The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 86 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.13% 2.04% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 2.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
747 643 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.20% 93.73% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 393 265
Median daily rate £363 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 1 £425 +13.33%
Microsoft Developer
North East

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) SAS
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) MDX
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) ETL Development

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft