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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.80% 11.11% 13.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.92% 11.63% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
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£375 £386 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +71.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
111 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 94.07% 95.56% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 49 46
Average daily rate £375 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) C#
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
5 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) LAMP
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (21.88%) PHP5
8 7 (21.88%) jQuery
8 7 (21.88%) Symfony
8 7 (21.88%) Zend
8 7 (21.88%) Doctrine
9 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.63%) PerformancePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
1 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) NUnit
4 3 (9.38%) MSTest
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (3.13%) Behat
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) LAMP
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) Symfony
5 7 (21.88%) Doctrine
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) WCF
8 2 (6.25%) RESTful
8 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) CSS3
8 2 (6.25%) WF
8 2 (6.25%) Spring
8 2 (6.25%) WinForms
8 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) PHP5
5 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) VCP4
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Metastorm
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