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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 67 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.45% 43.23% 41.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.89% 45.27% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 24
Average daily rate
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£275 £261 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 18
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
113 148 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 85.61% 95.48% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 49
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 38
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 35 (53.85%) HTML
2 33 (50.77%) C#
3 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 32 (49.23%) CSS
4 31 (47.69%) .NET
5 26 (40.00%) jQuery
6 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
7 19 (29.23%) SQL
8 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
8 16 (24.62%) HTML5
9 14 (21.54%) Oracle
10 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 13 (20.00%) PHP
10 13 (20.00%) Java
10 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
12 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.38%) MySQL
14 9 (13.85%) MVC
14 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
15 8 (12.31%) WordPress
15 8 (12.31%) Adobe
16 7 (10.77%) Photoshop
16 7 (10.77%) Content Management
16 7 (10.77%) Adobe Illustrator
16 7 (10.77%) Finance
16 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (10.77%) Drupal
16 7 (10.77%) Adobe Creative Suite

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (12.31%) WordPress
2 7 (10.77%) Drupal
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) CICS
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.62%) Liferay
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.54%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Photoshop
1 7 (10.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (10.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Modbus
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.62%) DB2
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) QlikView
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.08%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.08%) OLAP
7 2 (3.08%) PowerCenter
7 2 (3.08%) Adabas
8 1 (1.54%) VLDB
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.54%) JMeter
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) HTML
2 32 (49.23%) CSS
3 31 (47.69%) .NET
4 26 (40.00%) jQuery
5 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
5 16 (24.62%) HTML5
6 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
7 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (9.23%) WPF
9 6 (9.23%) Java EE
9 6 (9.23%) JSP
9 6 (9.23%) XML
10 5 (7.69%) Ajax
11 4 (6.15%) CSS3
11 4 (6.15%) WCF
11 4 (6.15%) Spring
12 3 (4.62%) XHTML
12 3 (4.62%) XSLT
12 3 (4.62%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.62%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) VSAM
3 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.54%) Animation
3 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) UNIX
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) VMS
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (13.85%) MVC
3 7 (10.77%) Content Management
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.15%) UML
6 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.62%) MVVM
7 2 (3.08%) Android Development
7 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) TDD
7 2 (3.08%) Web Design
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) SEO
7 2 (3.08%) OO
8 1 (1.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) C#
2 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) PHP
4 13 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) COBOL
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) XAML
6 3 (4.62%) JCL
7 2 (3.08%) PHP5
7 2 (3.08%) NATURAL
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) VB
7 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Adobe
4 4 (6.15%) Telerik
5 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Siemens
6 1 (1.54%) Progress
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Apple
6 1 (1.54%) QNX
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.54%) Facebook
6 1 (1.54%) hybris
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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