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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 77 68 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.68% 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +14.47%

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
706 648 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.66% 94.60% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 424 236
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -1.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.22 £21.00 £33.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -13 5 £450 - 3
Software Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Node.js
4 13 (54.17%) BDD
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (50.00%) CSS
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (41.67%) Java
8 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
8 9 (37.50%) Data Management
8 9 (37.50%) Microservices
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (33.33%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
10 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
11 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
11 6 (25.00%) jQuery
11 6 (25.00%) JIRA
11 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
11 6 (25.00%) Internet
11 6 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (25.00%) NetBeans
11 6 (25.00%) SFIA
11 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (25.00%) 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 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (25.00%) nginx
3 5 (20.83%) Confluence
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.17%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 5 (20.83%) IntelliJ
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) StarTeam
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) GitLab
5 1 (4.17%) Protractor
5 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Node.js
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) D3.js
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.17%) EJS
9 1 (4.17%) Express
9 1 (4.17%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) VME
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) BDD
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (37.50%) Data Management
6 9 (37.50%) Microservices
6 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
9 6 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
9 6 (25.00%) SFIA
9 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.83%) SDLC
11 2 (8.33%) Coaching
11 2 (8.33%) DevOps
11 2 (8.33%) Functional Programming
11 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) COBOL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
1 3 (12.50%) ICL
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle