The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.09% 29.17% 39.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.03% 31.11% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 19
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £217 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 135 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 89.86% 93.75% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 33
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 43
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £60.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
2 36 (59.02%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) CSS
4 32 (52.46%) jQuery
5 25 (40.98%) C#
6 22 (36.07%) .NET
7 20 (32.79%) HTML5
8 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
9 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
10 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
11 14 (22.95%) PHP
12 13 (21.31%) MySQL
13 12 (19.67%) Java
14 10 (16.39%) XML
14 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (14.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 9 (14.75%) WordPress
15 9 (14.75%) Photoshop
15 9 (14.75%) Adobe
15 9 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
16 8 (13.11%) Content Management
16 8 (13.11%) Ajax
16 8 (13.11%) MVC
16 8 (13.11%) Drupal
16 8 (13.11%) CSS3
17 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
18 6 (9.84%) Retail
18 6 (9.84%) Finance
18 6 (9.84%) SQL
18 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (14.75%) WordPress
2 8 (13.11%) Drupal
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Liferay
4 3 (4.92%) CICS
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 9 (14.75%) Photoshop
1 9 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) DB2
4 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.28%) Adabas
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.64%) OLAP
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (4.92%) Maven
1 3 (4.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) MSTest
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) HTML
2 34 (55.74%) CSS
3 32 (52.46%) jQuery
4 22 (36.07%) .NET
5 20 (32.79%) HTML5
6 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
7 10 (16.39%) XML
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (13.11%) Ajax
8 8 (13.11%) CSS3
9 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.20%) JSP
10 5 (8.20%) JSON
11 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.56%) XHTML
11 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.92%) LINQ
12 3 (4.92%) Web Services
12 3 (4.92%) XSLT
12 3 (4.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.28%) VSAM
2 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.64%) Animation
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) VMS
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.11%) Content Management
2 8 (13.11%) MVC
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.56%) SEO
5 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.28%) Web Design
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.64%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Analytics
7 1 (1.64%) Android Development
7 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.64%) Workflow
7 1 (1.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
2 25 (40.98%) C#
3 14 (22.95%) PHP
4 12 (19.67%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) SQL
6 4 (6.56%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) JCL
7 3 (4.92%) COBOL
7 3 (4.92%) C
8 2 (3.28%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) PHP5
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Adobe
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Telerik
4 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.64%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) QNX
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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