The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 25.00% 22.22% 30.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.25% 23.53% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£525 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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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 Home Counties 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
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
16 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 80.00% 94.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
Average daily rate £350 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the Home Counties

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Murex
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mart
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Murex MxML
4 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mart
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) Murex MxML
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Murex
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft