The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 33.87% 22.73% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.89% 24.39% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 1
Average daily rate
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£321 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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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 Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 87.10% 93.18% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 24
Average daily rate £338 £333 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -43.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.87% -62.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) C#
4 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
4 12 (29.27%) RDBMS
4 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (21.95%) User Experience
6 9 (21.95%) REST
6 9 (21.95%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.07%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) Mobile Development
8 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
8 7 (17.07%) SDLC
9 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
9 6 (14.63%) CSS
9 6 (14.63%) HTML
9 6 (14.63%) Java
10 5 (12.20%) Workflow
10 5 (12.20%) Migration
10 5 (12.20%) Android
10 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (12.20%) JSON
10 5 (12.20%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Mule
1 4 (9.76%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) RDBMS
1 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.88%) DB2
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 9 (21.95%) REST
4 7 (17.07%) XML
5 6 (14.63%) CSS
5 6 (14.63%) HTML
6 5 (12.20%) Android SDK
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
6 5 (12.20%) WCF
7 4 (9.76%) Ajax
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.32%) SAML
8 3 (7.32%) SOAP
8 3 (7.32%) EDI
8 3 (7.32%) JMS
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.32%) OAuth
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile Development
2 7 (17.07%) SDLC
2 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) Workflow
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Android Development
4 3 (7.32%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 3 (7.32%) UML
4 3 (7.32%) OOP
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) SOA
4 3 (7.32%) MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.88%) VB6
6 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.76%) MuleSoft
3 3 (7.32%) ION Trading
3 3 (7.32%) Epicor
4 2 (4.88%) Apple