The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.08% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.55%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
486 187 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.05% 89.47% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 71 139
Average daily rate £285 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 19
Average hourly rate £12.68 £13.11 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -22.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Microsoft Developer
North East

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Microsoft Developer
North East

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) CRM
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (8.33%) SOA

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft