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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 23.68% 49.70% 37.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.16% 55.70% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 22
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
149 149 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 98.03% 89.22% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 40
Average daily rate £363 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £185 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 62 (62.00%) C#
2 58 (58.00%) .NET
3 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 42 (42.00%) HTML
5 38 (38.00%) SQL
5 38 (38.00%) CSS
6 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.00%) MVC
7 25 (25.00%) jQuery
8 23 (23.00%) ASP.NET
9 17 (17.00%) T-SQL
10 15 (15.00%) Oracle
10 15 (15.00%) HTML5
11 14 (14.00%) .NET Framework
11 14 (14.00%) VB.NET
11 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (12.00%) WCF
14 11 (11.00%) PHP
14 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
14 11 (11.00%) Finance
15 10 (10.00%) WinForms
15 10 (10.00%) CSS3
16 9 (9.00%) IIS
17 8 (8.00%) Windows
17 8 (8.00%) Java
17 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
18 7 (7.00%) Ajax
18 7 (7.00%) VBA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.00%) IIS
2 4 (4.00%) WordPress
3 3 (3.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.00%) Drupal
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Magento
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.00%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.00%) MySQL
7 3 (3.00%) OLAP
7 3 (3.00%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.00%) QlikView
9 1 (1.00%) VLDB
9 1 (1.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.00%) NUnit
2 4 (4.00%) Moq
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.00%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.00%) JMeter
4 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (58.00%) .NET
2 42 (42.00%) HTML
3 38 (38.00%) CSS
4 25 (25.00%) jQuery
5 23 (23.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (15.00%) HTML5
7 14 (14.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (12.00%) WCF
10 10 (10.00%) WinForms
10 10 (10.00%) CSS3
11 7 (7.00%) Ajax
11 7 (7.00%) Web Services
11 7 (7.00%) XML
12 6 (6.00%) ADO
12 6 (6.00%) WPF
12 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (5.00%) Java EE
13 5 (5.00%) JSON
14 4 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.00%) DTV
2 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.00%) Animation
3 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.00%) iPad
3 1 (1.00%) Open Source
3 1 (1.00%) iPhone
3 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Android
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) MVC
2 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.00%) Scrum
5 4 (4.00%) OO
5 4 (4.00%) UML
5 4 (4.00%) MVVM
6 3 (3.00%) Android Development
6 3 (3.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (3.00%) Migration
7 2 (2.00%) TDD
7 2 (2.00%) Logistics
7 2 (2.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.00%) Web Design
7 2 (2.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.00%) C#
2 38 (38.00%) SQL
3 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.00%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (11.00%) PHP
7 8 (8.00%) Java
8 7 (7.00%) VBA
9 5 (5.00%) VB
10 3 (3.00%) XAML
10 3 (3.00%) VB6
11 2 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (2.00%) PHP5
12 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.00%) MCSA
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Oracle
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) Sage
3 4 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) Telerik
5 2 (2.00%) Siemens
5 2 (2.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.00%) Zend
6 1 (1.00%) hybris
6 1 (1.00%) Progress
6 1 (1.00%) Apple
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) HP
6 1 (1.00%) Informatica
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