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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 161 89 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.13% 23.61% 23.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.74% 25.43% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 53 43
Average daily rate
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£373 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £212 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
708 350 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.50% 92.84% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 172 158
Average daily rate £390 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -2 118 £380 +32.17% 41
Durham 0 25 £375 - 7
Northumberland - - - - 1
Teesside - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 117 (37.26%) Java
2 115 (36.62%) SQL
3 106 (33.76%) JavaScript
4 105 (33.44%) C#
5 101 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (28.03%) HTML
7 83 (26.43%) CSS
8 79 (25.16%) .NET
9 65 (20.70%) jQuery
10 64 (20.38%) Scala
11 61 (19.43%) SQL Server
11 61 (19.43%) Microsoft
12 60 (19.11%) ASP.NET
13 51 (16.24%) REST
14 50 (15.92%) Python
14 50 (15.92%) Ruby
15 49 (15.61%) UNIX
16 48 (15.29%) Web Development
17 47 (14.97%) Oracle
17 47 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (14.97%) Finance
18 45 (14.33%) Ajax
19 44 (14.01%) HTML5
20 43 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 43 (13.69%) JSON
20 43 (13.69%) CSS3
21 41 (13.06%) Web Services
22 39 (12.42%) XML
23 37 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 34 (10.83%) VBA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 31 (9.87%) SAS
2 27 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (4.46%) JBoss
5 10 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (2.87%) CMS
7 7 (2.23%) MQSeries
8 6 (1.91%) Apache
9 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.27%) WordPress
11 3 (0.96%) Drupal
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.64%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.32%) Confluence
13 1 (0.32%) Node.js
13 1 (0.32%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 31 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.55%) MS Office
3 13 (4.14%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.55%) Office 365
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.87%) HTTP
2 14 (4.46%) Intranet
3 11 (3.50%) Extranet
4 8 (2.55%) Telnet
4 8 (2.55%) Internet
4 8 (2.55%) FTP
5 2 (0.64%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.01%) Oracle Database
7 20 (6.37%) Base SAS
7 20 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (5.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 16 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (3.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 10 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (3.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.87%) MySQL
13 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.27%) DB2
15 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.96%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 30 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.24%) Subversion
3 15 (4.78%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.46%) JUnit
5 12 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.55%) Selenium
7 6 (1.91%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.91%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.59%) Maven
9 4 (1.27%) Hudson
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.64%) Toad
11 2 (0.64%) JIRA
12 1 (0.32%) Xcode
12 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (14.97%) Finance
2 14 (4.46%) Banking
3 7 (2.23%) Marketing
3 7 (2.23%) Back Office
4 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.59%) Publishing
5 4 (1.27%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Electronics
6 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (28.03%) HTML
2 83 (26.43%) CSS
3 79 (25.16%) .NET
4 65 (20.70%) jQuery
5 60 (19.11%) ASP.NET
6 51 (16.24%) REST
7 45 (14.33%) Ajax
8 44 (14.01%) HTML5
9 43 (13.69%) CSS3
9 43 (13.69%) JSON
10 41 (13.06%) Web Services
11 39 (12.42%) XML
12 31 (9.87%) Spring
12 31 (9.87%) RESTful
13 25 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (7.01%) J2EE
15 18 (5.73%) SOAP
16 15 (4.78%) .NET Framework
17 12 (3.82%) ODBC
17 12 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.73%) Visualisation
2 14 (4.46%) N-Tier
3 9 (2.87%) Statistics
3 9 (2.87%) User Experience
4 7 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.23%) Open Source
5 6 (1.91%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.27%) NHS
6 4 (1.27%) GIS
7 3 (0.96%) W3C
7 3 (0.96%) DTV
8 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.64%) iPhone
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.32%) RIA
9 1 (0.32%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.61%) UNIX
2 27 (8.60%) Linux
3 20 (6.37%) Mac OS X
3 20 (6.37%) Windows
4 8 (2.55%) Solaris
5 7 (2.23%) VME
6 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.29%) Web Development
3 47 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (9.24%) Web Design
5 28 (8.92%) Scrum
6 27 (8.60%) ETL
7 25 (7.96%) MVC
8 24 (7.64%) TDD
9 21 (6.69%) Automated Testing
10 20 (6.37%) Data Modelling
10 20 (6.37%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
11 17 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (5.10%) Data Management
13 15 (4.78%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.46%) Line Management
14 14 (4.46%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.46%) OO
15 13 (4.14%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 117 (37.26%) Java
2 115 (36.62%) SQL
3 106 (33.76%) JavaScript
4 105 (33.44%) C#
5 64 (20.38%) Scala
6 50 (15.92%) Ruby
6 50 (15.92%) Python
7 34 (10.83%) VBA
8 21 (6.69%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.05%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.41%) PL/SQL
11 15 (4.78%) VB
12 14 (4.46%) VBScript
12 14 (4.46%) C++
13 10 (3.18%) PHP
13 10 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.23%) COBOL
15 6 (1.91%) PHP5
16 5 (1.59%) C
17 3 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.91%) SAS Certification
4 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.32%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.32%) OCP
5 1 (0.32%) OCA
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) HL7
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 61 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.97%) Oracle
3 12 (3.82%) Informatica
4 4 (1.27%) SAP
5 3 (0.96%) HP
5 3 (0.96%) ILOG
5 3 (0.96%) Micro Focus
6 2 (0.64%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.64%) Rogue Wave
6 2 (0.64%) Lotus
6 2 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.32%) Genesys
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter
7 1 (0.32%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.32%) Google
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