The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 28 July 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 Leicester 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 44 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.16% 37.61% 36.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.21% 41.41% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 17
Average daily rate
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£295 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £185 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 99 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.30% 90.83% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 35
Average daily rate £356 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
Leicestershire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 75 (59.52%) .NET
2 69 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 69 (54.76%) C#
3 57 (45.24%) SQL
4 43 (34.13%) HTML
4 43 (34.13%) CSS
5 39 (30.95%) ASP.NET
5 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 35 (27.78%) MVC
7 26 (20.63%) jQuery
8 24 (19.05%) Oracle
9 22 (17.46%) T-SQL
10 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (15.08%) .NET Framework
12 18 (14.29%) HTML5
13 17 (13.49%) VB.NET
14 16 (12.70%) XML
14 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
15 15 (11.90%) Visual Studio
16 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (9.52%) WCF
18 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (9.52%) CSS3
18 12 (9.52%) Web Services
19 11 (8.73%) Java
19 11 (8.73%) Finance
19 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
19 11 (8.73%) Relational Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (7.14%) IIS
2 7 (5.56%) CMS
3 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.17%) WordPress
5 2 (1.59%) Drupal
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) HTTP
1 7 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.59%) Modbus
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.73%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.14%) OLAP
7 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.76%) Star Schema
9 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.17%) PowerCenter
10 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.17%) DTS
10 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.59%) MySQL
11 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.56%) NUnit
3 6 (4.76%) Moq
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.79%) JMeter
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Publishing
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (59.52%) .NET
2 43 (34.13%) HTML
2 43 (34.13%) CSS
3 39 (30.95%) ASP.NET
4 26 (20.63%) jQuery
5 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (15.08%) .NET Framework
6 18 (14.29%) HTML5
7 16 (12.70%) XML
8 12 (9.52%) Web Services
8 12 (9.52%) WCF
8 12 (9.52%) CSS3
9 10 (7.94%) WinForms
9 10 (7.94%) Ajax
10 6 (4.76%) NHibernate
10 6 (4.76%) WPF
10 6 (4.76%) ADO
10 6 (4.76%) JSP
10 6 (4.76%) StructureMap
11 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (3.97%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) DTV
4 2 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.17%) UNIX
4 4 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) MVC
2 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.14%) Migration
4 9 (7.14%) ETL
5 8 (6.35%) Scrum
6 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.56%) Analytics
7 6 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 6 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.97%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.17%) TDD
9 4 (3.17%) MVVM
9 4 (3.17%) Web Development
9 4 (3.17%) UML
9 4 (3.17%) OO
9 4 (3.17%) Project Management
9 4 (3.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.76%) C#
2 57 (45.24%) SQL
3 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 17 (13.49%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.73%) Java
7 8 (6.35%) PHP
8 7 (5.56%) VBA
9 6 (4.76%) VB
10 4 (3.17%) VB6
11 3 (2.38%) XAML
12 2 (1.59%) PHP5
13 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.79%) MCSE
3 1 (0.79%) MCSA
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.97%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Oracle
2 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) SAP
3 4 (3.17%) Sage
4 3 (2.38%) Telerik
5 2 (1.59%) Zend
5 2 (1.59%) Informatica
5 2 (1.59%) Siemens
5 2 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.79%) hybris
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) HP
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