The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 24.72% 15.87% 10.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.58% 21.28% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 3
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£350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £439 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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 Kingston Upon Thames 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
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 96.63% 74.60% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 19
Average daily rate £368 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (35.71%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) PHP
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
3 7 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) STL
3 7 (25.00%) UNIX
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) CDMA
3 7 (25.00%) POSIX
3 7 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 7 (25.00%) 3G
3 7 (25.00%) SS7
3 7 (25.00%) SCCP
3 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) 2G
3 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (25.00%) Tieto
3 7 (25.00%) Dialogic
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (21.43%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) Digital Media
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Symfony

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SmartFocus
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) CDMA
1 7 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 7 (25.00%) 3G
1 7 (25.00%) SS7
1 7 (25.00%) SCCP
1 7 (25.00%) 2G
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Grunt
2 3 (10.71%) gulp
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) STL
1 7 (25.00%) POSIX
1 7 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (14.29%) Symfony
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) Sass
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PHP
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Tieto
1 7 (25.00%) Dialogic
2 3 (10.71%) Demandware
2 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle