The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 90 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.18% 1.64% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.75% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 11
Median daily rate £488 £538 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +31.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £430 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
Senior 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
986 744 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.80% 94.06% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 479 261
Median daily rate £330 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.43 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £21.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 12 £488 -9.30% 6
Sunderland - 1 - -
Senior Developer
North East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) Microservices
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) Scala
8 6 (24.00%) Open Source
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (20.00%) OOP
9 5 (20.00%) OO
9 5 (20.00%) SOA
9 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 5 (20.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (20.00%) Clojure
9 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
9 5 (20.00%) Groovy
9 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.00%) Node.js
9 5 (20.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.00%) GitHub

Senior 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 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Adabas
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (12.00%) Grunt
3 3 (12.00%) gulp
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) GitLab
4 2 (8.00%) Protractor
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) webpack
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) D3.js
7 3 (12.00%) RequireJS
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) EJS
8 2 (8.00%) Express
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
8 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Microservices
5 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) Asynchronous Programming
9 2 (8.00%) Data Management
9 2 (8.00%) Functional Programming
9 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 5 (20.00%) Clojure
4 5 (20.00%) Groovy
5 3 (12.00%) ES6
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) SAP