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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 32.84% 38.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 39.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 0
Average daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
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
66 73 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 98.51% 96.05% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 9
Average daily rate £400 £343 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -21.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 19 (61.29%) Mobile App
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Android SDK
3 14 (45.16%) Android Development
3 14 (45.16%) Android
3 14 (45.16%) User Experience
4 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (32.26%) Mobile Development
6 9 (29.03%) REST
6 9 (29.03%) JSON
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) C#
9 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) CRM
10 5 (16.13%) MCP
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Service Management
10 5 (16.13%) Law
10 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Case Management
11 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
11 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
11 4 (12.90%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Android SDK
2 9 (29.03%) JSON
2 9 (29.03%) REST
3 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Cocoa
7 1 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (3.23%) Core Animation
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) Sass
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Mobile App
2 14 (45.16%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Animation
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Android Development
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) Mobile Development
5 6 (19.35%) CRM
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) Case Management
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.23%) Migration
10 1 (3.23%) MVC
10 1 (3.23%) SEO
10 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCP
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
2 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.23%) ION Trading
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com