Period
to 19 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 159 299 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.00% 23.92% 16.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.83% 24.94% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 196 123
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £306 £266 £275
90th Percentile £548 £475 £526
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North East median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 945 1,199 1,176
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.92% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 777 759
North East median daily rate £413 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% +4.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £191 £218 £234
90th Percentile £570 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 36 66
North East median hourly rate £15.73 £15.35 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% -30.25% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £32.62 £35.00 £47.08
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +8.11% -0.99% -1.66%

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 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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 6 months to 19 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 117 £413 +17.86% 119
Durham -1 37 £388 +1.14% 20
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 73 (45.91%) JavaScript
2 51 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.19%) Java
4 41 (25.79%) SQL
5 38 (23.90%) .NET
6 36 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (22.01%) C#
7 35 (22.01%) HTML
8 31 (19.50%) jQuery
8 31 (19.50%) Node.js
9 30 (18.87%) CSS
10 29 (18.24%) AngularJS
11 27 (16.98%) React
11 27 (16.98%) Git (software)
12 26 (16.35%) Jenkins
13 25 (15.72%) DevOps
14 23 (14.47%) TDD
14 23 (14.47%) JMeter
14 23 (14.47%) Oracle
14 23 (14.47%) JUnit
15 22 (13.84%) Scrum
16 21 (13.21%) Hibernate
16 21 (13.21%) QA
16 21 (13.21%) HTML5
16 21 (13.21%) REST
17 20 (12.58%) hapi
18 19 (11.95%) Analytics
18 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
18 19 (11.95%) Web Services
19 18 (11.32%) ASP.NET

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 16 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.52%) Confluence
2 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.89%) JBoss
3 3 (1.89%) Jetty
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.89%) SAS
3 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Documentum
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.29%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.14%) Force.com
4 5 (3.14%) Serverless
5 3 (1.89%) Azure Functions
5 3 (1.89%) Office 365
5 3 (1.89%) SaaS
6 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.26%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.26%) GitHub
6 2 (1.26%) PaaS
6 2 (1.26%) Slack
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Firewall
2 5 (3.14%) FTP
3 3 (1.89%) HTTP
4 2 (1.26%) SSL
4 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.29%) MySQL
3 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.89%) Big Data
7 3 (1.89%) DB2
7 3 (1.89%) Redis
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.26%) HSQLDB
8 2 (1.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.35%) Jenkins
3 23 (14.47%) JMeter
3 23 (14.47%) JUnit
4 18 (11.32%) git-flow
5 11 (6.92%) Selenium
6 10 (6.29%) Jasmine
7 8 (5.03%) JIRA
8 7 (4.40%) Maven
8 7 (4.40%) ProC
9 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.77%) GitLab
9 6 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.52%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.26%) Subversion
General
1 12 (7.55%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.03%) Finance
3 4 (2.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.90%) .NET
2 35 (22.01%) HTML
3 31 (19.50%) jQuery
3 31 (19.50%) Node.js
4 30 (18.87%) CSS
5 29 (18.24%) AngularJS
6 27 (16.98%) React
7 21 (13.21%) Hibernate
7 21 (13.21%) HTML5
7 21 (13.21%) REST
8 20 (12.58%) hapi
9 19 (11.95%) Web Services
10 18 (11.32%) ASP.NET
11 16 (10.06%) SOAP
11 16 (10.06%) Spring
12 14 (8.81%) CSS3
13 13 (8.18%) XML
14 11 (6.92%) JSON
15 9 (5.66%) Sass
16 8 (5.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.77%) User Experience
4 5 (3.14%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.89%) Mashup
5 3 (1.89%) Robotics
6 2 (1.26%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.26%) LIMS
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
7 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.92%) Linux
2 8 (5.03%) Unix
3 7 (4.40%) Android
3 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.77%) Solaris
5 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.26%) Windows
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) VME
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.72%) DevOps
3 23 (14.47%) TDD
4 22 (13.84%) Scrum
5 19 (11.95%) Analytics
6 18 (11.32%) QA Automation
7 17 (10.69%) Static Code Analysis
8 16 (10.06%) Front End Development
8 16 (10.06%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.55%) BDD
9 12 (7.55%) Microservices
10 10 (6.29%) Migration
10 10 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (6.29%) Test Automation
11 9 (5.66%) MVC
11 9 (5.66%) Open Source
12 8 (5.03%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.03%) Web Development
13 7 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.91%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.19%) Java
3 41 (25.79%) SQL
4 35 (22.01%) C#
5 9 (5.66%) Apex Code
5 9 (5.66%) Perl
6 8 (5.03%) C
6 8 (5.03%) PHP
6 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.40%) Korn
8 6 (3.77%) COBOL
8 6 (3.77%) Java 8
8 6 (3.77%) SOQL
8 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.14%) Python
9 5 (3.14%) Scala
10 4 (2.52%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.89%) VBA
12 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.52%) Degree
3 3 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.89%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.26%) CCNP
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.21%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) WCAG
3 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Docker
2 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Kibana
1 2 (1.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Grafana
2 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (14.47%) Oracle
2 12 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.92%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.29%) Google
5 3 (1.89%) Pega
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.26%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.26%) LabWare
7 1 (0.63%) ABBYY
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) ICL
7 1 (0.63%) iManage
7 1 (0.63%) Kofax
7 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.63%) Nintex
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.63%) Zend