Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 44 105
Rank change year-on-year -22 +61 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 35 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.25% 5.47% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 6.18% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 27
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £463 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £281
90th Percentile £550 £448 £518
North East median daily rate £425 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £41.25 £46.42 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.13% - -
North East median hourly rate £40.00 £46.42 -
% change year-on-year -13.82% - -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 934 858 1,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.80% 88.54% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 588 1,332
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £376 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +15.77% -12.16%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £220
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 96
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.74 £10.13 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.90% -12.50% +107.41%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
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 Engineering in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
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 Engineering in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 July 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 -24 35 £463 +32.14% 20
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) REST
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) Open Source
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (31.43%) DevOps
6 10 (28.57%) Node.js
7 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.71%) Coaching
7 9 (25.71%) SFIA
7 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
7 9 (25.71%) Degree
8 8 (22.86%) JIRA
9 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (20.00%) Open Source Development
9 7 (20.00%) Microservices
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
10 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (17.14%) Confluence
10 6 (17.14%) TDD
11 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) C#

Software Engineering
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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) Confluence
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) NServiceBus
4 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Slack
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) Burp Suite
4 4 (11.43%) Gradle
4 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
4 4 (11.43%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.71%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.71%) GitLab
5 2 (5.71%) Liquibase
5 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Qt Creator
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Electronics
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Open Source Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Designer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Angular Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Content Designer
7 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Azure Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Interaction Designer
8 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Designer
8 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) REST
2 10 (28.57%) Node.js
3 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) Kafka
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) JPA
6 2 (5.71%) WinForms
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.86%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) SCADA
3 1 (2.86%) Arduino
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Open Source
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) Coaching
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) SFIA
4 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
5 7 (20.00%) BDD
5 7 (20.00%) Microservices
5 7 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (11.43%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) C
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.71%) Java 8
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) WCAG
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Nessus
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Grafana
4 1 (2.86%) Graylog
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Black Duck
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Atmel
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) SAP