The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 59 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.24% 20.24% 11.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.71% 22.08% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £251 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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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
170 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.90% 91.67% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 60 64
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £606 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.78 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.90% +7.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.27%) Security Cleared
4 26 (32.10%) Java
5 25 (30.86%) SQL
6 24 (29.63%) HTML
6 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 23 (28.40%) jQuery
7 23 (28.40%) CSS
8 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
9 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.99%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (20.99%) C#
10 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
11 16 (19.75%) .NET
12 15 (18.52%) Windows
12 15 (18.52%) W3C
12 15 (18.52%) HTML5
13 14 (17.28%) CSS3
13 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
14 13 (16.05%) SAS Macro
14 13 (16.05%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (16.05%) Base SAS
14 13 (16.05%) ETL
14 13 (16.05%) SAS
14 13 (16.05%) XML
14 13 (16.05%) UNIX
14 13 (16.05%) MVC
14 13 (16.05%) Maven

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (16.05%) SAS
2 12 (14.81%) Apache
3 11 (13.58%) JBoss
4 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
5 9 (11.11%) Alfresco
5 9 (11.11%) Node.js
6 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.41%) Mule
7 6 (7.41%) Confluence
7 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
7 6 (7.41%) WildFly
7 6 (7.41%) Mule ESB
8 5 (6.17%) Apache TomEE
8 5 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (6.17%) Tornado
8 5 (6.17%) nginx
8 5 (6.17%) Apache Qpid
8 5 (6.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
1 7 (8.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
1 5 (6.17%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.23%) X.509
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.99%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.05%) Base SAS
3 13 (16.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.41%) MySQL
7 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.41%) Big Data
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (6.17%) Infinispan
8 5 (6.17%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (6.17%) Redis
8 5 (6.17%) Riak
9 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.94%) SSDT
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.05%) Maven
4 9 (11.11%) JIRA
5 6 (7.41%) Selenium
5 6 (7.41%) JMeter
5 6 (7.41%) Gerrit
5 6 (7.41%) Gradle
5 6 (7.41%) Artifactory
5 6 (7.41%) SonarQube
6 5 (6.17%) Mocha
6 5 (6.17%) JUnit
6 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.94%) GitLab
8 3 (3.70%) Toad
8 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.47%) Ant
9 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) HTML
2 23 (28.40%) CSS
2 23 (28.40%) jQuery
3 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
4 16 (19.75%) .NET
5 15 (18.52%) HTML5
6 14 (17.28%) CSS3
7 13 (16.05%) XML
8 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
8 11 (13.58%) Spring
8 11 (13.58%) JSON
8 11 (13.58%) Apache Camel
9 10 (12.35%) Web Services
9 10 (12.35%) Ajax
9 10 (12.35%) J2EE
10 9 (11.11%) REST
11 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (9.88%) Backbone.js
11 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) W3C
2 12 (14.81%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) UNIX
3 7 (8.64%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) CentOS
5 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 13 (16.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (16.05%) MVC
3 13 (16.05%) ETL
3 13 (16.05%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (16.05%) ETL Development
4 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.81%) TDD
4 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.58%) SOA
6 10 (12.35%) Open Source
7 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.11%) CRM
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 7 (8.64%) Web Design
9 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.41%) SDLC
10 6 (7.41%) BDD
10 6 (7.41%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.10%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) C#
5 13 (16.05%) SAS Macro
6 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.94%) PHP
9 3 (3.70%) Go
10 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.23%) VBA
11 1 (1.23%) PHP5
11 1 (1.23%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) vCloud
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Squid
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Ansible
1 9 (11.11%) ZABBIX
2 6 (7.41%) logstash
2 6 (7.41%) Salt
2 6 (7.41%) Kibana
2 6 (7.41%) Rundeck
3 5 (6.17%) Puppet
3 5 (6.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Greenplum
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.41%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) Pega
4 5 (6.17%) Splunk
4 5 (6.17%) Twitter
5 3 (3.70%) Percona
6 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.47%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) Perforce
7 1 (1.23%) hybris
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