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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 124 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.17% 18.85% 21.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.12% 21.05% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 39 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £464 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
587 342 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.73% 89.53% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 169 113
Average daily rate £350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.26 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 79 £330 +10.00% 52
Durham +8 25 £363 - 8
Northumberland - - - - 1
Teesside - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 117 (36.91%) Java
2 113 (35.65%) SQL
3 108 (34.07%) JavaScript
3 108 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (30.91%) C#
5 93 (29.34%) HTML
6 88 (27.76%) CSS
7 73 (23.03%) .NET
8 64 (20.19%) Scala
9 61 (19.24%) Microsoft
10 58 (18.30%) UNIX
11 55 (17.35%) jQuery
12 54 (17.03%) SQL Server
13 53 (16.72%) ASP.NET
13 53 (16.72%) Web Development
14 50 (15.77%) Ruby
14 50 (15.77%) Python
15 48 (15.14%) Oracle
16 47 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (14.51%) HTML5
17 46 (14.51%) REST
18 45 (14.20%) CSS3
19 43 (13.56%) Finance
19 43 (13.56%) Ajax
19 43 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (13.25%) JSON
21 36 (11.36%) Subversion
21 36 (11.36%) Web Services
21 36 (11.36%) Git (software)
22 34 (10.73%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.46%) SAS
2 20 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (2.84%) JBoss
4 9 (2.84%) CMS
5 8 (2.52%) Node.js
6 7 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.21%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.26%) WordPress
8 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.95%) Apache
8 3 (0.95%) Drupal
9 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.63%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) Jetty
10 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 30 (9.46%) MS Office
2 29 (9.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.52%) Office 365
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.41%) HTTP
2 14 (4.42%) Intranet
3 8 (2.52%) Telnet
3 8 (2.52%) FTP
3 8 (2.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) 2G
4 2 (0.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (8.83%) Relational Database
5 25 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (6.31%) Base SAS
6 20 (6.31%) Oracle Database
7 19 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 16 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (3.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 10 (3.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.84%) MySQL
12 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.58%) DB2
16 4 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
17 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 36 (11.36%) Subversion
1 36 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.47%) JUnit
4 7 (2.21%) Selenium
5 6 (1.89%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.63%) Maven
7 2 (0.63%) JIRA
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) Toad
8 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 43 (13.56%) Finance
2 14 (4.42%) Banking
3 7 (2.21%) Back Office
4 6 (1.89%) Marketing
5 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.26%) Advertising
5 4 (1.26%) Publishing
5 4 (1.26%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (29.34%) HTML
2 88 (27.76%) CSS
3 73 (23.03%) .NET
4 55 (17.35%) jQuery
5 53 (16.72%) ASP.NET
6 46 (14.51%) HTML5
6 46 (14.51%) REST
7 45 (14.20%) CSS3
8 43 (13.56%) Ajax
9 42 (13.25%) JSON
10 36 (11.36%) Web Services
11 31 (9.78%) RESTful
12 27 (8.52%) XML
13 23 (7.26%) Spring
13 23 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (6.62%) J2EE
15 19 (5.99%) SOAP
16 12 (3.79%) ODBC
16 12 (3.79%) JSF
17 11 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.68%) Visualisation
2 14 (4.42%) N-Tier
3 9 (2.84%) Statistics
4 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.21%) Open Source
6 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.89%) User Experience
7 5 (1.58%) NHS
8 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.95%) W3C
9 2 (0.63%) DTV
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) iPhone
10 1 (0.32%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.32%) GIS
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.32%) RIA
10 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.30%) UNIX
2 34 (10.73%) Linux
3 25 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 20 (6.31%) Windows
5 8 (2.52%) Solaris
6 7 (2.21%) VME
7 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.72%) Web Development
3 47 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (10.73%) Web Design
5 29 (9.15%) Scrum
6 27 (8.52%) ETL
7 25 (7.89%) MVC
8 24 (7.57%) Configuration Management
9 22 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (6.94%) TDD
10 21 (6.62%) Automated Testing
11 18 (5.68%) Data Modelling
12 17 (5.36%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.42%) Line Management
14 14 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.42%) Data Management
14 14 (4.42%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.10%) OO
16 11 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 117 (36.91%) Java
2 113 (35.65%) SQL
3 108 (34.07%) JavaScript
4 98 (30.91%) C#
5 64 (20.19%) Scala
6 50 (15.77%) Ruby
6 50 (15.77%) Python
7 33 (10.41%) VBA
8 20 (6.31%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 14 (4.42%) VBScript
10 14 (4.42%) VB
11 13 (4.10%) C++
12 12 (3.79%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.47%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.84%) PHP
15 8 (2.52%) COBOL
16 7 (2.21%) C
17 6 (1.89%) PHP5
18 5 (1.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.89%) SAS Certification
4 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.32%) OCP
5 1 (0.32%) OCA
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.32%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 61 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.14%) Oracle
3 12 (3.79%) Informatica
4 4 (1.26%) SAP
5 3 (0.95%) ILOG
5 3 (0.95%) Micro Focus
6 2 (0.63%) Lotus
6 2 (0.63%) IBM
6 2 (0.63%) HP
6 2 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.63%) Rogue Wave
7 1 (0.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.32%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.32%) Google
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £320 to £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: 3-6 months Contract - £Neg on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Gateshead
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago