Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 191 103 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.74% 11.14% 16.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.78% 11.83% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 65 317
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £378 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +5.26% -10.59%
10th Percentile £270 £287 £263
90th Percentile £525 £532 £513
North East median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £41.25 - -
North East median hourly rate £41.25 - £41.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 877 871 2,257
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 94.16% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 596 1,597
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £260 £247 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 111
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.78 £17.49 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.49% -35.22% +39.53%
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.50 £10.23
90th Percentile £45.80 £46.91 £33.98
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -33.96% +55.97%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Tyne and Wear

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 181 £390 -2.50% 91
Sunderland +1 10 £360 +17.55% 13
Developer
North East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 91 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.36%) Java
3 66 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 66 (34.55%) SQL
4 49 (25.65%) TDD
5 48 (25.13%) HTML
6 47 (24.61%) CSS
7 38 (19.90%) Git (software)
8 37 (19.37%) BDD
8 37 (19.37%) Node.js
9 34 (17.80%) .NET
10 31 (16.23%) C#
10 31 (16.23%) MVC
10 31 (16.23%) Scrum
11 29 (15.18%) Linux
11 29 (15.18%) AngularJS
11 29 (15.18%) Microservices
12 28 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
12 28 (14.66%) Spring
13 27 (14.14%) Web Services
13 27 (14.14%) Front End Development
13 27 (14.14%) REST
14 26 (13.61%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (12.57%) ASP.NET
16 23 (12.04%) RESTful
16 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (12.04%) DevOps
17 21 (10.99%) Jenkins
17 21 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.28%) Confluence
3 5 (2.62%) CMS
4 4 (2.09%) CICS
4 4 (2.09%) Drupal
4 4 (2.09%) Jetty
4 4 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.09%) WildFly
5 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.05%) SAS
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) Liferay
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.19%) IaaS
4 7 (3.66%) PaaS
5 6 (3.14%) GitHub
6 4 (2.09%) Office 365
6 4 (2.09%) Slack
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.57%) Datadog
8 2 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.52%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.52%) Force.com
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.52%) Heroku
9 1 (0.52%) Route 53
9 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.09%) SMS
2 3 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.61%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.33%) MySQL
6 11 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.62%) Power BI
8 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.57%) Big Data
10 3 (1.57%) DB2
10 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (19.90%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.99%) JIRA
3 15 (7.85%) JUnit
4 10 (5.24%) Maven
5 9 (4.71%) Subversion
6 6 (3.14%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.14%) GitLab
6 6 (3.14%) Gradle
6 6 (3.14%) Selenium
7 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.62%) gulp
7 5 (2.62%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.62%) MSTest
7 5 (2.62%) NCrunch
8 4 (2.09%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.57%) Mockito
9 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (5.24%) Finance
2 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.09%) Advertising
3 4 (2.09%) Retail
4 3 (1.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.13%) HTML
2 47 (24.61%) CSS
3 37 (19.37%) Node.js
4 34 (17.80%) .NET
5 29 (15.18%) AngularJS
6 28 (14.66%) Spring
7 27 (14.14%) REST
7 27 (14.14%) Web Services
8 24 (12.57%) ASP.NET
9 23 (12.04%) RESTful
10 18 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (9.42%) jQuery
11 17 (8.90%) J2EE
12 15 (7.85%) SOAP
13 11 (5.76%) XML
14 10 (5.24%) HTML5
14 10 (5.24%) JSP
15 9 (4.71%) Hibernate
15 9 (4.71%) JSON
15 9 (4.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.66%) User Experience
3 6 (3.14%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.57%) Replication
6 2 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.05%) Robotics
7 1 (0.52%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.52%) DataPower
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.18%) Linux
2 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.57%) Android
3 3 (1.57%) Unix
3 3 (1.57%) VME
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) CentOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.65%) TDD
3 37 (19.37%) BDD
4 31 (16.23%) MVC
4 31 (16.23%) Scrum
5 29 (15.18%) Microservices
6 28 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (14.14%) Front End Development
8 23 (12.04%) DevOps
9 19 (9.95%) Open Source
10 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
10 18 (9.42%) Web Development
11 15 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.81%) Kanban
12 13 (6.81%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.76%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (5.24%) OO
15 9 (4.71%) TOGAF
16 8 (4.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 79 (41.36%) Java
2 66 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 66 (34.55%) SQL
3 31 (16.23%) C#
4 15 (7.85%) Python
5 13 (6.81%) Java 8
6 11 (5.76%) PHP
6 11 (5.76%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.76%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.14%) Scala
8 4 (2.09%) COBOL
8 4 (2.09%) ES6
9 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.57%) Ruby
9 3 (1.57%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.57%) XPath
10 2 (1.05%) Go
10 2 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.19%) DBS Check
2 8 (4.19%) Degree
3 5 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.57%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) Matomo
1 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.09%) Puppet
2 3 (1.57%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Grafana
3 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.52%) Packer
3 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.85%) Oracle
3 14 (7.33%) Sitecore
4 9 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.09%) IBM
6 2 (1.05%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.05%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.05%) Siebel
6 2 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.52%) Nintex
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Solace
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) Twitter
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin