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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 29.17% 2.86% 32.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.17% 2.86% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Average daily rate
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£340 £318 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -1.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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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
24 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 100.00% 100.00% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 29
Average daily rate £413 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +159.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 8 (28.57%) Ajax
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (28.57%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) Informatica
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.86%) MVC
8 5 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (17.86%) Web Design
8 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) C
9 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 4 (14.29%) PowerCenter
10 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
1 3 (10.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 4 (14.29%) PowerCenter
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) Ajax
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) Spring Integration
8 1 (3.57%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Web Design
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Informatica
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau