The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 33 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.97% 0.98% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.14% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -15.86%
Software 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
280 264 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.61% 86.56% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 148 51
Average daily rate £325 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.52 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.77% -61.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SCADA
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) AOP
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Motorola