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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.78% 37.04% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.78% 37.04% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate £494 £340 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.22% +7.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
Developer
West Sussex

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
45 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 19
Average daily rate £450 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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%) Mobile App
2 16 (39.02%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) User Experience
4 13 (31.71%) Android
5 12 (29.27%) Android Development
5 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
6 11 (26.83%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) Android SDK
7 10 (24.39%) HTML5
7 10 (24.39%) BDD
7 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
8 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
9 8 (19.51%) CSS3
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) MVC
11 6 (14.63%) CMS
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) WCF
11 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (14.63%) Sitecore
12 5 (12.20%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
13 4 (9.76%) REST
13 4 (9.76%) JSON

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (14.63%) CMS
1 6 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.44%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Android SDK
1 11 (26.83%) CSS
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) HTML5
3 8 (19.51%) CSS3
4 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 6 (14.63%) WCF
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 4 (9.76%) REST
7 3 (7.32%) Cocoa
7 3 (7.32%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (7.32%) XML
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.88%) Core Animation
8 2 (4.88%) jQuery
8 2 (4.88%) Spring
9 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Mobile App
2 13 (31.71%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Animation
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Android
2 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) TDD
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Android Development
3 10 (24.39%) BDD
4 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.32%) API Development
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) OO
11 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.44%) Data Validation
11 1 (2.44%) Migration
11 1 (2.44%) SOA
11 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Sitecore
2 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com