The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - 26 36
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.50% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.54% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 185 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.80% 91.58% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 81 177
Average daily rate £355 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 31
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Developer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 15
Sunderland - - - -
Software Developer
North East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2