Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 9 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 92 383 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.67% 16.93% 19.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.30% 18.59% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 299 220
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £380 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -14.85% +19.00%
10th Percentile £293 £258 £300
90th Percentile £531 £513 £541
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £17.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 814 2060 1317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 91.07% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 1501 864
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £380 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.55% +6.73%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £518 £590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 95 73
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +37.50% +24.38%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.58 £11.34
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.98 £36.85
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.29 £27.00 £19.35
% change year-on-year -35.96% +39.53% +26.89%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 47 (51.09%) Java
2 35 (38.04%) CSS
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 31 (33.70%) HTML
5 28 (30.43%) SQL
6 24 (26.09%) C#
7 21 (22.83%) Linux
7 21 (22.83%) TDD
8 20 (21.74%) XML
9 19 (20.65%) Spring
10 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
11 16 (17.39%) Open Source
11 16 (17.39%) BDD
11 16 (17.39%) .NET
12 15 (16.30%) Scrum
12 15 (16.30%) JSON
13 14 (15.22%) JSP
13 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
14 13 (14.13%) OO
14 13 (14.13%) Google
14 13 (14.13%) Test Automation
14 13 (14.13%) DevOps
15 12 (13.04%) Scala
15 12 (13.04%) HTML5
15 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (13.04%) MVC
15 12 (13.04%) SOAP
15 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
16 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.87%) IIS
3 9 (9.78%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.52%) Confluence
6 5 (5.43%) CMS
7 2 (2.17%) Drupal
7 2 (2.17%) JBoss
7 2 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (2.17%) Tuxedo
7 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.17%) WordPress
8 1 (1.09%) Apache
8 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.09%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Slack
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) MailChimp
2 2 (2.17%) npm
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.09%) G Suite
3 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) SSL
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) DSL
3 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.87%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) Big Data
6 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) OLTP
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.61%) JIRA
3 7 (7.61%) JUnit
4 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.43%) Subversion
5 4 (4.35%) Firebug
5 4 (4.35%) Gradle
5 4 (4.35%) Hamcrest
6 3 (3.26%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.17%) Grunt
7 2 (2.17%) gulp
7 2 (2.17%) Maven
7 2 (2.17%) webpack
8 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.09%) git-flow
8 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.26%) Advertising
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Back Office
3 1 (1.09%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.04%) CSS
2 31 (33.70%) HTML
3 20 (21.74%) XML
4 19 (20.65%) Spring
5 16 (17.39%) .NET
6 15 (16.30%) JSON
7 14 (15.22%) JSP
8 12 (13.04%) HTML5
8 12 (13.04%) SOAP
9 10 (10.87%) Apache Camel
9 10 (10.87%) jQuery
9 10 (10.87%) RESTful
9 10 (10.87%) Web Services
10 9 (9.78%) GWT
11 8 (8.70%) CSS3
11 8 (8.70%) Spring Security
12 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.61%) Spring MVC
13 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
13 6 (6.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.70%) Android
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (1.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) TDD
3 16 (17.39%) BDD
3 16 (17.39%) Open Source
4 15 (16.30%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) DevOps
5 13 (14.13%) OO
5 13 (14.13%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.04%) MVC
7 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.96%) Front End Development
7 11 (11.96%) Microservices
8 9 (9.78%) iOS Development
8 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.61%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (7.61%) SDLC
10 7 (7.61%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.09%) Java
2 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.43%) SQL
4 24 (26.09%) C#
5 12 (13.04%) Scala
6 8 (8.70%) Python
7 6 (6.52%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.35%) Ruby
9 3 (3.26%) COBOL
9 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) VBA
10 2 (2.17%) Groovy
10 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) HL7
2 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.09%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Google
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) InterSystems
4 8 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (4.35%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.17%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.09%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) OpenText
7 1 (1.09%) Pega
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) SaltStack