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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.00% 12.79% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.62% 13.75% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £360 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 80 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.50% 93.02% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 75
Average daily rate £375 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £489 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) MySQL
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) OOP
5 7 (25.93%) OO
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) CRM
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Subversion
6 6 (22.22%) Spring
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (22.22%) W3C
6 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) JSP
6 6 (22.22%) Ant
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) hybris
6 6 (22.22%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
1 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 6 (22.22%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) Spring
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE
4 6 (22.22%) JSP
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) CakePHP
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP
7 1 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) LINQ
7 1 (3.70%) WPF
7 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) W3C
2 3 (11.11%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) OOP
1 7 (25.93%) OO
1 7 (25.93%) CRM
1 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Android Development
4 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) hybris
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 3 (11.11%) Northgate
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Zend