The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 101 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.93% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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
1350 874 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.29% 94.18% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 531 294
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.65% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 65 35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -38 14 £500 -4.76% 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) RESTful
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Scala
8 6 (24.00%) Open Source
8 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 6 (24.00%) Microservices
9 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
9 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.00%) GitHub
9 5 (20.00%) Clojure
9 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
9 5 (20.00%) Groovy
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (20.00%) Spring

Senior 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Adabas
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (16.00%) Grunt
3 4 (16.00%) gulp
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.00%) Bower
6 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.00%) Mocha
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) HTML5
4 8 (32.00%) RESTful
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) Spring
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) Node.js
9 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET
9 3 (12.00%) D3.js
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) RequireJS
10 2 (8.00%) ActiveX
10 2 (8.00%) SOAP
10 2 (8.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (24.00%) Microservices
5 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (8.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
10 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
10 1 (4.00%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Scala
5 5 (20.00%) Clojure
5 5 (20.00%) Groovy
6 3 (12.00%) ES6
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (8.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) VB
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat