The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.75% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
365 330 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.02% 89.43% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 199 57
Average daily rate £350 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 23
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £27.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Gateshead +4 2 £350 -6.66% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 1 - - 5
Sunderland - - - - 1
Senior Developer
North East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Scala
3 15 (68.18%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) C#
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 14 (63.64%) Ajax
5 13 (59.09%) Ruby
5 13 (59.09%) Python
5 13 (59.09%) RESTful
6 12 (54.55%) CSS3
6 12 (54.55%) HTML5
6 12 (54.55%) JSON
7 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (50.00%) REST
8 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
9 9 (40.91%) UNIX
9 9 (40.91%) Linux
9 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
9 9 (40.91%) Web Development
9 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
9 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
9 9 (40.91%) Subversion
10 8 (36.36%) Visualisation
10 8 (36.36%) Scrum
11 7 (31.82%) Web Design
11 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
11 7 (31.82%) HTTP
11 7 (31.82%) Line Management
11 7 (31.82%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Subversion
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) CSS
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
1 14 (63.64%) Ajax
2 13 (59.09%) RESTful
3 12 (54.55%) JSON
3 12 (54.55%) HTML5
3 12 (54.55%) CSS3
4 11 (50.00%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Web Development
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Web Design
4 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (31.82%) Line Management
4 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Scala
2 15 (68.18%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Ruby
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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