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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 78 74 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 23.71% 19.47% 18.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.44% 21.45% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.32 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.42%
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
295 345 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.67% 90.79% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 178 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 26
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.41 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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 78 (54.55%) .NET
2 61 (42.66%) C#
3 50 (34.97%) SQL
4 49 (34.27%) JavaScript
5 44 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 43 (30.07%) HTML
7 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (26.57%) ASP.NET
9 35 (24.48%) CSS
10 29 (20.28%) TDD
11 28 (19.58%) jQuery
12 25 (17.48%) MVC
13 20 (13.99%) Oracle
14 19 (13.29%) T-SQL
14 19 (13.29%) VB.NET
14 19 (13.29%) XML
14 19 (13.29%) Finance
15 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.89%) CRM
16 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
17 16 (11.19%) Web Services
17 16 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (11.19%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (10.49%) .NET Framework
19 14 (9.79%) Visual Studio
20 13 (9.09%) XSLT
20 13 (9.09%) WinForms
20 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (9.09%) WCF
20 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.39%) NServiceBus
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (5.59%) CMS
3 8 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.10%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (2.10%) SAS
5 3 (2.10%) AquaLogic
5 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.10%) WordPress
5 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.40%) Node.js
6 2 (1.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
3 2 (1.40%) SMTP
3 2 (1.40%) DNS
3 2 (1.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.39%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.90%) MySQL
7 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.50%) MS Access
8 5 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.40%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.40%) MSI
4 2 (1.40%) NUnit
4 2 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) Grunt
5 1 (0.70%) Bower
5 1 (0.70%) gulp
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.80%) Billing
4 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (54.55%) .NET
2 43 (30.07%) HTML
3 38 (26.57%) ASP.NET
4 35 (24.48%) CSS
5 28 (19.58%) jQuery
6 19 (13.29%) XML
7 16 (11.19%) Web Services
8 15 (10.49%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.09%) WCF
9 13 (9.09%) WinForms
9 13 (9.09%) XSLT
10 12 (8.39%) Ajax
11 11 (7.69%) HTML5
11 11 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.59%) CSS3
15 7 (4.90%) Entity Framework
15 7 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.80%) NHS
2 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) iPad
4 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) SCADA
5 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (2.80%) UNIX
3 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.28%) TDD
3 25 (17.48%) MVC
4 17 (11.89%) CRM
5 16 (11.19%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (6.99%) Scrum
7 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.29%) Web Development
8 8 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (3.50%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.50%) Functional Programming
10 5 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.50%) SOA
10 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.50%) EAI
10 5 (3.50%) Migration
10 5 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.10%) HOOD
11 3 (2.10%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.66%) C#
2 50 (34.97%) SQL
3 49 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.29%) VB.NET
4 19 (13.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.99%) VBA
5 10 (6.99%) Java
6 8 (5.59%) PHP
6 8 (5.59%) COBOL
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.50%) VBScript
9 4 (2.80%) VB
9 4 (2.80%) VB6
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) ABAP
10 1 (0.70%) VC++
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
1 1 (0.70%) WCAG
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Oracle
2 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.20%) SAP
4 5 (3.50%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.40%) Tableau
5 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Facebook
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
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