The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevExpress
Rank 190 211 220
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3246 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.81% 45.83% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2261 2308
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 115 96
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 9 (75.00%) Derivative
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 7 (58.33%) WCF
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (33.33%) LINQ
7 4 (33.33%) Syncfusion
7 4 (33.33%) Front Office
7 4 (33.33%) OOD
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (16.67%) Analytics
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 9 (75.00%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) WCF
5 6 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) LINQ
8 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (8.33%) MDX
8 1 (8.33%) Middleware
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 2 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Equities
4 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (8.33%) MVVM
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSD
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Syncfusion
3 2 (16.67%) Infragistics