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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 159 51 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.14% 15.41% 17.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.38% 17.17% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 32 36
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£350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +166.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
680 297 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.43% 89.73% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 137 196
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £32.50 £25.00
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 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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 0 119 £350 +7.27% 75
Durham +5 27 £284 +18.22% 8
Northumberland - - - -
Cleveland - - - -
Teesside - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 114 (41.30%) Java
2 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (35.87%) C#
4 88 (31.88%) JavaScript
5 87 (31.52%) HTML
6 85 (30.80%) CSS
7 76 (27.54%) SQL
8 71 (25.72%) .NET
9 57 (20.65%) ASP.NET
10 54 (19.57%) REST
11 53 (19.20%) Scala
12 52 (18.84%) HTML5
13 49 (17.75%) CSS3
14 48 (17.39%) Python
15 47 (17.03%) Oracle
15 47 (17.03%) Ruby
15 47 (17.03%) jQuery
16 46 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 41 (14.86%) Finance
17 41 (14.86%) Spring
18 40 (14.49%) JSON
19 38 (13.77%) UNIX
20 37 (13.41%) Web Services
20 37 (13.41%) Ajax
21 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
22 35 (12.68%) XML
23 34 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
24 33 (11.96%) SharePoint
25 29 (10.51%) SAS
26 28 (10.14%) HTTP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 33 (11.96%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.51%) SAS
3 15 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.90%) CMS
5 8 (2.90%) Apache
6 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.17%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.45%) WordPress
9 3 (1.09%) Drupal
9 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.72%) IIS
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.72%) Mule
10 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.07%) InfoPath
3 12 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.62%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.14%) HTTP
2 14 (5.07%) Intranet
3 11 (3.99%) Extranet
4 10 (3.62%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) 2G
5 1 (0.36%) RTSP
5 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.35%) MySQL
6 12 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.17%) DB2
10 5 (1.81%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.45%) DTS
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.09%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 28 (10.14%) Subversion
1 28 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.80%) JUnit
4 14 (5.07%) Selenium
5 12 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.62%) Maven
7 9 (3.26%) PHPUnit
8 8 (2.90%) Hudson
8 8 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.90%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.09%) CA Gen
10 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.36%) Toad
11 1 (0.36%) ERwin
11 1 (0.36%) JIRA
11 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (14.86%) Finance
2 16 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.26%) Marketing
4 8 (2.90%) Electronics
4 8 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.17%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (31.52%) HTML
2 85 (30.80%) CSS
3 71 (25.72%) .NET
4 57 (20.65%) ASP.NET
5 54 (19.57%) REST
6 52 (18.84%) HTML5
7 49 (17.75%) CSS3
8 47 (17.03%) jQuery
9 41 (14.86%) Spring
10 40 (14.49%) JSON
11 37 (13.41%) Ajax
11 37 (13.41%) Web Services
12 35 (12.68%) XML
13 25 (9.06%) RESTful
14 20 (7.25%) JMS
15 15 (5.43%) Apache CXF
15 15 (5.43%) Play Framework
16 14 (5.07%) J2EE
17 13 (4.71%) SOAP
18 12 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.71%) Visualisation
2 8 (2.90%) GIS
2 8 (2.90%) DTV
2 8 (2.90%) User Experience
3 7 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.45%) Open Source
6 3 (1.09%) W3C
6 3 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.09%) IVR
7 2 (0.72%) NHS
7 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.36%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.77%) UNIX
2 21 (7.61%) Linux
3 18 (6.52%) Windows
4 14 (5.07%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.45%) Android
6 3 (1.09%) zOS
6 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (9.42%) Scrum
4 24 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 23 (8.33%) Web Development
6 22 (7.97%) TDD
7 21 (7.61%) Configuration Management
7 21 (7.61%) MVC
7 21 (7.61%) Line Management
8 19 (6.88%) Automated Testing
8 19 (6.88%) OO
9 17 (6.16%) Web Design
9 17 (6.16%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.71%) B2B
11 12 (4.35%) OOP
11 12 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (3.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.30%) Java
2 99 (35.87%) C#
3 88 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 76 (27.54%) SQL
5 53 (19.20%) Scala
6 48 (17.39%) Python
7 47 (17.03%) Ruby
8 21 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 21 (7.61%) C++
9 17 (6.16%) PL/SQL
10 15 (5.43%) VB.NET
11 13 (4.71%) PHP
12 11 (3.99%) VB
13 9 (3.26%) PHP5
14 8 (2.90%) VBA
15 5 (1.81%) VBScript
15 5 (1.81%) VB6
16 3 (1.09%) COBOL
17 2 (0.72%) Perl
18 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (17.03%) Oracle
2 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.61%) JBoss
4 11 (3.99%) SAP
5 6 (2.17%) IBM
6 3 (1.09%) HP
6 3 (1.09%) Genesys
6 3 (1.09%) CA
6 3 (1.09%) Informatica
6 3 (1.09%) Lotus
6 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe
7 2 (0.72%) Siebel
7 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.72%) Axway
7 2 (0.72%) WSO2
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Talend
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