The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 24 6
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 52 141 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.86% 10.63% 15.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.81% 12.05% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 93 63
Median daily rate £375 £365 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -6.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £277 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £540
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 £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 329 1170 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.00% 88.17% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 771 331
Median daily rate £360 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 63
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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.

1 111 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (43.39%) HTML
3 77 (40.74%) CSS
4 73 (38.62%) C#
5 70 (37.04%) Java
6 66 (34.92%) JavaScript
7 65 (34.39%) MVC
8 63 (33.33%) .NET
9 61 (32.28%) Test Automation
10 56 (29.63%) Spring
11 54 (28.57%) Scrum
12 51 (26.98%) Git (software)
13 50 (26.46%) Scala
13 50 (26.46%) JSON
13 50 (26.46%) TDD
14 48 (25.40%) HTML5
15 47 (24.87%) REST
16 45 (23.81%) Ruby
17 42 (22.22%) Linux
17 42 (22.22%) CSS3
18 40 (21.16%) Ajax
18 40 (21.16%) Ruby on Rails
18 40 (21.16%) ASP.NET
19 39 (20.63%) Play Framework
20 38 (20.11%) Web Design
20 38 (20.11%) Spring MVC
20 38 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (19.58%) Responsive Web Design
21 37 (19.58%) Front End Development
22 36 (19.05%) JIRA

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 (13.76%) Confluence
2 8 (4.23%) Apache
3 6 (3.17%) JBoss
3 6 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.65%) CMS
4 5 (2.65%) GeoServer
4 5 (2.65%) IIS
5 4 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.59%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) GitHub
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.53%) G Suite
3 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.34%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) LDAP
2 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.64%) Relational Database
2 18 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.65%) GIS
6 4 (2.12%) MySQL
6 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.59%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (26.98%) Git (software)
2 36 (19.05%) JIRA
3 28 (14.81%) JUnit
4 27 (14.29%) Subversion
5 23 (12.17%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.88%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.23%) Selenium
8 7 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.12%) Grunt
10 4 (2.12%) gulp
10 4 (2.12%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.59%) Ant
11 3 (1.59%) Gradle
11 3 (1.59%) Maven
12 2 (1.06%) jMock
12 2 (1.06%) Mockito
12 2 (1.06%) Xcode
13 1 (0.53%) Mocha
General
1 14 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (2.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.06%) Marketing
3 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.53%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (43.39%) HTML
2 77 (40.74%) CSS
3 63 (33.33%) .NET
4 56 (29.63%) Spring
5 50 (26.46%) JSON
6 48 (25.40%) HTML5
7 47 (24.87%) REST
8 42 (22.22%) CSS3
9 40 (21.16%) Ajax
9 40 (21.16%) ASP.NET
9 40 (21.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 39 (20.63%) Play Framework
11 38 (20.11%) Spring MVC
12 30 (15.87%) RESTful
13 28 (14.81%) Django
13 28 (14.81%) Guice
14 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (11.11%) XML
16 18 (9.52%) AngularJS
17 14 (7.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Mobile App
1 12 (6.35%) User Experience
2 10 (5.29%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.59%) CMDB
5 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.06%) iPad
5 2 (1.06%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Fintech
6 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.53%) iPhone
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (5.82%) Unix
3 8 (4.23%) Android
3 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.23%) Windows
4 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.06%) Debian
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.39%) MVC
3 61 (32.28%) Test Automation
4 54 (28.57%) Scrum
5 50 (26.46%) TDD
6 38 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (20.11%) Web Design
7 37 (19.58%) Front End Development
7 37 (19.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (17.99%) Open Source
9 33 (17.46%) Web Development
10 31 (16.40%) Microservices
11 21 (11.11%) BDD
12 20 (10.58%) DevOps
13 19 (10.05%) Configuration Management
14 17 (8.99%) Unit Testing
15 16 (8.47%) OWASP
15 16 (8.47%) Software Engineering
16 13 (6.88%) Continuous Deployment
17 12 (6.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.62%) C#
2 70 (37.04%) Java
3 66 (34.92%) JavaScript
4 50 (26.46%) Scala
5 45 (23.81%) Ruby
6 25 (13.23%) Python
7 22 (11.64%) SQL
8 7 (3.70%) PHP
8 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.17%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.59%) VBA
12 2 (1.06%) C++
12 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.53%) ABAP
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) Jython
13 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.53%) HND
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (9.52%) Puppet
2 10 (5.29%) Terraform
3 8 (4.23%) Ansible
4 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (15.34%) Google
2 23 (12.17%) Sitecore
3 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.23%) ServiceNow
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle
6 3 (1.59%) Informatica
6 3 (1.59%) SAP
6 3 (1.59%) webMethods
7 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Apigee
8 1 (0.53%) Apple
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) Ensighten
8 1 (0.53%) OpenText
8 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.53%) Zend
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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