The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 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.

Application Developer
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 113 -
Rank change year-on-year +55 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.18% 0.75% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £403 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 1429 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.74% 89.20% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 882 471
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 82 81
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the North East

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the North East

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in the North East

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Applications 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 North East region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Design
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet