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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 51 36 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 31.29% 23.84% 49.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 24.32% 55.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
153 148 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.87% 98.01% 88.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 57
Average daily rate £320 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £222 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 38 (37.62%) C#
2 37 (36.63%) .NET
3 35 (34.65%) HTML
4 33 (32.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (28.71%) CSS
6 25 (24.75%) RESTful
7 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
8 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
8 21 (20.79%) MVC
9 20 (19.80%) Scala
10 18 (17.82%) Windows
10 18 (17.82%) SQL
10 18 (17.82%) Akka
10 18 (17.82%) Play Framework
11 15 (14.85%) CouchDB
12 14 (13.86%) jQuery
12 14 (13.86%) C++
12 14 (13.86%) Middleware
12 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
12 14 (13.86%) HTML5
13 13 (12.87%) Apache Camel
13 13 (12.87%) WCF
14 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
15 11 (10.89%) Couchbase
15 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
15 11 (10.89%) CSS3
15 11 (10.89%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (10.89%) CA
15 11 (10.89%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (6.93%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) CMS
2 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) Drupal
4 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.99%) WordPress
5 1 (0.99%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) Doxygen
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Bluetooth
1 9 (8.91%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) CouchDB
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.89%) Couchbase
4 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.95%) SQLite
8 4 (3.96%) MySQL
8 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.97%) QlikView
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.99%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.99%) DB2
11 1 (0.99%) MS Access
11 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Blend
2 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) CocoaPods
4 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) NUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) .NET
2 35 (34.65%) HTML
3 29 (28.71%) CSS
4 25 (24.75%) RESTful
5 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.82%) Akka
6 18 (17.82%) Play Framework
7 14 (13.86%) Middleware
7 14 (13.86%) HTML5
7 14 (13.86%) jQuery
8 13 (12.87%) WCF
8 13 (12.87%) Apache Camel
9 11 (10.89%) CSS3
9 11 (10.89%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (9.90%) WPF
11 9 (8.91%) Qt
11 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.93%) Web Services
12 7 (6.93%) XML
12 7 (6.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.94%) Smart Meter
3 5 (4.95%) User Experience
4 4 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.96%) RIA
5 3 (2.97%) Life Science
5 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
6 1 (0.99%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) MVC
2 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
3 8 (7.92%) Scrum
3 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
5 6 (5.94%) ETL
6 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.96%) Migration
7 4 (3.96%) AOP
7 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Web Development
7 4 (3.96%) Kanban
8 3 (2.97%) Logistics
8 3 (2.97%) CRM
9 2 (1.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.98%) Web Application Development
10 1 (0.99%) iOS Development
10 1 (0.99%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.99%) API Development
10 1 (0.99%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) C#
2 33 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.80%) Scala
4 18 (17.82%) SQL
5 14 (13.86%) C++
6 11 (10.89%) Java
7 10 (9.90%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.95%) PHP
8 5 (4.95%) VB
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) VB6
10 2 (1.98%) ABAP
10 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) CA
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Informatica
4 4 (3.96%) Endeca
4 4 (3.96%) hybris
5 2 (1.98%) Zend
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Apple
6 1 (0.99%) Tableau
6 1 (0.99%) Facebook
6 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
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