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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 81 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.91% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.98% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
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£325 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
Software Developer
England

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
1483 1524 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.74% 92.64% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 765 650
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 137
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 +16 12 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 1 - - 9
Northamptonshire -3 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) WPF
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
9 4 (16.67%) UML
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (12.50%) User Experience
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (12.50%) MVVM

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 7 (29.17%) WPF
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) WCF
8 3 (12.50%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) Ajax
8 3 (12.50%) XHTML
8 3 (12.50%) WinForms
8 3 (12.50%) MFC
8 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) MVC
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
2 4 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (12.50%) MVVM
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Process Management
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) BPEL
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) BPMN
5 1 (4.17%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Telerik
3 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 2 (8.33%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Perforce
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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