The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe 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 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.50% 10.96% 35.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 11.27% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £256 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £310 £292
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 £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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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 High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 94.32% 97.26% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 15
Average daily rate £305 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £16.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £28.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) jQuery
4 11 (52.38%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 10 (47.62%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 5 (23.81%) WPF
9 5 (23.81%) LINQ
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) XML
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 3 (14.29%) WinForms
11 3 (14.29%) XHTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) jQuery
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) WPF
6 5 (23.81%) LINQ
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 3 (14.29%) HTML5
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (14.29%) XHTML
8 3 (14.29%) WinForms
9 2 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) VBScript
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Telerik
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase