The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 149 173 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.19% 25.00% 21.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.19% 26.29% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 64
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £430
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 £42.25 £35.75
% change year-on-year -5.32% +18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 548 658 399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 96.31% 95.09% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 454 249
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 £290 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 22
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 133 £350 - 46
Sunderland -1 8 £328 +13.91% 5
Tyneside - 2 £508 -
Gateshead - 1 £450 - 3
Developer
North East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 163 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (37.00%) .NET
3 116 (35.47%) HTML
4 110 (33.64%) C#
5 108 (33.03%) JavaScript
6 105 (32.11%) CSS
7 101 (30.89%) MVC
8 90 (27.52%) Java
9 76 (23.24%) Scrum
10 72 (22.02%) TDD
11 69 (21.10%) ASP.NET
12 62 (18.96%) Git (software)
13 61 (18.65%) Microsoft
14 57 (17.43%) Scala
14 57 (17.43%) Front End Development
15 56 (17.13%) SQL
16 54 (16.51%) Linux
16 54 (16.51%) Spring
17 51 (15.60%) Ruby
18 49 (14.98%) Sitecore
19 48 (14.68%) JSON
20 47 (14.37%) SQL Server
20 47 (14.37%) HTML5
21 45 (13.76%) CSS3
22 44 (13.46%) Automated Testing
23 42 (12.84%) Ajax
23 42 (12.84%) Finance
24 41 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
24 41 (12.54%) REST
25 40 (12.23%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (7.34%) Confluence
2 17 (5.20%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.89%) CMS
4 12 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.53%) Apache
6 5 (1.53%) GeoServer
6 5 (1.53%) JBoss
6 5 (1.53%) SAS
6 5 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.22%) Drupal
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.92%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.61%) IIS
9 2 (0.61%) Liferay
9 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.67%) Office 365
2 11 (3.36%) GitHub
3 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.22%) SaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Force.com
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.31%) G Suite
6 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.87%) HTTP
2 14 (4.28%) Intranet
3 5 (1.53%) Internet
4 4 (1.22%) LDAP
5 3 (0.92%) FTP
6 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.65%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.89%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.83%) MySQL
8 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.53%) GIS
9 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.92%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.31%) OLAP
12 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 62 (18.96%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.48%) JIRA
2 31 (9.48%) Subversion
3 27 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.95%) JUnit
5 18 (5.50%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.83%) Selenium
9 5 (1.53%) Ant
9 5 (1.53%) Maven
10 4 (1.22%) Grunt
10 4 (1.22%) gulp
11 3 (0.92%) Gradle
11 3 (0.92%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.92%) Sahi
11 3 (0.92%) WATIR
12 2 (0.61%) ProC
12 2 (0.61%) StarTeam
General
1 42 (12.84%) Finance
2 10 (3.06%) Advertising
3 7 (2.14%) Banking
4 6 (1.83%) Publishing
5 5 (1.53%) Back Office
6 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (37.00%) .NET
2 116 (35.47%) HTML
3 105 (32.11%) CSS
4 69 (21.10%) ASP.NET
5 54 (16.51%) Spring
6 48 (14.68%) JSON
7 47 (14.37%) HTML5
8 45 (13.76%) CSS3
9 42 (12.84%) Ajax
10 41 (12.54%) REST
11 40 (12.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 39 (11.93%) Spring MVC
13 37 (11.31%) Play Framework
14 36 (11.01%) RESTful
15 35 (10.70%) XML
16 32 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (7.65%) Django
18 24 (7.34%) Guice
19 21 (6.42%) jQuery
20 20 (6.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.36%) User Experience
2 10 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (3.06%) NHS
3 9 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.83%) CMDB
5 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.92%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.61%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.51%) Linux
2 16 (4.89%) Unix
3 14 (4.28%) Windows
4 5 (1.53%) Android
5 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (30.89%) MVC
3 76 (23.24%) Scrum
4 72 (22.02%) TDD
5 57 (17.43%) Front End Development
6 44 (13.46%) Automated Testing
7 41 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (12.23%) Web Development
9 39 (11.93%) DevOps
10 37 (11.31%) BDD
10 37 (11.31%) Web Design
11 36 (11.01%) Responsive Web Design
12 35 (10.70%) Open Source
13 31 (9.48%) Microservices
14 29 (8.87%) Continuous Deployment
15 24 (7.34%) OO
16 22 (6.73%) Configuration Management
17 19 (5.81%) Unit Testing
18 17 (5.20%) Workflow
19 16 (4.89%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 110 (33.64%) C#
2 108 (33.03%) JavaScript
3 90 (27.52%) Java
4 57 (17.43%) Scala
5 56 (17.13%) SQL
6 51 (15.60%) Ruby
7 26 (7.95%) Python
8 14 (4.28%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.98%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.36%) PHP
11 11 (3.36%) VB
12 8 (2.45%) C
13 7 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.92%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.92%) C++
15 3 (0.92%) VB6
16 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 22 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.28%) Degree
2 14 (4.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) CISSP
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) SANS
6 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (1.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.59%) Puppet
2 9 (2.75%) Terraform
3 7 (2.14%) Ansible
4 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 61 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.98%) Sitecore
3 25 (7.65%) Google
4 24 (7.34%) ServiceNow
5 22 (6.73%) Oracle
6 3 (0.92%) Informatica
6 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.92%) SAP
6 3 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe
8 1 (0.31%) Borland
8 1 (0.31%) CA
8 1 (0.31%) ICL
8 1 (0.31%) OpenText
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.31%) Sun
8 1 (0.31%) webMethods
8 1 (0.31%) Zend
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