The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire 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 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 33.33% 16.00% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.71% 16.67% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £438 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -25.00%
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 Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Herefordshire 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
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 93.33% 96.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
Average daily rate £416 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £15.71 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +1 2 £363 +26.08%
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) NHS
4 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Infoflex
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
7 1 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) Perl

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) MVC
1 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
2 1 (6.67%) OOP
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) MCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Infoflex
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft