The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DevExpress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevExpress over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Developer Express.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevExpress
Rank 183 193 198
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate
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£613 £600 £623
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £608 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £290
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

DevExpress
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevExpress across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

DevExpress Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DevExpress
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevExpress across the City of London region.

DevExpress Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DevExpress also 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 that cited DevExpress.

1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) .NET
3 22 (84.62%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) WinForms
4 16 (61.54%) WCF
5 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
6 14 (53.85%) OO
6 14 (53.85%) Derivative
7 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (46.15%) WPF
9 11 (42.31%) Front Office
10 10 (38.46%) OOD
10 10 (38.46%) Finance
11 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
12 8 (30.77%) Banking
12 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
14 6 (23.08%) LINQ
14 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
14 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
14 6 (23.08%) Syncfusion
14 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
15 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
15 5 (19.23%) Markit EDM
15 5 (19.23%) HTML

DevExpress
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DevExpress also 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 that cited DevExpress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.85%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.54%) Spotfire
6 3 (11.54%) MS Access
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 11 (42.31%) Front Office
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) MI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) WinForms
2 16 (61.54%) WCF
3 12 (46.15%) WPF
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 6 (23.08%) LINQ
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) MSMQ
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) XSL
9 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Derivative
2 5 (19.23%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.85%) CUDA
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) OO
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) OOD
4 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (7.69%) MVVM
8 1 (3.85%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) VBA
6 2 (7.69%) XAML
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Syncfusion
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) Reuters
3 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg