The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 136 155 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.47% 23.66% 22.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.51% 24.92% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 97 65
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £287 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 513 622 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.07% 94.96% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 428 230
Median daily rate £370 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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.

1 161 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (38.72%) HTML
3 107 (36.03%) .NET
4 104 (35.02%) CSS
5 103 (34.68%) JavaScript
6 102 (34.34%) C#
7 95 (31.99%) MVC
8 88 (29.63%) Java
9 74 (24.92%) Scrum
10 70 (23.57%) TDD
11 63 (21.21%) ASP.NET
12 62 (20.88%) Git (software)
13 61 (20.54%) Scala
14 59 (19.87%) Front End Development
15 57 (19.19%) Spring
16 54 (18.18%) Ruby
16 54 (18.18%) Linux
17 51 (17.17%) JSON
18 50 (16.84%) HTML5
19 47 (15.82%) Automated Testing
19 47 (15.82%) Microsoft
19 47 (15.82%) SQL
20 46 (15.49%) CSS3
21 45 (15.15%) REST
22 43 (14.48%) Ruby on Rails
22 43 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (14.14%) Sitecore
24 41 (13.80%) Play Framework
24 41 (13.80%) Ajax
25 40 (13.47%) Web Development

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 26 (8.75%) Confluence
2 14 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.38%) CMS
4 12 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.36%) Apache
8 6 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.68%) GeoServer
9 5 (1.68%) JBoss
9 5 (1.68%) SAS
10 4 (1.35%) Drupal
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.01%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.67%) IIS
12 2 (0.67%) Liferay
12 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.04%) Office 365
2 11 (3.70%) GitHub
3 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
5 1 (0.34%) G Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.77%) HTTP
2 14 (4.71%) Intranet
3 5 (1.68%) Internet
4 4 (1.35%) LDAP
5 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.72%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.02%) MySQL
6 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.68%) GIS
7 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.01%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.34%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (20.88%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.11%) JIRA
3 29 (9.76%) JUnit
3 29 (9.76%) Subversion
4 27 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.37%) Selenium
7 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.35%) Ant
9 4 (1.35%) Grunt
9 4 (1.35%) gulp
10 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.01%) Gradle
10 3 (1.01%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.01%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.01%) Maven
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.01%) Sahi
10 3 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 38 (12.79%) Finance
2 6 (2.02%) Banking
2 6 (2.02%) Publishing
3 5 (1.68%) Advertising
3 5 (1.68%) Back Office
4 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (38.72%) HTML
2 107 (36.03%) .NET
3 104 (35.02%) CSS
4 63 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 57 (19.19%) Spring
6 51 (17.17%) JSON
7 50 (16.84%) HTML5
8 46 (15.49%) CSS3
9 45 (15.15%) REST
10 43 (14.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 41 (13.80%) Ajax
11 41 (13.80%) Play Framework
12 39 (13.13%) Spring MVC
13 35 (11.78%) RESTful
14 29 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (9.76%) XML
15 28 (9.43%) Django
16 27 (9.09%) Guice
17 20 (6.73%) AngularJS
18 15 (5.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.38%) User Experience
2 10 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (2.69%) NHS
4 6 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.68%) CMDB
6 4 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.67%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) Fintech
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.18%) Linux
2 16 (5.39%) Unix
3 14 (4.71%) Windows
4 4 (1.35%) Android
4 4 (1.35%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (31.99%) MVC
3 74 (24.92%) Scrum
4 70 (23.57%) TDD
5 59 (19.87%) Front End Development
6 47 (15.82%) Automated Testing
7 43 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (13.47%) Web Design
8 40 (13.47%) Web Development
9 39 (13.13%) DevOps
9 39 (13.13%) Open Source
9 39 (13.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 38 (12.79%) BDD
11 33 (11.11%) Microservices
12 29 (9.76%) Continuous Deployment
13 22 (7.41%) Configuration Management
13 22 (7.41%) OO
14 19 (6.40%) Unit Testing
15 17 (5.72%) OWASP
15 17 (5.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (34.68%) JavaScript
2 102 (34.34%) C#
3 88 (29.63%) Java
4 61 (20.54%) Scala
5 54 (18.18%) Ruby
6 47 (15.82%) SQL
7 29 (9.76%) Python
8 13 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.70%) PHP
10 9 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.36%) C
11 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.02%) VB
12 6 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.34%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.34%) Groovy
15 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.70%) Degree
4 8 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) SANS
7 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PMO
3 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (5.72%) Puppet
2 10 (3.37%) Terraform
3 8 (2.69%) Ansible
4 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.14%) Sitecore
3 28 (9.43%) Google
4 22 (7.41%) Oracle
5 15 (5.05%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.01%) Informatica
7 2 (0.67%) HP
7 2 (0.67%) SAP
7 2 (0.67%) webMethods
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe
8 1 (0.34%) Apigee
8 1 (0.34%) Borland
8 1 (0.34%) CA
8 1 (0.34%) Ensighten
8 1 (0.34%) ICL
8 1 (0.34%) OpenText
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Sun
8 1 (0.34%) Zend
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