Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 23 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.

Developer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 8 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 101 420 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.94% 17.81% 20.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.61% 19.55% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 323 235
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +14.09%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £280
90th Percentile £528 £513 £540
North East median daily rate £380 £390 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £22.50
North East median hourly rate - £41.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +106.25% -

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 870 2148 1447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 91.09% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 1533 937
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £250
90th Percentile £551 £516 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 103 81
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.63% +35.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.26 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.80 £31.30 £37.00
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +13.44%

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 23 November 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 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 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 90 £400 +4.23% 27
Sunderland -2 11 £306 -5.77% 3
Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 53 (52.48%) Java
2 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (34.65%) CSS
4 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 31 (30.69%) SQL
5 31 (30.69%) HTML
6 26 (25.74%) TDD
7 25 (24.75%) Spring
7 25 (24.75%) C#
8 24 (23.76%) XML
9 23 (22.77%) .NET
10 21 (20.79%) Linux
11 19 (18.81%) JSON
12 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
13 16 (15.84%) Open Source
13 16 (15.84%) BDD
13 16 (15.84%) SOAP
13 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
14 15 (14.85%) JSP
14 15 (14.85%) Scrum
15 14 (13.86%) MVC
15 14 (13.86%) Tomcat
16 13 (12.87%) OO
16 13 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (12.87%) Google
16 13 (12.87%) DevOps
17 12 (11.88%) Front End Development
17 12 (11.88%) Web Services
17 12 (11.88%) HTML5
17 12 (11.88%) Test Automation

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 14 (13.86%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.91%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (8.91%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.94%) Confluence
4 6 (5.94%) JBoss
5 4 (3.96%) CMS
6 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 2 (1.98%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (1.98%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.98%) WordPress
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Slack
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
2 2 (1.98%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.98%) npm
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.99%) G Suite
3 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) HTTP
2 7 (6.93%) SSL
2 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) FTP
4 1 (0.99%) DSL
4 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.90%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.95%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
6 1 (0.99%) OLTP
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.89%) JUnit
3 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.93%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.95%) Subversion
6 4 (3.96%) Firebug
6 4 (3.96%) Gradle
6 4 (3.96%) Hamcrest
6 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.97%) Selenium
8 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.98%) Grunt
8 2 (1.98%) gulp
8 2 (1.98%) Maven
8 2 (1.98%) webpack
9 1 (0.99%) git-flow
9 1 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.99%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (2.97%) Advertising
2 2 (1.98%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Back Office
3 1 (0.99%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) Publishing
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.65%) CSS
2 31 (30.69%) HTML
3 25 (24.75%) Spring
4 24 (23.76%) XML
5 23 (22.77%) .NET
6 19 (18.81%) JSON
7 16 (15.84%) SOAP
8 15 (14.85%) JSP
9 12 (11.88%) HTML5
9 12 (11.88%) Web Services
10 10 (9.90%) Apache Camel
10 10 (9.90%) jQuery
10 10 (9.90%) REST
10 10 (9.90%) RESTful
11 9 (8.91%) GWT
12 8 (7.92%) AngularJS
12 8 (7.92%) CSS3
12 8 (7.92%) Spring Security
13 7 (6.93%) Spring MVC
14 6 (5.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.96%) User Experience
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.92%) Android
4 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.98%) Unix
6 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.74%) TDD
3 16 (15.84%) BDD
3 16 (15.84%) Open Source
4 15 (14.85%) Scrum
5 14 (13.86%) MVC
6 13 (12.87%) DevOps
6 13 (12.87%) OO
7 12 (11.88%) Front End Development
7 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
8 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.89%) Microservices
9 9 (8.91%) iOS Development
9 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (7.92%) SOA
11 7 (6.93%) SDLC
11 7 (6.93%) Software Architecture
11 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) Java
2 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 31 (30.69%) SQL
4 25 (24.75%) C#
5 11 (10.89%) Scala
6 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.93%) Python
8 6 (5.94%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.97%) COBOL
9 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.97%) Ruby
9 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) Groovy
10 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.98%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) HL7
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.99%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Google
3 10 (9.90%) InterSystems
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.98%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.99%) Apigee
7 1 (0.99%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) OpenText
7 1 (0.99%) Pega
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.99%) Tableau