The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 109 99 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.87% 20.20% 17.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.53% 22.50% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 25
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£338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
558 440 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.48% 89.80% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 244 107
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 85 £338 +35.00% 79
Durham +3 7 £350 - 8
Northumberland - 1 £300 - 1
Teesside - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

1 111 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 105 (35.84%) SQL
3 90 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (30.03%) HTML
5 85 (29.01%) Java
6 81 (27.65%) CSS
7 77 (26.28%) C#
8 68 (23.21%) .NET
9 59 (20.14%) jQuery
10 55 (18.77%) UNIX
11 51 (17.41%) Microsoft
11 51 (17.41%) Web Development
12 46 (15.70%) Finance
13 45 (15.36%) Oracle
13 45 (15.36%) SQL Server
14 44 (15.02%) ASP.NET
15 42 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (14.33%) Scala
16 38 (12.97%) Linux
17 37 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (12.29%) Security Cleared
19 34 (11.60%) Subversion
19 34 (11.60%) MVC
20 33 (11.26%) Ajax
20 33 (11.26%) Web Services
20 33 (11.26%) Git (software)
21 32 (10.92%) HTML5
22 30 (10.24%) SAS
22 30 (10.24%) Web Design
23 29 (9.90%) Relational Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 30 (10.24%) SAS
2 11 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.41%) Node.js
4 8 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (2.39%) JBoss
5 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.05%) CMS
6 6 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.68%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.68%) Apache
9 2 (0.68%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.34%) CICS
10 1 (0.34%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (7.85%) MS Office
1 23 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.22%) HTTP
2 8 (2.73%) FTP
2 8 (2.73%) Telnet
3 6 (2.05%) Intranet
4 2 (0.68%) 2G
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 27 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (7.51%) Oracle Database
6 20 (6.83%) Base SAS
7 19 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 17 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (4.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 10 (3.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (1.71%) MySQL
16 4 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
17 3 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 34 (11.60%) Subversion
2 33 (11.26%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.07%) JUnit
5 8 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.02%) Selenium
6 3 (1.02%) Ant
7 2 (0.68%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.68%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Maven
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.68%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.68%) NUnit
7 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.34%) LSMW
8 1 (0.34%) Toad
8 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 46 (15.70%) Finance
2 14 (4.78%) Banking
3 7 (2.39%) Back Office
4 5 (1.71%) Advertising
4 5 (1.71%) Marketing
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (30.03%) HTML
2 81 (27.65%) CSS
3 68 (23.21%) .NET
4 59 (20.14%) jQuery
5 44 (15.02%) ASP.NET
6 33 (11.26%) Ajax
6 33 (11.26%) Web Services
7 32 (10.92%) HTML5
8 28 (9.56%) CSS3
8 28 (9.56%) JSON
9 27 (9.22%) XML
10 23 (7.85%) REST
10 23 (7.85%) RESTful
11 22 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (6.14%) SOAP
12 18 (6.14%) J2EE
13 15 (5.12%) Spring
14 12 (4.10%) ODBC
15 11 (3.75%) AngularJS
16 10 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.14%) Visualisation
2 13 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.07%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.07%) Statistics
4 8 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.05%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.37%) User Experience
6 4 (1.37%) NHS
7 3 (1.02%) Open Source
7 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) iPhone
8 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.68%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.77%) UNIX
2 38 (12.97%) Linux
3 26 (8.87%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.75%) Windows
5 8 (2.73%) Solaris
6 7 (2.39%) VME
7 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.41%) Web Development
3 42 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (11.60%) MVC
5 30 (10.24%) Web Design
6 27 (9.22%) Configuration Management
6 27 (9.22%) ETL
7 23 (7.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (7.51%) TDD
9 20 (6.83%) Scrum
10 18 (6.14%) Data Modelling
11 17 (5.80%) Reverse Engineering
12 14 (4.78%) Automated Testing
13 12 (4.10%) Web Application Development
13 12 (4.10%) CRM
13 12 (4.10%) Migration
13 12 (4.10%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.75%) Line Management
14 11 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 111 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 105 (35.84%) SQL
3 85 (29.01%) Java
4 77 (26.28%) C#
5 42 (14.33%) Scala
6 28 (9.56%) Ruby
6 28 (9.56%) VBA
6 28 (9.56%) Python
7 18 (6.14%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.12%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.41%) C
11 9 (3.07%) VBScript
11 9 (3.07%) VB
12 8 (2.73%) COBOL
13 7 (2.39%) C++
14 6 (2.05%) PHP
15 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.37%) Perl
17 2 (0.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 36 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) VCP4
4 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Degree
5 1 (0.34%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.34%) OCP
5 1 (0.34%) OCA
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 51 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.36%) Oracle
3 13 (4.44%) Informatica
4 4 (1.37%) SAP
5 3 (1.02%) ILOG
5 3 (1.02%) Micro Focus
5 3 (1.02%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.68%) Rogue Wave
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.68%) Mapinfo
6 2 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) Lotus
7 1 (0.34%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.34%) Google
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