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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 59.09% 37.70% 11.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 59.09% 38.98% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £34.75 £40.60 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% -11.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Developer
Essex

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
22 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 100.00% 96.72% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 20
Average daily rate £270 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) J2EE
3 14 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) Web Services
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) DB2
7 8 (38.10%) AccuRev
8 7 (33.33%) HTML5
8 7 (33.33%) REST
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) SOAP
8 7 (33.33%) TopLink
8 7 (33.33%) JSF
9 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
10 5 (23.81%) TDD
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle
10 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
11 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
11 4 (19.05%) Unix
11 4 (19.05%) zOS
11 4 (19.05%) B2C
11 4 (19.05%) Marketing
11 4 (19.05%) Java EE
11 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 3 (14.29%) Automotive
12 3 (14.29%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) AccuRev
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) J2EE
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) JSF
4 7 (33.33%) REST
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) TopLink
4 7 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) Java EE
6 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) JSP
8 2 (9.52%) LESS
8 2 (9.52%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
1 4 (19.05%) zOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) B2C
3 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) SQR
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sun