The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 84 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.95% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.56% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £376 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.40%
Senior 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
1066 719 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.98% 95.36% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 418 385
Average daily rate £340 £347 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +19.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Senior 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 Senior Developer across the North East region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Senior 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 Senior Developer across the North East region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 10 £376 +7.42% 4
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Apache
8 5 (25.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) XHTML
9 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Node.js
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Relational Database

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) CICS
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) WinSCP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) Easytrieve
4 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.00%) Bower
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Grunt
5 1 (5.00%) gulp
5 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) Mocha
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 4 (20.00%) XHTML
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Apache CXF
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) ISPF
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) Spring
8 1 (5.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) VSAM
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) MVS
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) CLIST
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL
5 2 (10.00%) JCL
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) REXX
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) Clojure
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat