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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.52% 9.35% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.02% 10.00% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Average daily rate
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£444 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.57% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £353 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
127 100 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.39% 93.46% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 72 71
Average daily rate £450 £375 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
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 31 October 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 14 (46.67%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) XML
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (20.00%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) CRM
9 6 (20.00%) OO
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) NUnit
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (16.67%) Workflow
10 5 (16.67%) PerformancePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.67%) WordPress
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (10.00%) MSTest
4 2 (6.67%) Ant
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) WCF
6 3 (10.00%) WF
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) XSLT
8 1 (3.33%) LAMP
8 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) TDD
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Northgate
2 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) Zend