The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / North East
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 194 197 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.91% 22.59% 19.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.20% 23.71% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 124 80
Median daily rate £350 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £505 £450
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 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 688 831 585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.42% 95.30% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 560 331
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 0 154 £350 - 54
Durham 0 25 £340 +13.33% 6
Northumberland +3 1 - - 1
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 180 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (37.06%) .NET
3 137 (34.77%) JavaScript
4 134 (34.01%) C#
5 131 (33.25%) HTML
6 129 (32.74%) CSS
7 106 (26.90%) MVC
8 98 (24.87%) Java
9 85 (21.57%) Scrum
10 84 (21.32%) Microsoft
11 82 (20.81%) SQL
12 79 (20.05%) TDD
13 73 (18.53%) ASP.NET
14 64 (16.24%) Git (software)
14 64 (16.24%) Front End Development
14 64 (16.24%) JSON
15 62 (15.74%) SQL Server
16 60 (15.23%) Scala
17 57 (14.47%) Spring
18 56 (14.21%) Linux
19 55 (13.96%) Sitecore
20 54 (13.71%) Ruby
20 54 (13.71%) Web Development
21 53 (13.45%) HTML5
22 52 (13.20%) REST
23 50 (12.69%) Automated Testing
24 49 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
24 49 (12.44%) CSS3
25 48 (12.18%) XML
26 45 (11.42%) Ajax

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 25 (6.35%) Confluence
2 21 (5.33%) CMS
3 20 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.03%) GeoServer
6 8 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.78%) JBoss
8 6 (1.52%) Apache
8 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.27%) SAS
10 4 (1.02%) Drupal
10 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.76%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.51%) IIS
12 2 (0.51%) Liferay
12 2 (0.51%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.05%) Office 365
3 11 (2.79%) GitHub
4 4 (1.02%) SaaS
5 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.51%) Force.com
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.25%) G Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.12%) HTTP
2 15 (3.81%) Intranet
3 5 (1.27%) Internet
4 4 (1.02%) LDAP
5 3 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) RTSP
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.12%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.06%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.54%) GIS
8 10 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.78%) MySQL
10 7 (1.78%) OLAP
10 7 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.52%) QlikView
11 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 64 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.63%) Subversion
3 32 (8.12%) JIRA
4 30 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 29 (7.36%) JUnit
6 18 (4.57%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.54%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.03%) Selenium
10 6 (1.52%) Maven
11 5 (1.27%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.02%) Ant
12 4 (1.02%) Grunt
12 4 (1.02%) gulp
13 3 (0.76%) Gradle
13 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.76%) Sahi
13 3 (0.76%) WATIR
14 2 (0.51%) StarTeam
General
1 43 (10.91%) Finance
2 16 (4.06%) Publishing
3 13 (3.30%) Advertising
4 7 (1.78%) Banking
5 5 (1.27%) Back Office
6 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.76%) Retail
7 2 (0.51%) Billing
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Games
7 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (37.06%) .NET
2 131 (33.25%) HTML
3 129 (32.74%) CSS
4 73 (18.53%) ASP.NET
5 64 (16.24%) JSON
6 57 (14.47%) Spring
7 53 (13.45%) HTML5
8 52 (13.20%) REST
9 49 (12.44%) CSS3
10 48 (12.18%) XML
11 45 (11.42%) Ajax
12 43 (10.91%) Ruby on Rails
13 40 (10.15%) Play Framework
14 39 (9.90%) Spring MVC
15 36 (9.14%) RESTful
16 33 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (7.87%) Django
18 28 (7.11%) AngularJS
19 27 (6.85%) Guice
20 26 (6.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.55%) User Experience
2 13 (3.30%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (2.54%) NHS
4 9 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.52%) CMDB
7 6 (1.52%) Linked Data
8 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.25%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.25%) Fintech
10 1 (0.25%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.25%) iPad
10 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.21%) Linux
2 16 (4.06%) Unix
2 16 (4.06%) Windows
3 11 (2.79%) Android
4 9 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.90%) MVC
3 85 (21.57%) Scrum
4 79 (20.05%) TDD
5 64 (16.24%) Front End Development
6 54 (13.71%) Web Development
7 50 (12.69%) Automated Testing
8 49 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (10.41%) BDD
10 40 (10.15%) DevOps
10 40 (10.15%) Web Design
11 39 (9.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 38 (9.64%) Open Source
13 31 (7.87%) Microservices
14 29 (7.36%) Continuous Deployment
15 28 (7.11%) OO
16 22 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (5.58%) Configuration Management
17 20 (5.08%) ETL
17 20 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.77%) JavaScript
2 134 (34.01%) C#
3 98 (24.87%) Java
4 82 (20.81%) SQL
5 60 (15.23%) Scala
6 54 (13.71%) Ruby
7 32 (8.12%) Python
8 18 (4.57%) PHP
9 16 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.06%) VB
10 13 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.30%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.78%) C
13 5 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.02%) VB6
15 3 (0.76%) C++
15 3 (0.76%) Go
15 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.51%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 26 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.31%) Degree
3 15 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) HND
7 1 (0.25%) SANS
7 1 (0.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (4.06%) Puppet
2 9 (2.28%) Terraform
3 7 (1.78%) Ansible
4 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 84 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.96%) Sitecore
3 28 (7.11%) Google
4 26 (6.60%) Oracle
5 25 (6.35%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.03%) SAP
7 3 (0.76%) Informatica
7 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.51%) HP
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Apigee
9 1 (0.25%) Borland
9 1 (0.25%) CA
9 1 (0.25%) Ensighten
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.25%) Sun
9 1 (0.25%) webMethods
9 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.25%) Zend
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