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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevExpress
Rank 555 486 522
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +36
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 29 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 33
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
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
23867 22000 24162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.23% 46.34% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13903 12730 12711
Average daily rate £399 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -
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 1118 1001 1270
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 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

DevExpress
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 2 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 -10 23 £538 +19.44%
South East -12 5 £331 +10.41% 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 50 (98.04%) C#
2 43 (84.31%) .NET
3 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 33 (64.71%) WinForms
4 29 (56.86%) WCF
5 28 (54.90%) SQL
6 22 (43.14%) XML
6 22 (43.14%) WPF
7 20 (39.22%) Finance
7 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
8 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
8 19 (37.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (31.37%) Windows
10 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
11 13 (25.49%) HTML
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (23.53%) Front Office
13 11 (21.57%) JIRA
13 11 (21.57%) Derivative
14 10 (19.61%) Banking
14 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
14 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
14 10 (19.61%) HTML5
15 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
15 9 (17.65%) MVC
15 9 (17.65%) TDD
15 9 (17.65%) NUnit
15 9 (17.65%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
3 9 (17.65%) NUnit
4 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
5 7 (13.73%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.88%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium
8 2 (3.92%) MSI
8 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.92%) WiX
9 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.96%) Hudson
9 1 (1.96%) NDepend
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Front Office
3 10 (19.61%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) .NET Developer
2 20 (39.22%) C# Developer
3 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) WPF Developer
8 1 (1.96%) C# Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (1.96%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (84.31%) .NET
2 33 (64.71%) WinForms
3 29 (56.86%) WCF
4 22 (43.14%) XML
4 22 (43.14%) WPF
5 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
6 13 (25.49%) HTML
7 10 (19.61%) HTML5
8 8 (15.69%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
9 7 (13.73%) JSON
9 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (13.73%) LINQ
10 6 (11.76%) REST
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (9.80%) Middleware
12 4 (7.84%) MDX
12 4 (7.84%) SAML
12 4 (7.84%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Derivative
2 8 (15.69%) Hedge funds
3 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.80%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.84%) Grid Computing
4 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.92%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.92%) Equities
6 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.96%) FMCG
7 1 (1.96%) DTV
7 1 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
2 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
2 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 9 (17.65%) MVC
2 9 (17.65%) TDD
3 7 (13.73%) OO
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.76%) OOP
5 5 (9.80%) Analytics
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.80%) OOD
5 5 (9.80%) CRM
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
6 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.84%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C#
2 28 (54.90%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
4 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
5 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.76%) C++
7 5 (9.80%) PHP
8 4 (7.84%) Python
9 2 (3.92%) VBA
9 2 (3.92%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) Java
9 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) MCSD
3 4 (7.84%) MCSE
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Telerik
2 6 (11.76%) Infragistics
3 4 (7.84%) Syncfusion
4 3 (5.88%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) Serena
5 2 (3.92%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian