The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 32 44 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.90% 1.04% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.13% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£370 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.34 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.68%
Software Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire 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
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 355 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 91.40% 92.21% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 249 57
Average daily rate £348 £140 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.57% -54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £70 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.82 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Derbyshire region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Derbyshire region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +9 2 £370 +23.33% 1
Matlock - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter