Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Senior Developer
England > North East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 134 92
Rank change year-on-year +41 -42 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.99% 1.09% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.18% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 29
North East median daily rate £406 £425 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -11.46% +24.27%
10th Percentile £337 £300 £369
90th Percentile £450 £505 £578
England median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.27% +18.79% +28.83%

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 1153 2455 1920
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 91.91% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 1672 1185
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £226 £225 £242
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 124 118
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +16.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.51 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.73 £31.08 £36.08
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the North East

Senior 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 Senior Developer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in the North East

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +50 10 £419 +3.08% 2
Durham +3 2 £358 -31.58% 3
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) Software Architecture
5 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) JSP
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) Spring
5 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (58.33%) Microservices
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Hamcrest
7 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) Firebug
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Kanban
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) XSD
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS

Senior 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 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Firebug
2 4 (33.33%) Gradle
2 4 (33.33%) Hamcrest
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) GoogleTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 4 (33.33%) XSD
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (25.00%) GWT
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Java SE
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) CQRS
6 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
1 3 (25.00%) InterSystems