The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basildon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 16.28% 14.29% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 15.79% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 97.67% 90.48% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 24
Average daily rate £438 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £88 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £340 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.12% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £27.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £43.45 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Basildon region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Basildon region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) J2EE
6 8 (44.44%) UNIX
7 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) Silverlight
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Ajax
9 5 (27.78%) JAXB
9 5 (27.78%) Sun
9 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Solaris
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) UML
9 5 (27.78%) XSLT
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) RUP
9 5 (27.78%) XHTML
9 5 (27.78%) OOD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (16.67%) MSTest
1 3 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (16.67%) QUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) J2EE
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 6 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) Ajax
7 5 (27.78%) XSLT
7 5 (27.78%) XHTML
7 5 (27.78%) JAXB
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 3 (16.67%) WCF
9 3 (16.67%) WPF
9 3 (16.67%) WinForms
9 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (16.67%) Social Media
2 2 (11.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Solaris
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) RUP
3 5 (27.78%) OOD
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) RAD
6 2 (11.11%) SEO
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Sun
3 4 (22.22%) AccuRev
4 3 (16.67%) Facebook
4 3 (16.67%) Twitter
4 3 (16.67%) FatWire
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe