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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 59 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.87% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£325 £238 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -30.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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
706 346 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.47% 92.76% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 170 162
Average daily rate £390 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.85% +11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 December 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 - 9 £385 - 4
Teesside - - - -
Durham - - - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) Java
3 23 (65.71%) Scala
4 21 (60.00%) C#
4 21 (60.00%) Python
4 21 (60.00%) Ruby
5 18 (51.43%) Ajax
6 17 (48.57%) CSS
6 17 (48.57%) HTML
7 16 (45.71%) RESTful
8 15 (42.86%) HTML5
8 15 (42.86%) CSS3
8 15 (42.86%) JSON
9 14 (40.00%) REST
10 11 (31.43%) Scrum
10 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
12 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
12 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
12 9 (25.71%) UNIX
12 9 (25.71%) Linux
12 9 (25.71%) Web Development
12 9 (25.71%) Subversion
12 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
13 8 (22.86%) Visualisation
14 7 (20.00%) Line Management
14 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 7 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (20.00%) Web Design
14 7 (20.00%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (25.71%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Publishing
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
1 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Ajax
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) RESTful
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
4 15 (42.86%) CSS3
4 15 (42.86%) JSON
5 14 (40.00%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) SOAP
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) Web Development
3 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Line Management
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (20.00%) Web Design
4 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) MVC
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Scala
3 21 (60.00%) C#
3 21 (60.00%) Python
3 21 (60.00%) Ruby
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle