The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 74 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£335 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1368 1349 1340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.54% 93.10% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 676 646
Average daily rate £350 £335 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 112
Average hourly rate £13.62 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.17% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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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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
Leicestershire - 10 £245 - 7
Nottinghamshire +12 1 £388 - 6
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £295 - 4
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (82.14%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) WPF
5 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) HTML5
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Retail
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.29%) WCF
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (14.29%) WinForms
10 4 (14.29%) XAML
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) IIS
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) UML
10 4 (14.29%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) WPF
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) HTML5
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (14.29%) WinForms
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) MFC
6 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET
7 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (7.14%) LINQ
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) EPoS
1 1 (3.57%) DTV
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) MVC
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) MVVM
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) BPMN
6 1 (3.57%) BPEL
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) XAML
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) ALGOL
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Lisp
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Telerik
4 2 (7.14%) ION Trading
4 2 (7.14%) Siemens
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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