Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 118 378 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.27% 19.43% 26.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.97% 20.79% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 295 266
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £275 £286 £281
90th Percentile £488 £536 £535
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £14.00
North East median hourly rate - £41.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +142.65% -

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 910 1,818 1,377
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 93.47% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 1,314 899
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £525 £560
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 74 54
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +15.38% +29.78%
10th Percentile £8.92 £10.25 £10.11
90th Percentile £41.25 £37.93 £31.03
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £22.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -22.27% +23.80% +18.47%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -4 112 £400 +6.67% 77
Sunderland -2 5 £275 -15.38% 4
Gateshead +1 1 £325 - 10
Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.59%) CSS
3 40 (33.90%) HTML
4 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
5 36 (30.51%) Java
6 32 (27.12%) .NET
7 31 (26.27%) SQL
8 28 (23.73%) Front End Development
9 25 (21.19%) C#
10 23 (19.49%) TDD
10 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
11 22 (18.64%) Linux
12 20 (16.95%) Scrum
13 19 (16.10%) MVC
13 19 (16.10%) jQuery
14 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (15.25%) BDD
14 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
14 18 (15.25%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.71%) Coaching
15 15 (12.71%) User Experience
15 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
16 14 (11.86%) Open Source
16 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
16 14 (11.86%) DevOps
17 13 (11.02%) NoSQL
17 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
17 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
17 13 (11.02%) XML
18 12 (10.17%) PostgreSQL

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 (6.78%) Confluence
2 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.24%) CMS
4 4 (3.39%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (3.39%) SAS
5 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.54%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.69%) Drupal
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.69%) WordPress
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) InfoPath
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Slack
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.69%) IaaS
2 2 (1.69%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.69%) npm
3 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) HTTP
2 6 (5.08%) SSL
2 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.85%) DSL
4 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.93%) MySQL
6 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.39%) OLAP
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.32%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.47%) JUnit
5 8 (6.78%) JIRA
6 7 (5.93%) Subversion
7 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.08%) Firebug
7 6 (5.08%) Gradle
7 6 (5.08%) Hamcrest
8 4 (3.39%) Selenium
9 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.69%) Grunt
9 2 (1.69%) gulp
9 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.69%) webpack
10 1 (0.85%) git-flow
10 1 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (4.24%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Advertising
2 2 (1.69%) Marketing
2 2 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.59%) CSS
2 40 (33.90%) HTML
3 32 (27.12%) .NET
4 19 (16.10%) jQuery
5 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.02%) XML
6 11 (9.32%) CSS3
6 11 (9.32%) HTML5
6 11 (9.32%) MFC
6 11 (9.32%) Spring
7 10 (8.47%) REST
8 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.63%) Web Services
8 9 (7.63%) XSD
9 8 (6.78%) Node.js
9 8 (6.78%) Spring MVC
10 7 (5.93%) JSON
10 7 (5.93%) Spring Boot
11 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) User Experience
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) CMDB
5 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Android
2 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Windows
3 3 (2.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) Front End Development
3 23 (19.49%) TDD
4 20 (16.95%) Scrum
5 19 (16.10%) MVC
6 18 (15.25%) BDD
6 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.25%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.71%) Coaching
8 14 (11.86%) DevOps
8 14 (11.86%) Open Source
8 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.17%) Microservices
10 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.63%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.78%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (6.78%) Kanban
13 7 (5.93%) Data Engineering
13 7 (5.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.51%) Java
3 31 (26.27%) SQL
4 25 (21.19%) C#
5 10 (8.47%) Scala
6 9 (7.63%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) C++
7 4 (3.39%) Groovy
7 4 (3.39%) Ruby
7 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.54%) ES6
8 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) PHP
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.69%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) VC++
10 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
1 2 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Grafana
2 1 (0.85%) Graylog
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) Cloudera
3 7 (5.93%) Hortonworks
3 7 (5.93%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.24%) Tableau
5 4 (3.39%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Remedy
7 2 (1.69%) Google
7 2 (1.69%) OpenText
7 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.85%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.85%) Capita
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) Pega
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.85%) Xamarin