Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Software Developer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 134 91
Rank change year-on-year +51 -43 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.87% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.11% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 7
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £380 £217 £313
90th Percentile £438 £513 £430
North East median daily rate £425 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 866 2166 1425
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 91.12% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 1546 923
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £250
90th Percentile £554 £517 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 103 80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.63% +35.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.26 £11.98
90th Percentile £47.80 £31.30 £37.10
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +13.44%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Developer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Tyne and Wear

Software 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 Software Developer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +58 8 £425 -10.53% 3
Software Developer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) SFIA
4 4 (50.00%) Slack

Software 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 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Django
4 2 (25.00%) Guice
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HornetQ
5 1 (12.50%) OpenLayers
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) SFIA
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) OWASP
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle