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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.79% 23.24% 17.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.32% 25.38% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 15
Median daily rate £400 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +35.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
Developer
London

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
228 130 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 94.21% 91.55% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 87 64
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +11.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, 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 89 (78.76%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
3 57 (50.44%) Java
4 42 (37.17%) HTML
5 40 (35.40%) Git (software)
6 39 (34.51%) CSS
7 37 (32.74%) AngularJS
8 33 (29.20%) Scrum
9 31 (27.43%) Security Cleared
9 31 (27.43%) Node.js
10 29 (25.66%) TDD
10 29 (25.66%) Web Services
11 27 (23.89%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (23.01%) REST
13 25 (22.12%) HTML5
14 24 (21.24%) Front End Development
15 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
16 20 (17.70%) GitHub
17 17 (15.04%) Open Source
17 17 (15.04%) Linux
18 16 (14.16%) Web Development
18 16 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (13.27%) Scala
19 15 (13.27%) BDD
19 15 (13.27%) Maven
20 14 (12.39%) Spring
20 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
21 13 (11.50%) Sass
21 13 (11.50%) OO
21 13 (11.50%) JUnit

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 11 (9.73%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.08%) Alfresco
4 5 (4.42%) CMS
5 4 (3.54%) JBoss
6 3 (2.65%) Mule
7 2 (1.77%) Confluence
8 1 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.70%) GitHub
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) HTTP
2 8 (7.08%) DNS
2 8 (7.08%) SSL
3 6 (5.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.19%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (35.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.27%) Maven
3 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.50%) JUnit
5 11 (9.73%) Grunt
6 10 (8.85%) JIRA
7 6 (5.31%) Subversion
8 5 (4.42%) Gerrit
8 5 (4.42%) GitLab
8 5 (4.42%) gulp
8 5 (4.42%) JMeter
9 4 (3.54%) Selenium
10 3 (2.65%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.77%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.77%) jMock
11 2 (1.77%) Mockito
11 2 (1.77%) Protractor
11 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.88%) PVCS
General
1 8 (7.08%) Local Government
2 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.17%) HTML
2 39 (34.51%) CSS
3 37 (32.74%) AngularJS
4 31 (27.43%) Node.js
5 29 (25.66%) Web Services
6 26 (23.01%) REST
7 25 (22.12%) HTML5
8 14 (12.39%) Spring
9 13 (11.50%) Sass
10 12 (10.62%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (10.62%) CSS3
10 12 (10.62%) RESTful
11 11 (9.73%) Java EE
12 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.85%) J2EE
12 10 (8.85%) React
12 10 (8.85%) SOAP
13 9 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (7.96%) XML
14 8 (7.08%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) W3C
3 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.54%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (78.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.20%) Scrum
3 29 (25.66%) TDD
4 24 (21.24%) Front End Development
5 17 (15.04%) Open Source
6 16 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.16%) Web Development
7 15 (13.27%) BDD
8 13 (11.50%) OO
9 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.85%) MVC
10 10 (8.85%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.08%) CQRS
11 8 (7.08%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (7.08%) Microservices
11 8 (7.08%) SDLC
12 7 (6.19%) Kanban
13 6 (5.31%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.31%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.31%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
2 57 (50.44%) Java
3 15 (13.27%) Scala
4 8 (7.08%) PHP
4 8 (7.08%) SQL
5 7 (6.19%) C#
6 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.54%) Python
6 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.65%) C++
7 3 (2.65%) ES6
7 3 (2.65%) Ruby
8 2 (1.77%) Go
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.54%) Twitter
2 2 (1.77%) VMware
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) Zend