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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 142 135 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.37% 21.16% 17.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.85% 22.84% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 90 26
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£325 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £437 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -43.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
681 591 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.91% 92.63% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 366 111
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 12 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.47 £17.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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 +2 117 £325 +18.18% 69
Durham +1 7 £309 +27.31% 11
Northumberland - 1 £300 - 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 122 (44.69%) SQL
2 99 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 66 (24.18%) Java
4 65 (23.81%) .NET
5 64 (23.44%) Oracle
6 60 (21.98%) HTML
6 60 (21.98%) jQuery
7 55 (20.15%) C#
8 52 (19.05%) Finance
9 50 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (17.58%) CSS
11 47 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (16.48%) SQL Server
13 44 (16.12%) Microsoft
14 38 (13.92%) PL/SQL
15 37 (13.55%) Oracle Database
16 36 (13.19%) MVC
17 35 (12.82%) Security Cleared
18 34 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 33 (12.09%) ASP.NET
20 32 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 31 (11.36%) Web Services
21 31 (11.36%) Data Modelling
22 30 (10.99%) Web Development
23 27 (9.89%) ETL
24 24 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 24 (8.79%) XML
24 24 (8.79%) UNIX
24 24 (8.79%) VBA
25 23 (8.42%) SC Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 21 (7.69%) SAS
2 11 (4.03%) Node.js
3 9 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.93%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.20%) CMS
6 6 (2.20%) JBoss
7 5 (1.83%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.10%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.73%) Apache
10 2 (0.73%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.37%) Mule
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.66%) HTTP
2 6 (2.20%) LDAP
3 4 (1.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.73%) 2G
5 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.55%) Oracle Database
3 34 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 13 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.03%) Base SAS
8 11 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.56%) QlikView
11 6 (2.20%) MySQL
11 6 (2.20%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (2.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 13 (4.76%) ERwin
1 13 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.03%) Subversion
4 7 (2.56%) Ant
5 6 (2.20%) JUnit
6 5 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.73%) Toad
8 2 (0.73%) NUnit
8 2 (0.73%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.73%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.73%) Maven
8 2 (0.73%) Selenium
8 2 (0.73%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.73%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.37%) Hudson
9 1 (0.37%) LSMW
General
1 52 (19.05%) Finance
2 13 (4.76%) Banking
3 7 (2.56%) Back Office
4 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.20%) Marketing
5 5 (1.83%) Advertising
6 3 (1.10%) Electronics
6 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.73%) Legal
7 2 (0.73%) Publishing
7 2 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.81%) .NET
2 60 (21.98%) HTML
2 60 (21.98%) jQuery
3 48 (17.58%) CSS
4 33 (12.09%) ASP.NET
5 31 (11.36%) Web Services
6 24 (8.79%) XML
6 24 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (8.06%) J2EE
8 18 (6.59%) Spring
9 15 (5.49%) SOAP
9 15 (5.49%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.13%) HTML5
10 14 (5.13%) Ajax
11 10 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 10 (3.66%) Sass
12 9 (3.30%) Mustache
12 9 (3.30%) Entity Framework
12 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.56%) NHS
3 6 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.83%) Clustering
4 5 (1.83%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.83%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.10%) DTV
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
7 2 (0.73%) Derivative
7 2 (0.73%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Open Source
8 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.37%) iPhone
8 1 (0.37%) DataPower
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.79%) UNIX
2 22 (8.06%) Linux
3 7 (2.56%) Mac OS X
3 7 (2.56%) Windows
4 6 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.47%) VME
6 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.19%) MVC
4 31 (11.36%) Data Modelling
5 30 (10.99%) Web Development
6 27 (9.89%) ETL
7 20 (7.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (6.23%) Reverse Engineering
9 16 (5.86%) TDD
10 13 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.76%) CRM
11 12 (4.40%) Web Design
12 11 (4.03%) Workflow
12 11 (4.03%) Migration
12 11 (4.03%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.93%) Scrum
14 8 (2.93%) ITIL
14 8 (2.93%) OO
14 8 (2.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 122 (44.69%) SQL
2 99 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 66 (24.18%) Java
4 55 (20.15%) C#
5 38 (13.92%) PL/SQL
6 24 (8.79%) VBA
7 14 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.13%) Scala
8 11 (4.03%) C
9 8 (2.93%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.56%) VB
11 6 (2.20%) C++
12 5 (1.83%) COBOL
12 5 (1.83%) VBScript
12 5 (1.83%) Perl
12 5 (1.83%) Python
12 5 (1.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (1.47%) PHP
14 3 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.10%) Degree
4 2 (0.73%) OCAJ
4 2 (0.73%) OCP
4 2 (0.73%) OCA
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (23.44%) Oracle
2 44 (16.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.69%) Informatica
4 6 (2.20%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.20%) CheckPoint
4 6 (2.20%) SAP
5 5 (1.83%) HP
6 4 (1.47%) IBM
6 4 (1.47%) Google
7 3 (1.10%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.10%) ILOG
7 3 (1.10%) Siebel
8 2 (0.73%) Rogue Wave
9 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.37%) Nuxeo
9 1 (0.37%) Sun
9 1 (0.37%) Cognos
9 1 (0.37%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.37%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.37%) InterSystems
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