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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 148 124 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.76% 20.60% 16.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.22% 21.91% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 83 25
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£328 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.25 £27.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -6.07%
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
732 566 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.78% 94.02% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 349 120
Average daily rate £368 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 19 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 -2 105 £368 +13.07% 73
Durham +1 22 £325 +14.03% 21
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 91 (35.41%) SQL
2 79 (30.74%) JavaScript
3 68 (26.46%) Java
4 60 (23.35%) HTML
5 56 (21.79%) .NET
6 55 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (21.01%) Oracle
8 51 (19.84%) C#
9 50 (19.46%) CSS
10 46 (17.90%) Finance
11 45 (17.51%) SQL Server
12 44 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (16.73%) jQuery
14 38 (14.79%) MVC
15 34 (13.23%) PL/SQL
15 34 (13.23%) Security Cleared
16 29 (11.28%) Oracle Database
16 29 (11.28%) SAS
17 26 (10.12%) Web Services
17 26 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (10.12%) Spring
18 25 (9.73%) J2EE
19 23 (8.95%) ETL
19 23 (8.95%) Microsoft
20 22 (8.56%) Informatica
20 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET
21 21 (8.17%) Data Modelling
21 21 (8.17%) AngularJS
22 20 (7.78%) SC Cleared
22 20 (7.78%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (11.28%) SAS
2 11 (4.28%) Node.js
3 8 (3.11%) JBoss
3 8 (3.11%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.11%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.33%) AquaLogic
6 5 (1.95%) CMS
6 5 (1.95%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) Mule
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
8 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (2.72%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.39%) Magento
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.50%) HTTP
2 7 (2.72%) LDAP
3 2 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.39%) 2G
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.28%) Oracle Database
3 26 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 13 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (4.28%) Base SAS
10 10 (3.89%) MySQL
11 9 (3.50%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.72%) QlikView
13 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.95%) Oracle OWB
15 3 (1.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 3 (1.17%) Cognos Report Studio
15 3 (1.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 3 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (5.45%) ERwin
2 12 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.89%) Subversion
3 10 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.11%) Ant
5 4 (1.56%) JUnit
6 3 (1.17%) Selenium
6 3 (1.17%) Maven
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.78%) Toad
7 2 (0.78%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.78%) Hudson
7 2 (0.78%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (17.90%) Finance
2 8 (3.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.72%) Back Office
4 6 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.56%) Electronics
5 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.17%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.35%) HTML
2 56 (21.79%) .NET
3 50 (19.46%) CSS
4 43 (16.73%) jQuery
5 26 (10.12%) Web Services
5 26 (10.12%) Spring
6 25 (9.73%) J2EE
7 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET
8 21 (8.17%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.23%) XML
10 15 (5.84%) HTML5
10 15 (5.84%) .NET Framework
10 15 (5.84%) SOAP
11 14 (5.45%) Hibernate
12 13 (5.06%) Entity Framework
13 12 (4.67%) JMS
14 11 (4.28%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (3.89%) Ajax
15 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (3.89%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.33%) NHS
2 6 (2.33%) Clustering
2 6 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (1.56%) DTV
4 3 (1.17%) User Experience
4 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.17%) GIS
5 2 (0.78%) Statistics
5 2 (0.78%) Derivative
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.39%) DataPower
6 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.78%) Linux
2 19 (7.39%) UNIX
3 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.17%) Android
5 3 (1.17%) Windows
6 1 (0.39%) VME
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (14.79%) MVC
4 23 (8.95%) ETL
5 21 (8.17%) Data Modelling
6 20 (7.78%) TDD
7 16 (6.23%) Dimensional Modelling
8 15 (5.84%) Web Development
9 14 (5.45%) CRM
10 13 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.67%) Scrum
11 12 (4.67%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.28%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.28%) Workflow
13 10 (3.89%) SOA
13 10 (3.89%) OO
14 9 (3.50%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.50%) ITIL
15 8 (3.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (35.41%) SQL
2 79 (30.74%) JavaScript
3 68 (26.46%) Java
4 51 (19.84%) C#
5 34 (13.23%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.45%) Scala
7 9 (3.50%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.11%) C
9 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.33%) PHP
10 6 (2.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 5 (1.95%) Python
12 4 (1.56%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) C++
12 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.17%) VBA
14 2 (0.78%) SAPscript
14 2 (0.78%) ABAP
14 2 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (13.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.56%) Degree
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) OCP
5 2 (0.78%) OCA
5 2 (0.78%) MCP
5 2 (0.78%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
1 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.39%) Salt
1 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 54 (21.01%) Oracle
2 23 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.56%) Informatica
4 7 (2.72%) SAP
4 7 (2.72%) HP
4 7 (2.72%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.95%) Google
6 5 (1.95%) IBM
7 3 (1.17%) Cognos
7 3 (1.17%) Siebel
8 1 (0.39%) Nuxeo
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.39%) Axway
8 1 (0.39%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.39%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.39%) Sun
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