The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 36.00% 17.07% 14.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.73% 17.50% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £375 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 98.00% 97.56% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 13
Average daily rate £400 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £348 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £22.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.20 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 37 (90.24%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) J2EE
3 32 (78.05%) Web Services
4 31 (75.61%) Java
5 30 (73.17%) XML
6 28 (68.29%) HTML5
7 24 (58.54%) SQL
8 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
9 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
9 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (48.78%) Hibernate
10 20 (48.78%) SOAP
11 19 (46.34%) CSS
12 18 (43.90%) TopLink
13 17 (41.46%) REST
14 16 (39.02%) Ajax
15 14 (34.15%) JSF
16 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
16 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
16 12 (29.27%) Ant
17 11 (26.83%) JSP
17 11 (26.83%) UNIX
17 11 (26.83%) Windows
17 11 (26.83%) Solaris
17 11 (26.83%) Linux
17 11 (26.83%) XHTML
17 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
18 10 (24.39%) TDD
19 9 (21.95%) Content Management
19 9 (21.95%) Struts

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Ant
2 7 (17.07%) JUnit
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.76%) AccuRev
4 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (90.24%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) J2EE
3 32 (78.05%) Web Services
4 30 (73.17%) XML
5 28 (68.29%) HTML5
6 20 (48.78%) SOAP
6 20 (48.78%) Hibernate
7 19 (46.34%) CSS
8 18 (43.90%) TopLink
9 17 (41.46%) REST
10 16 (39.02%) Ajax
11 14 (34.15%) JSF
12 11 (26.83%) XHTML
12 11 (26.83%) JSP
13 9 (21.95%) Struts
14 7 (17.07%) PrimeFaces
14 7 (17.07%) EclipseLink
15 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
15 4 (9.76%) JAX-RS
15 4 (9.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
1 11 (26.83%) Solaris
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Content Management
4 8 (19.51%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) B2C
5 5 (12.20%) SOA
5 5 (12.20%) RAD
5 5 (12.20%) SEO
5 5 (12.20%) Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) User Stories
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Use Case
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Web Design
7 2 (4.88%) RUP
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) FatWire
2 5 (12.20%) Omniture
2 5 (12.20%) Google
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe