The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 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.

Senior Developer
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 107 57
Rank change year-on-year +66 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.05% 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.97% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £304 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.93% +7.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

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 353 1242 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.89% 88.27% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 803 376
Median daily rate £351 £321 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £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 30 75 65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £13.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Tyne and Wear

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Tyne and Wear

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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 4 £400 -15.78% 5
Senior Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony

Senior 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 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin