Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 173 251 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.75% 21.71% 18.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.32% 22.84% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 186 210
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £261 £289 £275
90th Percentile £481 £536 £500
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.00
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.00

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 999 1,099 1,668
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 95.07% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 748 1,084
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £383 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £246 £250 £225
90th Percentile £567 £528 £537
North East median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 58
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £25.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% +4.08% +84.91%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.04
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £35.08
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.44% +12.50% +38.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 167 £350 -3.45% 77
Gateshead +5 3 £350 -9.68% 14
Sunderland 0 3 - - 8
Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.53%) JavaScript
3 54 (31.21%) HTML
3 54 (31.21%) CSS
4 52 (30.06%) .NET
5 51 (29.48%) SQL
6 48 (27.75%) C#
7 44 (25.43%) Java
8 38 (21.97%) SQL Server
8 38 (21.97%) MVC
9 37 (21.39%) ASP.NET
10 34 (19.65%) Scrum
10 34 (19.65%) Front End Development
11 33 (19.08%) TDD
12 30 (17.34%) Linux
12 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
13 27 (15.61%) Windows
14 26 (15.03%) BDD
14 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (13.87%) Degree
16 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (12.14%) User Experience
18 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (11.56%) Git (software)
18 20 (11.56%) RESTful
19 19 (10.98%) jQuery
20 18 (10.40%) QA
20 18 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting 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 9 (5.20%) SAS
2 4 (2.31%) CMS
2 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.73%) Apache
3 3 (1.73%) Confluence
3 3 (1.73%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.58%) CICS
5 1 (0.58%) Drupal
5 1 (0.58%) Jetty
5 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.58%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.58%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.58%) WildFly
5 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.31%) Slack
4 3 (1.73%) GitHub
5 2 (1.16%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.16%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.58%) Force.com
6 1 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) SMS
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.47%) MySQL
7 5 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.31%) OLAP
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.16%) Big Data
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.09%) SpecFlow
4 10 (5.78%) Gradle
4 10 (5.78%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.05%) JIRA
6 5 (2.89%) JUnit
7 4 (2.31%) Hamcrest
7 4 (2.31%) Selenium
7 4 (2.31%) Subversion
8 3 (1.73%) PVCS
9 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.16%) FindBugs
9 2 (1.16%) Firebug
9 2 (1.16%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.16%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.58%) Gitweb
10 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 17 (9.83%) Finance
2 12 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.21%) CSS
1 54 (31.21%) HTML
2 52 (30.06%) .NET
3 37 (21.39%) ASP.NET
4 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (11.56%) RESTful
6 19 (10.98%) jQuery
7 17 (9.83%) AngularJS
7 17 (9.83%) Web Services
8 15 (8.67%) MFC
9 14 (8.09%) Spring
9 14 (8.09%) XML
10 12 (6.94%) JSON
11 11 (6.36%) .NET Framework
11 11 (6.36%) HTML5
11 11 (6.36%) Node.js
12 9 (5.20%) REST
13 7 (4.05%) CSS3
13 7 (4.05%) J2EE
13 7 (4.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.14%) User Experience
3 5 (2.89%) CMDB
3 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.58%) Blog
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.34%) Linux
2 27 (15.61%) Windows
3 6 (3.47%) Unix
4 5 (2.89%) Android
4 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.16%) VME
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.97%) MVC
3 34 (19.65%) Front End Development
3 34 (19.65%) Scrum
4 33 (19.08%) TDD
5 26 (15.03%) BDD
6 21 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (10.40%) Microservices
9 17 (9.83%) Coaching
10 16 (9.25%) Mentoring
11 14 (8.09%) Web Development
12 13 (7.51%) Software Testing
13 12 (6.94%) Project Management
14 10 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.78%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.78%) Test Automation
15 9 (5.20%) Collaborative Working
16 8 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (4.62%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.53%) JavaScript
2 51 (29.48%) SQL
3 48 (27.75%) C#
4 44 (25.43%) Java
5 15 (8.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.78%) Python
7 6 (3.47%) Java 8
8 5 (2.89%) Groovy
9 4 (2.31%) C++
9 4 (2.31%) ES6
9 4 (2.31%) PHP
9 4 (2.31%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.73%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.16%) C
11 2 (1.16%) COBOL
11 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (13.87%) Degree
2 13 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.16%) Puppet
1 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) Grafana
2 1 (0.58%) Graylog
2 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.83%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) Cloudera
3 7 (4.05%) Hortonworks
4 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.89%) Remedy
5 5 (2.89%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.31%) SAP
6 4 (2.31%) Tableau
7 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.16%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.16%) OpenText
9 1 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) Capita
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) Perforce
9 1 (0.58%) Xamarin