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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
England / North East
Rank 91 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% 1.45% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.54% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
899 846 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.14% 94.31% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 507 408
Median daily rate £370 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -32 1 £425 +21.42%
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) SAS
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) MDX
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) ETL
9 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (15.38%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (15.38%) Power BI
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (7.69%) CSS
10 1 (7.69%) Web Services
10 1 (7.69%) Windows
10 1 (7.69%) Solaris

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 5 (38.46%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) Power BI
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) MDX
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter