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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 104 62 35
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.32% 0.46% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.48% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £495 - £237
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1262 620 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.64% 94.51% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 385 252
Median daily rate £320 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 64 19
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -44 18 £495 - 8
Software Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) TDD
2 16 (76.19%) BDD
3 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 14 (66.67%) Data Management
5 12 (57.14%) Quality Management
6 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) Node.js
6 11 (52.38%) Microservices
7 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
7 9 (42.86%) Internet
7 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) CSS
10 5 (23.81%) C#
11 4 (19.05%) Coaching
11 4 (19.05%) Ajax
12 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 3 (14.29%) Spring
12 3 (14.29%) Maven
12 3 (14.29%) C++
12 3 (14.29%) XHTML
12 3 (14.29%) XML
12 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 3 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Node.js
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (14.29%) XHTML
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) ELK Stack
6 2 (9.52%) Lucene
6 2 (9.52%) React
6 2 (9.52%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (76.19%) BDD
2 16 (76.19%) TDD
3 15 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 14 (66.67%) Data Management
5 12 (57.14%) Quality Management
6 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) Microservices
7 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (19.05%) Coaching
10 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (9.52%) DevOps
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
10 2 (9.52%) Open Source
10 2 (9.52%) Web Development
11 1 (4.76%) MVC
11 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
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
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft