The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 66 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.13% 17.98% 22.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.13% 18.90% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 43
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 254 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.78% 95.13% 89.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 155 130
Average daily rate £365 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £204 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.68 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.09% +31.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £37.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 68 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.98%) C#
3 53 (40.46%) JavaScript
4 52 (39.69%) .NET
5 50 (38.17%) HTML
6 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
7 44 (33.59%) SQL
8 41 (31.30%) CSS
9 40 (30.53%) MVC
10 38 (29.01%) ASP.NET
11 33 (25.19%) Java
12 32 (24.43%) jQuery
13 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (19.08%) TDD
14 23 (17.56%) Scrum
14 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
15 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (16.03%) Ajax
16 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (14.50%) Web Development
17 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
18 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
18 18 (13.74%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (13.74%) T-SQL
19 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (12.98%) Continuous Delivery
20 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
20 16 (12.21%) Oracle
21 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.34%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.29%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.53%) CMS
4 2 (1.53%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) PaaS
2 3 (2.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
5 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (6.11%) Apache Hive
8 8 (6.11%) Big Data
8 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.11%) Impala
8 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.82%) OLAP
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.05%) MySQL
11 3 (2.29%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (2.29%) Power BI
12 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Selenium
2 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.82%) JUnit
3 5 (3.82%) Maven
4 4 (3.05%) Xcode
5 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.53%) JIRA
6 2 (1.53%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (1.53%) Moq
6 2 (1.53%) NSubstitute
6 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.76%) Grunt
7 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.76%) NUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Retail
3 4 (3.05%) Advertising
3 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Automotive
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.69%) .NET
2 50 (38.17%) HTML
3 41 (31.30%) CSS
4 38 (29.01%) ASP.NET
5 32 (24.43%) jQuery
6 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (16.03%) Ajax
8 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.92%) WCF
10 12 (9.16%) Spring
10 12 (9.16%) Web Services
10 12 (9.16%) XML
11 11 (8.40%) Hibernate
12 10 (7.63%) CSS3
12 10 (7.63%) HTML5
13 9 (6.87%) .NET Framework
13 9 (6.87%) J2EE
14 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (6.11%) Struts
15 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) User Experience
2 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.05%) Blog
4 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) NHS
5 2 (1.53%) Psychology
5 2 (1.53%) RIA
6 1 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.76%) Apple TV
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.76%) SCADA
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.05%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) MVC
3 25 (19.08%) TDD
4 23 (17.56%) Scrum
5 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (14.50%) Web Development
7 18 (13.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (12.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (9.92%) DevOps
10 12 (9.16%) Front End Development
11 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
11 11 (8.40%) Web Design
12 10 (7.63%) ETL
13 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.11%) Data Modelling
14 8 (6.11%) Logical Data Model
15 7 (5.34%) Analytics
15 7 (5.34%) Validation
15 7 (5.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.98%) C#
2 53 (40.46%) JavaScript
3 44 (33.59%) SQL
4 33 (25.19%) Java
5 18 (13.74%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.40%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.34%) Scala
8 5 (3.82%) PHP
9 3 (2.29%) Groovy
9 3 (2.29%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.29%) Python
10 2 (1.53%) COBOL
10 2 (1.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.53%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.21%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) Adobe
4 5 (3.82%) Sun
5 3 (2.29%) Birst
5 3 (2.29%) Tableau
6 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Apple
7 1 (0.76%) ATG
7 1 (0.76%) Facebook
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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