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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 86 78 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.05% 21.02% 24.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.16% 23.49% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £199 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
356 332 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.28% 89.49% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 204 61
Average daily rate £345 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +5 76 £344 +37.50% 68
Sunderland 0 8 £288 - 4
Gateshead +4 2 £350 -6.66% 8
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
North Shields - - - - 1
Developer
North East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 69 (33.01%) JavaScript
1 69 (33.01%) SQL
2 63 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (29.67%) HTML
3 62 (29.67%) Java
4 59 (28.23%) C#
5 56 (26.79%) CSS
6 54 (25.84%) .NET
7 41 (19.62%) UNIX
8 39 (18.66%) Oracle
9 37 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (16.75%) ASP.NET
11 34 (16.27%) SQL Server
12 31 (14.83%) jQuery
12 31 (14.83%) Security Cleared
13 30 (14.35%) Web Services
14 29 (13.88%) Linux
15 28 (13.40%) SAS
15 28 (13.40%) Scala
16 27 (12.92%) ETL
17 25 (11.96%) MVC
18 23 (11.00%) Finance
19 22 (10.53%) Web Design
20 21 (10.05%) Subversion
20 21 (10.05%) Ajax
20 21 (10.05%) Web Development
20 21 (10.05%) XML
20 21 (10.05%) Oracle Database
21 20 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
21 20 (9.57%) SC Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (13.40%) SAS
2 11 (5.26%) Node.js
3 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.87%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
5 3 (1.44%) AquaLogic
5 3 (1.44%) JBoss
5 3 (1.44%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.96%) Tuxedo
6 2 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) Mule
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.66%) MS Office
2 10 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.48%) Magento
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.66%) HTTP
2 8 (3.83%) FTP
2 8 (3.83%) Telnet
3 3 (1.44%) 2G
4 2 (0.96%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.05%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (9.09%) Base SAS
5 17 (8.13%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (5.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (4.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.39%) Oracle OWB
14 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (10.05%) Subversion
2 19 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.39%) JUnit
6 4 (1.91%) Ant
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.96%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.96%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.96%) Toad
8 2 (0.96%) NUnit
8 2 (0.96%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.96%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 23 (11.00%) Finance
2 4 (1.91%) Marketing
3 3 (1.44%) Advertising
3 3 (1.44%) General Ledger
4 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.67%) HTML
2 56 (26.79%) CSS
3 54 (25.84%) .NET
4 35 (16.75%) ASP.NET
5 31 (14.83%) jQuery
6 30 (14.35%) Web Services
7 21 (10.05%) XML
7 21 (10.05%) Ajax
8 19 (9.09%) HTML5
9 15 (7.18%) CSS3
9 15 (7.18%) SOAP
10 13 (6.22%) J2EE
11 12 (5.74%) ODBC
11 12 (5.74%) JSON
11 12 (5.74%) RESTful
12 10 (4.78%) Spring
13 9 (4.31%) REST
13 9 (4.31%) Mustache
13 9 (4.31%) Sass
13 9 (4.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.31%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.31%) Statistics
3 8 (3.83%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.39%) User Experience
4 5 (2.39%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.91%) Open Source
6 2 (0.96%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Derivative
7 1 (0.48%) DTV
7 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.62%) UNIX
2 29 (13.88%) Linux
3 16 (7.66%) Mac OS X
4 10 (4.78%) Windows
5 8 (3.83%) Solaris
6 7 (3.35%) VME
7 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (12.92%) ETL
4 25 (11.96%) MVC
5 22 (10.53%) Web Design
6 21 (10.05%) Web Development
7 18 (8.61%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.66%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.66%) TDD
9 15 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (6.22%) CRM
11 12 (5.74%) Web Application Development
12 10 (4.78%) Data Management
13 9 (4.31%) Migration
13 9 (4.31%) Scrum
14 8 (3.83%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.83%) Dimensional Modelling
15 7 (3.35%) Integration Testing
15 7 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.35%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.01%) JavaScript
1 69 (33.01%) SQL
2 62 (29.67%) Java
3 59 (28.23%) C#
4 28 (13.40%) Scala
5 18 (8.61%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.18%) Ruby
7 14 (6.70%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.70%) Python
8 12 (5.74%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.31%) VB
10 8 (3.83%) VBA
10 8 (3.83%) VBScript
10 8 (3.83%) COBOL
11 7 (3.35%) C
12 5 (2.39%) C++
13 4 (1.91%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.44%) PHP
15 2 (0.96%) Perl
15 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.87%) VCP4
3 6 (2.87%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Degree
5 1 (0.48%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.48%) OCP
5 1 (0.48%) OCA
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) SLA
1 4 (1.91%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) HL7
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) OpenView
1 1 (0.48%) Puppet
1 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (18.66%) Oracle
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.70%) Informatica
4 3 (1.44%) ILOG
4 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.44%) HP
4 3 (1.44%) Micro Focus
4 3 (1.44%) IBM
5 2 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (0.96%) Rogue Wave
6 1 (0.48%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.48%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.48%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) Cognos
6 1 (0.48%) Mapinfo
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