The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 79 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 1.10% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.16% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
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£320 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1488 1377 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.00% 94.51% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 707 678
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 122 100
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.81 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -21.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £37.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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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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
Nottinghamshire -5 9 £320 -17.41% 8
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 - 6
Derbyshire -5 1 - - 5
Leicestershire -6 1 - - 5
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (60.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (32.00%) C++
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.00%) SDLC
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) WPF
10 4 (16.00%) jQuery
10 4 (16.00%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) RTP
2 1 (4.00%) H.323
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) ATM
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQLite
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) WPF
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.00%) LINQ
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) Middleware
9 2 (8.00%) WinForms
9 2 (8.00%) Spring
9 2 (8.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.00%) Java EE
9 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) Physics
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) BPR
7 1 (4.00%) Process Management
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Progress
3 1 (4.00%) QNX
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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