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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 236 185 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.35% 17.77% 22.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.21% 18.86% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 124 95
Median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% +6.41%
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
1168 981 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.82% 94.24% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 599 348
Median daily rate £344 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 55 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.17 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -7 204 £370 -10.84% 57
Durham -8 14 £428 +42.50% 6
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 138 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (31.46%) Java
3 120 (30.69%) JavaScript
4 114 (29.16%) SQL
5 94 (24.04%) CSS
6 91 (23.27%) Oracle
7 79 (20.20%) HTML
8 75 (19.18%) C#
8 75 (19.18%) .NET
8 75 (19.18%) Node.js
9 74 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (18.67%) TDD
11 71 (18.16%) AngularJS
12 63 (16.11%) SQL Server
13 62 (15.86%) Finance
14 60 (15.35%) Unix
15 56 (14.32%) Git (software)
16 50 (12.79%) XML
17 48 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (12.28%) MVC
17 48 (12.28%) BDD
18 46 (11.76%) Web Development
18 46 (11.76%) Linux
19 45 (11.51%) Security Cleared
20 42 (10.74%) Microservices
20 42 (10.74%) Web Services
20 42 (10.74%) PL/SQL
21 41 (10.49%) Scrum
22 40 (10.23%) ASP.NET
23 39 (9.97%) HTML5

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 22 (5.63%) IIS
2 17 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (3.58%) JBoss
4 13 (3.32%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.81%) CMS
6 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.02%) nginx
7 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.77%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.51%) Apache
9 2 (0.51%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.51%) PowerExchange
9 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
10 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (7.16%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (5.12%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (4.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (4.86%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (4.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.02%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.28%) GitHub
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.60%) HTTP
2 13 (3.32%) Internet
3 12 (3.07%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
4 1 (0.26%) PBX
4 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 18 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.58%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.30%) QlikView
9 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.77%) PowerCenter
14 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.91%) Subversion
3 25 (6.39%) GitLab
4 24 (6.14%) Protractor
5 23 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.37%) Maven
6 21 (5.37%) webpack
7 16 (4.09%) gulp
8 15 (3.84%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.58%) Grunt
10 13 (3.32%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (2.81%) GCC
11 11 (2.81%) GDB
12 10 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.30%) ProC
14 8 (2.05%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.79%) JIRA
16 6 (1.53%) Jasmine
16 6 (1.53%) Mercurial
16 6 (1.53%) Selenium
General
1 62 (15.86%) Finance
2 24 (6.14%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.58%) General Ledger
4 12 (3.07%) Retail
5 8 (2.05%) Law
6 6 (1.53%) Marketing
7 5 (1.28%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.77%) Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (24.04%) CSS
2 79 (20.20%) HTML
3 75 (19.18%) .NET
3 75 (19.18%) Node.js
4 71 (18.16%) AngularJS
5 50 (12.79%) XML
6 42 (10.74%) Web Services
7 40 (10.23%) ASP.NET
8 39 (9.97%) HTML5
9 30 (7.67%) EJS
9 30 (7.67%) Express
10 28 (7.16%) jQuery
11 26 (6.65%) CSS3
11 26 (6.65%) JSON
12 22 (5.63%) J2EE
13 17 (4.35%) .NET Framework
14 15 (3.84%) RESTful
14 15 (3.84%) Spring
15 14 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (3.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.56%) User Experience
4 7 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.53%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.02%) iPad
7 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.77%) iPhone
7 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.26%) CESG
9 1 (0.26%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.26%) Clustering
9 1 (0.26%) Replication
9 1 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.35%) Unix
2 46 (11.76%) Linux
3 32 (8.18%) Windows
4 19 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.09%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.81%) Solaris
7 8 (2.05%) Android
8 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) VME
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (18.67%) TDD
4 48 (12.28%) BDD
4 48 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (12.28%) MVC
5 46 (11.76%) Web Development
6 42 (10.74%) Microservices
7 41 (10.49%) Scrum
8 37 (9.46%) Data Management
9 35 (8.95%) Software Engineering
10 33 (8.44%) Regression Testing
11 31 (7.93%) Test Scripting
12 27 (6.91%) Front End Development
13 25 (6.39%) Asynchronous Programming
14 24 (6.14%) Unit Testing
15 22 (5.63%) Workflow
16 21 (5.37%) ETL
16 21 (5.37%) Migration
16 21 (5.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 123 (31.46%) Java
2 120 (30.69%) JavaScript
3 114 (29.16%) SQL
4 75 (19.18%) C#
5 42 (10.74%) PL/SQL
6 32 (8.18%) VB
7 28 (7.16%) Scala
8 27 (6.91%) C
8 27 (6.91%) C++
9 24 (6.14%) Shell Script
10 22 (5.63%) T-SQL
11 20 (5.12%) Python
11 20 (5.12%) Ruby
12 17 (4.35%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.81%) VBA
14 5 (1.28%) Clojure
14 5 (1.28%) Groovy
14 5 (1.28%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.02%) ES6
15 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.53%) Degree
5 2 (0.51%) MCTS
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) CLAS
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) MCAD
6 1 (0.26%) MCSD
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.58%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
1 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
1 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (23.27%) Oracle
2 23 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.12%) Informatica
4 11 (2.81%) HP
4 11 (2.81%) PTC
4 11 (2.81%) SAP
5 9 (2.30%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.53%) Sun
8 4 (1.02%) Axway
8 4 (1.02%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.77%) Google
10 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.51%) CA
10 2 (0.51%) Freescale
10 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.51%) Siebel
10 2 (0.51%) Teradata
11 1 (0.26%) Apple
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