The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Croydon region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 15 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.77% 7.81% 15.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 8.20% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate £300 £225 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 61 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 97.09% 95.31% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Developer
London

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

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 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) WinForms
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) OOD
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) LINQ
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.00%) WF
9 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (15.00%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) WCF
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) WinForms
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) LINQ
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (15.00%) XML Schema
6 3 (15.00%) WF
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) WPF
7 2 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce