The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Home Counties region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South East / Home Counties
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 13.33% 15.38% 18.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 18.18% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 84.62% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £553 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Home Counties region that featured Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) OpenEdge

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle