The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 88 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.57% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.95%
Software Engineer
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
1123 692 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.66% 95.58% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 435 414
Median daily rate £380 £389 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 -23 18 £450 +150.00% 5
Software Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) TDD
3 16 (76.19%) Node.js
4 15 (71.43%) BDD
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (61.90%) CSS
6 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
7 12 (57.14%) HTML
7 12 (57.14%) Java
8 11 (52.38%) Microservices
9 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (47.62%) MongoDB
9 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
10 9 (42.86%) Data Management
11 8 (38.10%) XML
11 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
12 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
13 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
13 6 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
13 6 (28.57%) Internet
13 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
13 6 (28.57%) jQuery
13 6 (28.57%) JIRA
13 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
13 6 (28.57%) nginx

Software Engineer 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 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (28.57%) nginx
3 5 (23.81%) Confluence
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) OpenROAD
5 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
3 5 (23.81%) IntelliJ
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) GitLab
5 1 (4.76%) Protractor
5 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Node.js
2 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) D3.js
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
8 3 (14.29%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) ELK Stack
9 2 (9.52%) Lucene
9 2 (9.52%) React
10 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
10 1 (4.76%) EJS
10 1 (4.76%) Express
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) TDD
3 15 (71.43%) BDD
4 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) Microservices
7 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (42.86%) Data Management
8 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
9 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
9 6 (28.57%) SFIA
9 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 5 (23.81%) SDLC
11 4 (19.05%) DevOps
11 4 (19.05%) Open Source
12 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
13 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Go
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Kibana
1 2 (9.52%) logstash
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore