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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 82 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.11% 40.20% 30.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.65% 42.71% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £218 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £367 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
170 192 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 94.44% 94.12% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 91 30
Average daily rate £325 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 30
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (45.12%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 31 (37.80%) HTML
3 31 (37.80%) CSS
4 28 (34.15%) .NET
5 27 (32.93%) jQuery
6 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
7 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET
8 16 (19.51%) Java
8 16 (19.51%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) XML
10 14 (17.07%) MVC
10 14 (17.07%) HTML5
11 12 (14.63%) RESTful
12 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
13 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.20%) SQL
13 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
14 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.98%) C++
14 9 (10.98%) Web Services
14 9 (10.98%) Finance
15 8 (9.76%) Middleware
15 8 (9.76%) WCF
15 8 (9.76%) Ajax
15 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (8.54%) CSS3
16 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (8.54%) Retail

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.10%) WordPress
3 4 (4.88%) Liferay
3 4 (4.88%) Drupal
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.22%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.22%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.22%) CICS
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (6.10%) Doxygen
1 5 (6.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 6 (7.32%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (8.54%) MySQL
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.10%) CouchDB
4 5 (6.10%) SQLite
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) Maven
5 2 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.44%) NUnit
5 2 (2.44%) MSTest
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) HTML
1 31 (37.80%) CSS
2 28 (34.15%) .NET
3 27 (32.93%) jQuery
4 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET
5 15 (18.29%) XML
6 14 (17.07%) HTML5
7 12 (14.63%) RESTful
8 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.98%) Web Services
10 8 (9.76%) Middleware
10 8 (9.76%) WCF
10 8 (9.76%) Ajax
10 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (8.54%) CSS3
11 7 (8.54%) JSP
12 6 (7.32%) Qt
12 6 (7.32%) JSTL
12 6 (7.32%) QML
12 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.88%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) UNIX
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) VMS
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) MVC
2 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
3 5 (6.10%) Content Management
3 5 (6.10%) Migration
4 4 (4.88%) CRM
4 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.66%) AOP
5 3 (3.66%) Kanban
5 3 (3.66%) SEO
5 3 (3.66%) Scrum
6 2 (2.44%) ETL
6 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.44%) Workflow
6 2 (2.44%) CAD
6 2 (2.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (1.22%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.22%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.51%) Java
4 10 (12.20%) SQL
5 9 (10.98%) C++
6 6 (7.32%) VB
6 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 6 (7.32%) Scala
7 3 (3.66%) VBA
8 2 (2.44%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.22%) JCL
9 1 (1.22%) ABAP
9 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Adobe
3 5 (6.10%) CA
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.66%) hybris
5 3 (3.66%) Endeca
6 2 (2.44%) Telerik
7 1 (1.22%) Facebook
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter
7 1 (1.22%) QNX
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
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