The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 21 3
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 86 173 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.14% 10.67% 16.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.10% 11.96% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 107 106
Median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £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 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 534 1446 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.01% 89.20% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 2541 1694
Median daily rate £350 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 232 334
Median hourly rate £17.24 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.42% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £36.00 £19.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the North East

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 Developer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in the North East

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in the North East

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 Developer in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in the North East

Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tyne and Wear +13 53 £350 -3.44% 23
Durham +17 23 £345 - 9
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 138 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 108 (38.43%) C#
4 106 (37.72%) .NET
5 95 (33.81%) HTML
6 90 (32.03%) CSS
7 81 (28.83%) Java
8 80 (28.47%) MVC
9 66 (23.49%) Test Automation
10 65 (23.13%) Scrum
11 63 (22.42%) TDD
12 62 (22.06%) Spring
13 57 (20.28%) JSON
13 57 (20.28%) REST
14 55 (19.57%) Microsoft
15 54 (19.22%) HTML5
16 51 (18.15%) Git (software)
17 50 (17.79%) ASP.NET
17 50 (17.79%) Scala
18 48 (17.08%) SQL
19 47 (16.73%) Web Development
20 45 (16.01%) Ruby
21 44 (15.66%) CSS3
22 42 (14.95%) Linux
23 41 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
24 40 (14.23%) Ajax
24 40 (14.23%) Ruby on Rails
24 40 (14.23%) Front End Development
25 39 (13.88%) Play Framework
25 39 (13.88%) SQL Server

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 26 (9.25%) Confluence
2 11 (3.91%) CMS
3 10 (3.56%) GeoServer
4 9 (3.20%) Apache
4 9 (3.20%) JBoss
5 8 (2.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.78%) IIS
8 3 (1.07%) Drupal
8 3 (1.07%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.36%) Papyrus
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.27%) GitHub
3 6 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) G Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.61%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) FTP
3 2 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) LDAP
3 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.83%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.63%) GIS
5 11 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.14%) Big Data
6 6 (2.14%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.14%) MySQL
6 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.07%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (18.15%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.17%) JIRA
3 30 (10.68%) JUnit
4 27 (9.61%) Subversion
5 21 (7.47%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.63%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.27%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.85%) Selenium
9 7 (2.49%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.07%) Ant
11 3 (1.07%) Gradle
11 3 (1.07%) Grunt
11 3 (1.07%) gulp
11 3 (1.07%) Maven
12 2 (0.71%) jMock
12 2 (0.71%) Mockito
12 2 (0.71%) Xcode
13 1 (0.36%) LSMW
General
1 16 (5.69%) Finance
2 6 (2.14%) Advertising
2 6 (2.14%) Publishing
3 3 (1.07%) Retail
4 2 (0.71%) Banking
4 2 (0.71%) Billing
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
4 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.36%) Automotive
5 1 (0.36%) Back Office
5 1 (0.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Games
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (37.72%) .NET
2 95 (33.81%) HTML
3 90 (32.03%) CSS
4 62 (22.06%) Spring
5 57 (20.28%) JSON
5 57 (20.28%) REST
6 54 (19.22%) HTML5
7 50 (17.79%) ASP.NET
8 44 (15.66%) CSS3
9 40 (14.23%) Ajax
9 40 (14.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 39 (13.88%) Play Framework
11 38 (13.52%) Spring MVC
12 36 (12.81%) AngularJS
13 32 (11.39%) XML
14 31 (11.03%) Django
15 29 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (10.32%) RESTful
16 28 (9.96%) Guice
17 26 (9.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.12%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.63%) User Experience
3 12 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.07%) CMDB
8 3 (1.07%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exalytics
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.95%) Linux
2 15 (5.34%) Windows
3 13 (4.63%) Unix
4 12 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.91%) Android
6 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.71%) Debian
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.47%) MVC
3 66 (23.49%) Test Automation
4 65 (23.13%) Scrum
5 63 (22.42%) TDD
6 47 (16.73%) Web Development
7 41 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (14.23%) Front End Development
9 36 (12.81%) Web Design
10 35 (12.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (11.39%) Open Source
12 31 (11.03%) Microservices
13 28 (9.96%) Software Engineering
14 24 (8.54%) SOA
15 22 (7.83%) OO
16 21 (7.47%) BDD
17 20 (7.12%) DevOps
18 19 (6.76%) Unit Testing
19 17 (6.05%) Configuration Management
19 17 (6.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 109 (38.79%) JavaScript
2 108 (38.43%) C#
3 81 (28.83%) Java
4 50 (17.79%) Scala
5 48 (17.08%) SQL
6 45 (16.01%) Ruby
7 28 (9.96%) Python
8 13 (4.63%) VB.NET
9 12 (4.27%) PHP
10 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.78%) C++
12 5 (1.78%) VB
13 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.42%) VB6
14 3 (1.07%) Go
14 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.07%) VBA
15 2 (0.71%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.91%) Degree
2 7 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) HND
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (2.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (6.76%) Puppet
2 10 (3.56%) Terraform
3 8 (2.85%) Ansible
4 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.68%) Sitecore
3 29 (10.32%) Google
4 19 (6.76%) ServiceNow
5 10 (3.56%) Oracle
6 4 (1.42%) Informatica
6 4 (1.42%) SAP
7 3 (1.07%) Apigee
7 3 (1.07%) IBM
7 3 (1.07%) webMethods
8 2 (0.71%) Adobe
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.36%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) CA
9 1 (0.36%) Ensighten
9 1 (0.36%) Genesys
9 1 (0.36%) OpenText
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.36%) Zend
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