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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 12.50% 9.09% 13.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.16% 10.26% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£488 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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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
38 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 95.00% 88.64% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 19
Average daily rate £438 £340 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £571 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Average hourly rate £34.50 £16.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.62% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.28 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
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 20 August 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) FatWire
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (28.57%) MSTest
6 4 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) QUnit
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) SOA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MSTest
1 4 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (28.57%) QUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) RUP
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Content Management
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) RAD
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) FatWire
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) AccuRev
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter