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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 148 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.76% 18.85% 19.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.71% 20.81% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 22 28
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£375 £315 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £192 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £389 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
554 173 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.92% 90.58% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 79 140
Average daily rate £375 £339 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +23.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 136 £380 +22.58% 58
Sunderland -7 3 £306 -23.43% 5
Gateshead - 2 £350 - 7
Developer
North East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 91 (42.33%) Java
2 88 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (35.35%) C#
4 75 (34.88%) HTML
5 72 (33.49%) CSS
6 56 (26.05%) Scala
7 55 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 49 (22.79%) .NET
9 47 (21.86%) HTML5
10 46 (21.40%) CSS3
11 43 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 43 (20.00%) Ruby
12 42 (19.53%) SQL
12 42 (19.53%) Python
13 40 (18.60%) UNIX
13 40 (18.60%) REST
14 38 (17.67%) Ajax
15 34 (15.81%) SQL Server
16 32 (14.88%) Oracle
17 31 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (14.42%) JSON
18 28 (13.02%) RESTful
19 27 (12.56%) SAS
20 25 (11.63%) Web Development
20 25 (11.63%) Linux
21 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
22 22 (10.23%) Spring
22 22 (10.23%) Web Design
22 22 (10.23%) Relational Database
23 21 (9.77%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (12.56%) SAS
2 16 (7.44%) JBoss
3 15 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.33%) Apache
5 5 (2.33%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.86%) CMS
6 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.86%) WordPress
7 3 (1.40%) Drupal
7 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) FileNet
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.47%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) MS Office
2 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.98%) HTTP
2 11 (5.12%) Intranet
3 9 (4.19%) Internet
4 8 (3.72%) Telnet
4 8 (3.72%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) 2G
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.91%) Base SAS
4 16 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.33%) DB2
10 5 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.86%) DTS
11 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.84%) Subversion
3 18 (8.37%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.05%) JUnit
5 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.33%) Hudson
6 5 (2.33%) Maven
6 5 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.86%) Selenium
8 3 (1.40%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.93%) JIRA
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) Toad
10 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (9.30%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.79%) Marketing
4 5 (2.33%) Electronics
4 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (34.88%) HTML
2 72 (33.49%) CSS
3 49 (22.79%) .NET
4 47 (21.86%) HTML5
5 46 (21.40%) CSS3
6 43 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 40 (18.60%) REST
8 38 (17.67%) Ajax
9 31 (14.42%) JSON
10 28 (13.02%) RESTful
11 22 (10.23%) Spring
12 18 (8.37%) jQuery
12 18 (8.37%) Web Services
13 14 (6.51%) JMS
14 12 (5.58%) ODBC
14 12 (5.58%) J2EE
14 12 (5.58%) Play Framework
15 10 (4.65%) Apache CXF
16 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (3.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.51%) Visualisation
2 8 (3.72%) Statistics
2 8 (3.72%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.79%) Open Source
3 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.33%) DTV
4 5 (2.33%) GIS
5 4 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.40%) W3C
6 3 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.40%) User Experience
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.60%) UNIX
2 25 (11.63%) Linux
3 18 (8.37%) Windows
3 18 (8.37%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.72%) Solaris
5 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.40%) zOS
5 3 (1.40%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) VME
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (11.63%) Web Development
4 22 (10.23%) Web Design
5 21 (9.77%) Automated Testing
5 21 (9.77%) Configuration Management
6 18 (8.37%) MVC
7 17 (7.91%) Scrum
7 17 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (7.44%) Mentoring
8 16 (7.44%) ETL
9 15 (6.98%) Line Management
9 15 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.58%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.12%) TDD
13 10 (4.65%) Data Management
14 8 (3.72%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.72%) CRM
14 8 (3.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.33%) Java
2 76 (35.35%) C#
3 56 (26.05%) Scala
4 55 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 43 (20.00%) Ruby
6 42 (19.53%) SQL
6 42 (19.53%) Python
7 16 (7.44%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.58%) VB
9 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.19%) C++
10 9 (4.19%) VBA
10 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.72%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.72%) VBScript
12 5 (2.33%) COBOL
12 5 (2.33%) VB6
13 2 (0.93%) Perl
13 2 (0.93%) PHP
14 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.33%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Degree
4 1 (0.47%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.47%) OCP
4 1 (0.47%) OCA
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (14.88%) Oracle
2 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.12%) Informatica
4 6 (2.79%) SAP
5 5 (2.33%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) CA
6 3 (1.40%) Lotus
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.40%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Siebel
7 2 (0.93%) Axway
7 2 (0.93%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.47%) Capita
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.47%) Genesys
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