The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Doncaster 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Doncaster 25.00% 9.68% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 11.54% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +31.81%
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 £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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 Doncaster 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
Doncaster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Doncaster 100.00% 83.87% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 11
Average daily rate £350 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £90 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £12.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Doncaster

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Doncaster

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Doncaster

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Doncaster

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Doncaster

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Doncaster

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Doncaster

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Doncaster 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) JAXB
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Doncaster by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Doncaster 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) JAXB
3 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) SAP