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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 87 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.48% 20.07% 18.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.44% 21.40% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
342 257 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.37% 93.80% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 92 146
Average daily rate £325 £285 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 25
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 67 (50.38%) .NET
2 51 (38.35%) C#
3 50 (37.59%) JavaScript
4 49 (36.84%) SQL
5 46 (34.59%) ASP.NET
6 41 (30.83%) HTML
7 40 (30.08%) CSS
8 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
9 29 (21.80%) MVC
10 24 (18.05%) jQuery
11 21 (15.79%) VB.NET
11 21 (15.79%) Java
12 20 (15.04%) TDD
13 17 (12.78%) T-SQL
13 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (12.78%) CSS3
14 15 (11.28%) WebSphere
15 14 (10.53%) .NET Framework
15 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
16 13 (9.77%) Ajax
17 12 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (9.02%) XML
17 12 (9.02%) Windows
17 12 (9.02%) SAP
18 11 (8.27%) Oracle
18 11 (8.27%) Web Services
18 11 (8.27%) HTTP
18 11 (8.27%) CMS
18 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
18 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 15 (11.28%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.27%) CMS
3 4 (3.01%) Node.js
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.75%) Liferay
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Drupal
6 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.75%) WordPress
6 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.75%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Magento
2 3 (2.26%) SAP EWM
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) MySQL
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.51%) NUnit
3 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
4 4 (3.01%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.26%) Maven
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.75%) NBehave
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.75%) Moq
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) ERwin
7 1 (0.75%) JMeter
7 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 10 (7.52%) Automotive
2 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.01%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) German Language
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (50.38%) .NET
2 46 (34.59%) ASP.NET
3 41 (30.83%) HTML
4 40 (30.08%) CSS
5 24 (18.05%) jQuery
6 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (12.78%) CSS3
7 14 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 13 (9.77%) Ajax
9 12 (9.02%) XML
10 11 (8.27%) Web Services
11 10 (7.52%) J2EE
11 10 (7.52%) WinForms
11 10 (7.52%) WPF
12 9 (6.77%) WCF
12 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (6.77%) HTML5
13 8 (6.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
14 7 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) NHS
2 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.50%) Open Source
4 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) UNIX
3 1 (0.75%) AIX
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) MVC
2 20 (15.04%) TDD
3 12 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
5 10 (7.52%) OO
6 9 (6.77%) Migration
6 9 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.26%) ETL
8 7 (5.26%) BDD
8 7 (5.26%) Functional Programming
9 6 (4.51%) Content Management
10 5 (3.76%) Scrum
10 5 (3.76%) Web Development
10 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.01%) CRM
11 4 (3.01%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.01%) OOP
11 4 (3.01%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.35%) C#
2 50 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 49 (36.84%) SQL
4 21 (15.79%) Java
4 21 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 17 (12.78%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.26%) PHP
7 6 (4.51%) VBA
8 5 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.76%) VBScript
8 5 (3.76%) VB
9 4 (3.01%) XAML
9 4 (3.01%) ABAP
10 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) SAP
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle
4 8 (6.02%) IBM
5 5 (3.76%) Capita
6 3 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.50%) Ektron
7 2 (1.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.50%) webMethods
8 1 (0.75%) Sony
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.75%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.75%) Nintex
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
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