The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 59 61 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.30% 36.09% 21.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.43% 37.42% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 12
Median daily rate £410 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £340 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
263 163 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 94.95% 96.45% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 96 59
Median daily rate £378 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +71.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 79 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.90%) JavaScript
3 49 (42.24%) Java
4 47 (40.52%) HTML
5 45 (38.79%) CSS
6 43 (37.07%) AngularJS
7 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
8 33 (28.45%) SC Cleared
9 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
10 30 (25.86%) REST
10 30 (25.86%) Web Services
11 29 (25.00%) Node.js
12 27 (23.28%) HTML5
13 23 (19.83%) Scrum
13 23 (19.83%) Front End Development
14 22 (18.97%) TDD
14 22 (18.97%) Web Development
15 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (15.52%) Linux
17 15 (12.93%) RESTful
17 15 (12.93%) Scala
17 15 (12.93%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (12.93%) Spring
18 14 (12.07%) HTTP
18 14 (12.07%) GitHub
18 14 (12.07%) BDD
18 14 (12.07%) CSS3
18 14 (12.07%) Open Source
19 13 (11.21%) MVC
19 13 (11.21%) User Experience

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.93%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.90%) Alfresco
4 5 (4.31%) CMS
5 2 (1.72%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) Confluence
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Mule
6 1 (0.86%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.86%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) GitHub
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.86%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) HTTP
2 4 (3.45%) DNS
2 4 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.72%) Big Data
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) JIRA
3 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.76%) Maven
5 8 (6.90%) JUnit
6 7 (6.03%) Grunt
6 7 (6.03%) JMeter
6 7 (6.03%) Subversion
7 4 (3.45%) Selenium
8 3 (2.59%) gulp
8 3 (2.59%) Protractor
9 2 (1.72%) Burp Suite
9 2 (1.72%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.72%) GitLab
9 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.72%) jMock
9 2 (1.72%) Mockito
9 2 (1.72%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (5.17%) Local Government
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) HTML
2 45 (38.79%) CSS
3 43 (37.07%) AngularJS
4 30 (25.86%) REST
4 30 (25.86%) Web Services
5 29 (25.00%) Node.js
6 27 (23.28%) HTML5
7 15 (12.93%) RESTful
7 15 (12.93%) Spring
8 14 (12.07%) CSS3
9 12 (10.34%) jQuery
9 12 (10.34%) SOAP
9 12 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (9.48%) React
11 10 (8.62%) Ajax
12 8 (6.90%) Backbone.js
12 8 (6.90%) Express
12 8 (6.90%) Sass
12 8 (6.90%) Symfony
13 7 (6.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) User Experience
2 6 (5.17%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.17%) W3C
3 4 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Linux
2 9 (7.76%) Mac OS X
3 7 (6.03%) Unix
4 2 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.83%) Front End Development
2 23 (19.83%) Scrum
3 22 (18.97%) TDD
3 22 (18.97%) Web Development
4 14 (12.07%) BDD
4 14 (12.07%) Open Source
5 13 (11.21%) MVC
6 12 (10.34%) OO
7 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.90%) Microservices
9 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.90%) Web Design
10 7 (6.03%) Pair Programming
10 7 (6.03%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.03%) Wireframes
11 6 (5.17%) CRM
11 6 (5.17%) Usability Testing
11 6 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 49 (42.24%) Java
3 15 (12.93%) Scala
4 9 (7.76%) PHP
4 9 (7.76%) SQL
5 7 (6.03%) C#
6 5 (4.31%) ES6
7 4 (3.45%) C++
7 4 (3.45%) Python
7 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.59%) Ruby
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) Groovy
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
2 33 (28.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) CLAS
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) MCITP
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.86%) Corosync
3 1 (0.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Ansible
1 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Twitter
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle
3 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (0.86%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) Remedy
4 1 (0.86%) SAP