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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
London / Croydon
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 30 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.42% 19.78% 18.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.46% 20.07% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 12
Median daily rate £438 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £365 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
194 274 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 93.27% 98.56% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 218 76
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £313 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) TDD
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
5 13 (27.66%) BDD
5 13 (27.66%) REST
6 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (23.40%) RESTful
8 10 (21.28%) Scala
9 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
9 9 (19.15%) Docker
10 7 (14.89%) CMS
10 7 (14.89%) DevOps
11 6 (12.77%) Gradle
11 6 (12.77%) Play Framework
11 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
11 6 (12.77%) PHP
11 6 (12.77%) MySQL
11 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
12 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.64%) SQL
12 5 (10.64%) .NET
12 5 (10.64%) Scrum
12 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (10.64%) jQuery
12 5 (10.64%) Content Management

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 7 (14.89%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.13%) Power BI
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Gradle
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
3 3 (6.38%) Grunt
3 3 (6.38%) gulp
3 3 (6.38%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Protractor
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) RSpec
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Bower
5 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
3 13 (27.66%) REST
3 13 (27.66%) Web Services
4 11 (23.40%) RESTful
5 6 (12.77%) Play Framework
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.64%) HTML5
6 5 (10.64%) jQuery
7 4 (8.51%) CSS3
7 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.51%) jBPM
7 4 (8.51%) Node.js
7 4 (8.51%) Spring
7 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
8 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.38%) WPF
9 2 (4.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) W3C
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) TDD
3 13 (27.66%) BDD
4 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
5 7 (14.89%) DevOps
6 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.64%) Content Management
7 5 (10.64%) Kanban
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Functional Programming
8 4 (8.51%) Microservices
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) Open Source
9 3 (6.38%) Service Design
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) Scala
4 6 (12.77%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) Groovy
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CLAS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SDET
3 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Corosync
2 1 (2.13%) HDFS
2 1 (2.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.13%) Pacemaker
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos
3 1 (2.13%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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