The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 30 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.95% 15.43% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.39% 16.46% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Developer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 164 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.12% 93.71% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 88 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.90 £13.11 £28.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.21% -53.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £115.25 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
2 38 (39.18%) C#
2 38 (39.18%) HTML
2 38 (39.18%) CSS
3 35 (36.08%) .NET
4 28 (28.87%) SQL
5 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.74%) jQuery
7 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.68%) Linux
8 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
9 20 (20.62%) MVC
10 18 (18.56%) Java
11 17 (17.53%) UNIX
12 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
12 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (13.40%) Oracle
13 12 (12.37%) Web Services
13 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.34%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (11.34%) XML
14 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.34%) MySQL
14 11 (11.34%) ETL
15 10 (10.31%) Windows
15 10 (10.31%) Perl
15 10 (10.31%) PHP
15 10 (10.31%) HTML5
15 10 (10.31%) Performance Tuning

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (7.22%) CMS
1 7 (7.22%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) Drupal
2 6 (6.19%) WordPress
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.12%) 3G
2 4 (4.12%) 2G
3 3 (3.09%) 4G
4 2 (2.06%) LTE
4 2 (2.06%) Telnet
4 2 (2.06%) DHCP
4 2 (2.06%) SNMP
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) GSM
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.03%) FTP
5 1 (1.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (11.34%) MySQL
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) Big Data
6 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) DTS
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.03%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.19%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.12%) Grunt
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.06%) Ant
5 2 (2.06%) Maven
5 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.03%) Moq
6 1 (1.03%) Hudson
6 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Games
3 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) HTML
1 38 (39.18%) CSS
2 35 (36.08%) .NET
3 24 (24.74%) jQuery
4 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
5 12 (12.37%) Web Services
6 11 (11.34%) XML
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
8 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.22%) WCF
9 7 (7.22%) XHTML
9 7 (7.22%) CSS3
10 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.15%) WinForms
11 5 (5.15%) RESTful
11 5 (5.15%) Django
11 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) Open Source
2 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.06%) Online Games
4 2 (2.06%) EFT
4 2 (2.06%) W3C
4 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Linux
2 17 (17.53%) UNIX
3 10 (10.31%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Android
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) MVC
3 11 (11.34%) ETL
3 11 (11.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.22%) Cyber Security
5 7 (7.22%) Web Development
5 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Scrum
6 6 (6.19%) Validation
7 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.15%) CRM
7 5 (5.15%) Performance Testing
7 5 (5.15%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.12%) OWASP
8 4 (4.12%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.12%) Email Marketing
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
2 38 (39.18%) C#
3 28 (28.87%) SQL
4 18 (18.56%) Java
5 10 (10.31%) Perl
5 10 (10.31%) PHP
6 6 (6.19%) C++
6 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.15%) Python
8 4 (4.12%) Ruby
9 3 (3.09%) XAML
10 2 (2.06%) VB
10 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) VBScript
11 1 (1.03%) Groovy
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
4 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) VCP4
5 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Xen
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.15%) Greenplum
5 4 (4.12%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.09%) Huawei
6 3 (3.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (3.09%) Nortel
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Talend
7 1 (1.03%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.03%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Telerik