The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 84 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.66% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Software 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
1111 803 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.12% 94.81% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 540 334
Median daily rate £370 £440 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 34
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +31.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -15 18 £475 +10.46% 11
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) C++
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) BDD
4 10 (32.26%) Node.js
5 8 (25.81%) Data Management
5 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (22.58%) Microservices
6 7 (22.58%) QA
6 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) Unix
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
7 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
9 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.90%) Law
9 4 (12.90%) Visualfiles
9 4 (12.90%) LexisNexis

Software 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 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) OpenROAD
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (12.90%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Node.js
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) WCF
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) D3.js
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) BDD
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) Data Management
5 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Microservices
6 7 (22.58%) Quality Management
7 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
7 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.90%) Case Management
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.45%) OO
10 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C++
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) LexisNexis
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Rally