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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 38.46% 12.70% 9.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.68% 14.04% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -6.07%
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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
63 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 96.92% 90.48% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 11
Average daily rate £400 £450 £88
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +414.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 28 (84.85%) HTML
2 27 (81.82%) Java
3 25 (75.76%) Web Services
4 22 (66.67%) XML
4 22 (66.67%) J2EE
4 22 (66.67%) HTML5
5 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
6 19 (57.58%) SQL
7 18 (54.55%) SOAP
7 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (45.45%) REST
8 15 (45.45%) Hibernate
8 15 (45.45%) TopLink
9 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
10 13 (39.39%) CSS
11 12 (36.36%) JSF
11 12 (36.36%) Ajax
12 9 (27.27%) Windows
13 8 (24.24%) TDD
13 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
14 7 (21.21%) PrimeFaces
14 7 (21.21%) EclipseLink
14 7 (21.21%) Solaris
14 7 (21.21%) Linux
14 7 (21.21%) UNIX
14 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
14 7 (21.21%) XHTML
15 6 (18.18%) Content Management
15 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
16 5 (15.15%) B2C

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Ant
2 4 (12.12%) JUnit
2 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
General
1 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.15%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) HTML
2 25 (75.76%) Web Services
3 22 (66.67%) XML
3 22 (66.67%) J2EE
3 22 (66.67%) HTML5
4 18 (54.55%) SOAP
5 15 (45.45%) REST
5 15 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 15 (45.45%) TopLink
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
7 12 (36.36%) JSF
7 12 (36.36%) Ajax
8 7 (21.21%) PrimeFaces
8 7 (21.21%) EclipseLink
8 7 (21.21%) XHTML
9 4 (12.12%) JSP
9 4 (12.12%) Struts
9 4 (12.12%) JAX-RS
9 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
9 4 (12.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Solaris
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) Content Management
4 5 (15.15%) B2C
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 4 (12.12%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) RUP
7 2 (6.06%) Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.06%) Use Case
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.06%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) OCP
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) FatWire
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Omniture
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle