The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DevExpress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevExpress over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Developer Express.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevExpress
Rank 564 508 502
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -6
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 26 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 35
Average daily rate
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£513 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

DevExpress
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevExpress across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

DevExpress Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevExpress
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DevExpress Daily Rate Trend in England

DevExpress
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevExpress across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

DevExpress Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevExpress
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DevExpress Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevExpress within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
London -18 22 £538 +19.44%
South East -23 2 £363 +20.83% 1
East of England - 1 £300 -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DevExpress also 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 that cited DevExpress.

1 51 (94.44%) C#
2 48 (88.89%) .NET
3 37 (68.52%) WinForms
4 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
5 31 (57.41%) SQL
6 30 (55.56%) WCF
7 24 (44.44%) WPF
8 23 (42.59%) Finance
9 21 (38.89%) XML
10 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
11 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
11 19 (35.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (33.33%) Windows
13 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
13 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
14 13 (24.07%) HTML
14 13 (24.07%) Front Office
14 13 (24.07%) JIRA
15 12 (22.22%) Derivative
15 12 (22.22%) NUnit
16 11 (20.37%) Banking
16 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (20.37%) Subversion
16 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
16 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
16 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (18.52%) HTML5
18 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 9 (16.67%) OO

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DevExpress also 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 that cited DevExpress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
1 3 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (24.07%) JIRA
3 12 (22.22%) NUnit
4 11 (20.37%) Subversion
5 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
6 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
7 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.26%) MSI
9 4 (7.41%) CruiseControl
10 3 (5.56%) StyleCop
10 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
11 2 (3.70%) WiX
11 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.70%) Selenium
11 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
12 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.85%) NDepend
12 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Front Office
3 11 (20.37%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Back Office
5 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
6 2 (3.70%) Games
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.74%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (88.89%) .NET
2 37 (68.52%) WinForms
3 30 (55.56%) WCF
4 24 (44.44%) WPF
5 21 (38.89%) XML
6 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
7 13 (24.07%) HTML
8 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
9 10 (18.52%) HTML5
10 8 (14.81%) Web Services
10 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.96%) JSON
11 7 (12.96%) LINQ
12 6 (11.11%) REST
12 6 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
13 5 (9.26%) Middleware
13 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
14 4 (7.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Derivative
2 8 (14.81%) Hedge funds
3 7 (12.96%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.26%) Fixed Income
5 4 (7.41%) Grid Computing
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (3.70%) Equities
7 2 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.85%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.85%) FMCG
8 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) TDD
3 9 (16.67%) MVC
3 9 (16.67%) OO
3 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (11.11%) OOP
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 5 (9.26%) OOD
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.41%) Workflow
7 3 (5.56%) Code Coverage
7 3 (5.56%) SOA
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) C#
2 31 (57.41%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.11%) C++
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) Java
8 4 (7.41%) Python
9 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.70%) VBA
9 2 (3.70%) VB
10 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) MCSD
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Infragistics
3 6 (11.11%) Telerik
3 6 (11.11%) Syncfusion
4 5 (9.26%) Sybase
5 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Serena
7 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.85%) SAP