The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 87 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.76% 20.78% 24.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.96% 22.94% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 23
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£333 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Developer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
379 231 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.45% 90.59% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 115 65
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 32
Average hourly rate £14.80 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £27.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 80 £350 +16.47% 45
Sunderland +2 7 £238 - 4
Gateshead - - - - 4
North Shields - - - - 1
Developer
North East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 104 (43.88%) Java
2 93 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (35.86%) HTML
4 80 (33.76%) C#
4 80 (33.76%) CSS
5 70 (29.54%) JavaScript
6 64 (27.00%) Scala
7 61 (25.74%) SQL
8 50 (21.10%) .NET
8 50 (21.10%) UNIX
9 44 (18.57%) Python
9 44 (18.57%) Ruby
10 43 (18.14%) Ajax
10 43 (18.14%) HTML5
11 42 (17.72%) CSS3
11 42 (17.72%) ASP.NET
12 39 (16.46%) SQL Server
13 38 (16.03%) Oracle
13 38 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (15.19%) REST
15 35 (14.77%) JSON
16 34 (14.35%) Web Design
16 34 (14.35%) Linux
17 32 (13.50%) Web Development
18 31 (13.08%) RESTful
19 29 (12.24%) Web Services
20 28 (11.81%) SAS
20 28 (11.81%) Microsoft
20 28 (11.81%) Subversion
20 28 (11.81%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (11.81%) SAS
2 11 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (3.38%) Node.js
4 7 (2.95%) MQSeries
5 6 (2.53%) JBoss
6 4 (1.69%) WordPress
6 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.27%) CMS
7 3 (1.27%) Drupal
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.84%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) CICS
9 1 (0.42%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 23 (9.70%) MS Office
2 17 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.13%) HTTP
2 10 (4.22%) Intranet
3 8 (3.38%) Internet
3 8 (3.38%) FTP
3 8 (3.38%) Telnet
4 2 (0.84%) 2G
5 1 (0.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.97%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (8.02%) Base SAS
4 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (8.02%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (5.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 10 (4.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.11%) DB2
12 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Subversion
1 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.38%) JUnit
5 2 (0.84%) JIRA
5 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.42%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (6.33%) Finance
2 6 (2.53%) Marketing
3 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.27%) Advertising
4 2 (0.84%) Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Electronics
4 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (35.86%) HTML
2 80 (33.76%) CSS
3 50 (21.10%) .NET
4 43 (18.14%) Ajax
4 43 (18.14%) HTML5
5 42 (17.72%) CSS3
5 42 (17.72%) ASP.NET
6 36 (15.19%) REST
7 35 (14.77%) JSON
8 31 (13.08%) RESTful
9 29 (12.24%) Web Services
10 23 (9.70%) jQuery
11 18 (7.59%) XML
12 17 (7.17%) Spring
13 16 (6.75%) J2EE
14 12 (5.06%) JSF
14 12 (5.06%) SOAP
14 12 (5.06%) ODBC
15 9 (3.80%) .NET Framework
15 9 (3.80%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.59%) Visualisation
2 14 (5.91%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.80%) Statistics
4 8 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.95%) Open Source
6 5 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.69%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) W3C
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
9 2 (0.84%) DTV
9 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) RIA
10 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.10%) UNIX
2 34 (14.35%) Linux
3 25 (10.55%) Mac OS X
4 19 (8.02%) Windows
5 8 (3.38%) Solaris
6 7 (2.95%) VME
7 1 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (14.35%) Web Design
4 32 (13.50%) Web Development
5 25 (10.55%) ETL
6 23 (9.70%) Configuration Management
7 22 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (8.86%) Automated Testing
9 20 (8.44%) Scrum
10 19 (8.02%) MVC
11 16 (6.75%) Data Modelling
12 15 (6.33%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.49%) Service Delivery
14 13 (5.49%) Data Management
14 13 (5.49%) Line Management
15 12 (5.06%) TDD
16 11 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (2.95%) SOA
17 7 (2.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 104 (43.88%) Java
2 80 (33.76%) C#
3 70 (29.54%) JavaScript
4 64 (27.00%) Scala
5 61 (25.74%) SQL
6 44 (18.57%) Python
6 44 (18.57%) Ruby
7 18 (7.59%) VB.NET
8 14 (5.91%) VB
9 13 (5.49%) VBScript
9 13 (5.49%) VBA
10 12 (5.06%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.22%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.38%) COBOL
13 7 (2.95%) C++
14 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.11%) C
16 3 (1.27%) Perl
17 2 (0.84%) VB6
17 2 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.53%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.42%) OCP
4 1 (0.42%) OCA
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.42%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) HL7
2 1 (0.42%) WCAG
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) OpenView
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (16.03%) Oracle
2 28 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.06%) Informatica
4 3 (1.27%) Micro Focus
4 3 (1.27%) ILOG
5 2 (0.84%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (0.84%) Rogue Wave
5 2 (0.84%) SAP
5 2 (0.84%) Lotus
5 2 (0.84%) IBM
5 2 (0.84%) HP
6 1 (0.42%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.42%) Google
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