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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 283 232 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.69% 21.11% 21.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.37% 22.14% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 167 113
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £12.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +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
1265 1048 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.47% 95.36% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 667 422
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 47
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 253 £375 -12.79% 51
Durham -5 14 £428 +42.50% 6
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 179 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (34.65%) JavaScript
3 137 (30.04%) Java
4 127 (27.85%) CSS
5 122 (26.75%) SQL
6 112 (24.56%) Node.js
7 105 (23.03%) AngularJS
8 103 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (22.15%) TDD
10 97 (21.27%) Oracle
11 92 (20.18%) C#
11 92 (20.18%) HTML
11 92 (20.18%) .NET
12 82 (17.98%) Git (software)
13 72 (15.79%) MVC
13 72 (15.79%) BDD
14 70 (15.35%) SQL Server
15 66 (14.47%) Microservices
16 65 (14.25%) XML
17 64 (14.04%) Unix
18 61 (13.38%) Finance
18 61 (13.38%) Software Engineering
19 59 (12.94%) Data Management
20 58 (12.72%) Security Cleared
21 57 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (11.84%) Web Services
23 52 (11.40%) Express
24 51 (11.18%) EJS
25 50 (10.96%) Test Scripting
25 50 (10.96%) Linux

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 21 (4.61%) IIS
2 17 (3.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 17 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 13 (2.85%) JBoss
4 10 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.97%) nginx
6 6 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.32%) CMS
6 6 (1.32%) Confluence
7 5 (1.10%) OpenROAD
7 5 (1.10%) SAS
7 5 (1.10%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.44%) Apache
10 2 (0.44%) PowerExchange
10 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Drupal
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (6.36%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (4.39%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.88%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.10%) GitHub
3 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.44%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.95%) HTTP
2 16 (3.51%) Internet
3 12 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) PBX
4 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.22%) SAN
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (4.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 19 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.19%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.97%) QlikView
12 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.66%) MySQL
15 3 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.66%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 82 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.65%) Protractor
3 43 (9.43%) GitLab
4 42 (9.21%) webpack
5 30 (6.58%) Subversion
6 25 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 21 (4.61%) Maven
8 18 (3.95%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.51%) gulp
10 15 (3.29%) JIRA
11 14 (3.07%) Grunt
12 13 (2.85%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (2.63%) GCC
13 12 (2.63%) GDB
14 10 (2.19%) ProC
15 9 (1.97%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (1.54%) Cucumber
17 7 (1.54%) IntelliJ
18 6 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 61 (13.38%) Finance
2 25 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 15 (3.29%) Retail
4 14 (3.07%) General Ledger
5 9 (1.97%) Law
6 5 (1.10%) Advertising
6 5 (1.10%) Back Office
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Electronics
7 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (27.85%) CSS
2 112 (24.56%) Node.js
3 105 (23.03%) AngularJS
4 92 (20.18%) .NET
4 92 (20.18%) HTML
5 65 (14.25%) XML
6 54 (11.84%) Web Services
7 52 (11.40%) Express
8 51 (11.18%) EJS
9 44 (9.65%) HTML5
10 42 (9.21%) ASP.NET
11 33 (7.24%) CSS3
11 33 (7.24%) jQuery
12 30 (6.58%) JSON
13 23 (5.04%) J2EE
14 21 (4.61%) Spring
15 18 (3.95%) REST
16 15 (3.29%) Ajax
16 15 (3.29%) RESTful
17 14 (3.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.19%) User Experience
4 8 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.75%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.88%) iPad
7 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.66%) iPhone
7 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.44%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.22%) CESG
9 1 (0.22%) Clustering
9 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.22%) NHS
9 1 (0.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.04%) Unix
2 50 (10.96%) Linux
3 33 (7.24%) Windows
4 17 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.07%) Solaris
7 6 (1.32%) Android
7 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
3 101 (22.15%) TDD
4 72 (15.79%) BDD
4 72 (15.79%) MVC
5 66 (14.47%) Microservices
6 61 (13.38%) Software Engineering
7 59 (12.94%) Data Management
8 50 (10.96%) Test Scripting
9 47 (10.31%) Scrum
10 46 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (9.65%) Asynchronous Programming
12 43 (9.43%) Functional Programming
12 43 (9.43%) Unit Testing
13 39 (8.55%) Regression Testing
14 38 (8.33%) Web Development
15 33 (7.24%) Front End Development
16 27 (5.92%) Migration
17 23 (5.04%) Workflow
18 22 (4.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 158 (34.65%) JavaScript
2 137 (30.04%) Java
3 122 (26.75%) SQL
4 92 (20.18%) C#
5 50 (10.96%) PL/SQL
6 38 (8.33%) C
7 35 (7.68%) C++
8 32 (7.02%) VB
9 26 (5.70%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.17%) Scala
11 18 (3.95%) Python
12 16 (3.51%) Ruby
12 16 (3.51%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.85%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.41%) VBA
15 5 (1.10%) PHP
15 5 (1.10%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.88%) Clojure
16 4 (0.88%) ES6
16 4 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 58 (12.72%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.10%) Degree
5 2 (0.44%) CISSP
5 2 (0.44%) MCTS
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) CLAS
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) MCAD
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) SANS
6 1 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.95%) QA
2 11 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.88%) Docker
1 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Ansible
1 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.22%) Puppet
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (21.27%) Oracle
2 30 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.39%) Informatica
4 13 (2.85%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.41%) HP
5 11 (2.41%) PTC
5 11 (2.41%) SAP
6 8 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.54%) Sun
8 6 (1.32%) Google
8 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.88%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.66%) Axway
11 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.44%) CA
12 2 (0.44%) Freescale
12 2 (0.44%) Rally
12 2 (0.44%) Teradata
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