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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 157 45 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.82% 13.08% 16.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.65% 14.47% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 25 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £216 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
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
637 311 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.59% 90.41% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 139 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 32
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.54 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £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 18 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 18 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 +3 113 £363 +7.40% 76
Durham +7 29 £255 +22.89% 8
Northumberland - - - -
Cleveland - - - -
Teesside - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 112 (39.58%) Java
2 100 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (33.92%) C#
4 86 (30.39%) JavaScript
4 86 (30.39%) SQL
5 85 (30.04%) HTML
6 82 (28.98%) CSS
7 70 (24.73%) .NET
8 59 (20.85%) Oracle
9 55 (19.43%) ASP.NET
10 52 (18.37%) REST
11 51 (18.02%) HTML5
12 48 (16.96%) jQuery
12 48 (16.96%) CSS3
12 48 (16.96%) SQL Server
13 46 (16.25%) Scala
14 45 (15.90%) Python
14 45 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (15.55%) Ruby
16 43 (15.19%) Spring
17 40 (14.13%) SAS
18 39 (13.78%) Finance
18 39 (13.78%) JSON
19 38 (13.43%) Microsoft
19 38 (13.43%) Web Services
20 37 (13.07%) UNIX
20 37 (13.07%) Ajax
21 36 (12.72%) XML
22 35 (12.37%) SharePoint
23 28 (9.89%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 40 (14.13%) SAS
2 35 (12.37%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.83%) Apache
5 8 (2.83%) CMS
6 6 (2.12%) MQSeries
6 6 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.41%) WordPress
9 3 (1.06%) Drupal
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.71%) IIS
10 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.71%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 15 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.59%) InfoPath
3 12 (4.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.54%) HTTP
2 14 (4.95%) Intranet
3 11 (3.89%) Extranet
4 10 (3.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) RTSP
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.48%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.77%) Oracle Database
4 21 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.95%) Base SAS
8 12 (4.24%) MySQL
9 10 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.12%) DB2
11 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (1.41%) DTS
14 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.54%) Subversion
1 27 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.65%) JUnit
4 14 (4.95%) Selenium
5 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.53%) Maven
7 9 (3.18%) PHPUnit
8 8 (2.83%) Hudson
8 8 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.83%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.06%) ERwin
9 3 (1.06%) CA Gen
10 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.35%) JIRA
11 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 39 (13.78%) Finance
2 16 (5.65%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.18%) Marketing
4 8 (2.83%) Electronics
4 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.12%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.06%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (30.04%) HTML
2 82 (28.98%) CSS
3 70 (24.73%) .NET
4 55 (19.43%) ASP.NET
5 52 (18.37%) REST
6 51 (18.02%) HTML5
7 48 (16.96%) CSS3
7 48 (16.96%) jQuery
8 43 (15.19%) Spring
9 39 (13.78%) JSON
10 38 (13.43%) Web Services
11 37 (13.07%) Ajax
12 36 (12.72%) XML
13 23 (8.13%) RESTful
14 21 (7.42%) JMS
15 16 (5.65%) Apache CXF
16 15 (5.30%) Play Framework
17 14 (4.95%) J2EE
18 13 (4.59%) SOAP
19 12 (4.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.59%) Visualisation
2 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.83%) GIS
3 8 (2.83%) DTV
4 7 (2.47%) User Experience
5 6 (2.12%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.41%) Open Source
7 3 (1.06%) W3C
7 3 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.06%) IVR
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.35%) RIA
9 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.07%) UNIX
2 20 (7.07%) Linux
3 18 (6.36%) Windows
4 13 (4.59%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.77%) Android
6 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.06%) zOS
8 2 (0.71%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (9.54%) Scrum
4 24 (8.48%) Unit Testing
5 22 (7.77%) Web Development
5 22 (7.77%) TDD
6 21 (7.42%) Configuration Management
6 21 (7.42%) MVC
7 19 (6.71%) Line Management
8 18 (6.36%) Web Design
8 18 (6.36%) OO
8 18 (6.36%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.01%) Automated Testing
9 17 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.30%) Dimensional Modelling
10 15 (5.30%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (4.59%) CRM
11 13 (4.59%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.58%) Java
2 96 (33.92%) C#
3 86 (30.39%) JavaScript
3 86 (30.39%) SQL
4 46 (16.25%) Scala
5 45 (15.90%) Python
6 44 (15.55%) Ruby
7 28 (9.89%) PL/SQL
8 21 (7.42%) T-SQL
8 21 (7.42%) C++
9 16 (5.65%) VB.NET
10 13 (4.59%) PHP
11 10 (3.53%) VB
12 9 (3.18%) PHP5
13 8 (2.83%) VBA
14 5 (1.77%) VBScript
15 4 (1.41%) VB6
16 3 (1.06%) COBOL
17 2 (0.71%) Perl
18 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) Degree
4 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (20.85%) Oracle
2 38 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.77%) JBoss
4 12 (4.24%) SAP
5 6 (2.12%) IBM
6 3 (1.06%) HP
6 3 (1.06%) Genesys
6 3 (1.06%) CA
6 3 (1.06%) Informatica
6 3 (1.06%) Lotus
6 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.71%) Siebel
7 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe
7 2 (0.71%) Axway
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.71%) hybris
7 2 (0.71%) WSO2
8 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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