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 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
London / Croydon
Rank 12 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.83% 18.48% 15.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.15% 18.75% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 8
Median daily rate £444 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
205 208 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.71% 98.58% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 154 67
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 23 January 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 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.98%) HTML
4 24 (39.34%) CSS
4 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
4 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
5 23 (37.70%) Java
6 21 (34.43%) Web Services
6 21 (34.43%) REST
7 20 (32.79%) TDD
8 15 (24.59%) RESTful
9 13 (21.31%) Pair Programming
10 12 (19.67%) HTML5
10 12 (19.67%) BDD
10 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
11 11 (18.03%) Docker
12 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
12 10 (16.39%) Scala
13 9 (14.75%) Web Development
13 9 (14.75%) jQuery
13 9 (14.75%) CSS3
13 9 (14.75%) Node.js
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
15 7 (11.48%) PHP
15 7 (11.48%) Spring
15 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (11.48%) Sass
15 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
16 6 (9.84%) Open Source
16 6 (9.84%) Play Framework

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 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) nginx
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (8.20%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Gradle
2 5 (8.20%) Protractor
3 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) JMeter
3 4 (6.56%) Selenium
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Grunt
4 3 (4.92%) gulp
4 3 (4.92%) JUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.28%) Burp Suite
5 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.28%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Local Government
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) HTML
2 24 (39.34%) CSS
3 21 (34.43%) REST
3 21 (34.43%) Web Services
4 15 (24.59%) RESTful
5 12 (19.67%) HTML5
6 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.75%) CSS3
7 9 (14.75%) jQuery
7 9 (14.75%) Node.js
8 7 (11.48%) Sass
8 7 (11.48%) Spring
9 6 (9.84%) Play Framework
10 5 (8.20%) .NET
10 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.56%) jBPM
12 3 (4.92%) Ajax
12 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
12 3 (4.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) W3C
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) TDD
3 13 (21.31%) Pair Programming
4 12 (19.67%) BDD
4 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
5 9 (14.75%) Web Development
6 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) DevOps
7 6 (9.84%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 4 (6.56%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Functional Programming
8 4 (6.56%) Kanban
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.92%) Content Management
9 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.92%) MVC
9 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.70%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) Scala
4 7 (11.48%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) ES6
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) SC Cleared
1 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) CLAS
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Corosync
2 2 (3.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.28%) Pacemaker
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Tableau
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter