The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hounslow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - 16 13
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 2.99% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.17% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 87.50% 94.03% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 50 42
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Developer
London

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) XNA
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) XNA
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby