Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 215 151 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.76% 16.40% 15.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.70% 17.26% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 94 234
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £263 £279 £263
90th Percentile £475 £528 £488
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.78% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 947 875 2,020
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 95.01% 90.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 589 1,328
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -14.47%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £540 £499
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +4.03% +11.54% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 53 110
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.20% -9.26% +92.86%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.03 £11.83
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £20.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -23.28% -25.93% +80.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +4 206 £350 -2.10% 63
Sunderland -2 7 £407 +16.29% 5
Gateshead -1 2 £375 -3.23% 10
Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 98 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.28%) Java
3 77 (35.81%) SQL
4 74 (34.42%) JavaScript
5 61 (28.37%) HTML
5 61 (28.37%) CSS
6 60 (27.91%) .NET
7 59 (27.44%) C#
8 53 (24.65%) TDD
9 51 (23.72%) SQL Server
10 49 (22.79%) MVC
11 48 (22.33%) ASP.NET
12 42 (19.53%) BDD
13 41 (19.07%) Linux
13 41 (19.07%) Scrum
14 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
15 36 (16.74%) Front End Development
16 35 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (15.81%) RESTful
18 33 (15.35%) Git (software)
19 32 (14.88%) AngularJS
20 28 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 26 (12.09%) PostgreSQL
22 26 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
23 25 (11.63%) Node.js
23 25 (11.63%) Windows
23 25 (11.63%) Web Services
24 24 (11.16%) Microservices

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 8 (3.72%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.26%) CMS
2 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.79%) SAS
4 4 (1.86%) CICS
4 4 (1.86%) Confluence
4 4 (1.86%) Jetty
4 4 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.86%) WildFly
5 3 (1.40%) JBoss
5 3 (1.40%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.93%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.79%) PaaS
4 4 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.40%) GitHub
5 3 (1.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.93%) Force.com
6 2 (0.93%) Slack
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) SMS
2 2 (0.93%) HTTP
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (12.09%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.19%) MySQL
6 7 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.40%) Big Data
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) KNIME
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.37%) SpecFlow
4 13 (6.05%) JIRA
5 10 (4.65%) Gradle
5 10 (4.65%) JUnit
6 5 (2.33%) gulp
6 5 (2.33%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.33%) MSTest
6 5 (2.33%) NCrunch
6 5 (2.33%) Selenium
7 4 (1.86%) Subversion
8 3 (1.40%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.40%) Hamcrest
8 3 (1.40%) Maven
8 3 (1.40%) PVCS
8 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.93%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (9.77%) Finance
2 13 (6.05%) Banking
3 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (28.37%) CSS
1 61 (28.37%) HTML
2 60 (27.91%) .NET
3 48 (22.33%) ASP.NET
4 35 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (15.81%) RESTful
6 32 (14.88%) AngularJS
7 25 (11.63%) Node.js
7 25 (11.63%) Web Services
8 21 (9.77%) Spring
9 19 (8.84%) jQuery
10 16 (7.44%) REST
10 16 (7.44%) XML
11 15 (6.98%) J2EE
12 13 (6.05%) .NET Framework
12 13 (6.05%) HTML5
12 13 (6.05%) JSON
12 13 (6.05%) SOAP
13 9 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.58%) User Experience
3 6 (2.79%) Algorithms
3 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.79%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.40%) CMDB
6 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.93%) Blog
7 2 (0.93%) Robotics
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) DataPower
8 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.07%) Linux
2 25 (11.63%) Windows
3 4 (1.86%) VME
3 4 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.40%) Android
4 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Unix
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.65%) TDD
3 49 (22.79%) MVC
4 42 (19.53%) BDD
5 41 (19.07%) Scrum
6 36 (16.74%) Front End Development
7 26 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (11.16%) Microservices
9 18 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.91%) Open Source
11 16 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.51%) Continuous Deployment
14 13 (6.05%) DevOps
14 13 (6.05%) Web Development
15 12 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.58%) Kanban
16 10 (4.65%) OO
17 9 (4.19%) TOGAF
18 8 (3.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.28%) Java
2 77 (35.81%) SQL
3 74 (34.42%) JavaScript
4 59 (27.44%) C#
5 23 (10.70%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.58%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.12%) Java 8
7 11 (5.12%) Python
8 6 (2.79%) ES6
9 5 (2.33%) PHP
9 5 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.86%) COBOL
10 4 (1.86%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.40%) Groovy
11 3 (1.40%) Ruby
12 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.93%) Go
12 2 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.77%) Degree
2 17 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Matomo
2 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.84%) Oracle
3 13 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (6.05%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.79%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.86%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.93%) OpenText
7 2 (0.93%) Remedy
7 2 (0.93%) Siebel
7 2 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Apple
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Perforce
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Zend