The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 109 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.30% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £383 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft 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
1221 1063 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.50% 95.17% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 680 396
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 52 50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer across the North East region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer across the North East region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 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 -28 3 £390 +4.00%
Durham - 1 £315 -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) VB
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) ActiveX
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (11.11%) CMS
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum

Microsoft 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ActiveX
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) MDX
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter