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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.97% 12.77% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.00% 14.37% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 14 26
Average daily rate
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£361 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
475 167 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.52% 88.83% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 74 147
Average daily rate £360 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +1 102 £375 +15.38% 63
Sunderland -4 4 £325 -18.75% 2
Gateshead - 3 £350 - 4
Developer
North East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 90 (41.86%) Java
2 84 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.02%) HTML
4 67 (31.16%) C#
4 67 (31.16%) CSS
5 53 (24.65%) JavaScript
6 48 (22.33%) SQL
6 48 (22.33%) Oracle
7 46 (21.40%) HTML5
8 45 (20.93%) Scala
8 45 (20.93%) .NET
9 43 (20.00%) CSS3
10 39 (18.14%) ASP.NET
11 37 (17.21%) Ajax
12 36 (16.74%) REST
13 35 (16.28%) Ruby
13 35 (16.28%) SAS
14 34 (15.81%) Python
15 32 (14.88%) SQL Server
16 30 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (13.02%) UNIX
17 28 (13.02%) JSON
18 27 (12.56%) Spring
19 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
20 23 (10.70%) RESTful
21 22 (10.23%) Relational Database
21 22 (10.23%) Security Cleared
22 21 (9.77%) jQuery
22 21 (9.77%) Unit Testing
22 21 (9.77%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (16.28%) SAS
2 19 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.79%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.33%) Apache
5 5 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.86%) CMS
6 4 (1.86%) WordPress
7 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.40%) Drupal
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.93%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.93%) Mule
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) FileNet
9 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.58%) Intranet
2 11 (5.12%) HTTP
3 10 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) Extranet
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (6.05%) Base SAS
7 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.65%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.79%) DB2
12 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.86%) DTS
13 4 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.44%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.44%) Subversion
3 13 (6.05%) JUnit
4 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.26%) Maven
6 5 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.33%) Selenium
6 5 (2.33%) Hudson
7 3 (1.40%) ERwin
7 3 (1.40%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.47%) Toad
9 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 20 (9.30%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.26%) Marketing
4 6 (2.79%) Electronics
4 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.02%) HTML
2 67 (31.16%) CSS
3 46 (21.40%) HTML5
4 45 (20.93%) .NET
5 43 (20.00%) CSS3
6 39 (18.14%) ASP.NET
7 37 (17.21%) Ajax
8 36 (16.74%) REST
9 28 (13.02%) JSON
10 27 (12.56%) Spring
11 23 (10.70%) RESTful
12 21 (9.77%) jQuery
13 18 (8.37%) Web Services
14 17 (7.91%) JMS
15 15 (6.98%) Play Framework
16 13 (6.05%) J2EE
17 12 (5.58%) Apache CXF
18 10 (4.65%) XML
19 9 (4.19%) JSF
20 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) Visualisation
2 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.79%) DTV
4 5 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.33%) GIS
5 4 (1.86%) Open Source
6 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.40%) W3C
6 3 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) RIA
8 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.02%) UNIX
2 18 (8.37%) Linux
3 17 (7.91%) Windows
4 13 (6.05%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.40%) zOS
5 3 (1.40%) Android
5 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (9.77%) Unit Testing
3 21 (9.77%) Web Development
4 20 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 19 (8.84%) Line Management
6 18 (8.37%) MVC
6 18 (8.37%) Web Design
7 17 (7.91%) Automated Testing
8 16 (7.44%) Scrum
9 15 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.51%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.05%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.12%) CRM
12 11 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.19%) SOA
13 9 (4.19%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.86%) Java
2 67 (31.16%) C#
3 53 (24.65%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.33%) SQL
5 45 (20.93%) Scala
6 35 (16.28%) Ruby
7 34 (15.81%) Python
8 21 (9.77%) PL/SQL
9 16 (7.44%) VB.NET
10 12 (5.58%) C++
11 10 (4.65%) VB
12 8 (3.72%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.79%) VBA
14 5 (2.33%) VBScript
15 4 (1.86%) VB6
16 3 (1.40%) COBOL
17 2 (0.93%) Perl
17 2 (0.93%) PHP
18 1 (0.47%) VC++
18 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) OpenView
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (22.33%) Oracle
2 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.37%) JBoss
4 8 (3.72%) SAP
5 6 (2.79%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) HP
6 3 (1.40%) CA
6 3 (1.40%) Informatica
6 3 (1.40%) Lotus
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) WSO2
7 2 (0.93%) hybris
7 2 (0.93%) Axway
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Siebel
8 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.47%) Sun
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) Genesys
8 1 (0.47%) Apple
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