The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 143 262 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.27% 24.86% 19.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.28% 26.87% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 151 117
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1077 975 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.45% 92.50% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 483 432
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 76 81
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 89 £375 - 34
High Wycombe -2 10 £263 -23.63% 6
Aylesbury 0 6 £330 -2.22% 3
Beaconsfield -2 2 £285 -
Amersham - 2 £325 - 1
Marlow +3 1 - - 2
Newport Pagnell - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 123 (37.96%) JavaScript
2 122 (37.65%) HTML
3 101 (31.17%) .NET
4 100 (30.86%) CSS
5 99 (30.56%) C#
6 90 (27.78%) Java
7 88 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (23.77%) SQL
9 76 (23.46%) Finance
10 74 (22.84%) SQL Server
11 72 (22.22%) OO
12 66 (20.37%) MVC
13 65 (20.06%) jQuery
14 63 (19.44%) ASP.NET
15 44 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (12.65%) HTML5
16 41 (12.65%) TDD
17 38 (11.73%) Oracle
17 38 (11.73%) WCF
18 36 (11.11%) Scrum
19 35 (10.80%) Web Services
20 32 (9.88%) .NET Framework
21 30 (9.26%) XML
22 28 (8.64%) Spring
23 27 (8.33%) AngularJS
24 26 (8.02%) Eclipse
25 25 (7.72%) PHP
25 25 (7.72%) Ajax
26 24 (7.41%) CSS3
26 24 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (4.63%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.85%) CMS
5 5 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.23%) SAS
7 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.62%) Papyrus
8 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.62%) Lync
8 2 (0.62%) DNN
8 2 (0.62%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Exstream
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Staffware
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.62%) Google App Engine
1 2 (0.62%) SaaS
1 2 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.62%) DNS
2 2 (0.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) GPRS
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) Extranet
3 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.01%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.09%) MySQL
7 9 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.16%) DB2
10 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.85%) PowerCenter
11 5 (1.54%) DTS
12 4 (1.23%) QlikView
12 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
13 3 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (8.02%) Eclipse
2 19 (5.86%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.40%) Selenium
5 10 (3.09%) NUnit
6 8 (2.47%) Subversion
6 8 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.16%) JUnit
8 6 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.54%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.54%) JIRA
10 4 (1.23%) Maven
11 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.62%) Hudson
13 1 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.31%) Redmine
General
1 76 (23.46%) Finance
2 21 (6.48%) Retail
3 19 (5.86%) Banking
4 9 (2.78%) Marketing
4 9 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.47%) Electronics
6 6 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.54%) Publishing
8 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Automotive
9 3 (0.93%) Games
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (37.65%) HTML
2 101 (31.17%) .NET
3 100 (30.86%) CSS
4 65 (20.06%) jQuery
5 63 (19.44%) ASP.NET
6 44 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (12.65%) HTML5
8 38 (11.73%) WCF
9 35 (10.80%) Web Services
10 32 (9.88%) .NET Framework
11 30 (9.26%) XML
12 28 (8.64%) Spring
13 27 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 25 (7.72%) Ajax
15 24 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (7.41%) CSS3
16 23 (7.10%) JSP
17 21 (6.48%) Hibernate
17 21 (6.48%) Backbone.js
18 20 (6.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.79%) User Experience
2 19 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 9 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.16%) EPoS
6 4 (1.23%) W3C
6 4 (1.23%) GIS
6 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.23%) DTV
6 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.62%) Tandem
8 2 (0.62%) VSAM
8 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.56%) Windows
2 11 (3.40%) UNIX
3 9 (2.78%) Android
4 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.22%) OO
3 66 (20.37%) MVC
4 41 (12.65%) TDD
5 36 (11.11%) Scrum
6 23 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (6.48%) Unit Testing
8 20 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (5.56%) SOA
10 15 (4.63%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.32%) OOD
12 11 (3.40%) E-Commerce
13 10 (3.09%) ETL
13 10 (3.09%) BDD
13 10 (3.09%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (2.78%) Coaching
14 9 (2.78%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (2.78%) Analytics
14 9 (2.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 123 (37.96%) JavaScript
2 99 (30.56%) C#
3 90 (27.78%) Java
4 77 (23.77%) SQL
5 25 (7.72%) PHP
6 21 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.63%) Ruby
8 14 (4.32%) C++
9 10 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.47%) Python
11 7 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.85%) Perl
12 6 (1.85%) COBOL
12 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.23%) C
13 4 (1.23%) VB
13 4 (1.23%) VBA
14 3 (0.93%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.93%) JCL
15 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (1.54%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.93%) SAS Certification
4 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.16%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) Control-M
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (11.73%) Oracle
2 24 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.09%) JBoss
4 8 (2.47%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.16%) SAP
6 6 (1.85%) Google
7 5 (1.54%) IBM
7 5 (1.54%) Sun
7 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.23%) Informatica
8 4 (1.23%) HP
8 4 (1.23%) ESRI
9 3 (0.93%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.62%) Endeca
10 2 (0.62%) Zend
10 2 (0.62%) Dundas
10 2 (0.62%) BMC
10 2 (0.62%) CA
10 2 (0.62%) Cognos
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