The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / North East
Rank 74 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.09% 0.45% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.54% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £355 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +42.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
821 745 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.97% 83.05% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 475 321
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
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 Software Engineering 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 -3 19 £450 +26.76% 10
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (54.02%) CSS
2 47 (54.02%) Node.js
3 46 (52.87%) JavaScript
4 42 (48.28%) TDD
4 42 (48.28%) BDD
4 42 (48.28%) AngularJS
4 42 (48.28%) Microservices
5 39 (44.83%) Data Management
6 37 (42.53%) Java
6 37 (42.53%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (39.08%) Unit Testing
8 32 (36.78%) MVC
8 32 (36.78%) Git (software)
9 29 (33.33%) Functional Programming
9 29 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 28 (32.18%) GitLab
10 28 (32.18%) webpack
10 28 (32.18%) Express
10 28 (32.18%) Protractor
10 28 (32.18%) EJS
10 28 (32.18%) Asynchronous Programming
11 25 (28.74%) Web Services
12 22 (25.29%) JIRA
12 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
13 19 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (21.84%) HTML
13 19 (21.84%) Scrum
14 17 (19.54%) Confluence

Software Engineering
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 17 (19.54%) Confluence
2 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.49%) nginx
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) OpenROAD
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.15%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Slack
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Git (software)
2 28 (32.18%) GitLab
2 28 (32.18%) Protractor
2 28 (32.18%) webpack
3 22 (25.29%) JIRA
4 13 (14.94%) Selenium
5 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.34%) Eclipse
6 9 (10.34%) NetBeans
7 8 (9.20%) IntelliJ
7 8 (9.20%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.45%) StarTeam
10 3 (3.45%) Travis CI
10 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.15%) Sahi
11 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.15%) WATIR
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Games
2 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 44 (50.57%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 23 (26.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.75%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Digital Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (3.45%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (3.45%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) CSS
1 47 (54.02%) Node.js
2 42 (48.28%) AngularJS
3 28 (32.18%) EJS
3 28 (32.18%) Express
4 25 (28.74%) Web Services
5 19 (21.84%) HTML
6 13 (14.94%) XML
7 12 (13.79%) Gherkin
7 12 (13.79%) RESTful
8 10 (11.49%) .NET
8 10 (11.49%) jQuery
8 10 (11.49%) Spring
9 8 (9.20%) D3.js
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
10 5 (5.75%) REST
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.60%) CSS3
12 3 (3.45%) Ajax
12 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) RIA
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (48.28%) BDD
3 42 (48.28%) Microservices
3 42 (48.28%) TDD
4 39 (44.83%) Data Management
5 34 (39.08%) Unit Testing
6 32 (36.78%) MVC
7 29 (33.33%) Functional Programming
7 29 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 28 (32.18%) Asynchronous Programming
9 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
10 19 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (21.84%) Scrum
11 16 (18.39%) Kanban
12 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
12 13 (14.94%) SFIA
13 12 (13.79%) API Testing
13 12 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (13.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.87%) JavaScript
2 37 (42.53%) Java
3 12 (13.79%) Groovy
3 12 (13.79%) Scala
4 7 (8.05%) C#
4 7 (8.05%) SQL
5 6 (6.90%) Python
6 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.75%) Ruby
7 4 (4.60%) COBOL
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) QA
2 9 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Ansible
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.60%) HP
2 4 (4.60%) ICL
3 3 (3.45%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) SaltStack
3 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.15%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Informatica
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.15%) Zuora
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago