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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 46 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.45% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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
642 318 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.37% 90.08% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 142 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 32
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.54 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 23 £388 - 7
Durham - - - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Java
3 17 (65.38%) Ruby
4 16 (61.54%) Scala
4 16 (61.54%) Python
5 15 (57.69%) C#
6 14 (53.85%) Ajax
7 12 (46.15%) HTML
7 12 (46.15%) CSS
8 11 (42.31%) JSON
8 11 (42.31%) RESTful
8 11 (42.31%) HTML5
8 11 (42.31%) CSS3
9 10 (38.46%) REST
10 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
11 8 (30.77%) Scrum
11 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
12 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
12 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
12 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
12 7 (26.92%) Subversion
13 6 (23.08%) Web Development
13 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
13 6 (23.08%) Web Design
13 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 6 (23.08%) HTTP
13 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
13 6 (23.08%) UNIX
13 6 (23.08%) Linux
13 6 (23.08%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Ajax
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) JSON
3 11 (42.31%) RESTful
3 11 (42.31%) HTML5
3 11 (42.31%) CSS3
4 10 (38.46%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Web Design
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Line Management
4 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) BDD
8 1 (3.85%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Ruby
3 16 (61.54%) Scala
3 16 (61.54%) Python
4 15 (57.69%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Capita