The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 19 6
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 67 168 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.83% 12.11% 15.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.11% 13.71% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 106 72
Median daily rate £375 £353 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -5.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  

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 370 1225 599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.96% 88.32% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 791 367
Median daily rate £361 £323 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.01% -10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 73 67
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £12.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +18 55 £400 +10.34% 28
Sunderland 0 9 £350 - 1
Gateshead -2 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 115 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.89%) HTML
3 79 (36.57%) CSS
4 76 (35.19%) Java
5 75 (34.72%) C#
6 71 (32.87%) .NET
6 71 (32.87%) MVC
7 70 (32.41%) JavaScript
8 62 (28.70%) Spring
9 61 (28.24%) Test Automation
10 58 (26.85%) TDD
11 55 (25.46%) Scrum
12 52 (24.07%) JSON
13 51 (23.61%) Git (software)
14 50 (23.15%) Scala
14 50 (23.15%) HTML5
15 49 (22.69%) REST
16 45 (20.83%) Ruby
17 44 (20.37%) CSS3
18 42 (19.44%) Ajax
18 42 (19.44%) Linux
19 41 (18.98%) ASP.NET
20 40 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
21 39 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (18.06%) Play Framework
22 38 (17.59%) Spring MVC
22 38 (17.59%) Web Design
23 37 (17.13%) Responsive Web Design
23 37 (17.13%) Front End Development
24 36 (16.67%) JIRA

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 26 (12.04%) Confluence
2 8 (3.70%) Apache
2 8 (3.70%) JBoss
3 6 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.31%) CMS
4 5 (2.31%) GeoServer
4 5 (2.31%) IIS
5 4 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.39%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.46%) Drupal
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) GitHub
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.46%) G Suite
3 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.43%) HTTP
2 3 (1.39%) FTP
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) LDAP
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.19%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.31%) GIS
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.85%) MySQL
6 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.39%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.46%) DocumentDB
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 51 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.67%) JIRA
3 32 (14.81%) JUnit
4 27 (12.50%) Subversion
5 23 (10.65%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.02%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.70%) Selenium
8 8 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.85%) Grunt
9 4 (1.85%) gulp
9 4 (1.85%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.39%) Ant
10 3 (1.39%) Gradle
10 3 (1.39%) Maven
11 2 (0.93%) jMock
11 2 (0.93%) Mockito
11 2 (0.93%) Xcode
12 1 (0.46%) Mocha
General
1 15 (6.94%) Finance
2 5 (2.31%) Advertising
3 2 (0.93%) Banking
3 2 (0.93%) Marketing
3 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Automotive
4 1 (0.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.46%) Games
4 1 (0.46%) Legal
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (38.89%) HTML
2 79 (36.57%) CSS
3 71 (32.87%) .NET
4 62 (28.70%) Spring
5 52 (24.07%) JSON
6 50 (23.15%) HTML5
7 49 (22.69%) REST
8 44 (20.37%) CSS3
9 42 (19.44%) Ajax
10 41 (18.98%) ASP.NET
11 40 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 39 (18.06%) Play Framework
13 38 (17.59%) Spring MVC
14 30 (13.89%) RESTful
15 28 (12.96%) Django
15 28 (12.96%) Guice
16 25 (11.57%) XML
17 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (9.72%) AngularJS
19 16 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.56%) User Experience
3 10 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.39%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
7 2 (0.93%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.46%) Fintech
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.44%) Linux
2 13 (6.02%) Unix
3 8 (3.70%) Android
3 8 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.70%) Windows
4 4 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.93%) Debian
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (32.87%) MVC
3 61 (28.24%) Test Automation
4 58 (26.85%) TDD
5 55 (25.46%) Scrum
6 39 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (17.59%) Web Design
8 37 (17.13%) Front End Development
8 37 (17.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (16.20%) Web Development
10 34 (15.74%) Open Source
11 31 (14.35%) Microservices
12 22 (10.19%) BDD
13 20 (9.26%) DevOps
14 19 (8.80%) Configuration Management
15 17 (7.87%) Unit Testing
16 16 (7.41%) OWASP
16 16 (7.41%) Software Engineering
17 15 (6.94%) SOA
18 13 (6.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.19%) Java
2 75 (34.72%) C#
3 70 (32.41%) JavaScript
4 50 (23.15%) Scala
5 45 (20.83%) Ruby
6 27 (12.50%) SQL
7 25 (11.57%) Python
8 7 (3.24%) PHP
8 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.24%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.85%) VB
12 3 (1.39%) VB6
12 3 (1.39%) VBA
13 2 (0.93%) C++
13 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.46%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.46%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.24%) Degree
2 4 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.46%) HND
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (8.33%) Puppet
2 10 (4.63%) Terraform
3 8 (3.70%) Ansible
4 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (13.43%) Google
2 27 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 20 (9.26%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.24%) Oracle
6 4 (1.85%) Informatica
7 3 (1.39%) Apigee
7 3 (1.39%) SAP
7 3 (1.39%) webMethods
8 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe
9 1 (0.46%) Apple
9 1 (0.46%) CA
9 1 (0.46%) Ensighten
9 1 (0.46%) OpenText
9 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.46%) Zend
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago