) MySQL
10 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
11 10 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.02%) MS Access
13 7 (1.77%) DB2
13 7 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.52%) Easytrieve
14 6 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.30%) Subversion
4 17 (4.29%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.78%) JUnit
6 9 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.52%) Ant
8 6 (1.52%) JIRA
8 6 (1.52%) StarTeam
9 5 (1.26%) CA Gen
9 5 (1.26%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.26%) Grunt
9 5 (1.26%) Maven
9 5 (1.26%) Selenium
10 4 (1.01%) gulp
10 4 (1.01%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.76%) Bower
General
1 65 (16.41%) Finance
2 18 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.02%) Advertising
4 6 (1.52%) Banking
5 5 (1.26%) General Ledger
5 5 (1.26%) Marketing
5 5 (1.26%) Publishing
6 2 (0.51%) Electronics
6 2 (0.51%) Retail
6 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Games
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (28.79%) HTML
2 113 (28.54%) .NET
3 108 (27.27%) CSS
4 80 (20.20%) ASP.NET
5 56 (14.14%) jQuery
6 53 (13.38%) Web Services
7 47 (11.87%) XML
8 46 (11.62%) HTML5
9 44 (11.11%) Spring
10 37 (9.34%) AngularJS
11 28 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (7.07%) J2EE
12 27 (6.82%) .NET Framework
13 24 (6.06%) JSON
14 23 (5.81%) Hibernate
15 20 (5.05%) RESTful
16 18 (4.55%) CSS3
17 16 (4.04%) Ajax
17 16 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (3.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.02%) Mainframe
3 8 (2.02%) User Experience
4 7 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (1.52%) NHS
5 6 (1.52%) VSAM
6 5 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.01%) Blog
7 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.76%) Statistics
9 2 (0.51%) iPad
9 2 (0.51%) iPhone
9 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.25%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.86%) Linux
2 26 (6.57%) Unix
3 18 (4.55%) Windows
4 14 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.52%) MVS
7 5 (1.26%) zOS
8 4 (1.01%) Android
8 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.25%) VME
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.90%) MVC
3 52 (13.13%) Web Development
4 48 (12.12%) TDD
5 34 (8.59%) Test Scripting
6 32 (8.08%) SDLC
7 29 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (7.32%) Scrum
8 28 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.31%) Software Engineering
10 24 (6.06%) BDD
11 23 (5.81%) Mentoring
12 22 (5.56%) Microservices
12 22 (5.56%) Migration
13 20 (5.05%) Data Management
13 20 (5.05%) Open Source
14 19 (4.80%) CRM
14 19 (4.80%) Integration Testing
15 17 (4.29%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 164 (41.41%) Java
2 132 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 104 (26.26%) C#
4 80 (20.20%) SQL
5 39 (9.85%) VB
6 27 (6.82%) Scala
7 25 (6.31%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.05%) VB.NET
9 17 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.04%) Python
10 16 (4.04%) Ruby
11 14 (3.54%) VBA
12 12 (3.03%) COBOL
12 12 (3.03%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.78%) C++
13 11 (2.78%) JCL
13 11 (2.78%) PHP
14 10 (2.53%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.53%) VB6
15 7 (1.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.05%) Degree
4 18 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (4.04%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (3.54%) OCA
6 14 (3.54%) OCAJ
6 14 (3.54%) OCP
7 5 (1.26%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.26%) PMP
7 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.25%) HL7
2 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.52%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Kibana
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (21.72%) Oracle
2 47 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.54%) Kofax
3 14 (3.54%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.28%) Axway
5 12 (3.03%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.78%) CA
7 8 (2.02%) IBM
8 7 (1.77%) Micro Focus
9 6 (1.52%) HP
9 6 (1.52%) SAP
9 6 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.26%) Informatica
11 3 (0.76%) OpenText
11 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.76%) Tableau
11 3 (0.76%) Vignette
12 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.25%) webMethods
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