The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 27 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.

Microsoft Developer
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 116 -
Rank change year-on-year +71 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.52% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £238 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 358 1267 592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 93.47% 88.42% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 812 372
Median daily rate £363 £322 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% -11.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 83 64
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £14.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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 +71 2 £238 -23.44%
Microsoft Developer
North East

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

Microsoft 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft