The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Kingston Upon Thames 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 15.79% 20.00% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.00% 23.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 87.72% 85.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 4
Average daily rate £350 £375 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.87% -6.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
London

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) WordPress
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Drupal
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) JSP
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Lucene
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Civica
1 1 (8.33%) Infor